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Faculty, Tenure Track Assistant/Associate Professor - Healthcare Administration/Public Health(Faculty)
Utah Valley University


Date Posted Oct. 21, 2021
Title Faculty, Tenure Track Assistant/Associate Professor - Healthcare Administration/Public Health(Faculty)
University Utah Valley University
Orem, UT, United States
Department Public Health
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
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Faculty, Tenure Track Assistant/Associate Professor - Healthcare Administration/Public Health(Faculty)


Position Category: Faculty - Tenure Track (FT)

Summary:

Under the direction of the Department Chairperson, teaching responsibilities (12 credits per semester) could include: Health Services Organization and Policy, Health Systems, Strategic Planning and Management, Healthcare Administration, Healthcare Law, Population Health and Strategic Planning, Biostatistics, Ethics, and other classes as needed. Teach online, hybrid, face-to-face, evenings, and weekends. Provide services to the department, university and community, produce scholarly work, and uphold professional and ethical standards. UVU offers an excellent benefits package which includes a generous leave policy, 12 paid holidays, affordable medical and dental insurance options, life and AD&D insurance, tuition waiver (undergraduate resident) for employee and dependents and substantial employer contribution to a retirement plan.

Required Qualifications:

A doctoral degree from an accredited institution in Healthcare Administration, Health Services is required. Applicants who are ABD may be considered, with proof that all requirements for their doctoral degree will be completed on or before June 30, 2022. Candidates should have a demonstrated record of achievement in teaching, academic research, and service consistent with a teaching university. Administration, Health Services Management, Health Informatics, or a similar field.
Expertise in biostatistics and quality improvement analytics.
Leadership experience in industry.
Evidence of involvement in health professional organizations and/or associations.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Knowledge of strategic planning and operations management in healthcare
Knowledge of population health and quality improvement analytics
Knowledge of management, administration, leadership, and organizational behavior in healthcare
Knowledge of the U.S. and international healthcare, along with industry trends
Knowledge of healthcare law along with policy development, implementation, and evaluation
Knowledge of current trends in healthcare administration education
Knowledge of research design and biostatistical applications
Knowledge of instructional strategies and techniques, curriculum development, and evaluation and assessment of instruction
Knowledge of student management, motivation and evaluation
Knowledge of current trends in education, especially related to healthcare administration
Proficient in data analytics and quality improvement
Skills in the proficient use of technology, especially related to online software like Canvas
Skills in doing research and scholarly work
Effective interpersonal, problem solving and decision making skills
Skills in instructional strategies and techniques
Skills in managing, motivating, and evaluating students
Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
Evidence of successful teaching
Ability to create and interact with community partnerships

Preferred Qualifications:

Graduation from an accredited institution with terminal, earned degree appropriate to discipline. Applicants who are ABD may be considered, with proof that all requirements for their doctoral degree will be completed on or before June 30, 2022.
Knowledge and skill in current instructional theories, strategies, techniques, and discipline content. Evidence of potential for scholarly/creative work consistent with a teaching university. Professional experience in the field of healthcare administration.

Physical Requirements:

Work is typically performed in a classroom/office environment.

Benefits Summary:

UVU offers an excellent benefits package which includes a generous leave policy, 12 paid holidays, affordable medical and dental insurance options, life and AD&D insurance, tuition waiver (undergraduate resident) for employee and dependents and substantial employer contribution to a retirement plan.

FLSA: Exempt

Pay Range: DOQ

Advertisement Number: FAC18821

Open Date: 10/19/2020

Review Start Date: 01/20/2021

Close Date:

Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions to Applicant: Please provide 3 professional references in the reference section of the applicant. References may be contacted at any time during the search process.

To apply, visit: https://www.uvu.jobs/postings/25215

Employment decisions are made on the basis of an applicants qualifications and ability to perform the job without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age (40 and over), disability, veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth, or pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or other bases protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

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