Health Policy & Administration Assistant Professor

DePaul University in Illinois

Date Posted August 26, 2014
Type Tenured, tenure track
Salary Not specified
Employment Type Full-time

Health: Health Policy & Administration Assistant Professor Tenure track position to start September 1, 2015 A tenure-track assistant professor position is available in the Department of Health Sciences at DePaul University starting September 2015, currently contingent on available funding and institutional priorities. The successful candidate will be broadly trained in health policy and administration or management. The subfield and area of concentration are open though the department is particularly interested in applications with expertise in health policy, public policy, health care administration, health care management, health care leadership, or health care finance. A Ph.D. or equivalent degree is required. Previous teaching experience preferred. Applicants should have a strong commitment to undergraduate education in a diverse environment and an interest in contributing to a growing interdisciplinary major and department. The Department of Health Sciences aims to train students to work collaboratively to address human health from both natural and social scientific perspectives to improve the lives of individuals and communities. Serving nearly 1,000 undergraduate majors, the faculty member will join a group of scholar-educators dedicated to building a new major, minor, and department. We are located on DePaul's Lincoln Park campus in the newly expanded Monsignor Andrew J. McGowan Science Building that houses research labs, teaching laboratories, lecture halls, conference rooms, and department offices. Teaching responsibilities include core courses in Health Sciences such as Introduction to Health Sciences as well as electives such as Health Policy. Applicants will be expected to develop new courses in the candidate's area of expertise and assist in the creation of a new concentration in Health Policy & Administration. Applicants are expected to have an active and productive research program in candidate's area of interest, involving undergraduate students. Candidates will be encouraged to seek external funding to further support research activities in addition to modest university-wide opportunities. Service to the department is also expected. Collaborations with a graduate MPH program, Center for Health Equity, and graduate MS in Predictive Analytics through the business school are also available. Applications completed by November 15, 2014 will receive full consideration. Please apply online at: by uploading a cover letter along with: 1) a curriculum vita; 2) a statement of teaching interests including teaching philosophy (2 page maximum), 3) a statement of research interests (2 page maximum), 4) teaching evaluations, and sample publication. In addition, we request three letters of reference: Please supply the on-line system with the e-mail addresses of three individuals. Additional inquiries may be sent to the department chair, Dr. Craig Klugman (e-mail: ). As an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer, DePaul University provides job opportunities to qualified individuals without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, parental status, housing status, source of income or military status, in accordance with applicable federal, state and local EEO laws.

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