Adjunct Faculty in Environmental Health - Graduate Programs in Public Health

Job ID

3136

Posting period

03/16/2017

Job Type

Adjunct

Campus

Online

Description

Adjunct Faculty within the College of Graduate and Professional Studies (CGPS) are critical to the success of UNE’s online programs.  The role of the faculty in CGPS is to facilitate the learning process for online students through timely and effective instruction and communication.  GPPH faculty serve as public health mentors, sharing their experience as field practitioners to help guide students and ensure they achieve their educational and professional goals.  The faculty facilitates the retention of students by creating a positive educational environment, allowing for students to derive the maximum benefits from the program.  Faculty will receive supervision, collaboration and guidance from the Public Health Program Manager.

The ideal candidate will possess prior online classroom experience in a higher educational setting, the ability to effectively communicate with students, and a passion for teaching within the field of public health.

Responsibilities

• Provide expert knowledge as a practitioner in the field of Environmental Health and Public Health
• Guide students through their educational experience while upholding and adhering to the CGPS commitment to student success
•  Provide timely response to student inquiries (within twenty-four (24) hours)
• Facilitate class instruction by engaging in the online course portal daily and providing feedback on assignments

Qualifications

• A doctoral degree in Environmental Health, Public Health or closely related field
• A minimum of two (2) years industry experience in the field related to the area of instruction
• A desire to motivate and encourage students in their academic and professional setting
• Previous instructional experience, preferably in an online setting
• A familiarity with online teaching and/or a desire to learn new technological approaches to education
• Experience using the Blackboard Learning Management system a plus

* Background check may be required.

Application Materials

  • Cover Letter
  • Curriculum Vitae

Contact

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