Maryville University is accepting applications for the position of Adjunct instructor for the course NURS 700 Principals of Epidemiology and Biostatistics in the online Doctor of Nursing Practice program.
This course introduces the student to epidemiology and advanced biostatistics. The focus of this class is the application of Epidemiology and Population Health principles designed to improve the health of aggregate groups, which includes issues such as public and global health, disease surveillance and prevention, and outbreak analysis. The application of biostatistics in epidemiology and the role of the DNP in this specialty area is emphasized.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
Providing instruction in the course based on provided curriculum
Assisting students in achieving course objectives
Moderating and guiding students in online discussions
Scheduling and holding office hours using online conferencing tools
Grading and providing substantive feedback within 5 days.
Respond to student emails in 24-48 hours
Adhering to the online adjunct instructor expectations as outlined in the contract.
Terminal degree in epidemiology or other related field
Experience teaching in epidemiology/population health and demography
Experience in research methods including but not limited to employment in public health activities relevant to epidemiology and disease patterns
Online teaching experience
Experience with Canvas
Open Until Filled
Special Instructions to Applicants
An offer of employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background screening.
Applicants requiring University sponsorship to obtain employment authorization will not be considered for this position.
Maryville University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity and prohibits discrimination on the basis of age, disability, gender, genetic information, marital status, national origin, race/color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other status protected by law. This extends to all aspects of the employment relationship, including recruiting, hiring, training, on-the-job treatment, promotion, layoff, and termination.
Maryville University is a selective, comprehensive and nationally ranked private institution more than 6,000 students. Maryville offers more than 100 degrees at the undergraduate, masters and doctoral levels to students from 50 states and 32 countries. Consistently ranked as a top private school by Forbes and Kiplinger's, Maryville has been named the Number 1 Over-performing University in the nation by US News and World Report for the last two years. Maryville's athletics teams compete in 20 intercollegiate sports at the NCAA Division II level in the Great Lakes Valley Conference. Founded in 1872, the University is ideally situated on 130 picturesque acres in West St. Louis County.