Department of Global and Community Health - Adjunct Faculty

Location
Fairfax, VA
Salary
Commensurate with education and experience.
Posted
Sep 17, 2021
Closes
Oct 30, 2021
Ref
FAC8400
Function
Analyst, Research
Industry
Education
Hours
Full Time
Adjunct Faculty, Global and Community Health


The George Mason University Department of Global and Community Health, in the College of Health and Human Services, invites applications for Adjunct Faculty to teach graduate and undergraduate courses in public health disciplines including: biostatistics, epidemiology, health behavior theory, health ethics, health promotion and health education, leadership and advocacy, social and behavioral sciences for Fall 2021 and Spring 2022. Opportunities exist for fully on-line, hybrid and in-person teaching. George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason's academic and culturally inclusive environment.

Responsibilities:


  • In addition to teaching undergraduate and/or graduate courses, responsibilities include preparing course materials, grading, student engagement, and holding regularly scheduled office hours.


Required Qualifications:


  • M.P.H. or M.S. in a related discipline, with relevant work experience;
  • Terminal degree (PhD, Doctor of Public Health or MD) is required in order to teach graduate level courses;
  • Ability to work well with colleagues and respond promptly to students is essential.


Preferred Qualifications:


  • Ph.D. or Doctor of Public Health (DrPH);
  • Prior teaching experience is strongly preferred;
  • Flexible schedule with ability to teach face to face during the day;
  • Ability to teach using a variety of modalities (face to face, hybrid, on-line).


Applicants must apply for position number PO7329 at http://jobs.gmu.edu; complete and submit the online application; and upload (1) a cover letter, (2) a CV, (3) a list of three professional references with contact information, of which at least one must be a current or recent supervisor, and (4) a brief response to the Diversity Statement Prompt below (as Other doc). Please note, candidates will only be contacted when there is an opening for which we believe the candidate is a strong match.

Diversity Statement Prompt:

Have you worked with any individuals in a teaching, mentorship or advisory capacity who are from marginalized groups? If so, how did you help them identify and overcome barriers to success? Think about your experience with research mentorship, teaching or tutoring, academic advising, and community mentorship. (No more than 2 paragraphs.)

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