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Purdue Global Adjunct Faculty, MPH: Biostatistics (30807)

Purdue University Global (PUG)
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Job Summary:

Purdue University Global offers term by term, non-tenured teaching appointments to qualified individuals who are dedicated to providing quality educational experiences to students in Associates, Bachelors and Masters degree programs. This position offers an excellent opportunity for individuals to work in a professional learning community wherein faculty contribute to and engage in instructional best practice for adult learners in an innovative, nontraditional university setting.

Our Opportunity:

The School of Health Sciences has an opening for Adjunct Faculty members in the Master of Public Health program in Biostatistics.

What to expect in this role:

  • Providing a learning environment that supports student success.
  • Conducting 1 hour weekly synchronous seminars, typically structured in 10-week units, as designated by the school or program.
  • Maintaining school-determined virtual office hours per week for each class.
  • Ensuring timely management and response to electronic correspondence from students, administrators, and other school officials.
  • Leading message board discussions and engaging students in relevant discussion and coursework.
  • Partnering with Academic Advisors to proactively address student concerns or challenges.
  • Maintaining accurate and timely records for student grades and progress, and submitting these reports as required.
  • Delivering mid-term and final grades in accordance with the academic calendar.
  • Enforcing student conduct policies as outlined in the University Catalog.
  • Participating in university, departmental, and faculty meetings as requested, contributing to the academic community.
  • Remain current with trends, techniques, and advances in distance learning.
  • Actively participate in additional duties as requested by the school, eg. subject matter experts in course revisions.

What we're looking for:

  • Terminal degree in biostatistics and a Master's in Public Health (MPH), terminal degree in public health or other health related field with a concentration in biostatistics.
  • Prior online teaching experience at the college or university level.
  • A minimum of three to five years of relevant professional experience.
  • Exceptional computer skills using Microsoft Office Suite, Google applications and Zoom meeting technology. Experience with Brightspace education software is preferred.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills to effectively convey complex concepts to students and colleagues.
  • A dedication to student success and the ability to engage and inspire students in the classroom.
  • A willingness to work as part of a team and collaborate with other faculty members to enhance student learning experiences.
  • Ability to work effectively in a remote environment with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to work in a multicultural environment, across diverse teams, departments, and Schools.

Additional Information:

  • Purdue University Global will not sponsor employment authorization for this position.
  • A background check will be required for employment in this position.
  • Adjunct compensation varies per course based on student enrollment, program type and also includes a contribution to a retirement account. A typical adjunct in the School of Health Sciences can expect to receive $2800 per full 10-week course. Retirement account benefits include an automatic 403(b) company contribution of 3% and a company match up to an additional 4% with participation in an optional 457(b) plan.
  • This is a remote position; no relocation required. Candidates must be based in and legally authorized to work in the United States.
  • When applying for a faculty position at Purdue University Global you will be asked to provide an unofficial transcript and if hired will be required to provide an official transcript.
  • FLSA: Exempt (Not Eligible For Overtime)
  • Purdue Global is proud to be an EEO/AA employer. Our goal is to recruit and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool. We celebrate the diversity of thought, backgrounds, and skills necessary to support an inclusive environment. Employment decisions are based on qualifications, merit, and business needs. All individuals are encouraged to apply.


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