Lecturer or Assistant Teaching Professor in Health Policy Administration

Pennsylvania State University
Pennsylvania, United States
Salary Not specified
Nov 13, 2020
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Lecturer or Assistant Teaching Professor in Health Policy Administration

Penn State Hazleton invites applications for a faculty position, Lecturer or Assistant Teaching Professor position in Health Policy Administration (fixed-term multi-year appointment, 3 years with option for renewal, 36 weeks) to begin August 2021, or as negotiated
Responsibilities: Teach introductory and upper-level courses in the B.S. program in Health Policy Administration using traditional, hybrid and online delivery methods. Teaching assignments may require teaching day, evening and/or Saturday classes as needed. Participate in course, curriculum, and program development. Advise students and provide career guidance. Participate in campus, university, and community service activities. Engage in activities to stay current in the discipline.

This position will support efforts to deliver a regional baccalaureate program in Health Policy Administration. This program will be offered jointly by two Penn State campuses in eastern Pennsylvania: Penn State Hazleton and Penn State Schuylkill. The successful candidate will be located at Penn State Hazleton and will work collaboratively with faculty at the other campus to deliver a portion of the curriculum to multiple campuses using a variety of distance delivery methods. For information visit https://hazleton.psu.edu/ and https://schuylkill.psu.edu/.

Qualifications: Minimum of a Master's degree (Ph.D. preferred) in Health Policy Administration, with a preferred specialty in health care management. Commitment to high-quality instruction in a student-centered environment is required. Interest in active and collaborative learning, the instructional use of technology, and hybrid and online teaching is an advantage. Prior college-level and online teaching experience preferred. Enthusiasm for working in a multidisciplinary environment is important.

Campus Information:

Penn State University is a multi-campus public land-grant university that improves the lives of the people of Pennsylvania, the nation, and the world. Our instructional mission includes undergraduate, graduate, and continuing and distance education informed by scholarship and research. Our research, scholarship, and creative activities promote human and economic development through the expansion of knowledge and its applications in the natural and applied sciences, social sciences, arts, humanities, and the professions.

Penn State Hazleton is one of more than 20 Penn State campuses state-wide. It is a student-centered campus of approximately 700 students. The coursework for the first two years of more than 160 Penn State baccalaureate majors is offered, as well as 12 baccalaureate degrees, including a B.S. in Health Policy and Administration and 5 associate degrees.

Students and faculty at Penn State Hazleton have all of the resources of a major research university at their disposal, but in a small college atmosphere. Class sizes are small and the student/faculty ratio is low, so students can receive much individual attention. Our faculty members are committed to providing a high-quality educational experience to their students and are actively engaged in research. Our students receive a world-class education delivered in a small campus setting and have opportunities to participate in undergraduate research projects supervised by faculty members.

For more information about the campus, visit http://www.psu.edu/ur/cmpcoll.html.

Applicants are required to submit a cover letter and curriculum vitae; other information pertinent to the position may also be included. Finalists will be asked to provide letters of reference.

Inquiries: Dr. Elizabeth Wright, Chief Academic Officer, Penn State Hazleton. E-mail: ejw12 @psu.edu. Telephone: (570) 450-3188.

Closing Date: Application review begins December 14, 2020 and continues until a suitable candidate is found.

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Penn State is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.