Interested candidates are asked to apply to this online posting and upload a cover letter explaining your qualifications and approach to teaching, curriculum vitae (CV), and list of three professional references.
The University of Michigan-Dearborn is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty committed to teaching and working in a multi-cultural environment and strongly encourages applications from minorities and women.
Work-Title: Leo Lecturer Intermittent
Unit: College of Education, Health, & Human Services
Class Time(s): Mondays and Wednesdays, 11:00 am – 12:15 pm | January 6 – April 24, 2020
The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is seeking applications for a LEO Lecturer Intermittent for the course HHS 412/512 – Principles of Epidemiology for the Winter 2020 semester. The goal of this course is to provide students with the terminology, theory, and principles of epidemiology. The course will emphasize the methods by which risk factors are evaluated as potential causes of health endpoints. Students will learn measures of disease occurrence and effect; define causation and its conceptualization; learn the basic logic of epidemiologic studies; learn how epidemiologic data are collected; learn the strengths, limitations, and biases associated with these study designs; learn the simple, but fundamental mathematical principles used in epidemiology; and discuss ethical issues in conducting epidemiologic studies. This course emphasizes concepts and theories which, although derived from epidemiology and public health, are widely-applicable to the design and evaluation of studies in the fields of psychology, hospital financing and administration, quality of care measurement and improvement, human resources administration, etc. The selected candidate will be responsible for conducting all instructional duties of the course, including teaching, development of assignments, grading, and maintaining communications with students using the Canvas Learning Management System.
The position is for Winter 2020 but future teaching assignments for this course may be available consistent with the LEO collective bargaining agreement and departmental need.
Candidates should have a master’s degree and/or an earned doctorate in public health, health communication, community health education, or any social/behavior science with an emphasis on epidemiology and study design. Experience with and a commitment to undergraduate instruction is highly valued.
The University of Michigan-Dearborn (UM-Dearborn) is one of the three campuses of the University of Michigan. Faculty and students have the opportunity to collaborate across all three campuses in research and scholarly activity. UM-Dearborn is a comprehensive university offering high quality undergraduate, graduate, professional and continuing education to more than 9,000 students from southeastern Michigan. UM-Dearborn is located ten miles west of Detroit and thirty-five miles east of Ann Arbor on 200 suburban acres of the original Henry Ford Estate.
The terms and conditions of employment for this position are subject to the provisions of a Collective Bargaining Agreement between the University of Michigan and the Lecturers Employee Organization (LEO). Currently this classification is considered exempt in compliance with the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).
The University of Michigan conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background checks. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.
The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
Internal Number: 179279
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