Healthcare Informatics Adjunct Faculty (On-Grou...

Sacred Heart University

United States

October 11, 2021


Healthcare Informatics Adjunct Faculty (On-Ground Spring 2022)

About Sacred Heart University:

As the second-largest independent Catholic university in New England, and one of the fastest-growing in the U.S., Sacred Heart University is a national leader in shaping higher education for the 21st century. SHU offers more than 80 undergraduate, graduate, doctoral and certificate programs on its Fairfield, Conn., campus. Sacred Heart also has satellites in Connecticut, Luxembourg and Ireland and offers online programs. More than 9,000 students attend the University's nine colleges and schools: Arts & Sciences; Communication, Media & the Arts; Social Work; Computer Science & Engineering; Health Professions; the Isabelle Farrington College of Education; the Jack Welch College of Business & Technology; the Dr. Susan L. Davis, R.N., & Richard J. Henley College of Nursing; and St. Vincent's College. Sacred Heart stands out from other Catholic institutions as it was established and led by laity. The contemporary Catholic university is rooted in the rich Catholic intellectual tradition and the liberal arts, and at the same time cultivates students to be forward thinkers who enact change-in their own lives, professions and in their communities. The Princeton Review includes SHU in its Best 386 Colleges-2021 Edition, "Best in the Northeast" and Best Business Schools-2021 Edition. Sacred Heart is home to the award-winning, NPR- affiliated radio station, WSHU, a Division I athletics program and an impressive performing arts program that includes choir, band, dance and theater.


Job Description:

Sacred Heart University's Healthcare Informatics graduate program is seeking adjunct instructors with demonstrated expertise to teach in-person courses at the Fairfield, CT campus.

Immediate on-ground instructor opportunities for Spring 2022 (1/3/22) are available in the following areas:

  • Foundations of Healthcare Informatics
  • Population Health
  • Clinical & Business Intelligence/Advanced Data Analytics
  • Through well-designed curriculum, the Program prepares students for leadership roles in the complex and dynamic healthcare informatics field. We are committed to academic excellence and to cultivating leadership, integrity, and developing engaged citizenship in our students, faculty, staff, and alumni. Through this mission, we will advance the quality and safety of healthcare through the effective use of information technology.

    Duties include:

  • Teach material from approved curriculum in accordance with assigned schedule to ensure student satisfaction.
  • Assist students in achieving completion of objectives and learning outcomes.
  • Provide regular and timely feedback to students.
  • Advise students in matters related to academics, attendance, and behaviors.
  • Motivate students to actively participate in all aspects of the educational process.
  • Maintain and report student grades and attendance in accordance with university policies.
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Requirements:

    Minimum Qualifications:

  • An earned master's degree in Informatics, Healthcare Informatics, or similar degree in alignment with course content.
  • Demonstrated practical knowledge, and expertise and hands-on experience.
  • Superior interpersonal, customer service, presentation, and communication skills required.
  • Creative, innovative, and problem solving skills required.
  • Proven organizational skills and ability to complete assignments timely and accurately with minimal supervision.
  • Demonstrated strengths in teaching at the college level is preferred.
  • Additional Information:

    The Center for Healthcare Education, located at 4000 Park Avenue in Bridgeport, is designed to offer students with aspirations in any health-care profession the best possible learning environment to ensure that they are prepared to succeed in the booming health-care industry.

    Application Instructions:

    Apply by submitting a cover letter, CV and references. Only online submissions with be considered. Official transcripts will be required upon formal offer of employment. Questions regarding this position may be addressed to Dr. Stephen Burrows, Department Chair,

    Sacred Heart University is a space that respects and embraces differences, recognizes the unique contributions that individuals can make, and creates a community that maximizes the potential of all faculty and staff. As an equal opportunity employer applications from qualified candidates who reflect the wider world in which we live are encouraged.

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