Health Administration and Policy - Faculty (Professor, Associate, or Assistant Professor)

Fairfax, VA
Commensurate with education and experience.
Jun 25, 2020
Sep 26, 2020
Full Time
College of Health and Human Services Open Rank Tenure-Track/Tenured Faculty Position

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 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. This position complements the Department's programs and the College's planned transition to become a college of public health in the near future.

The appointment will begin in August 2020, though other starting times may be possible.

This is a full-time (9-month) position. George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and it strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason's academic and culturally inclusive environment.

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

Required Qualifications: * An earned doctorate in a field or discipline such as demography, political science, medical sociology, or a medical degree; * 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; * Teaching experience; * Strong interpersonal communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications: Candidates for associate or full professorships ideally will have experience with nontraditional adult learning and online teaching and evidence of mentoring doctoral students. Candidates for assistant professorships ideally will have postdoctoral fellowship training with an established trajectory of refereed publications and evidence of research funding (extramurally funded grants or awards). Because the HAP department faculty include scholars from a variety of disciplines, we are especially interested in applicants with a background and interest in working in multidisciplinary academic settings.

Applications: For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number #F484AZ online at Please upload a (1) cover letter of interest, (2) curriculum vitae, (3) personal statement on research trajectory, student mentorship, and teaching experience; (4) contact information for three references, and (5) a statement of diversity. Reference Letters: Three letters of reference are required for individuals selected to interview on campus. Applicants for the position will provide contact information for three references at the time of application. Candidates invited to come to campus for interviews will submit three written letters of reference. Letters of reference will obtained by the candidate and submitted to the search committee on the first day of the on-campus interview. Statement of Diversity: Please respond to the following: Reflect on your work with any individuals in a teaching, mentorship, research, or advisory capacity who are from marginalized groups. How did you help them capitalize the strengths and overcome barriers to success? Think about your experience with research mentorship, teaching or tutoring, academic advising, and community mentorship (No more than 2 paragraphs). For questions about the position, please contact Dr. Alison Cuellar, Search Committee Chair, at: Initial review of applications will begin on March 10, 2020 and will continue until the position is filled. An offer of employment is contingent upon background verification.

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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.

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