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Adjunct Faculty - Health Science Course

Holy Names University Oakland, CA
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Holy Names University invites applications for a part-time faculty position in the School of Arts and Sciences for Fall Semester 2019, beginning August 21, 2019. Candidates will be expected to teach the lab/discussion section for:

HSCI 1 INTRODUCTION TO HEALTH SCIENCE An introduction to the fields in health sciences with an emphasis on prevention and health promotion. Topics will include basic health science concepts as they relate to the causes and treatments of disease and injury, methods of health promotion and education, as well as the origin and reduction of health disparities. Students will be introduced to a wide array of health sciences professions, such as community health workers and educators, environmental health science, occupational health, ergonomics, radiological health, toxicology, clinical medicine, dental and nursing practice, drug discovery and safety assessment in pharmaceutical/chemical industry, biotechnology, health-related trials in courts as well as careers in government agencies. Class meets on Tuesdays and Thursdays, 11:00am-12:15pm. The compensation is $3914 for the semester.


* Candidates must possess a Masters level degree related to health science (including but not limited to a Masters of Public Health) or have completed extensive doctoral training.
* Preference will be given to candidates with an experience teaching introductory health science courses at the college level.
* Ability to engage a diverse community of learners.
* Effectively implement innovative inquiry-based pedagogy.
* Use technology to support student learning.


The review of applications will begin immediately. For consideration, applicants should submit a Holy Names University (staff/faculty) employment application with a cover letter, resume, curriculum vita, and the names and contact information of professional references to

**About Holy Names University (HNU)**

Oakland's Holy Names University (HNU) was founded in 1868 by the Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary. Rooted in Catholic intellectual and spiritual traditions, the university's mission is to empower and prepare a diverse student body for productive lives of leadership and service in a complex world. HNU offers a liberal arts and professional education through 15 undergraduate majors and seven master's degree programs. HNU's student-centered education, with small class sizes and courses in varied formats and schedules, meets the current needs of adult learners, including first-generation students and working adults. The university's idyllic, 60-acre campus is nestled in the Oakland hills of California and offers panoramic views of San Francisco Bay. To learn more, visit

**Holy Names University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We welcome applications from the community, alumni and the general public. Members of underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply****.**

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Holy Names University


Oakland, CA