For consideration please submit a CV, a statement of teaching philosophy, and the names, phone numbers, and e-mail addresses of at least three references.
University of the Sciences (USciences) is offering new online master’s degrees and graduate certificates in Genomics, Health Administration, and Health Informatics. USciences Online provides convenient, high-quality science and healthcare programs to help individuals advance their careers. Together with Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine, we’ll deliver excellence and innovation in educating the next generation of healthcare leaders.
We are currently hiring adjunct instructors for 100% online, flexible programs and six term starts per year. Each term is eight weeks. Pay per Course: $2,500.00 (graduate level). Below is the schedule for the remainder of 2020:
Aug 24 - Oct 16
Oct 19 - Dec 11
This posting will remain active indefinitely to develop a pool of qualified applicants.
Adjuncts will facilitate Health Administration courses online/asynchronously to graduate students in USciences Online division. We are interested in innovative teaching approaches that complement the existing strengths of the University and contribute to the excellence of the learning experience and academic community.
Multiple courses available:
Introduction to Health, Delivery and Administration
Healthcare Marketing and Strategic Planning
Understanding Health Information Systems
Managerial Epidemiology and Population Health for Healthcare Organizations
Healthcare Law, Regulation and Ethics
Operations Management in Healthcare
Healthcare Quality Improvement
Organizational Behavior, Leadership and Human Resource Management
Advanced Financial Management in Healthcare
Health Administration Master’s Capstone
Specifically, the Online Adjunct will be expected to facilitate:
Functions of U.S. healthcare delivery, including financing, insurance, delivery settings, and workforce needs.
Standards of communication appropriate in professional healthcare environments.
Use of data and evidence to make decisions toward improving organizational performance.
Application of accounting principles in budget management and financial analyses in the monitoring of an organizations financial performance.
Use of epidemiological methods and health indicators in the assessment of population health and preparations required by health systems to be responsive to community health needs.
Federal, state and local laws and regulations impacting the delivery of health services.
Analysis of organizational structure, processes and outcomes in continuous quality improvement.
Understanding organizational behavior and human resource management principles necessary to promote engagement and motivation of employees toward executing an organization’s mission and objectives.
Facilitate course via approved course plan/syllabus provided by USciences Online.
Adhere to all policies and expectations detailed in the USciences Online Adjunct Faculty Guide.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required:
Master’s degree in healthcare administration or health services-related field
Subject matter expert in field
Minimum 2 - 3 years of previous asynchronous, online teaching experience at the graduate level
Comfortable with all aspects of online environment
Flexible schedule to accommodate students in different time zones
Active, ongoing engagement with all students to support learning
1-week turnaround for grading online assignments
24-hour turnaround for e-mails and responses to discussion board posts
One-on-one consultations with students
Willingness/availability to participate in ongoing online faculty development
Adherence to ADA requirements for students with disabilities
The finalist will be required to successfully pass a background check.
The specific statements in this job description are not intended to be all-inclusive. They are typical criteria considered necessary to successfully perform the job.
Doctoral degree in health services-related field
Telecommuting is allowed.
Additional Salary Information: Each term is eight weeks. Pay per Course: $2,500.00 (Graduate Level).
Internal Number: R344
About University of the Sciences
The University/College: University of the Sciences is located in the University City district of Philadelphia. This diverse area is home to two major research universities, an academic healthcare system, and world renowned Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and a Veterans Administration hospital. These provide a rich variety of clinical and research opportunities for students and faculty. The campus is minutes from the culturally vibrant city center of Philadelphia. University of the Sciences is internationally recognized for its unique range of life science and health science majors within the University.