Adjunct for Medical and Health Humanities

Madison, NJ
Jun 07, 2021
Faculty Jobs
Health & Medical, Medicine
Position Type
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The Medical and Health Humanities Program at Drew University invites applications for adjunct faculty to contribute to the further growth of the program. We are searching for adjunct faculty from the Summer 2021 and forward.

Key Responsibilities:
The main responsibility is developing and teaching courses. The adjunct faculty member selected for this position will provide course instruction, mentor students and participate in program activities such as colloquia that contribute to the advancement of our community of inquiry. The candidate will be expected to focus on high quality course delivery and student learning and engagement methods. Recently, DrewPath was introduced. Students earn the master or doctoral degree in a way that works for them. With DrewPath, students decide whether to attend a course on our Madison campus or remotely via video conference online.

Required Education and Experience:
Qualified candidates will hold a DMH or a PhD that is pertinent to the field. A creative thinker with strong commitment to the concepts of innovation, continuous improvement, and excellence in higher education are fundamental to this position. The candidate should have a record of effective teaching in the area. We especially invite applications from interdisciplinary scholars and instructors with international academic experience.

To apply, submit the following materials to [email protected]. Please include your name in the subject. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis starting December 1, 2020.

  • Cover Letter
  • CV/Resume
  • Teaching philosophy
  • Names of three references that can be contacted in case you are selected for a first round of (virtual) interviews in the early Spring of 2021

About Drew University:
Drew University, located on a beautiful, wooded,186-acre campus in Madison, New Jersey, includes the College of Liberal Arts, the Theological School and the Caspersen School of Graduate Studies. It has a total enrollment of more than 2,100 students with 145 full-time faculty members. Over 35% of our undergraduate students are from underrepresented groups, and we were recently ranked 19th among baccalaureate institutions for the number of international students enrolled. The Theological and Caspersen Schools offer master’s and doctoral degrees, and the College confers bachelor’s degrees in 32 disciplines.

Drew is dedicated to exceptional faculty mentorship and hands-on learning that successfully prepares students for their futures. Students regularly connect with local communities, and because of our proximity to New York City, we are home to multiple New York Semester experiences for our undergraduate students: Wall Street, United Nations, Contemporary Art, Communications and Media, Social Entrepreneurship, and New York Theatre. The University also houses the Charles A. Dana Research Institute for Scientists Emeriti, the Center for Global Education, the Center for Civic Engagement, the Center on Religion, Culture & Conflict, and the United Methodist Archives and History Center. Drew also recently received a multi-year grant to transform teaching and learning in the humanities by incorporating emerging digital technologies, methods, and pedagogies.

To enrich education through diversity, Drew University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. In accordance with Department of Homeland Security regulations, a successful candidate must be authorized to work in the United States. These positions are subject to a background check.

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