Department of Health Administration and Policy - Healthcare Management, Term Faculty

Fairfax, VA
Commensurate with education and experience.
Jun 13, 2021
Jun 18, 2021
Full Time
Healthcare Management Faculty Full-Time, Term Faculty Position

The Department of Health Administration and Policy at George Mason University is seeking applicants for a full-time, term faculty position to serve as an academic teaching faculty supporting graduate and undergraduate programs in Health Care management. 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 Mason's inclusive environment.

About the Department: GMU's 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.

About the Position: The health care term faculty will have expertise in a field or discipline related to healthcare management such as healthcare financial management, human resources management, marketing and strategic management, human resources management and/or public health. The faculty appointment will begin in August 2021. This is a full-time (9-month) faculty position, with the option of teaching in summer semesters.

The rank and salary for this position will be commensurate with the candidate's overall qualifications and prior experience with academic teaching and scholarly contributions to the field or academy.

Responsibilities: * Teach courses related to Health Systems Management across curriculum; * Serve as a member of the undergraduate and graduate program faculty to maintain curriculum currency, participate in program evaluation, support student academic and professional advising (students and alumni) and program accreditation management; * Participate in student and faculty recruitment and academic program outreach activities; * Serve on Department and CHHS level faculty committees and working groups.

Required Qualifications: * An earned Doctorate in a field or discipline related to health systems management; * Academic teaching experience, including online or hybrid teaching; * Strong interpersonal communication and project management skills.

Preferred Qualifications: * Prior experience with online teaching and/or mentoring graduate students in healthcare management; * Specialty certification(s) in a practice area related to healthcare management; * Highly qualified candidates will have a working knowledge of AUPHA and CAHME accreditation for healthcare management academic programs; * Because the HAP department's 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.

Applicants must apply at Applications must include:

(1) Cover letter of interest; (2) Curriculum Vitae; (3) Personal statement on teaching experience; (4) A statement of diversity (as Oter doc.) (See Diversity Statement Prompt). (5) A list of three references with full contact information.

Candidates who are invited for a campus interview must arrange for the search committee to receive three professional letters of recommendation prior to their campus interview.

Diversity Statement Prompt: Have you worked with any individuals in a teaching, mentorship or advisory capacity who are from marginalized groups? If so, how did you help them identify 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 general questions about the position, please contact the search committee chair, Mr. John Shiver (

Initial review of applications will begin on 03/01/2021, and will continue until the position is filled. An offer of employment is contingent upon background verification.

"Great Careers Begin at Mason!

George Mason University is an innovative, entrepreneurial institution with national distinction in both academics and research. Mason holds a top U.S. News and World Report "Up and Coming" spot for national universities and is recognized for its global appeal and excellence in higher education.

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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