Assistant Professor, SHP

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center School of Health Professions
Houston, Texas (US)
Feb 20, 2018
Mar 22, 2018
Organization Type
University and College

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center School of Health Professions (SHP) invites qualified applications for a non-tenured Assistant Professor Appointment (12 month) teaching in the undergraduate program of Health Care Disparities, Diversity and Advocacy (DDA).

The faculty member will work with the School of Health Professions (SHP) educational team to develop courses for both face-to-face and distant learning, assist with the implementation and continued improvement of the on-line course offerings. The individual will collaborate with content experts to organize material for on-line pedagogy and adapt the material for implementation with the school software learning system.

Candidates with strong background in online teaching combined with transcultural nursing, health care related experience with underserved population, and at-risk communities are encouraged to apply.

Key Functions:

  • Assist the SHP education team in the development and review of the didactic curriculum intended for on-line learner
  • Assist the content experts in the preparation and presentation of didactic cognitive and technical aspects of the curriculum in an on-line format
  • Work with the electronic learning management systems to assure student and instructor accessibility
  • Assist in monitoring and tracking students in the on-line course offerings
  • Prepare and present didactic courses in the areas of health disparities, diversity and advocacy; this may include both face-to-face and on-line format


  • Proven ability to develop and teach on-line courses
  • Demonstrate strong organization and communication skills
  • Demonstrate ability to commitment in working with a diverse student population
  • Flexibility to travel for students recruitment
  • Demonstrated excellence in teaching and mentoring students


  • Required: Master’s Degree in Education, or in a closely related field in healthcare
  • Doctorate Degree Preferred

Work Experience:

  • Three years of recent Higher Education teaching experience
  • Two years of experience to include curriculum development and evaluation
  • Experience associated with health care profession is preferred

Applicants should submit email their CV and cover letter to:

Dr. William Undie

Chair-Faculty Search Committee

The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, School of Health Professions

1515 Holcombe Blvd. Unit 002

Houston Texas 77030

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