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Adjunct - Healthcare Ethics

Apply now Job no: 497272
Work type: Part-Time
Location: Center City - Philadelphia, PA
Categories: Drexel University, College of Nursing and Health Professions

About Drexel

Drexel is one of Philadelphia's top 10 private employers, a comprehensive global research university and a major engine for economic development in the region. With over 24,000 students, Drexel is one of America's 15 largest private universities. Drexel has committed to being the nation’s most civically engaged university, with community partnerships integrated into every aspect of service and academics.

Job Summary

The Health Services Administration Department within the College of Nursing and Health Professions (CNHP)* of Drexel University is accepting applications for adjunct instructors with expertise in healthcare ethics.  The area of specialty is open. Specific areas of focus include clinical ethics and ethics in healthcare management. Areas of specialty include research ethics, reproductive ethics, health humanities and social determinants of health.  Selected candidates will join a pool of adjunct faculty who will serve on an ad hoc basis to teach classes in-person (day or evening), online, or in hybrid format.  Adjunct instructors are hired on a term-by-term basis.

Drexel University is among the top 50 private, non-profit, national research universities in the United States, offering in-person, hybrid, and online education. 

The Health Services Administration Department within the College of Nursing and Health Professions (CNHP)* offers both graduate and undergraduate degrees in health services administration. Students in the ethics courses come from programs throughout the University, and are largely studying for careers involving health or healthcare. Courses are delivered in-person, online, or in hybrid format.  

*The College of Nursing and Health Professions (CNHP) has more than a century long history of educating nurses and health professionals. Since 2002, the College has embraced the practical ingenuity of Drexel through the refinement and development of more than 25 undergraduate and graduate nursing and health professions programs characterized by the integration of learning and work through cooperative education, a culture of excellence, innovation and technology infusion, research and deep civic engagement. The College has grown to include more than 5,000 students, 200 full-time faculty and 104 staff.  

Essential Functions

  • Implement the mission of Drexel University, CNHP, and the Health Services Administration Department
  • Deliver 10-week courses in online, in-person, or hybrid format
  • Collaborate with lead faculty to implement and evaluate assigned course
  • Maintain open communication with students, lead faculty, and other university or department representatives
  • Comply with university and departmental policies and practices 

Required Qualifications

  • A master’s degree in a related field is required, doctoral degree preferred
  • Prior teaching experience preferred
  • Demonstrated content expertise
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to work collaboratively and effectively with students and faculty
  • Sufficient technical skills to manage an online course delivery system, electronic communication, and internet research
  • PA State Police criminal background clearance, and FBI fingerprinting clearance 

Location

Center City, Philadelphia, PA

Special Instructions to the Applicant

Qualified candidates are invited to submit a resume/CV along with a letter of interest. Please make sure you upload your CV/Resume and cover letter when submitting your application.

Drexel University, an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, welcomes individuals from diverse backgrounds and perspectives, and believes that an inclusive and respectful environment enriches the University community and the educational and employment experience of its members. The University prohibits discrimination against individuals on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, disability, age, status as a veteran or special disabled veteran, gender identity or expression, genetic information, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions and any other prohibited characteristic. Please visit our website to view all University Policies and Workplace Postings.

Background investigations are required for all new hires as a condition of employment, after the job offer is made. Employment will be contingent upon the University's acceptance of the results of the background investigation.

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