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Adjunct Faculty, Health Policy

Mount Saint Mary's University
Los Angeles, CA
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Aug 13, 2022

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Mount Saint Mary's is the only women's university in Los Angeles and one of the most diverse in the nation. The University is known nationally for its research on gender equality, its innovative health and science programs, and its commitment to community service. As a leading liberal arts institution, Mount Saint Mary's provides year-round, flexible and online programs at the undergraduate and graduate level. Weekend, evening and graduate programs are offered to both women and men. Mount alums are engaged, active global citizens who use their knowledge and skills to better themselves, their communities and the world. .

Mount Saint Mary's University is an equal opportunity employer. The University is thoroughly committed both to providing equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees, and to providing a work environment that is free from harassment, discrimination and retaliation. We will consider for employment all qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles' Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.

Applicants must be able to provide proof of eligibility to work in the United States. The University will not assist applicants with any visa matters. A background check will be required.

Job Description:

Position Summary

Mount Saint Mary's University Graduate Program in Health Policy and Management is seeking a pool of qualified applicants for possible temporary part-time teaching assignments in Health Policy and Policy Analysis. These positions are filled on an as needed basis and are on-going recruitment. Assignments include evening courses. Candidates will have the option to teach introductory courses on health policy in the United States, along with advanced courses in health policy implementation and evaluation.

General Responsibilities
The adjunct faculty member shall be responsible for the following: teaching assigned classes under the supervision of the HPM program director; helping students fulfill their maximum potential in mastering course content; assessing student learning outcomes; maintaining a thorough and up-to-date knowledge in his/her regular teaching field; utilizing current technology in the performance of job duties; maintaining standards of professional conduct and ethics appropriate to the professional position; assisting with articulation and curriculum development and review.

Work Schedule

3 hours, one night a week (either Tuesday or Thursday)


  • Successful candidates should possess a Ph.D. or equivalent in Business Administration, Political Science, Healthcare Management, or closely-related field from an accredited institution is required; however, applicants nearing completion of the doctorate (ABD) may be considered.
  • Experience in health policy analysis or health services/quality improvement work in local, state, or national health care policy, population health management or clinical outcomes research/quality improvement.
  • The candidate will be able to teach graduate level courses related to health care management and/or health policy.
  • Have sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, including those with physical or learning disabilities as it relates to differences in learning styles.

Preferred Qualifications:

Preference will be given to candidates with prior teaching experience, healthcare industry/health policy analysis/academic research experience.
Ability to teach multiple health policy and health policy analysis courses.
A record of successfully advising, mentoring, or conducting research projects with students.

Additional Information:

The University is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse student population and workforce as a reflection of our commitment to maintain the excellence of the University, and to offer our students richly varied disciplines, perspectives and ways of learning. In compliance with applicable laws and in furtherance of its commitment to fostering an environment that welcomes and embraces diversity, the University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy and parenting status), disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status or genetic information in its programs or activities, including employment, admissions, and educational programs. We encourage people of all backgrounds to apply to be a student or to work for the University.

Application Instructions:

Please complete the online application submit the following documents: cover letter, CV, teaching statement, course evaluations (if available), and (un)official transcripts.

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12001 Chalon Road
Los Angeles, CA 90049

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