Faculty, Master of Public Health at Chamberlain University
Online Faculty, Master of Public Health (part-time)
- Location: US-Remote-Remote
- Job ID: 2021-118950
- Institution: Chamberlain University
- Department: Faculty
- Employment Type: Temporary Part-Time
- FLSA Status: U.S. – Exempt
Opportunity at a Glance
Chamberlain University is pleased to announce a part-time online teaching opportunity to teach in our Master of Public Health program.
We are eager to meet with candidates with professional and academic experience directly in these specific areas to join our online faculty team to teach:
MPH-509: Community-Based Participatory Research
This course covers techniques used in community-based research for investigating public health issues. Students learn about qualitative research methods, become informed consumers of health research and become able to participate in needs assessments, program evaluations and other applied public health research.
MPH-610: Integrative Learning Experience (ILE) I & Applied Practice Experience (APE) I
In this course, the student begins an applied practice experience (APE) in public health, designed to broaden perspectives and support the integration of knowledge gained throughout the MPH curriculum. In collaboration with a community preceptor, the APE helps students to apply public health competencies, gain valuable work experience, and cultivate professionalism. The student will complete a total of 72 contact hours during the APE. Through case studies and research methodology, this course will allow the student to demonstrate application, integration and synthesis of foundational and concentration public health competencies. The student begins a scholarly project involving critical analysis of a public health problem using a population-based approach. The student will also begin development of a high-quality written product and two practice-based public health deliverables (to meet the needs of the APE site) that evidence public health knowledge, skills and integrative abilities. This 6-credit course includes 3.0 hours of theory and 3.0 hours of practicum.
In this position, you will:
- Inspire students to complete their program by providing regular, meaningful feedback about their academic performance, development and participation while encouraging them to engage fully in their education
- Engage students in meaningful asynchronous threaded discussions at least 4 days per week, moderating participation, evaluating responses and rationales, and responding to questions or comments
- Host 2 or more virtual office hours per week
- Evaluate academic progress and comprehension of course content through assigning and grading quizzes, exams and writing assignments
- Exhibit Chamberlain Care™ by displaying behaviors of care, respect and professionalism, creating a culture that fosters collaboration, cooperation and respect among all
- Be readily available to meet the needs of a student body that is diverse in age, culture and academic preparation
- Identify and embrace opportunities to enhance student engagement by reaching out to students in need and responding quickly to requests for help
- Bring your professional experience to life through professional development, introducing industry perspective into courses and sharing information about public health trends and opportunities with students
- Promote student success by demonstrating flexibility in style, schedule, and exhibiting your passion for teaching by devoting time and energy to improve scholarly excellence and subject matter expertise
- Foster a positive learning environment by maintaining accurate records, submitting grades on time, and enforcing academic policies
- Use technological options for online technologies and course-related software, including the Canvas LMS, websites, e-mail, and online discussions for preparing the course and making it accessible to students.
- Model effective oral and written communications that engage the students, provide clarity, and improve student learning.
- Set clear expectations for the course by publishing course terminal objectives, assignment/examinations dates, and weight the distribution of various evaluation categories.
- Ensure that the content and level of material included on exams correspond to the course terminal objectives.
You are encouraged to apply for this opportunity it you have:
- A PhD or professional doctorate (DHP, EdD, MD, JD) is required
- A Master of Public Health (MPH) degree is required
- Professional and teaching experience directly in these specific fields of instruction is required:
- Integrative Learning Experience (ILE) I & Applied Practice Experience (APE) I
- Field Practicum Experience
- Community-based participatory research
- Qualitative research methods
- Graduate level teaching experience online is strongly preferred
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