Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary ·  Teach courses in health specialties, in fields such as dentistry, laboratory technology, medicine, pharmacy, public health, therapy, and veterinary medicine. Excludes "Nursing Instructors and Teachers, Postsecondary" (25-1072) and "Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary" (25-1042) who teach medical science.

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Occupational Tasks ·  Initiate, facilitate, and moderate classroom discussions.
· Keep abreast of developments in their field by reading current literature, talking with colleagues, and participating in professional conferences.
· Compile, administer, and grade examinations, or assign this work to others.
· Evaluate and grade students' class work, assignments, and papers.
· Prepare course materials such as syllabi, homework assignments, and handouts.
· Prepare and deliver lectures to undergraduate and/or graduate students on topics such as public health, stress management, and worksite health promotion.
· Plan, evaluate, and revise curricula, course content, and course materials and methods of instruction.
· Supervise undergraduate and/or graduate teaching, internship, and research work.
· Conduct research in a particular field of knowledge, and publish findings in professional journals, books, and/or electronic media.
· Collaborate with colleagues to address teaching and research issues.
· Supervise laboratory sessions.
· Maintain student attendance records, grades, and other required records.
· Maintain regularly scheduled office hours in order to advise and assist students.
· Advise students on academic and vocational curricula, and on career issues.
· Participate in student recruitment, registration, and placement activities.
· Write grant proposals to procure external research funding.
· Serve on academic or administrative committees that deal with institutional policies, departmental matters, and academic issues.
· Select and obtain materials and supplies such as textbooks and laboratory equipment.
· Act as advisers to student organizations.

Educational Requirements: ·  Master's degree

Occupational Skill Set
Skill Relevance
·  Reading Comprehension 98%
·  Writing 93%
·  Science 93%
·  Critical Thinking 92%
·  Speaking 92%
·  Instructing 91%
·  Active Learning 86%
·  Learning Strategies 85%
·  Time Management 84%
·  Active Listening 82%