Public Health Faculty

Northeast Ohio Medical University

Northeast Ohio Medical University

Posted on Thursday, September 7, 2023

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To continue our efforts to keep the campus community as healthy and safe as possible, NEOMED will now require COVID-19 and influenza vaccinations as a condition of attendance and employment. This policy will allow for exemption of the vaccination requirement for those individuals with valid medical reasons, sincerely held religious beliefs and matters of conscience.

Posting Details

Position Information
Position Title Public Health Faculty
Position Type Faculty
Full or Part Time Part Time
Position Summary Information
This is a part-time faculty (.50 FTE) position located within the College of Graduate Studies. The role in this position encompasses course planning, delivery, instruction, student mentorship, and assessment for Master of Public Health program. Administrative duties are to track and guide students through completion of their Master of Public Health projects (both generalist track and nutrition track students). Faculty will work and collaborate with graduate program directors, other faculty, students, and staff to effectively develop and deliver graduate courses.

Northeast Ohio Medical University is an AA/EEO Employer. The university has a strong commitment to the principles of diversity and inclusion and to maintaining working and learning environments that are free from all forms of discrimination. Women, individuals with disabilities, veterans and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Location: Rootstown, OH

Benefits Offerings Include:
- Training Offerings, including LSS Green & Yellow Belt and other professional development
- State Retirement with 14% matching
- Wellness Offerings
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Principal Functional Responsibilities
Teaching: Participate in graduate student education based on areas of expertise. Contribute to the following:
  • Perform instructional duties as assigned in support of the program (academic leadership in Capstone Project 2 course and co-directorship of Capstone Project 1 course).
  • Deliver course content using innovative and effective techniques to engage students and enhance learning, including online teaching.
  • Collaborate with the program director, and other faculty to:
    • Link session content to established course, and program objectives, identify curricular deficiencies and modify content accordingly.
    • Participate in activities that ensure courses are horizontally and vertically integrated and aligned with program accreditation standards.
    • Understand and incorporate educational best practices as well as national standards for all teaching and learning activities.
  • Ensure that continuous and competent educational guidance is provided, so that the didactic demands placed by the public health educational environment are adequately addressed by classroom curriculum design.
  • Develop and implement curricula using appropriate learning strategies and educational pedagogy.
  • Other duties as assigned.

  • Track MPH students from inception to completion of capstone projects.
  • Understand Council on Education for Public Health accreditation standards relevant to course and ensure standards are met.
  • Collect assessment and evaluation data.
  • Course design and approvals as necessary.
  • Provide orientation and faculty development for capstone preceptors.
  • Represent the course on relevant committees.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Graduate degree required from a regionally accredited institution in the discipline to be taught.
  • Recent experience in the field related to the course that will be instructed.
  • Specialized experience in public health, nutrition, and/or experiential courses.
  • Teaching experience in a university setting desired.
Key Skills, Personal Characteristics, and Key Competencies
  • Evidence of teaching expertise including student feedback/evaluations, if available
  • Demonstratable teaching skills in one on one, small group and online instruction
  • Understanding of and/or interest in current approaches to medical education and student assessment
  • Willingness to collaborate with faculty across disciplines and promote integrative learning
  • Ability to conduct and publish high quality scholarship
  • Ability to work with groups/individuals with diverse backgrounds
Key Competencies:
  • Educator/scholar: Able to teach students in a variety of lecture-based, small-group, online, and individual contexts and across multiple content areas.
  • Communication: Builds and maintains open, transparent and effective lines of communication, within and outside the University, to better serve others in all interactions; appropriately tailor written and verbal messages to target audiences.
  • Service Excellence: Maintains focus on service excellence in all relationships with colleagues, students and NEOMED guests; views all interactions as a potential opportunity for demonstrating NEOMED’s focus on serving others.
  • Business Acumen: Demonstrates a clear understanding of all areas affecting the University’s business (teaching, research, service) – customers (i.e., students, faculty, community), resources, educational trends, new advances – and uses skills in planning, prioritization, decision-making, and resource allocation to drive desired results.
  • Teamwork: Builds and maintains positive working relationships, within individual work groups and across departments, through open communication and collaboration; works with others to accomplish goals and objectives.
  • Customer Service: Provides high-quality customer service in all relationships with colleagues (inside and outside his/her department, students, NEOMED guests, and leaders; views all interactions as a potential customer service opportunity.
  • Diversity, Equity & Inclusion/DE&I:Practices inclusion of those unique human qualities that are different from our own and outside the groups to which we belong; respects and values all people, nurtures open dialogue between those of differing perspectives; and empowers people to express themselves and show an appreciation of others. Diversity, equity and inclusion (DE&I) at NEOMED includes in addition to the dimensions of gender, race, ethnicity, national origin, age, religion, sex, gender identity and sexual orientation, it also includes socioeconomic status, physical attributes and abilities; political, cultural, and intellectual ideologies and practices.
  • Civility: Civility at Northeast Ohio Medical University (NEOMED) involves treating people with dignity, respect, and courtesy which involves efforts to understand differences and a general awareness of the rights, wishes, concerns and feelings of others. It involves speaking in ways that are respectful, responsible, restrained and principled, and avoiding that which is offensive, rude, demeaning or threatening.
Preferred Qualifications
Physical Requirements
Must be able to utilize a phone, computer and screen and other office equipment. While performing the duties of the job, the employee is frequently required to sit; talk; or hear and occasionally stand, walk, reach, stoop, or kneel. Must be able to occasionally lift up to 25 pounds.
Posting Detail Information
NEOMED EEO Statement
NEOMED is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to qualified applicants without discrimination on the basis of age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, status as a parent during pregnancy and immediately after the birth of a child, status as a parent of a young child, status as a foster parent, veteran status or any other category protected by applicable state or federal law. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, NEOMED also affirms its commitment to nondiscrimination in its employment policies and practices. In compliance with Title IX (20 U.S.C Sec. 1681 et seq.), NEOMED prohibits sex discrimination, including sexual harassment.

For concerns regarding discrimination, please contact:
Molly O’Malley
Associate Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion & Title IX Coordinator
Northeast Ohio Medical University, G-212B
4209 St. Rt. 44, PO Box 95, Rootstown, OH 44272

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
Optional Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Other Document