Job Details

Georgetown University
  • Position Number: 4960911
  • Location: Washington, DC
  • Position Type: Medicine - Physicians


Adjunct Instructor, Medical Humanities Program
Georgetown University: Main Campus: College of Arts & Sciences

Location: Washington DC
Open Date: Jan 24, 2024
Deadline:

Description
The Georgetown Medical Humanities Initiative seeks adjunct instructors to teach core and elective courses in the Medical Humanities Program in the Georgetown University College of Arts & Sciences during AY 2024-2025.

We especially encourage (in order or priority): teaching core courses, developing new elective courses, and team teaching. Approved courses will be eligible for senior undergraduate, graduate, or medical student TAs.

Important Links:

- All previously offered Medical Humanities CAS Core and Elective courses here

- Main Campus multi-year calendar for instructional dates

- Adjunct faculty compensation and FAQ's here

Core Medical Humanities courses are: Introduction to Medical Humanities (MHUM 1101), Methods in Medical Humanities (MHUM 2202), and Senior Seminar in Medical Humanities (MHUM 4960).

Example Medical Humanities Electives include: Medicine and the Muse (MHUM 2275), Literature of AIDS and Pandemics (MHUM 3310), Death in America (MHUM 3302). Example cross-listed MHUM courses in other primary units or programs include: Global Health History (HIST/BIOL), Performance & Pandemic (TPST), Intro to Medical Anthropology (ANTH), Sociology of Health/Illness (SOCI).

Example Medical Humanities courses in the Medical Center include: Deep Dives (Living and Dying) and Selectives (Ethics of Research, Introduction to Medical Humanities).

The Georgetown Medical Humanities Initiative seeks adjunct instructors to teach core and elective courses in the Medical Humanities Program in the Georgetown University College of Arts & Sciences during AY 2024-2025.

We especially encourage (in order or priority): teaching core courses, developing new elective courses, and team teaching. Approved courses will be eligible for senior undergraduate, graduate, or medical student TAs.

Important Links:

- All previously offered Medical Humanities CAS Core and Elective courses here

- Main Campus multi-year calendar for instructional dates

- Adjunct faculty compensation and FAQ's here

Core Medical Humanities courses are: Introduction to Medical Humanities (MHUM 1101), Methods in Medical Humanities (MHUM 2202), and Senior Seminar in Medical Humanities (MHUM 4960).

Example Medical Humanities Electives include: Medicine and the Muse (MHUM 2275), Literature of AIDS and Pandemics (MHUM 3310), Death in America (MHUM 3302). Example cross-listed MHUM courses in other primary units or programs include: Global Health History (HIST/BIOL), Performance & Pandemic (TPST), Intro to Medical Anthropology (ANTH), Sociology of Health/Illness (SOCI).

Example Medical Humanities courses in the Medical Center include: Deep Dives (Living and Dying) and Selectives (Ethics of Research, Introduction to Medical Humanities).



Qualifications
Candidates should possess a doctoral degree (MD, PhD in humanities or social sciences discipline) and should have expertise in and have taught and /or published on - the medical humanities broadly defined (including but not limited to literature and medicine, narrative medicine, history of health and medicine, medical anthropology, medical sociology, science and technology studies, visual and performing arts and health).


Application Instructions
Required Materials:
  1. CV
  2. Teaching statement
  3. Representative student/peer teaching evaluations
  4. Letter of interest
  5. Sample syllabus

Required Materials:
  1. CV
  2. Teaching statement
  3. Representative student/peer teaching evaluations
  4. Letter of interest
  5. Sample syllabus

Required Materials:
  1. CV
  2. Teaching statement
  3. Representative student/peer teaching evaluations
  4. Letter of interest
  5. Sample syllabus


For more information and to apply, visit https://apply.interfolio.com/139840

Georgetown University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer fully dedicated to achieving a diverse faculty and staff. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and expression, and sexual orientation), disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please click here for more information, or contact the Office of Institutional Diversity, Equity & Affirmative Action (IDEAA) at (202) 687-4798.






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