Assistant / Associate / Full Professor

Virginia Commonwealth University
Virginia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Jul 27, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Business & Management, Management, Health & Medicine, Nutrition, Other Health & Medicine, Professional Fields, Public Administration & Policy, Administrative, Student Affairs, Health Services
Salary Band
Not specified
Employment Type
Full Time

Posting Details

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Position Number F67520 Is this employee on a H1B Visa? No Position Type Teaching and Research Faculty Rank Open Working Title Assistant / Associate / Full Professor School/Unit College of Health Professions Department Health Administration Number of Months 9 Tenure Status Non-Tenure Eligible Grant funded position? No
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 goal
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. Position Responsibilities
While this position’s primary purpose is instruction, there may also be opportunities to engage in collaborative research and scholarship.

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, etc.). Required Qualifications
• 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 . Preferred Qualifications
• 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.
Date Posted 07/26/2021 Open Until Filled Yes Application Deadline Date 08/31/2021 Proposed Hire Date 09/30/2021 Type of Search National 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 For more information, contact Dr. Lauretta Cathers, Search Committee Chair at

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 excellence.

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. Posted Salary Quick Link Diversity Statement Information For more information on diversity statements, including guidelines, please click here . Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  3. Diversity Statement (Required for all Faculty)
Optional Documents

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