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Assistant / Associate / Full Professor
College of Health Professions
Number of Months
Grant funded position?
Mission or Goal of Unit
Virginia Commonwealth University seeks to create a work environment
and organizational culture that reflect the diverse society and
community in which it is located and a climate for the success of
every employee by appreciating the uniqueness that each one brings
to the workplace. The mission of the Department of Health
Administration is to create the most innovative, compassionate, and
business-savvy leaders to reimagine healthcare. Building on our
remarkable environment, our extraordinary networks, and our legacy
of excellence, we provide the knowledge, skills, and connections
for tomorrow’s healthcare leaders through our innovative and
business-focused approach. Virginia Commonwealth University is an
equal opportunity, affirmative action university providing access
to education and employment without regard to race, color,
religion, national origin, age, sex, political affiliation, veteran
status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity,
gender expression, or disability.
Chief purpose of this position in support of above mission or
Based in Richmond, Virginia, the Department of Health
Administration has a strong, 70-year legacy and is a premiere
Department geared toward creating the most innovative,
compassionate, and business-savvy leaders to reimagine healthcare.
With the rapid evolution of healthcare, the Department’s curriculum
must anticipate the future and provide the proper experiences for
the next generation of healthcare leaders. The Department of Health
Administration in the College of Health Professions is seeking a
colleague to work collaboratively between the Department of Health
Administration and the new Bachelor of Science in Health Services
program. This position is eligible to be a 9-month term faculty
position. Opportunities may be available for summer funding.
While this position’s primary purpose is instruction, there may
also be opportunities to engage in collaborative research and
The faculty member will have teaching responsibilities in one or
more areas of healthcare organizations and systems, operations
management, data analytics, health economics, health policy,
organizational theory, health equity, management of healthcare
organizations, or corporate strategy. The faculty member will
instruct courses in both the Masters in Health Administration
Program and in the new BS in Health Services program.
The faculty member will serve on the departmental, College, and/or
University committees as necessary, as well as in a professional
capacity in their field (e.g., reviewer, conference organizer,
• A Master’s Degree in a job-related field, such as health services
research, health services organizations and management, health
analytics, organizational behavior, health economics, health
policy, or political science.
• Experience or high potential for effectively and inclusively
educating and mentoring students from under-represented minority
and/or historically marginalized communities.
• Demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diverse
faculty, staff, and student environment or commitment to do so as a
faculty member at VCU .
• PhD or terminal degree in a job-related field such as health
services research, health services organizations and management,
health analytics, organizational behavior, health economics, health
policy, or political science.
• Teaching experience at undergraduate and graduate level,
in-person and/or online instruction modalities.
• Potential for administrative or program leadership in HA.
• Ability to teach one or more of the following topics: health care
organizations and systems, health care technology, management and
leadership of health care organizations, health economics, health
equity, or health policy.
Open Until Filled
Application Deadline Date
Proposed Hire Date
Type of Search
Application Process/Additional Information
Review of applications will begin on August 31, 2021 and continue
until the position is filled.
If interested, please submit a curriculum vitae, cover letter,
diversity statement (under the “other documents” section), and the
names and contact information of three professional references via
VCU eJobs at www.vcujobs.com. For more information, contact Dr.
Lauretta Cathers, Search Committee Chair at email@example.com.
As a preeminent national, urban, public research university and
academic health center, Virginia Commonwealth University is
committed to organizational diversity, equity and inclusion – an
environment where all can thrive in their pursuit of
Applicants are requested to submit a Statement of Contributions to
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (typically between 150-300 words)
providing your career aspirations and contributions toward
promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion. Through this statement,
you can share how your lived experiences; and past, present, and
future academic and professional activities have or will contribute
to VCU’s mission of promoting equity and inclusion.
Note: Examples include working with others to further the
goals of equity and inclusion; leading in any capacity that
tangibly promotes an environment where diversity is welcomed,
fostered, and celebrated; creative activity, research and
scholarship that promotes equity and parity; teaching and mentoring
students, and/or engaging with faculty and/or staff from
traditionally underrepresented groups to create a positive and
successful organizational experience.
Diversity Statement Information
For more information on diversity statements, including
guidelines, please click here
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
- Cover Letter/Letter of Application
- Curriculum Vitae (CV)
- Diversity Statement (Required for all Faculty)