Department of Health Administration and Policy - 9 Month Tenure Track Faculty

George Mason University
Fairfax, VA
Closing date
Dec 7, 2023

Job Details

Department: College of Public Health

Classification: 9-month Instructional Faculty

Job Type: Full-Time

Work Schedule: Full-time (1.0 FTE, 40 hrs/wk)

Location: Fairfax

Telework Friendly: Yes

Salary: Salary commensurate with education and experience

Criminal Background Check: Yes

About the Department:

The Department of Health Administration and Policy (HAP) is seeking an outstanding faculty member to develop academic research and teach in areas related to health policy and public health or health systems management. Areas of expertise may include applied biostatistics, demography, political science, medical sociology, quality improvement and patient safety, health communication, health system design or related areas. Candidates with prior teaching and established extramurally-funded research are preferred.


Successful candidates will be expected to:
  • Teach and mentor students at undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral levels;
  • Maintain an extramurally funded research program; and
  • Engage in professional service. Faculty will be expected to collaborate in the development of multidisciplinary courses, degree programs, and research.

Required Qualifications:
  • Must have obtained an earned doctoral degree in a related field prior to the employment start date;
  • Interest in academic teaching and advising in a Stem-H related program;
  • An established research trajectory related to policy (particularly federal or state) and public health, or policy and health systems, as evidenced by refereed publications and external funding; and
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Doctoral degree in applied biostatistics, information technology, computer science or related field; or terminal professional degree with specialized training and/or experience in health informatics related work/skills;
  • Experience in academic program teaching; and
  • Active membership in AMIA, AUPHA, ACHE, HIMSS or other relevant professional societies.

Salary and rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Instructions to Applicants:

For full consideration, applicants must apply for the Department of Health Administration and Policy - 9 Month Tenure Track Faculty at; complete and submit the online application; and include 1) a cover letter of interest, 2) curriculum vitae, 3) statement of teaching experience and philosophy, 4) list of three references with full contact information; and 5) a diversity statement summarizing the extent to which you have worked with any individuals from marginalized groups in a teaching, mentorship, or advisory capacity, and how you helped them identify and overcome barriers to success.

Posting Open Date: November 2, 2023

For Full Consideration, Apply by: November 16, 2023

Open Until Filled?: Yes

About the Department of Health Administration and Policy:

The 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. Learn more at

About the College of Public Health:

The College of Public Health is Virginia's first and only college of public Health. The interdisciplinary College is located in Peterson Family Health Science Hall, which has 165,000 square feet of offices, conference rooms, classrooms, and wet and dry labs. The College has accredited degree programs in Global and Community Health, Health Administration and Policy, Nutrition and Food Studies, Nursing, and Social Work, including CEPH accredited bachelors, masters, and doctoral degrees. The College's research infrastructure includes DSHI (Discovery Science and Health Informatics Center with a Machine Learning Lab). The College operates a Population Health Center that supports primary and behavioral health care, research, and training. The College has an active research portfolio of approximately $9 million. Learn more at

George Mason University is the nation's youngest R-1 university and has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. We strongly encourage candidates to apply who will enrich Mason's academic and culturally inclusive environment. Mason's commitment and initiative for Anti-Racism and Inclusive Excellence (ARIE) provide support for an inclusive and equitable campus community where everyone is valued and supported, and all have a sense of belonging.

Mason Ad Statement

Mason is currently the largest and most diverse university in Virginia with students and faculty from all 50 states and over 135 countries studying in over 200 degree programs at campuses in Arlington, Fairfax and Prince William, as well as at learning locations across the commonwealth. Rooted in Mason's diversity is a campus culture that is both rewarding and exciting, work that is meaningful, and opportunities to both collaborate and create.

If you are interested in joining the Mason family take a look at our current opportunities and catch some Mason spirit at!

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Equity Statement

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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George Mason University is a university with three campuses, each with a distinctive academic focus that plays a critical role in the economy of its region. At each campus, students, faculty, and staff have full access to all the university's resources, while duplication of programs and support services is minimized through the use of technology. In addition to the main campus in Fairfax, the university has campuses in Arlington and Prince William Counties.

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