Location: Bowling Green, KY Category: Faculty Posted On: Fri Oct 30 2020 Job Description:
The position responsibilities are contingent upon rank:
Primary responsibilities of this position include undergraduate and graduate instruction in the areas of healthcare administrations well as a strong commitment to scholarly research and extramural funding.
The successful candidate will work with program faculty to operate, evaluate, and continue to develop the healthcare administration program to its maximum potential. Courses may be on campus, off campus, or online. Interest in the development of distance learning/on-line courses is strongly encouraged.
Additional duties include, but are not limited to, professional service, student advisement and participation in collaborative activities. We are seeking candidates interested in working with us to educate our students to meet the needs of an increasingly diverse, multicultural, and technology-driven society. This position will be filled with a professional who has the potential and desire for engaging in professional collaboration with others at the university, national, and international levels. Candidates should well-informed of current research trends and topics in healthcare administration.
Tenure eligible candidate will develop a collaborative research agenda focused within the field of healthcare administration
A terminal degree in Healthcare Administration, Health Services Research, Health Informatics, or related fields.
A well-defined research agenda in the areas mentioned above with the potential for extramural funding.
Have experience teaching in higher education.
Possess strong communication, interpersonal, and team-building skills.
Ability to work in a team environment with potential for interdisciplinary engagements.
ABD candidates will be considered.
Kentucky state law requires all public institutions of postsecondary education to conduct pre-employment criminal background checks to determine suitability for employment.
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