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Clincal Assistant/Associate Professor
University of Georgia

Date Posted Nov. 15, 2022
Title Clincal Assistant/Associate Professor
University University of Georgia
Athens, GA, United States
Department Public Health - Health Policy and Management
Application Deadline Jan. 10, 2023
Position Start Date Aug. 1, 2023
  • Prof of Practice/Clinical Prof
  • Health Administration & Policy
    Health Sciences - General
Candidates should hold a terminal degree, professional or academic, or a relevant master’s degree (e.g., MBAMHAMPA).

Position Summary

The Department of Health Policy and Management (HPAM) seeks candidates to fill an assistant/associate professor position in the clinical track.

The successful candidate will co-coordinate and teach courses in the Master of Health Administration (MHA) program as well as other related courses for graduate/undergraduate students in health care management and policy areas. It is expected that the faculty member will help manage the Master of Health Administration (MHA) program of the department, identify potential internships and residencies for MHA students, place students in internships and residencies, advise students, supervise residencies and capstone reports, maintain contacts with preceptors and teach graduate and undergraduate level courses in health care management and policy areas. Important to the position is active involvement transmitting knowledge and educating the next generation of public health professionals.

The University of Georgia is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty and strongly encourages applications from individuals in under-represented groups. Women and minority candidates are encouraged to apply.

Additional Requirements

Appointment at the Assistant Clinical Professor rank will require a relevant terminal degree and professional or academic experience, with 10 years’ professional work history as a health sector leader managing various aspects of the health sector such as health care finance, healthcare operations, quality management, health policy, human resources and/or marketing.

Candidates for Assistant Clinical Professor rank without a terminal degree must document at least 10 years of industry experience and exceptional accomplishments as a leader in the health care sector (e.g., being a leader in health care organizations as President, VP, CEOCFO, etc.) and must be approved for a terminal degree exception before hire. With either rank, the successful candidate should be able to demonstrate relevant industry background and contacts that will support the MHA program’s needs for internships, mentoring, and related student requirements. To review UGA’s Appointment and Promotion guidelines for specific faculty ranks see‐clinical‐guidelines‐appt‐promotion‐11‐28‐11.pdf and
Relevant/Preferred Education, Experience, Licensure, and/or Certification
  • At least ten years of health sector leader experience is required for applicants without a terminal degree.
  • The successful candidate will have expertise and industry background in health care administration and management.
  • Professional work history as a health sector leader managing various aspects of the health sector, such as health care finance, healthcare operations, quality management, health policy, human resources and/or marketing is preferred.
Preferred Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies
  • Candidates must show evidence of ability to engage in effective teaching and service.
  • Preference will be given to qualified candidates who can demonstrate a commitment to diversity and inclusion in their teaching, research, service, and/or industry work.
  • Ability to teach across programs.
  • Interest and expertise in the arena of online courses developed by the department is desired.

The deadline for applications is January 10th, 2023 but early application is encouraged. Review of the applications will start on December 10, 2022. Include in your application (1) a statement of interest in the position, (2) a curriculum vitae and (3) the names of three references.

If you have questions or would like more information, please contact Dr. Zhuo (Adam) Chen at and include “HPAM Clinical Track Search” in the subject line. To receive full consideration, applications must be submitted and received by the closing date of January 10th, 2023. Applications may be reviewed as they are received. The anticipated start date of the position is August 1, 2023.

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Contact Information

  • Dr. Adam Chen
    Public Health- Health Policy and Management
    University of Georgia
    100 Foster Road
    Wright Hall
    Athens, GA 30602


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