Adjunct - Public Health and Health Administration

Employer
Husson University
Location
Bangor, ME

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Faculty Jobs
Science & Technology, Life Sciences
Position Type
Adjunct
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Details

Description

The HU Healthcare Studies Program is seeking to compile a pool of qualified candidates interested in teaching Introduction to Healthcare Studies, Medical Terminology, Public Health, and Healthcare Law and Ethics. Such opportunities are dependent upon the needs of the University. Assignments may require teaching day, evening, or online classes as needed.

Examples of Duties

Adjunct Professor – Introduction to Healthcare Studies
Husson University seeks an adjunct professor to teach the course Introduction to Healthcare Studies, which will typically be taught on line. The course provides an overview of healthcare in the United States including the structure of the healthcare delivery system, key national and state health policy issues, and how healthcare is financed. Population and public health approaches to ensuring the health of the population are also be examined.


Adjunct Professor – Medical Terminology
Husson University seeks an adjunct professor to teach the course Medical Terminology, which is taught on line. This course is designed to give the student a comprehensive vocabulary of medical language by analyzing the root forms, prefixes, and suffixes of medical terms associated with different parts of the body and their associated physiological systems.


Adjunct Professor – Public Health

Husson University seeks an adjunct professor to teach the course Introduction to Public Health, which is currently taught in both traditional face to face and online formats. Public Health is designed to introduce students to the current field of public health in the United States, focusing on key areas of study, intervention, and organizational structure of agencies involved in public health.


Adjunct Professor – Healthcare Law and Ethics

Husson University seeks an adjunct professor to teach the course Healthcare Law and Ethics, which is currently taught in a traditional face to face format. The course will also be offered on line within the next 18 months. Healthcare Law and Ethics is designed for students to learn major laws and regulations which impact the delivery of healthcare, as well us ethical principles that guide clinical practitioners and administrators in healthcare.

Typical Qualifications

Education and Experience:

Adjunct Professor – Introduction to Healthcare Studies
Candidates are required to have a doctoral or master’s degree in public health, health administration, health policy, or related field.


Adjunct Professor – Medical Terminology
Candidates are required to have a doctoral or master’s degree in a clinical health profession, public health, medical education, or closely related field.


Adjunct Professor – Public Health

Candidates are required to have a doctoral or master’s degree in a clinical health profession, public health, medical education, or closely related field.


Adjunct Professor – Healthcare Law and Ethics

Candidates are required to have a doctoral or master’s degree in public health, health administration, health policy, ethics, or a related field.

Organization


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Mission Statement:

Husson University inspires and prepares students for professional careers in current and emerging fields within the context of an education informed by the sciences and humanities.

The University
Located in beautiful Bangor, Maine, Husson University is a small school that makes a big impact. With 3,400 undergraduate and graduate students and an average class size of 18, Husson University prides itself on being an institution where everyone focuses on the student. Our students are more than just a number here at Husson.

We have a long-standing commitment to providing affordable and accessible education. Our faculty members are some of the leading experts in their fields. They include Fulbright scholars and numerous leaders of honorary and professional societies.

Husson University dining hallWe have a strong focus on experiential learning. In fact, U.S. News & World Report ranked Husson as one of the top 10 institutions in the country for student participation in internships. (2013 and 2014)

Combined, these attributes have made Husson the “University of Choice” for professional careers in current and emerging fields where students succeed, experiential learning is championed and global understanding is promoted. All of our programs are designed to help students achieve career success. With 54 degree programs and 10 graduate professional programs to choose from, you’ll find Husson graduates in organizations devoted to business, information technology, criminal justice, hospitality, education, healthcare, communications, pharmacy and much more.

Our warm, welcoming campus community is part of Maine’s third largest city. Bangor is located along the banks of the Penobscot River and is part of the Maine Highlands. It offers local residents the perfect balance of arts, culture, shopping, dining, and entertainment, in a town with one of the lowest urban crime rates in America. Husson is easy to access from I-95 and Bangor International Airport.

And if you love the great outdoors, Husson offers you four seasons of adventure. Acadia National Park, Baxter State Park, Moosehead Lake Region, and the Camden Hills area are all just a short drive away. Everything from a relaxing day at the beach, to a thrill-packed mountain bike ride in fall foliage, to world-class skiing, is within reach.Husson University dining hall

If career growth and quality of life are important to you, and if you have a passion for educating the next generation of leaders by transforming students’ lives, then we invite you to learn more about Husson University.

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