Assistant Professor in Undergraduate Public Health
Regis College is seeking an Assistant Professor for the undergraduate program in Public Health. This position will focus on teaching, organizing and coordinating the bachelor's completion program in public health. They will advise the students in this program, provide online teaching and instruction to students, and collaborate with other faculty to promote an engaging learning environment.
Reporting to the undergraduate Public Health Program Director and the Dean of the School of Health Sciences, qualified applicants will have an earned doctorate in Public Health or related discipline and experience teaching at the undergraduate level. Preference will be given to candidates who have experience designing and teaching fully online courses, are able to teach across the public health curriculum, and have teaching or research experience related to global health. A passion for excellence with gentleness, a commitment to diversity, collaboration and innovation, and a problem-solving attitude are fundamental to this position. Regis College is committed to building a diverse faculty and strongly encourages candidates from underrepresented groups to apply.
Essential Job Functions:
- Advise bachelor completion students.
- Design and teach fully online courses.
- Respond to student email inquiries in a timely manner utilizing official university email account.
- Teach, organize, and coordinate assigned online courses within the qualified discipline including curriculum maintenance, innovation of content, curriculum assessment, and documentation.
- Assign grades and provide relevant, substantive, and value-added feedback in a timely manner (as described in the Faculty Handbook) through appropriate online classroom systems.
- Engage in scholarly activity appropriate to the discipline such as publishing, presenting at national, regional, and local conferences, conducting research and/or grant writing and related activities.
- Participate in regular meetings and faculty development opportunities.
- Other responsibilities as assigned by the Program Director.
- Terminal degree in public health.
- At least 2 - 5 years of experience with university level online teaching preferred.
- Ability to uphold the University's commitment to inclusive excellence in a diverse educational community.
- Ability to read, analyze, and interpret public health periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.
Working Conditions/Physical Demands:
- Normal office environment, not subject to extremes in temperature, noise, odors, etc.
- May spend extended periods at terminal, on telephone, or operating other office machines, requiring eye-hand coordination and finger dexterity.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to do this job. The above is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required.
Protecting the Regis Community
All faculty, staff, and students who live, learn, and work on Regis College's Weston MA campus are strongly encouraged to be vaccinated for COVID-19. COVID-19 immunization is required for faculty, staff, and students who learn and work in the Regis College Dental Center and Autism Center, consistent with federal mandates. For further information, please review Regis College's health and safety protocols.
External and internal applicants, as well as position incumbents who become disabled as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, must be able to perform the essential job functions (as listed) either unaided or with the assistance of a reasonable accommodation to be determined by management on a case-by-case basis.
In employment, as in education, Regis College is committed to equal opportunity and affirmative action. Regis does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, age, religion, creed, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, ethnic or national origin, ancestry, citizenship, marital or parental status, physical or mental disability, genetic information, pregnancy, veteran's status, membership in uniformed services or any other protected status.