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Health Equity Online Learning Lead
George Washington University

Date Posted Oct. 26, 2022
Title Health Equity Online Learning Lead
University George Washington University
Washington, D.C., United States
Department Atlantic Fellows for Health Equity
Application Deadline Nov. 16, 2022
Position Start Date Early 2023
  • Online / Remote Position
  • Contract Faculty
  • Health Education & Promotion
    Community Health
    Health Sciences - General
    Health Services/Research & Policy

The Atlantic Fellows for Health Equity (AFHE) is a program designed to advance health equity professionals as advocates for change.

Description: The Atlantic Fellows for Health Equity (AFHE) seeks a new Health Equity Online Learning Lead to work with program leadership to develop and deliver the Health Equity curriculum for the program. The position would represent approximately 20% FTE or the equivalent under contract.

– The Health Equity Online Learning Lead will deliver an online curriculum that requires learners to attend a two-hour synchronous session once a month via Zoom, from February 2023 through November 2023 (nine months).
– Prior to entering the Health Equity Online Learning experience, learners participate in a two week in-person convening (January to February 2023), and have subsequent in-person meetings in June 2023 and November 2023.  These in-person events are intended to complement the online learning experience.  The position may involve invitations to travel to convenings held in the US or other countries to represent the AFHE program at the request of program leadership.
– The candidate would attend AFHE team meetings and monthly curriculum team meetings with leadership and colleagues.
– There is the potential to participate in fellowship recruitment (5 hours/week over a 6-month period) and collaborate with the global community of Atlantic Fellows programs and the Atlantic Institute.

– A minimum of 10 years of global health experience including work in both high income countries (HIC) and low to middle income countries (LMIC), experience teaching and developing new educational programs and curricula. The candidate does not need to reside within the U.S., but must be able to meet approval by GW for payment.
– Advanced degree in relevant discipline, e.g. education, public health, health professions, anthropology.
– Wide global network and connections: incorporating wide-ranging perspectives is essential to this virtual classroom including subject matter experts and community perspectives.   The applicant will be called upon to recruit guest speakers with relevant experience and may also participate in recruitment and selection of future cohorts of fellows at the discretion of program leadership.
– Strong facilitation and communication skills:  as an adult learning program for early- to mid- career professionals from around the world, participants are invited to share and learn from one another in facilitated discussion
– Teamwork and leadership qualities: work collaboratively with the Leadership Online Learning Lead and program leadership in curriculum development for the online program and in-person events. This position works closely with program leadership and may involve working collaboratively with Senior Fellows as the program develops.
– Professionalism and Ethics: must agree to abide by the AFHE Code of Conduct and model the values of the Atlantic Fellows for Health Equity program.
– Work with the evaluation team and program leadership to collect feedback and act upon that feedback for continuous improvement.

Additional Qualities:
– Depth of knowledge: Experience working in health equity within a global context, including program design and implementation.
– Even-handed nature: Thoughtful; approachable; positive attitude in the face of uncertainty or challenge.
– Willingness to learn: Desire to improve and build new skills; ability to ask for and offer coaching and support.
– Ability to collaborate: Willingness to bring their own wisdom while trying new things; understanding and commitment to the program mission and vision.
– Emotional presence: Ability to be present to the experience of others in a way that demonstrates compassion and understanding; willingness to both affirm and challenge Fellows to grow.
– Responsible: Shows up on time; is accountable for honoring commitments in a timely manner.
– Expressed desire or demonstrated commitment to train and mentor others: Demonstration of (or plans for) training others beyond the Fellowship.
– Strong and reliable Internet connection: Support from the program can be provided if needed.

– Contracted rate to be discussed with the candidate based on commensurate experience.  GWU would have final approval for any contracting.
– Travel, meals and accommodations for periodic in-person gatherings.
– The opportunity to contribute to and strengthen a robust, vibrant Fellowship community with a global, interdisciplinary lens on health equity.
– Contributing own wisdom and lived experience to the interpretation, adaptation and application of health equity concepts
– Learning about and highlighting how Atlantic Fellows programs have interpreted, adapted and applied a health equity curriculum.

If you have any questions, please use this contact form to email Leigh Anne Butler.

How to apply:
Please prepare a statement of interest, your Curriculum Vitae (CV) and a sample of past instruction materials and submit your application here.


The Fitzhugh Mullan Institute for Health Workforce Equity (Mullan Institute) at the George Washington University, is a university-wide initiative to strengthen health workforce policies in the United States and around the world. The Mullan Institute is housed in the Department of Health Policy and Management within the Milken Institute School of Public Health.

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