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Adjunct Faculty - PhD Program in Health Related Sciences

Employer
Virginia Commonwealth University
Location
Virginia, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Sep 16, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Medicine, Nutrition, Other Health & Medicine, Professional Fields, Social Work & Human Services, Administrative, Student Affairs, Health Services
Employment Level
Adjunct
Employment Type
Full Time
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Job Code/Title AJ - Adjunct Position Number J00001 Working Title Adjunct Faculty - PhD Program in Health Related Sciences Department Dean's Office Organizational Overview

At VCU, we Make it Real through learning, research, creativity, service and discovery — the hallmarks of the VCU experience. A premier, urban, public research university nationally recognized as one of the best employers for diversity, VCU is a great place to work. It’s a place of opportunity, where your success is supported and your career can thrive. VCU offers employees a generous leave package, career paths for advancement, competitive pay, and an opportunity to do mission-driven work.

Recruitment Pool All Applicants Anticipated Hiring Range $7,500 Campus MCV Campus Position Type Adjunct - Teaching Hours/Week Normal work days Normal work hours Job Category Adjunct - Teaching Does this position provide patient or clinical services to the VCU Health System? No Does this position require a pre-placement medical assessment? No Is any portion of this position grant-funded? No Sensitive Position No Resource Critical Yes Description of the Job
Are you seeking a dynamic academic position that is focused on teaching future healthcare leaders how finance and economics affect the practice of delivery and evaluation? If you are, take a look at an opportunity in the College of Health Professions PhD in Health Related Sciences program. We are seeking an adjunct instructor for our ALHP 702. Finance and Economic Theory for Health Care. This course Focuses on foundational concepts of micro-economic theory and their application in analyzing health care; understanding the structure and dynamics of health-care markets; and on monitoring and controlling the allocation of resources within health organizations.

This position is aligned with the missions of the college and university focusing on providing optimal student experiences and learning opportunities as we support the next generation of healthcare leaders.

Note, the PhD program is a hybrid program with the Spring semester running from the beginning of January through the end of June. A course consists of 4-8 hours of in-person instruction during the January session, five online sessions (each lasting two weeks and rotated with the other courses) and 4-8 hours of in person instruction in the June session.

This teaching position requires instructors to travel to the campus in Richmond, VA twice per year. Travel and housing is not provided at this time and is the responsibility of the instructor if they live outside of Richmond.

The person hired for this position will also be a part of a three person committee that writes questions and evaluates/grades responses in the methods comprehensive exam that students in the program take in order to be eligible for candidacy. Required Qualifications
  • PhD or terminal degree that included a dissertation in a health science discipline, public health, or closely related field
Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience instructing in a hybrid format
  • Experience teaching at the graduate level
  • Experience instructing Finance and Economic Theory for Healthcare Professionals
  • Experience writing and evaluating comprehensive exam questions
  • Experience in CANVAS




Job Open Date 09/16/2021 Remove from posting on or before Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicants Additional Information Quick Link https://www.vcujobs.com/postings/109809 Supplemental Questions

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Optional & Required Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Curriculum Vitae (CV)
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document
  2. Reference Letter - 1
  3. Reference Letter - 2
  4. Reference Letter - 3


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