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Adjunct Professor Health Systems Science

Kansas Health Science Center
Wichita, KS

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Position Type
Employment Type
Part Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Job Description:

JOB TITLE: Adjunct Professor Health Systems Science (HSS)

SUPERVISOR: HSS Track Director

This job description provides a general outline of duties and qualifications of the position. Other duties may be assigned, and the description may be changed at any time. It is not intended to limit normal change and growth nor prevent employees from working to ensure the success of our endeavors.


Reporting to the HSS Track Director, this role will provide subject-matter expertise to deliver instruction and build specific modules within Health Systems Science.


Module Development (50%)

  • Develops preparatory material, such as lectures, and then delivers to the students in assigned courses.
  • For each assigned module of the course, Adjunct Instructor should prepare the following within the KHSC learning management system:
    • Overview introducing each module of content.
    • Selected required prework and/or readings from the textbook(s) or other reading materials.
    • Original content in the form of online lecture or other activities that extend the learning beyond what is included in the textbook.
    • Classroom materials, if required.
    • Discussion questions that can be facilitated.
    • Relevant Assignments submitted for assessment purposes that track to course learning objectives such as quizzes, exams, papers, assigned problems, etc. subject to final approval of the Track Director.

Teaching (50%)

  • Deliver in-person and/or digitally, instruction for the developed course modules
  • Perform other related duties, as assigned




  • DO, MD, PhD, or other relevant terminal degree
  • Relevant expertise to the module content
  • Experience in higher education instruction
  • Experience in course development within a learning management system

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience instructing medical or health care students in a graduate setting.
  • Experience in course development for medical or health care students in a graduate setting.


  • Ability and willingness to conform to quality standards for instructional design as determined by KHSC-KansasCOM
  • Have excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Be detailed oriented and have excellent interpersonal skills
  • Strong team & people management skills
  • Strong, effective, and diplomatic oral communication skills
  • Public speaking skills


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

Kansas Health Science Center offers a generous compensation and benefits package, as well as the opportunity to work for a leader in the field of education. Some of our key benefits include: generous paid time-off, medical and dental coverage, company-paid life and disability insurance, retirement plan with employer contribution, multiple flexible spending accounts (FSA), tuition reimbursement, professional development, and regular employee appreciation events.

Kansas Health Science Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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