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Instructor, Medical Humanities

Employer
Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
Location
Ny State Campus, New York
Closing date
Apr 27, 2024

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Position Type
Faculty
Hours
Full Time
Specialty
Medical Anthropology, Science and Technology Studies
Organization Type
Academic
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Position Details
Position Information
Position Title Instructor, Medical Humanities
Job Function Faculty
Worker Category Full Time
Bi-weekly Hours
Appointment Length 9.5 Month
Duration of Appointment
Semester Appointment Term
Position Summary
The Department of Allied Health Sciences, within the Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, seeks a full-time (9.5 month) Instructor with expertise in the medical/health humanities. The appointment is scheduled to begin in the Fall 2024 semester and will consist of teaching four courses per semester, primarily at the undergraduate level.
Candidates must have either a Master's Degree or Doctoral degree (Ph.D., Ed.D., D.A., or Sc.D) in a medical humanities-related discipline, with college-level teaching experience in medical/health humanities or a related field. Preference will be given to applicants with experience teaching college-level courses in history of health and medicine, philosophy of medicine, medical anthropology, medical sociology, global health, health equity, literature and medicine, narrative medicine, or science and technology studies.
The successful candidate will primarily teach courses in their areas of expertise but may be called on to teach courses that satisfy the college's universal/general education requirements as needed. They will also be expected to advise students and contribute to the service mission of the department and college.
Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences ( ACPHS ) offers a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental and vision benefits, free life insurance and disability programs, tuition assistance programs, retirement plan with employer match and contribution, and generous time off including 20 paid holidays plus paid sick and vacation time. Additional perks include wellness rewards, free gym access, free parking, identity theft protection and many others. Please note, benefits and benefits eligibility can vary by position, and exclusions may apply for some roles.
Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any protected class of job applicant or employee in our hiring and employment practices.
Required Qualifications
Minimum of a Master's Degree in a medical humanities-related discipline, with college-level teaching experience in medical/health humanities or a related field.
Preferred Qualifications
Ideal candidates will have prior experience teaching college-level courses in history of health and medicine, philosophy of medicine, medical anthropology, medical sociology, global health, health equity, literature and medicine, narrative medicine, or science and technology studies.
Physical Demands
Position Salary Range $50,000 to $55,000; commensurate with experience
Posting Details
Posting Details
Posting Number Fac1612014
Desired Start Date 07/01/2024
Position End Date (if temporary)
Open Date
Application Deadline
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants
Applicant Documents
Required Documents
- Curriculum Vitae
- Cover Letter
- Statement of Teaching Interests
- Teaching Philosophy
Optional Documents

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