PT Dissertation Committee Chair-Trident at AIU-PHD Health Sciences

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#HEJ Reporting to the Director Doctoral Studies and Dissertation or Doctoral Study Committee Chair, the Part-time Dissertation Committee Member will serve as a voting member on a Dissertation or Doctoral Study Committee within a discipline for which they are properly credentialed. The position is critical to the success of the University by providing a quality education for students and ensuring their successful persistence towards the completion of their degree plans.


Essential Functions: Instruction and Engagement


  • Provide constructive feedback on a student(s) written proposal and dissertation.

  • Feedback is provided in a reasonable time – 2 weeks at most.

  • Attend the on-line oral defenses of the student(s) proposal and dissertation.

  • Effectively engage with the Dissertation or Doctoral Study Chair as needed.

Position Requirements


  • PhD Health Science, Public Health, or similar. Extensive experience chairing dissertation committees, mentoring students to successful completion. Publications in academic journals & presentations at academic conferences

  •  Ph.D. Committee Members: Minimum of three (3) years field and/or research experience related to terminal degree and after degree conferral. 

  • Must be active in field of scholarship or profession during the prior 5 years.


    • Experience in teaching and mentoring doctoral students.

    • Strong quantitative skills or qualitative skills.

    • Excellent written communication skills.


Experience Preferred


  • Significant experience as a practitioner in field related to the academic discipline of the dissertation(s) or doctoral study.


Skills and Abilities


  • Ability to provide substantive, constructive feedback in a timely manner

  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing

  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills with ability to formulate feasible and logical solutions

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