Department: College of Health and Human Services (CHHS)
MHA Program Director
Full-Time Tenure-Track Faculty Position (Open Rank)
The Department of Health Administration and Policy (HAP) is seeking applicants for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position for an individual with teaching and research experience in a field related to Health Systems Management to serve as the Director of the MHA program, which is externally (CAHME) accredited. Applicants must have an earned doctoral degree in a field or discipline related to health systems management and have research experience in a field or discipline related to health systems management and/or public health. Prior work experience in healthcare delivery systems or public health and familiarity with external academic program accreditation is preferred. George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason's academic and culturally inclusive environment.
The faculty appointment will begin in August 2019. This is a full-time (9-month) faculty position with the option of additional summer funding through external research grants. George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and it strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason's inclusive environment.
Successful candidates will be able to: (1) teach graduate students in courses related to Health Systems Management, (2) conduct independent research in a related field or discipline, and (3) serve as the MHA Program Director, with administrative support for program management duties (including MHA student advisement, adjunct faculty coordination, program evaluation, and curriculum oversight). The rank and salary for this position will be commensurate with the candidate's overall qualifications and prior experience with academic teaching and research.
The successful applicant will have (1) an earned doctorate in a field or discipline related to health systems management; (2) an established record of scholarly research activity, (3) teaching experience (including online or hybrid teaching), and (4) strong interpersonal communication and project management skills.
Candidates at the associate or full professor rank will have a demonstrated ability to secure external funding as well as prior experience with online teaching and/or mentoring graduate students. Highly qualified candidates will have academic leadership experience and/or experience working with a CAHME accredited MHA program(s).
Because the HAP department's faculty members include scholars from multiple academic and professional disciplines, we are especially interested in applicants with a background and commitment to interdisciplinary, collaborative research.
About George Mason University
George Mason University (GMU) is a public, comprehensive, research focused university in the Washington DC metropolitan area. GMU's Department of Health Administration and Policy has educated students and conducted research in health systems management, health policy and health informatics since 2010. Today, graduate programs in these areas seek to prepare new leaders to apply management and evidence-based decision making to improve public health and the quality of health care. The distinctive approach to all HAP degree programs is rigorous, innovative, accessible and hands-on.
Salary: Commensurate with education and experience.
Location: Fairfax, VA
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Special Instructions to Applicants:
For full consideration, applicants must apply online at http://jobs.gmu.edu/ for position # F8753Z. Please upload a (1) cover letter of interest, (2) curriculum vitae, and (3) contact information and names for three references. Initial review of applications will begin on April 8, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled. An offer of employment is contingent upon background verification.
For general questions about the position, please contact the search committee chair, Dr. Gilbert Gimm firstname.lastname@example.org).
George Mason University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, committed to promoting inclusion and equity in its community. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or veteran status, or any characteristic protected by law.
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