Adjunct Faculty - Health Psychology and Mind/Body Medicine

Details

  • Salary Range: Approx. $1040 per credit
  • Department: School of Undergraduate Studies
  • Closing Date: Open until filled

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NUNM’s School of Undergraduate Studies is seeking an adjunct academic faculty member to teach the Health Psychology and Mind/Body Medicine course.

Adjunct faculty members perform instructional duties and responsibilities in accordance with the philosophy, mission, policies, and procedures of the University and appropriate to the individual assignment. The relationship of the faculty member to the student is one of teacher, mentor and facilitator of learning.

 

Course Name: Health Psychology and Mind/Body Medicine

Term: Fall 2019 (Begins September 16th, 2019 – Ends December 14th, 2019)

Course Credits: 3

COURSE DESCRIPTION: Health Psychology and Mind/Body Medicine

This course explores the link between mind and body from social, clinical, and psychobiological perspectives. It addresses the role of stress, emotion, self-regulation, and individual differences as predictors of health and illness. It will also examine assessment, diagnosis, treatment, and ethical issues in psycho-physiological disorders. Mind/Body techniques such as meditation and awareness will be covered.

Outcomes. At the end of this course, students will be able to:

  • Investigate the relationship between mental, emotional and physical health
  • Propose mind/body interventions for basic physical, mental or emotional ailments
  • Describe key issues within the field of health psychology
  • Identify and describe personal, behavioral, societal and environmental factors that impact health
  • Explain the psychological impacts of being ill

 

REQUIREMENTS:

Applicants must have education, experience, skill and knowledge in the area they will be teaching. Master’s degree required, doctoral degree preferred. This is a face to face course so the applicant must live in or within commuting distance to Portland, Oregon, USA