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Sacramento Branch: Adjunct Public Health Faculty, multiple positions

University of San Francisco
Sacramento Campus

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Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Job Title:

Sacramento Branch: Adjunct Public Health Faculty, multiple positions

Job Summary:

The University of San Francisco (USF) is searching for adjunct faculty to join the School of Nursing and Health Professions’ Masters in Public Health (MPH) Program at our Sacramento branch campus location. The MPH Program at USF develops public health leaders who will advance public health, social justice, and well-being of local, state, and global populations, particularly those underserved. Faculty contribute to this mission through teaching that connects students to best practices, research and networks in public health and educates the whole person to be a change agent who strives for contributes to advancing public health and population health.

The MPH Program at The MPH program in Sacramento is accessible to working professionals and taught in the evenings using a hybrid format with in-person classes every other week. Upon completion of the program, graduates will have the tools to improve access, delivery, and evaluation of public health programs. On the Sacramento campus, the USF MPH Program offers a concentration in Health Policy and Leadership which also teaches best practices in policy, strategy, leadership, organizational effectiveness, economic analysis, and policy implementation.

Full Job Description:

The adjunct faculty member will teach one or more of the following courses:

 Epidemiology (Spring 2022)
 Program Planning, Management, and Evaluation (Fall 2022)
 Applied Practice Experience-APEX (i.e., fieldwork/practicum this is a two-semester commitment, Fall 2022/Spring 2023))
 Integrated Learning Experience-ILEX (i.e., capstone paper, similar to thesis, Summer 2023)

The adjunct faculty member is responsible for preparing to teach, and for assessing student work and assigning grades. The faculty member is expected to provide feedback to students to enable success.

Minimum Qualifications:
A master’s degree in a relevant discipline such as Public Health, Epidemiology, Health Education, Environmental Health, Administration or a related field is required. Experience in teaching and active-learning teaching methods is desired but not required if the candidate has extensive experience as a practitioner in the topic being taught.

Special Instructions to Applicants: Please note the teaching location is out of Sacramento and not the main campus in San Francisco.


Part time

Pay Rate:


Salary Range :

$2,101 per unit; $2,518 per unit, if doctorally prepared

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