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Adjunct Public Health Faculty, multiple positions

University of San Francisco
USF Hilltop Campus

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Employment Type
Part Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Details

Job Title:

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’ Bachelor of Science in Public Health (BSPH) and Masters in Public Health (MPH) Program at our San Francisco main campus. The Public Health Programs at USF aim to develop public health leaders who will advance public health, social justice, and well-being of local and global populations, particularly the underserved and marginalized. Faculty contribute to this mission through teaching that is grounded in education of the whole person to be a change agent who strives for excellence in all pursuits.

BSPH courses are taught in-person at our Hilltop campus. Students in the program will gain knowledge and skills needed to improve population health outcomes through careers in public health and will be prepared for further professional training or graduate education in public health and related fields.

The MPH Program is accessible to working professionals and taught in the evenings at our Hilltop campus using a hybrid format with in-person classes every other week. Students in the program will develop a strong practice-based skill set tools to improve access, delivery, and evaluation of public health programs. On the Hilltop campus, the USF MPH Program offers concentrations in Community and Public Health Practice and Behavioral Health.

Full Job Description:

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

Bachelor of Science in Public Health Program

  • Introduction to Public and Global Health

  • Health Equity and Disparities

  • Environmental Health and Justice

  • Health Policy and Equity

  • Community Health Practice

  • Epidemiology

  • Health Education and Promotion

  • Internship and Capstone

Master of Public Health Program

  • Health Policy and Ethics

  • Health Behavior Theory and Communication

  • Epidemiology

  • Global Health

  • Community-based Participatory Research and Practice

  • Project Management

  • Research Methods

  • Environmental Health

  • Applied Practice Experience (internship) and Integrated Learning Experience (capstone)

  • Public health elective topics (e.g., maternal and child health, adolescent health, aging, community organizing, financial management, etc.)

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, 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.


Part time

Pay Rate:


Salary Range :

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


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