Open Rank Clinical Assistant/Associate Prof

Employer
University of Georgia
Location
Georgia, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Dec 4, 2023

Position Summary

The Department of Health Policy and Management ( HPAM ) seeks candidates to fill an assistant/associate professor position in the clinical track.

The successful candidate would be expected to teach both undergraduate and graduate courses in the department, contribute to strengthening the curriculum, help advise and mentor students, and contribute to departmental function by serving on committees and helping develop residency or internship opportunities for Master of Health Administration students. Important to the position is active involvement in transmitting knowledge and educating the next generation of public health professionals.

The department offers an undergraduate minor in health policy and management, an MHA degree, and a DrPH degree. In addition, HPAM supports a health policy and management concentration area within the College of Public Health MPH program.

The College of Public Health is actively engaged in community outreach activities. HPAM is a strong supporter of this College mission, and the successful candidate will support these activities.

Special Instructions to Applicants

The deadline for applications is January 26, 2024 but early application is encouraged. Include in your application (1) a statement of interest in the position, (2) a one-page teaching philosophy, (3) a curriculum vitae and (4) the names of three references.

If you have questions or would like more information, please contact Dr. Kerstin Emerson (emerson@uga.edu) and include “HPAM Clinical Track Search” in the subject line. To receive full consideration, applications must be submitted and received by the closing date of January 26, 2024. Applications may be reviewed as they are received. The anticipated start date of the position is August 1, 2024.

Posting Details

Posting Number

F1841P

Working Title

Open Rank Clinical Assistant/Associate Prof

Department

Public Health-Hlth Policy&Mgmt

About the University of Georgia

Since our founding in 1785, the University of Georgia has operated as Georgia’s oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education ( https://www.uga.edu/ ). The proof is in our more than 235 years of academic and professional achievements and our continual commitment to higher education. UGA is currently ranked among the top 20 public universities in U.S. News & World Report. The University’s main campus is located in Athens, approximately 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, with extended campuses in Atlanta, Griffin, Gwinnett, and Tifton. UGA employs approximately 3,000 faculty and more than 7,700 full-time staff. The University’s enrollment exceeds 40,000 students including over 30,000 undergraduates and over 10,000 graduate and professional students. Academic programs reside in 18 schools and colleges, as well as a medical partnership with Augusta University housed on the UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens.

About the College/Unit/Department

Founded in 2005, the College of Public Health is located on the University of Georgia’s Health Sciences Campus. The College consists of four departments and three specialized institutes. The department is located in newly renovated facilities that house faculty, staff and students.

The department offers an undergraduate minor in health policy and management, an MHA degree, and a DrPH degree. In addition, HPAM supports a health policy and management concentration area within the College of Public Health MPH program.

College/Unit/Department website

https://publichealth.uga.edu/departments/health-policy-management/

Posting Type

External

Retirement Plan

TRS or ORP

Employment Type

Employee

Benefits Eligibility

Benefits Eligible

Underutilization

Advertised Salary

Anticipated Start Date

08/01/2024

Effective End Date (for Limited-Term postings)

Job Posting Date

12/04/2023

Job Closing Date

Open until filled

Yes

Location of Vacancy

Athens Area

EEO Statement

The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status. Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact Central HR (hrweb@uga.edu).

Position Details

Position Information

Classification Title

Open Rank

FLSA

Faculty Rank

Open Rank

Contract Type

Fiscal (12 mo.)

Tenure Status

Non-Tenure Track

Minimum Qualifications

Candidates should hold a terminal degree, professional or academic, or a relevant master’s degree (e.g., MBA, MHA, MPA ).

Additional Requirements

At least ten years of professional work history as a health sector leader managing various aspects of the health sector, such as healthcare finance, healthcare operations, quality management, health policy, human resources, and/or marketing experience is required for applicants without a terminal degree.

Appointment at the Assistant Clinical Professor rank will require a relevant terminal degree and professional or academic experience, with 10 years’ professional work history as a health sector leader managing various aspects of the health sector such as health care finance, healthcare operations, quality management, health policy, human resources and/or marketing.

Candidates for Assistant Clinical Professor rank without a terminal degree must document at least 10 years of industry experience and exceptional accomplishments as a leader in the health care sector (e.g., being a leader in health care organizations as President, VP, CEO, CFO, etc.) and must be approved for a terminal degree exception before hire.

To review UGA’s Appointment and Promotion guidelines for specific faculty ranks see https://provost.uga.edu/resources/documents/uga-clinical-guidelines-appt-promotion-11-28-11.pdf and https://provost.uga.edu/resources/documents/CPHClinicalCriteria.pdf

Relevant/Preferred Education, Experience, Licensure, and/or Certification

Professional work history as a health sector leader managing various aspects of the health sector, such as healthcare finance, healthcare operations, quality management, health policy, human resources, and/or marketing, is preferred.

Preferred Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies

The successful candidate will have expertise and industry background in health care administration and management.

Ideal candidates would have the ability to teach across programs. The department has developed a series of online courses, and interest and expertise in this arena is desired.

The successful candidate should be able to demonstrate relevant industry background and contacts that will support the MHA program’s needs for internships, mentoring, and related student requirements.

Physical Demands

Is this a Position of Trust?

No

Does this position have operation, access, or control of financial resources?

No

Does this position require a P-Card?

No

Is having a P-Card an essential function of this position?

No

Is driving a responsibility of this position?

Yes

Does this position have direct interaction or care of children under the age of 18 or direct patient care?

No

Does this position have Security Access (e.g., public safety, IT security, personnel records, patient records, or access to chemicals and medications)

No

Credit and P-Card policy

Be advised a credit check will be required for all positions with financial responsibilities. For additional information about the credit check criteria, visit the UGA Credit Background Check website.

Duties/Responsibilities

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume/CV
  2. Cover Letter
  3. List of References with Contact Information
  4. Teaching Portfolio/Philosophy
Optional Documents

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