Adjunct Faculty - Social and Behavioral Foundations of Health


  • Salary Range: $1,061.00 per credit
  • Department: School of Graduate Studies
  • Closing Date: Open until filled


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NUNM’s School of Undergraduate and Graduate Studies is seeking an adjunct academic faculty member to teach Social and Behavioral Foundations of Health.

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: GSGH521: Social and Behavioral Foundations of Health (graduate course)

Term: Fall 2022 (Begins September 12th, 2022 – Ends December 3rd, 2022)

Course Credits: 2 ($1061/credit), 1 section


This course provides students with an introduction to social and behavioral science issues that influence patterns of health and healthcare delivery. Students explore biomedical, social, psychological and behavioral factors that must be taken into consideration when global health initiatives are developed, implemented and evaluated. Course materials highlight the integration of research from the social and behavioral sciences with epidemiology and biomedical sciences. A community-based participatory approach to understanding community needs is emphasized, and upon completion of this course, students will be able to propose viable public health research questions and conduct a needs assessment informed by determinants of health relevant to a particular geographical region.



Applicants must have education, experience, skill and knowledge in the area they will be teaching. Master’s degree required; doctoral degree preferred. This course will be taught in-person but interviewing will take place online.



  • $1,061.00 per credit Base Wage
  • Continuing Education opportunities


This in-person position will be based at our campus in Portland, Oregon.