Adjunct Instructor: Public Health

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UNT System Overview:

Welcome to the University of North Texas System, or UNT World as we like to call ourselves. UNT World includes the University of North Texas in Denton, the University of North Texas at Dallas and the University of North Texas Health Science Center in Fort Worth. We are the only university system based exclusively in the robust Dallas-Fort Worth region and we are committed to transforming lives and creating economic opportunity through education.
Over the past decade, combined UNTS enrollment has grown by more than 25 percent to nearly 44,000 students. UNT System institutions award more than 11,000 degrees each year – including the largest number of master’s and doctoral degrees in the DFW region. As DFW’s university system, UNT World offers a wide range of degree programs and academic initiatives across our campuses. With more than 300 bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degree programs, as well as convenient campus locations and teaching centers located throughout North Texas, our system provides a wide array of opportunities.

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Adjunct Instructor: Public Health


UNT-Rehabilitation and Health Serv-135350

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Department Summary:

The Department of Rehabilitation & Health Services is an interdisciplinary department that houses a Ph.D. in Health Services Research, two Master’s degrees (Rehabilitation Counseling and Health Services Administration), two Bachelor’s degrees (Public Health and Rehabilitation Studies), and several minors and certificates. We focus on preparing interdisciplinary professionals and leaders who will advance equity and optimize quality-of-life outcomes in diverse communities worldwide. In addition to being an innovative, student-centered instructor, the ideal candidate will be student-centered and invested in supporting and mentoring undergraduate and graduate students

Position Summary:

The Department of Rehabilitation & Health Services seeks qualified individuals for its Adjunct Instructor Pool and welcomes applicants at any time. This posting is for Fall 2021, Spring 2022, and Summer 2022 semesters. The specific courses involved may vary from semester to semester and openings to teach these courses to develop on a periodic basis, depending on department teaching needs.

The work assignments are associated with teaching undergraduate courses whose duties may include 2000, 3000, and 4000-level courses in Public Health. These courses may offer face-to-face or in an online format. The anticipated need is for Adjunct Instructors whose duties may include, but are not limited to teaching the following courses: Introduction to Public Health; Public Health Policy; Global Public Health; Public Health Management and Leadership; Ethics in Public Health Community and Public Health Education.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree from an accredited Public Health and/or Health Services Administration or related area program.
  • A minimum of three years in a public health or health services setting.
  • Experience with culturally and/or linguistically diverse populations;
  • Experience with online/hybrid/remote instruction.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. in Public Health, Health Services, Epidemiology or a closely related field.
  • Higher education/university teaching experience;
  • Experience using the Canvas LMS platform.

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Security Sensitive:

This is a security sensitive position.

EEO Statement:

The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices.

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Ability to communicate

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Job No:
Posted: 5/5/2021
Application Due: 8/3/2021
Work Type: Full Time