Department of Heatlh Admin & Policy - Tenure-Track Faculty (Open Rank)

Fairfax, VA, VA
Feb 11, 2019
Apr 05, 2019
Education, Research
Full Time

Job Category : Instructional or Research Faculty

Working hours :

Salary : Commensurate with education and experience.

Web Announcement :
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 Masons 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 Masons inclusive environment.

Responsibilities: 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 candidates overall qualifications and prior experience with academic teaching and research.

Required Qualifications: 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.

Preferred Qualifications: 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 departments 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. GMUs 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.

Special Instructions : For full consideration, applicants must apply online at 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

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