Requisition ID:  28969

Purdue Global Adjunct Faculty, Graduate Health Informatics- Data Analytics and Database Management

Job Summary:

Purdue University Global offers term by term, non-tenured teaching appointments to qualified individuals who are dedicated to providing quality educational experiences to students in Associates, Bachelors and Masters degree programs. This position offers an excellent opportunity for individuals to work in a professional learning community wherein faculty contribute to and engage in instructional best practice for adult learners in an innovative, nontraditional university setting.

What to expect in this role:

  • Providing a learning environment that supports student success.
  • Teaching synchronous or asynchronous seminars (10 or 6 week units) as assigned by school or program.
  • Maintaining school-determined virtual office hours per week for each class.
  • Ensuring timely management and response to electronic correspondence from students, administrators, and other school officials.
  • Leading message board discussions and engaging students in relevant discussion and coursework.
  • Partnering with Academic Advisors to address student concerns.
  • Maintaining and submitting accurate and timely reports for student grades/progress.
  • Delivering mid-term and final grades in accordance with the academic calendar.
  • Enforcing student conduct policies as outlined in the University Catalog.
  • Attending university, departmental, and faculty meetings as requested.
  • Remain current with trends, techniques, and advances in distance learning.
  • Additional duties as may be assigned by the School.

What we’re looking for:

  • A terminal degree (Ph.D., MD, or equivalent) in a relevant field, such as Health Informatics, Health Information Management, Information Technology, Data Science, or a closely related discipline.
  • Three years of demonstrated expertise and substantial professional experience in SQL, database management, Python, and Tableau, preferably in the context of healthcare informatics.
  • Two years prior teaching or training experience, particularly at the graduate or postgraduate level. Classroom/online teaching experience preferred.
  • Proficiency in conveying complex technical concepts to students with varying levels of expertise.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Commitment to fostering diversity, equity, and inclusion within the classroom.
  • Proficiency in using technology for online course delivery.  Exceptional computer skills using Microsoft Office Suite and Google applications. Experience with Brightspace education software is preferred.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills, and the ability to work independently with minimal supervision.  Ability to work effectively in a remote environment.
  • Ability to work in a multicultural environment, across diverse teams, departments, and Schools.

Additional Information:

  • Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Please submit the following documents when you are ready to apply: CV/Resume & Unofficial Transcripts. When applying for a faculty position at Purdue University Global you will be asked to provide an unofficial transcript and if hired will be required to provide an official transcript.
  • Adjunct compensation varies per course based on student enrollment, program type and also includes a contribution to a retirement account. A typical adjunct in the School of Health Sciences can expect to receive $2800 per full 10-week course. Retirement account benefits include an automatic 403(b) company contribution of 3% and a company match up to an additional 4% with participation in an optional 457(b) plan.
  • This is a remote position. Candidates must be based in and legally authorized to work in the United States.
  • Purdue University Global will not sponsor employment authorization for this position.
  • A background check will be required for employment in this position. 
  • When applying for a faculty position at Purdue University Global you will be asked to provide an unofficial transcript and if hired will be required to provide an official transcript.
  • FLSA: Exempt (Not Eligible For Overtime) 
  • Purdue Global is proud to be an EEO/AA employer. Our goal is to recruit and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool. We celebrate the diversity of thought, backgrounds, and skills necessary to support an inclusive environment. Employment decisions are based on qualifications, merit, and business needs. All individuals are encouraged to apply.