Join us! The Department of Health Sciences in the Bouve College of Health Sciences is hiring part-time lecturers for an innovative summer program on the Seattle campus.
Summer In: Seattle (Urban and Global Health)
Part-time faculty will teach undergraduate students who are selected to participate in the Urban and Global Health program and the faculty will work with the Lead Instructor to incorporate Seattle-specific examples of public health challenges such as the role of technology in public health, the intersection of public health and global communities, or environmental health into the course content.
AFRS 1270/PHTH 1270 Introduction to Global Health Introduces global health in the context of an interdependent and globalized world focusing on four main areas of analysis: infrastructure of global health; diseases; populations; and terms, concepts, and theories. While the focus is on lower-income countries, the course examines issues in a broader global context, underscoring the interconnections between global health disparities and global health policy response. Applies case studies describing interventions to improve healthcare in resource-poor settings in sub-Saharan Africa and elsewhere to help illuminate the actors, diseases, populations, and principles and frameworks for the design of effective global health interventions.
4 credits, on-campus
PHTH 2350 Community and Public Health
Provides students with a basic familiarity with and appreciation of public health and community-based methods for improving the health of populations. Explores the purpose and structure of the U.S. public health system, contemporary public health issues such as prevention of communicable diseases, health education, social inequalities in health and healthcare, public health responses to terrorism, and control of unhealthy behaviors involving smoking, alcohol, drug use, and violence.
4 credits, on-campus
Main Responsibilities include: Preparing syllabi, lectures, course materials, examinations, and evaluations of student performance in the course; Developing and implementing materials for seminars, online/hybrid courses, and laboratory-based experiences; Working under the direction of the Lead Faculty for certain courses; Holding office hours as appropriate; Collaborating on course revisions and improvements with department faculty and the University's Center for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning through Research (CATLR).
The total compensation for each undergraduate course section is $7,604.
The first day of Summer 1 classes is May 9th and the last day of classes is June 22nd. Final exams are June 26th-27th. Undergraduate courses are scheduled during the day, either 2 days or 4 days per week (approximately 7 hours of class time per week) between the hours of 8:00am-5:00pm.
Applicants should have at least a Masters in an appropriate field. Doctoral degrees and teaching experience are preferred.
Please provide a CV/resume and a cover letter that includes description of qualifications and indicates which course you are prepared to teach.
About the Department and the Campus
The Department's mission is to promote the health and well-being of diverse individuals, communities, and populations through health care innovations and interdisciplinary collaborative initiatives across all scientific fields, engineering, and the humanities. The Department and the College are strongly committed to fostering excellence through diversity and enthusiastically welcome nominations and applications from members of groups that have been, and continue to be, underrepresented in academia.
Northeastern's Seattle Campus, which opened in 2013, is located in the heart of downtown Seattle's South Lake Union neighborhood and currently has more than 1,000 Master's, doctoral, and other graduate students earning degrees in computer science, engineering, project management, data analytics, and education to meet the key needs of the region's employers.
Northeastern University considers factors such as candidate work experience, education and skills when extending an offer.
Northeastern has a comprehensive benefits package for benefit eligible employees. This includes medical, vision, dental, paid time off, tuition assistance, wellness & life, retirement- as well as commuting & transportation. Visit https://hr.northeastern.edu/benefits/ for more information.
Northeastern University is an equal opportunity employer, seeking to recruit and support a broadly diverse community of faculty and staff. Northeastern values and celebrates diversity in all its forms and strives to foster an inclusive culture built on respect that affirms inter-group relations and builds cohesion.
All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.
Founded in 1898, Northeastern University is a private research university located in the heart of Boston. Northeastern is a leader in worldwide experiential learning, urban engagement, and interdisciplinary research that meets global and societal needs. Our broad mix of experience-based education programs?our signature cooperative education program, as well as student research, service learning, and global learning?build the connections that enable students to transform their lives. The University offers a comprehensive range of undergraduate and graduate programs leading to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools.