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Adjunct Faculty, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Created 06/11/2021
Reference 9251852
Category Faculty
Job type Part Time
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
City Philadelphia
Zip 19019
Salary Competitive

To develop and/or teach designated graduate course(s) within the guidelines and policies of the University and Institute of Emerging Health Professions. Specific course(s) and responsibilities are outlined in the Letter of Agreement between the instructor and the Institute.

  • Teach designated course(s) during indicated semester(s).
  • Work in collaboration with Institute and University staff and faculty to develop and/or review course and assessment materials, including laboratory sections if applicable.
  • Produce a course syllabus which should include the course objectives, outline of course content, testing dates, course requirements for final grade determination, required or recommended resource texts, etc.
  • Provide the Institute with information needed to order the course textbook(s).
  • Provide the Institute with materials for copying or printing at least one week prior to the course or class start date.
  • Provide a final course grade for each student by the specified date according to the Institute's grade scale.
  • Participate in the course evaluation process.
  • Provide guidance and supervision for teaching/laboratory assistants if applicable.
  • For course(s) with a laboratory component:
    • Provide the Institute with a list of equipment and supplies needed for each session at least one month prior to the course or class start date.
    • Provide students with a laboratory manual including explanations of techniques and materials to be used.
    • Instruct the preparator prior to setting up the laboratory sessions.
  • Maintain office hours for academic support.
  • Interacts with co-workers, visitors, and other staff consistent with the core values of the University.


  • Master's or Doctoral (preferred) degree in related science-field from an accredited college or university

  • 2 years teaching experience in related course work
  • Experience preparing and administering lectures and exams via online course management software (e.g. Blackboard).
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills

Closing Statement

Jefferson Health delivers state of the art healthcare services to patients throughout the Delaware Valley and southern New Jersey. Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) provides more than 8,400 students from nearly 40 states and 40 countries with 21st century professional education. Combined, we have over 30,000 employees.

Jefferson Health, with 14 hospitals (seven are Magnet designated by the ANCC for nursing excellence) and 40+ outpatient and urgent care locations, offers a broad range of primary and complex, highly specialized care that touches the lives of more than four million patients annually. U.S. News & World Report has ranked Thomas Jefferson University Hospital among the nation's best in eight specialties. Jefferson Health also includes the NCI designated Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center; it is one of only 70 such centers in the nation.

Thomas Jefferson University has ten colleges and three schools that offer more than 160 undergraduate and graduate programs. Our University is dedicated to inter-professional and transdisciplinary approaches to learning that offer a vibrant and expandable platform for professional education. Through this unique model, we are preparing our students for current and yet to be imagined careers.

As an employer, Jefferson maintains a commitment to provide equal access to employment. Jefferson values diversity and encourages applications from women, members of minority groups, LGBTQ individuals, disabled individuals, and veterans.
Employer Abington Hospital - Jefferson Health

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