Job Summary/Basic Function:The Department of Rehabilitation and Health Services in the College of Health and Public Service at the University of North Texas seeks an outstanding and energetic full-time Clinical Assistant Professor of Health Management for a nine-month appointment.
This is a nine-month non-tenure system position at the rank of a Clinical Assistant professor. The successful candidate will teach masters-level courses in our Master of Science in Health Services Administration degree program. This will include both online, which is based in Denton, and hybrid classes at the new UNT campus in Frisco, TX. Candidates will assist with the administration of the MSHA and engage with alumni and professional organizations. University service will also be expected. The candidate selected for this position will be expected to assist with facilitation of accreditation with the Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education (CAHME).
The University of North Texas (UNT) is a Tier One Research public research university that is very student-centered and the flagship of the UNT system with over 39,000 students, making us one of the 50 largest universities in the United States. UNT is located in Denton, a city in the Dallas-Fort Worth (DFW) Metroplex, the fourth largest metropolitan region in the country which provides ample opportunities for collaborative pedagogical and experiential learning opportunities.
The College of Health and Public Service has a mission to strengthen communities through education, scholarship and engagement. With seven academic departments and several centers, institutes and professional programs, HPS is transforming the quality of life and becoming the "go-to" resource for community issues in Texas. Students from our college are prepared for a variety of careers in the public, private and nonprofit sectors. Our alumni can be found working in a wide range of settings such as, Federal Emergency Management Administration (FEMA), Child Protective Services, Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children, U.S. Department of State, Peace Corps, Texas Youth Commission and many others.
The Department of Rehabilitation & Health Services is an interdisciplinary department which houses a Ph.D. in Health Services Research, two Master’s degrees (Rehabilitation Counseling and Health Services Administration), two Bachelor’s degrees (Public Health and Rehabilitation Studies), and several minors (addiction studies, applied gerontology, and rehabilitation studies) and certificates (applied gerontology, rehabilitation studies, specialist in aging, and substance use disorder treatment).
The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices.
Minimum Qualifications:Candidates should have a Doctorate in Health Administration, Management, Public Health or Business Administration. Candidates with a terminal degree in a related field, such as a Juris Doctorate, will be considered if accompanied by an MHA or MBA degree. Experience with instructional technology (online, instructional software, Canvas LMS) and the ability to teach in traditional and non-traditional formats and settings (off-campus, weekends, on-line) are required. Candidates must also demonstrate experience with and a commitment to working in diverse environments and with students from diverse backgrounds in their statement of interest/cover letter.
Applicants must have teaching experience in Health Services Administration or a related area.
Preferred Qualifications:Three or more years of experience teaching health and health-related business administration at the graduate-level is desirable.
Experience with course design and membership(s) in health-related professional organizations are preferred.
In addition to being an innovative, student-centered instructor, the ideal candidate will need a proven track record in supporting and mentoring graduate students; participating in interdisciplinary research initiatives; seeking funding to support research activities and facilitating community-focused programming.