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Academic Professional Track (Non-Tenure): Open Rank-Instructional


Health Policy and Management

Location
College Station, TX
Open Date
10/6/2021
Position ID
96246
Description

The School of Public Health at Texas A&M University invites applications for a full‐time, non-tenure track, Instructional Assistant/Associate Professor for the Department of Health Policy and Management. The successful candidate will work with multidisciplinary and academic teams to teach graduate and undergraduate courses in health administration, health policy, and/or other areas of public health or health care management; provide academic advising and mentoring for Master of Health Administration and Master of Public Health students, and contribute positively to the department and the community of scholars.  Faculty on the instructional track typically teach seven courses per academic year, with their time allocated primarily to teaching (90%) and service activities (10%). This 9-month appointment would start no later than August 1, 2022. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. For best consideration, candidates should apply prior to March 18, 2022.

Qualifications

Required Qualifications

Candidates must hold a doctoral degree (Ph.D., DrPH, ScD) or equivalent, with a focus in public health or a related field such as health administration, health policy, and/or other relevant areas.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience teaching relevant subjects at the post-secondary level.
  • Experience working with diverse populations and fostering a collaborative, supportive, and inclusive environment.
  • Experience developing courses or online materials at the post-secondary level.
  • Public Health leadership experience

 

About the Department of Health Policy & Management
The department is home to more than 120 graduate students. It offers a traditional MPH degree with a concentration in Health Policy & Management, and a PhD in Health Services Research. The department also houses a CAHME-accredited MHA degree program that is well-ranked by U.S. News and World Report. The MHA program has a resident track for students in College Station and an executive track that is delivered at the Texas Medical Center in Houston. Additionally, department faculty teach in the School’s Bachelor of Science in Public Health generalist degree program, which has more than 800 majors.

The Department of Health Policy & Management has a commitment to scholarly inquiry in a broad spectrum of areas. Research, scholarship and creative activities in the department represent a wide array of disciplines, expertise, and interests. Department members come from backgrounds in public health, political science, nursing, urban planning, law, management, medicine, economics, and data science. Collectively, they have conducted numerous policy or management-related projects that include assessments of local health care infrastructures, the quality of health care services, critical access hospitals, long-term care policies, Medicaid, managed care, chronic disease burden, and court mandated access.

The school engages in strategies to create and sustain an inclusive climate for all, building an environment in which diversity of experiences, thoughts, personal and professional backgrounds are valued and leveraged to strengthen our school. We seek individuals who are committed to eradicating institutionalized barriers to progress across all realms (health, economic, education) in their leadership, research, teaching and/or service. Ideal candidates should be eager to continue and expand these efforts upon joining our team.

The School of Public Health is the only unit among the Texas A&M Health Science Center holding qualifications and membership in the Hispanic-Serving Health Professions Schools. The ideal candidate will have experience in working with, creating, and leading diverse groups.

Texas A&M University is committed to enriching the learning and working environment for all visitors, students, faculty, and staff by promoting a culture that embraces inclusion, diversity, equity, and accountability. Diverse perspectives, talents, and identities are vital to accomplishing our mission and living our core values.

Texas A&M University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability employer committed to building a culturally diverse educational environment. Applications from women, minorities, and members of other underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged and will be actively sought. The University is aware that attracting and retaining exceptional faculty often depends on meeting the needs of two careers and therefore implements policies that contribute to work-life balance.

Additional Information

Located in College Station, Texas on the flagship campus of the Texas A&M University System, the CEPH-accredited School of Public Health (SPH) has more than 60 faculty in four departments. Texas A&M University, a land-, sea-, and space-grant institution, was the state’s first public institution of higher learning, is a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities (AAU), and boasts world-class resources available to SPH faculty.

Application Instructions

All applications materials should be submitted through or uploaded to Interfolio http://apply.interfolio.com/96246. Please provide: 1) curriculum vitae, 2) cover letter including teaching philosophy, 3) a statement of teaching interests, and 4) a diversity statement. Additionally, please provide a list of five (5) references; references will be contacted if you are selected for an interview. Questions regarding this posting may be sent to Dr. Sherry Lin, search committee chair, at sslin@tamu.edu

Texas A&M University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability employer committed to building a culturally diverse educational environment. Applications from veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, minorities, and members of other underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged.

The University is aware that attracting and retaining exceptional faculty often depends on meeting the needs of two careers and therefore has a Dual Career Program and implements policies that contribute to work-life balance.