Tenure-Track, Assistant Professor; Health Administration – Management & Marketing
University of North Alabama
Location: Florence, Alabama
Higher Education Institution
The University of North Alabama invites applications for a full-time, open rank, tenure-track faculty position in Health Administration within the Department of Management and Marketing in the College of Business and Technology, beginning in Fall 2024. The successful candidate will instruct in our new Master of Health Administration (MHA) program, as well as our MBA and/or BBA programs. Candidates must possess, or be within six months of completion (as per evidence of ABD status and dissertation defense schedule), a doctorate in Health Administration, public health, or a related field from an accredited institution.
The review of candidates will focus on their research productivity/potential, teaching effectiveness/potential, and mentoring experience/potential. While content areas are open, expertise in healthcare finance, healthcare economics, healthcare law/policy, management and organizational behavior, and/or quality improvement is preferred. Candidates with healthcare industry experience are also encouraged to apply. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position has been filled.
The successful candidate will have a willingness to work with students from diverse backgrounds through teaching and research, as well as during experiential learning opportunities. Candidates are expected to demonstrate research necessary for the college to meet current AACSB International accreditation standards. Salaries are competitive with other AACSB-accredited institutions, and commensurate with experience and qualifications.
Responsibilities include teaching online graduate courses, while establishing and/or maintaining a strong record of research and service. The MHA program is delivered 100% online, however, other teaching and service responsibilities will require being on campus.
UNA is an equal-opportunity employer committed to achieving excellence and strength through diversity. UNA seeks a wide range of applicants for this position so that one of our core values, ethnic and cultural diversity, will be affirmed. UNA is a smoke-free campus.
We welcome applicants who are committed to working at a university that values diversity, equity, and inclusion for faculty, staff, and students.
A doctoral degree in Health Administration, public health, or a related field from an accredited institution is required. Candidates with healthcare industry experience are preferred.
To apply for this position, please visit our Online Employment System at https://www.schooljobs.com/careers/una/jobs/4193076/tenure-track-assistant-professor-health-administration. Applications will only be accepted via this system. Please be prepared to upload a cover letter and resume at the time of application and provide contact information for at least three professional/academic references. In addition, this position requires submission of a teaching philosophy, research statement, and a one-page diversity statement at the time of application. Details regarding the diversity statement may be found here. Transcripts for the highest degree attained are required for a complete application packet. Official transcripts for the highest degree attained are required of the successful candidate, but unofficial copies will be accepted for the application process. If any of your graduate hours in the relevant teaching discipline are taken from a degree(s) that is not your highest attained, an official transcript of that degree(s) must also be submitted. Electronic copies, if available, of unofficial transcripts may be attached under the attachment headings of Unofficial Transcript 1, Unofficial Transcript 2, etc. Electronic copies of unofficial/official transcripts may also be requested to be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org. Official transcripts must be sent directly to HR from the issuing school via email to be considered official. Transcripts with a designation of “Issued to Student”, or with the student name listed as the recipient will not be considered official. Official transcripts will be required of the successful candidate prior to the start date of the appointment, but unofficial copies will be accepted for the application process.
The diversity statement, teaching philosophy, research statement, and transcripts must be uploaded in the application section as SUPPLEMENTAL ATTACHMENTS. The supplemental attachment link will only appear after the required attachments have been uploaded. If you have previously worked at UNA as an adjunct and your transcripts are already on file, please email email@example.com and ask that they be moved to your completed application for this position. Applications submitted without supplemental attachments will be considered incomplete. For questions, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 256-765-4291.
The University of North Alabama is the state’s oldest public university and sits on a beautiful 130-acre campus in historic Florence, Alabama. Florence is located within a four-city area on the banks of the Tennessee River known as the Shoals, which is steeped in arts, culture, and entertainment—and is home to the famous Muscle Shoals sound.