Healthcare Management Program



The School of Professional & Extended Studies (SPExS) invites applications for adjunct faculty to teach 3 credit online graduate courses in the MS in Healthcare Management program. This is a fully online program geared toward mid-career professionals. This program equips those in health care fields with a deeper knowledge of health care transformation and the application of information technology and data analysis in the health care industry. Graduates possess a unique skillset that is highly sought in health systems management organizations within the public, private, and nonprofit sectors. This degree incorporates healthcare management’s multi-disciplinary aspects of professional leadership, data analysis, and information technology.

Position responsibilities include equipping students with the required skill set, facilitating online discussions, assessing student performance and preparing students to be successful leaders in their chosen profession. Courses are asynchronous, fully online, and offered over 8 week terms. Adjunct faculty are expected to hold online office hours, provide assignment feedback, and consult with the Program Director on the progress of the class.

Courses in the program include:

New Course in Healthcare Project Management

HCS 600: Standards & Systems in US Healthcare

HCS 610: Principles of Health Information Technology & Innovation

HCS 640: Evaluation of New Models of Care Delivery & Payment

HCS 700: Healthcare Management Capstone

For more information on the courses in this program, visit https://programs.online.american.edu/mshcm/masters-in-healthcare-management

QUALIFICATIONS:

The ideal candidate will hold a Masters, PhD or a terminal degree in an applicable field with at least 5 years of professional experience. Teaching experience at the college level is highly preferred though not required. Course assignments and schedules will depend on the selected candidate's profile and strengths.

HOW TO APPLY:

Requirements to apply: Cover Letter; Curriculum Vitae; Statement of Teaching Interests/Experience/Approach (please include which class(es) you are qualified to teach); and list of three professional references. All documents should be sent to Sam Hanna (shanna@american.edu).

An optional document to include: Course Evaluations. We encourage you to submit evaluations from any prior classes taught (as instructor, co-instructor, or teaching assistant.) All documents will be treated as confidential per American University policy. Please contact Sam Hanna (shanna@american.edu) if you have any questions.

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