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Instructor/Assistant/Associate/Full Professor - Health Administration
Virginia Commonwealth University

Date Posted Feb. 21, 2024
Title Instructor/Assistant/Associate/Full Professor - Health Administration
University Virginia Commonwealth University
Richmond, VA, United States
Department Department of Health Administration
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Lecturer/Instructor
    Assistant Professor
    Associate Professor
  • Public Health/Management/Administration
    Health Sciences - General

Instructor/Assistant/Associate/Full Professor - Health Administration

Mission or Goal of Unit

The mission of the Department of Health Administration is to create the most innovative, compassionate, and business-savvy leaders to reimagine healthcare. Building on our remarkable environment, our extraordinary networks, and our legacy of excellence, we provide the knowledge, skills, and connections for tomorrow’s healthcare leaders through our innovative and business-focused approach.

Chief Purpose of this position

Virginia Commonwealth University seeks to create a work environment and organizational culture that reflect the diverse society and community in which it is located and a climate for the success of every employee by appreciating the uniqueness that each one brings to the workplace.

The Department of Health Administration in the College of Health Professions is seeking a colleague to lead and collaborate in research and scholarship, participate in service to the department and the university, and contribute to leadership in the profession.

Position Responsibilities

  • Teaching: The faculty member may have teaching responsibilities in the areas of healthcare management, strategy, organizational studies, finance, health information systems, data analytics & decision making, operations management, quality, or other related fields. Teaching responsibilities also include mentoring doctoral students, and potential doctoral level courses as needed.

  • Research: The faculty member must establish a nationally recognized research program with a record of publication in refereed journals. They are expected to develop interdisciplinary collaborations to enhance health services research at VCU.

  • Service: The faculty member will serve on the departmental, College, and/or University committees as necessary, as well as in a professional capacity in their field, e.g., reviewer, conference organizer, etc.

Required Qualifications

  • Ph.D., or a terminal degree with research experience, in a discipline that would prepare the candidate to help meet the department’s teaching and research needs. Relevant disciplines include, health policy and management, economics, finance, public administration, sociology, health informatics, health analytics, operations management, information systems, or a related field.

  • Junior faculty members will be required to have an established research agenda and potential for external funding, and potential for scholarship to complement and expand existing expertise in the department.

  • Senior faculty members will be required to have a well-developed scholarly/research portfolio with evidence of multi-disciplinary applications and external funding appropriate to complement and expand existing expertise in the department.

  • Demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diverse faculty, staff, and student environment or commitment to do so as a faculty member at VCU.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Teaching experience at the graduate level.

  • Record of external funding.

  • Ability to teach health information systems, health analytics & decision-making, operations management.

Position Type: Teaching & Research Faculty
Full time equivalent: 100
Tenure: Open
Rank: Open
Months: 9MO or 12MO appointment
Department: Health Administration - College of Health Professions


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