Assistant/Associate Professor of Health Administration

Texas, United States
Salary Not specified
Dec 04, 2020
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Assistant/Associate Professor of Health Administration

UIW Mission

Position Summary
The HEB School of Business and Administration is seeking to fill a tenure-track position at the rank of assistant professor or associate professor to join the faculty of its CAHME-accredited Graduate Program in Health Administration. This is a full-time position with a ten-month academic year appointment starting in August 2021. The faculty member will have responsibilities that include teaching graduate health administration courses in both the residential and online Master of Health Administration programs and other assigned administrative responsibilities associated with the program. An intrinsic excitement about teaching and interacting with students of diverse backgrounds is highly valued at UIW. UIW is committed to creating a diverse, inclusive environment that supports all of its students, faculty, and staff. All members of the community share a responsibility for creating, maintaining, and developing a learning experience valuing differences and practicing inclusion. We invite applications from qualified individuals who possess the experience, knowledge, and commitment to work within a diverse learning environment.

This position is considered a “Responsible Employee” under Title IX federal regulations and “Mandatory Reporter” under Texas state law and The UIW Sexual Misconduct Policy. As a Mandatory Reporter, this position requires you as the employee to promptly report any incident that you witness or receive information about violating Title IX. These reporting responsibilities are set out in the UIW Sexual Misconduct Policy.

Essential Functions
Position duties include teaching graduate health administration courses, which may include three of the following healthcare courses: marketing management, strategic planning, economics & insurance, quality & continuous improvement, managing healthcare organizations, and health policy;

Official duties and responsibilities of faculty members at UIW include teaching, scholarship, service, and professional activities. In all matters, faculty are expected to maintain the highest standards of professional ethics consistent with the UIW Mission.

Job Duties

Knowledge Skills and Abilities
-Integral to high quality instruction is scholarship related to the candidate’s teaching;
-Strong interpersonal skills;
-Commitment to social justice and values-driven, competency-based curricula;
-Ability to collaborate effectively with administration, staff, and other faculty;
-Strong verbal/written communication skills;
Ability to collect and manage data to track performance outcomes to ensure quality and competency-based educational experiences;
Ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse communities and cultures;
Employee shall adhere to all applicable rules and regulations of the University, the Conference, and the NCAA.

Required Education
Doctorate in health services management, health administration research, or other related degree;
ABD candidates will be considered but if selected, must complete doctoral degree requirements prior to August 1, 2021.

Required Work Experience
Three (3) years graduate level teaching experience within a health administration program.

Preferred Qualifications
Health administration related work experience;
Online teaching experience;
Teaching experience related to at least three of the courses listed in the essential functions section above;
Master of Health Administration or Master of Business Administration;
Credentialed member of a health management related association.

Required Certifications, Licenses or Registrations

Work Hours

Physical Demands

Posting Number: UN451PO
Job Type:
Job Category: Faculty
Desired Start Date: 08/01/2021
Position End Date (if temporary):
Reports To: Dean, HEB School of Business and Administration
Open Date: 11/20/2020
Close Date:
Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions to Applicant
Formal review of applications will begin January 15, 2021 and continue until the position is filled. If you are interested in this opportunity, we invite you to apply. Your application should include a cover letter indicating why you are interested in this position, your curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy, and a reference list - names, telephone numbers, and email addresses of three (3) referees whom we may contact to obtain letters of recommendation.

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