Fully accredited as a school by the Council on Education for Public Health, Temple University’s College of Public Health is a multidisciplinary academic center devoted to an innovative educational and research environment that brings a transdisciplinary perspective on health, wellness and social welfare. The Department of Health Services Administration and Policy (HSAP) seeks candidates experienced in teaching health policy and management to join the faculty in Fall Semester 2018 or Spring Semester 2019.
The Department. The Department is comprised of accredited academic programs in Health Policy and Management, and Health Informatics and Information Management. There are 13 faculty engaged in teaching, research, and entrepreneurial activities with more than 200 students. Programs include an MPH in Health Policy and Management with concentrations in Health Policy and Healthcare Leadership; a BS in Health Information Management and MS and Graduate Certificate in Health Informatics; and a PhD in Health Policy. The Department also contributes to the College’s BS in Public Health. The research and policy emphases are in the areas of quality of care, healthcare costs and financing; access to care; and the impact of health information technologies.
Qualifications. We seek applicants who hold a doctorate in public health or a relevant discipline. Persons with an MPH are preferred if they do not hold a doctorate in a public health discipline. The ideal candidate will have teaching experience in undergraduate and graduate programs in health services organization and health care policy, management and financing. We are looking for passionate and experienced educators committed to training the next generation of practitioners and researchers. We value diversity and seek individuals committed to inclusive practices in education and professional practice. Rank (assistant, associate, full professor) depends on experience. The initial appointment will be for one year, but longer-term appointments of up to five years are available for faculty demonstrating effective and excellent teaching and service.
The College. A CEPH-accredited school of public health, the Temple University College of Public Health is a constellation of 9 academic units of public health, health professional and social work disciplines, enrolling 4,600 students in 8 undergraduate and 28 graduate degree programs. Research focuses on social, behavioral, and environmental inquiries, medical/health interventions, and basic science and is sponsored by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and other major funders. Collaborations include Fox Chase Cancer Center, the Center for Obesity Research and Education, Temple’s and other health systems, community health centers, and the Department of Public Health.
The University. Temple is a comprehensive urban, research-intensive Carnegie R1 university located in historic and culturally rich Philadelphia, the nation’s 6th largest city. The city was ranked 3rd by the New York Times as a world tourist destination. The National Science Foundation ranks Temple among the top 100 universities in the country for research expenditures. Temple is the 6th largest provider of professional education in the country.
Applicants & Nominees. Send a letter of interest and curriculum vita to HSAP@temple.edu. Application review begins immediately and continues until positions are filled.