Teaching Professor (open rank) or Professor of Practice
About Northeastern: Founded in 1898, Northeastern is a global research university and a world leader in experiential learning. The same commitment to connecting with the world drives our use-inspired research enterprise. The university offers a comprehensive range of undergraduate and graduate programs leading to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools. Our campuses in Charlotte, N.C., San Francisco, Seattle, and Toronto are regional platforms for undergraduate and graduate learning and collaborative research. Northeastern pursues advanced research in security and materials at the Innovation Campus in Burlington, Massachusetts, and in coastal sustainability at the Marine Science Center in Nahant, Massachusetts.
About the Opportunity: The Department of Health Sciences, Bouve College, Northeastern University invites applications for a full- time, non- tenure track Teaching Professor of Health Policy, position of any rank. Qualified candidates may also be considered for an appointment as Professor of the Practice. We seek individuals who specialize in healthcare and public health policy, financing, and/or administration. The successful candidate will join an interdisciplinary faculty committed to excellence in teaching in our CEPH-accredited Bachelor's and Master's programs in Public Health and our Doctoral Program in Population Health. Teaching faculty are expected to engage in curriculum development and assessment; classroom and, potentially, online teaching; capstone and, where appropriate, dissertation committees; as well as service activities for the Department, College and University. Additionally, engagement in scholarship and/or research is encouraged. Applicants should have a demonstrated history of innovation and excellence in teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels. In addition, preferred candidates will have background in experiential learning.
Responsibilities: Based on background and experience, we are seeking individuals who can bring innovative and effective pedagogical methods to policy-related courses, including the American Healthcare System; Health Policy and Administration; Community and Public Health; Public Health Administration and Policy; and Health Communications.
Teaching Professors are appointed to the rank (Assistant, Associate, Full) commensurate with their experience and credentials. Appointment as Professor of the Practice may be offered by the University to a limited number of eminently qualified creative, business, entrepreneurial, law, or other professionals who are recognized by peers as having made significant contributions to fields and disciplines important to public health, healthcare, and population health domains.
Qualifications: An MD, JD, PhD or other doctoral degree in Public Health, Population Health, Healthcare Administration, or related field completed by August 2019 is required. Applicants should have a strong track record of teaching and ability to mentor students. Excellent oral and written communication skills are required.
Northeastern University is committed to building a culturally diverse faculty. We strongly encourage applications from members of groups that are underrepresented in higher education. Applicants are encouraged to include within their cover letters information regarding their research, teaching, and/or service experiences that has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to engagement and inclusion of culturally diverse audiences in higher education, particularly in the health sciences.
Screening of applications will begin immediately. For full consideration, application materials should be received by December 1, 2019. However, applications will be accepted until the search is completed.
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Bouve College of Health Sciences has over 200 faculty members, with approximately 2,000 undergraduate and 2,400 graduate students. It is the leading national model for education and research in the health, psychosocial and biomedical sciences and supports the University's mission of educating students for a life of fulfillment and accomplishment and creating and translating knowledge to meet global and societal needs. Within Bouve, the Behrakis Health Sciences Center houses a state of the art human performance and exercise laboratory with teaching and research space, including fully equipped exercise stress testing stations, metabolic carts, Lunar DEXA machine, an underwater weighing tank, Cybex and Keiser strength and power equipment, wet lab facilities for blood processing and muscle biopsies. The Arnold S. Goldstein Simulation Laboratories Suite, opened in 2013, provides a state-of-the-art simulation center for interprofessional education.
Northeastern University is on an exciting trajectory of growth and innovation. The University is a leader in inter- disciplinary research, urban engagement, experiential learning, and the integration of classroom learning with real-world experience. Northeastern University is home to 20,000 students and to the nation's premier cooperative education program. The past decade has witnessed a dramatic increase in Northeastern's international reputation for research and innovative educational programs. A heightened focus on interdisciplinary research and scholarship is driving a faculty hiring initiative at Northeastern, advancing its position amongst the nation's top research universities. Northeastern University is situated on the Avenue of the Arts in Boston's historic Back Bay, four blocks from the Longwood Medical Area, encompassing Harvard Medical School, Children's Hospital Boston, Brigham & Women's Hospital, and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, and eight blocks from the Boston Medical Center.
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.