The Department of Health & Human Performance at Dixie State
University in St. George, Utah, invites applications for a
full-time tenure-track faculty position in Population Health to
start Fall Semester or August 2022. The Population Health program
has emphases in Public Health, Healthcare Administration, and
Long-Term Care Administration. The successful candidate will teach
courses in Healthcare Administration or Long-Term Care
Administration. Our Population Health students are going into the
world to improve the quality of patient care and community health
through social policy, health promotion, disease prevention, and
healthcare administration. More information about the department,
faculty, and its degree offerings can be found online at https://health.dixie.edu/health-human-performance/
- Teach 24 credits per academic year, usually a 4-4 schedule,
both in-person and online.
- Develop and deliver courses and student experiences reflective
of the University’s theme “active learning. active life.”
- Work with the department chair and/or program director to
ensure program viability and innovation.
- Help maintain standards of professional accreditation for the
Healthcare Administration, Long-Term Care Administration, and
Public Health tracks within the program (AUPHA, CEPH, and
- Hold regular office hours, attend regular department meetings,
vote on department issues, and advise on student assessment as
- Serve on university, college, and department committees and
engage in community, university, departmental, and discipline
- Engage in scholarly and creative activities resulting in the
sharing of knowledge through teaching, presentations, publications,
and other appropriate outlets.
- Develop and maintain supporting relationships with community,
state, national, and international organizations.
- Develop and maintain supporting relationships with internship
and residency sites and preceptors.
- Advise and prepare students for credentialing licensure
- Perform other duties as assigned.
POSITION DETAILS, COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS:
- Earned doctorate in Population Health-related discipline, with
preference given for background and expertise in Health Care
Administration or Long-Term Care Administration. ABD candidates
will be considered, if degree will be completed by August
- Evidence of, or potential for, excellence in teaching at the
undergraduate and graduate levels (finalists will be required to
demonstrate competence via a teaching demonstration).
- Evidence of work-related experience in the healthcare industry
is strongly preferred.
- Ability to employ various communication and teaching
technologies, especially in online teaching.
- Ability to communicate clearly with students, staff and
colleagues, both orally and in writing.
- An eagerness to engage with faculty, staff and administrators
to develop ways to improve the educational experience of
- Ability to develop collaborative relationships across
disciplines and with external health organizations.
- Evidence of scholarship in the form of refereed publications,
paper presentations, published abstracts, etc.
(9-month) tenure-track faculty position. Faculty service begins
August 2022, with pay & benefits starting July 1, 2022. Annual
salary of $60,000 - $63,000, depending upon qualifications &
experience; additional compensation available for summer/overload
teaching. Excellent benefits package included that begins on start
date; includes medical, dental, vision, employee assistance and
wellness programs, life, disability, retirement, undergraduate
tuition waivers for employees and eligible dependents, etc. See
under 'Benefits Summary' for more details.
ELECTRONIC APPLICATION PROCEDURES:
Application review begins
October 25, 2021
;position open until
Candidates must submit a cover letter, curriculum
vitae, contact information for three professional references
(including email addresses), transcripts, and a Student Success
Statement (approximately one page, single-spaced, about their
teaching or other experience, successes, and challenges in working
with a diverse student population). Please upload all of the
requested documents when you submit your application. Employment is
contingent upon successful completion and certification of required
degrees and upon successfully passing a background check. If,
because of a disability, you need special services or facilities in
order to apply for this opening, please call the Human Resources
Office (435) 652-7520.
ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY:
Dixie State University (DSU) is an
open, inclusive, comprehensive, polytechnic institution committed
to exceptional student learning and success. DSU has adopted an
instructional approach of 'active learning. active life' and a
culture of innovation and entrepreneurship. We seek faculty and
staff committed to creating an active, applied and career-oriented
learning environment that is student-centered. Established in 1911
as a community college and in 2013 as a state university, DSU is
located in picturesque southwestern Utah with its red rocks, desert
climate, over 300 days of sunshine annually, and featuring easy
access to world-class outdoor recreational opportunities. The
nearest metropolitan area is Las Vegas, NV (120 miles), with
amenities such as an international airport and professional
sporting teams. Click here to learn more about the University.
Dixie State University is a fast-growing Utah public institution of
higher education, with more than 12,000 students. We offer over 230
programs, including masters, bachelors, associates, certificates,
endorsements, minors, and/or emphases. DSU seeks to recruit and
retain diverse and ambitious faculty and staff who bring new ideas,
possess values and career aspirations aligned with the mission and
vision, and are inspired to build a premier open, inclusive,
comprehensive, polytechnic university. DSU is an Equal Opportunity
/ Affirmative Action employer; the President and employees of DSU
are fully committed to Affirmative Action and within its programs
and activities, including in admissions and employment, Dixie State
University does not discriminate or tolerate discrimination,
including harassment, based on race, color, religion, sex, national
origin, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender
identity or expression, disability, status as a protected veteran,
or any other status protected by University policy, Title IX, or
any other federal, state or local law.
The following individuals have been designated to handle inquiries
regarding the application of Title IX and its implementing
regulations and/or DSU’s non-discrimination policies:
- Director of Equity Compliance / Title IX Coordinator: Hazel
Sainsbury - email@example.com , HCC 579, 435-652-7747.
- Deputy Title IX Coordinator: Abby Del Giacco - firstname.lastname@example.org ,
For further information regarding non-discrimination, please visit
- U.S. Department of Education, Office of Assistant Secretary for
Civil Rights, email@example.com , 800-421-3481.
- U.S. Department of Education, Denver Regional Office, firstname.lastname@example.org ,
In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required
to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and
to complete the required employment eligibility verification form