The healthcare studies department at Salem State University is seeking a full-time, tenure-track faculty member beginning Fall 2022. Teaching assignments will vary based upon the expertise of the candidate and programmatic needs, but may include career focused courses, academic and professional writing, diversity and cultural inclusiveness. The ideal candidate will work as a collaborative faculty member committed to academic excellence, innovation and student success.
Salem State University values, celebrates and appreciates diversity in all its forms and endeavors to create a space that reflects the campus community population which it serves. Our students come to Salem State University from 38 states and 48 countries and reflect the demographics of the greater Boston community in which we live. We are passionate about providing an experience for them and our fellow staff and faculty, where everyone can feel supported while they explore, learn, and celebrate their identities, similarities, and differences. We welcome you to come celebrate with us and become a member of our community.
Please Note: There are two vacancies for this position.
Candidates are required to perform duties in accordance with the MSCA contract. Duties include teaching, advising, and contributions to continuously improve the department and university. The standard teaching load is 12 credit hours per semester. The position is subject to available funding.
An earned doctorate degree (or ABD with significant progress can be considered) in a healthcare related field; experience in and demonstrated enthusiasm to full time teaching, internships and field experiences, research, advising, and mentoring of students with diverse backgrounds and learning styles; and experience in and demonstrated ability to work with a team and collaborate across disciplines.
An area of expertise that includes health care information and information systems, health insurance, managed care, practical (field-based) health administration experience, experience working with community-based health organizations or public health; preferred candidates will have demonstrated interest in civic learning and civic engagement pedagogies; experience in and enthusiasm for teaching in a multi-racial, multi-ethnic environment with students of diverse backgrounds and learning style; and experience using instructional technologies, teaching face-to-face, hybrid (partially online), and remote classes and academic advising.
As an emerging Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI), Salem State University seeks to enrich the faculty ranks by actively encouraging candidates whose lived and scholarly experiences directly address issues regarding the health, welfare, and representation of Latinx populations in the United States. Candidates who meet this strongly desired qualification should present documented activities in Latinx-related teaching, scholarship/research, and service, including community-based endeavors in each of these three areas
Salem State University complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified applicants and employees with disabilities. For accommodation information or requests please email email@example.com.
Special Instructions to Applicants: Please apply online and attach curriculum vitae, cover letter and (unofficial) transcripts.
Employment is contingent upon a completed background and CORI check satisfactory to the university. Internal candidates are not subject to a background check.
This position is eligible for H1B visa sponsorship.
EEO Statement: Salem State University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Persons of color, women, and persons with disabilities are strongly urged to apply.
Additional Salary Information: Competitive and commensurate with education and experience.
Salem State University, located just 15 miles north of Boston, is one of the largest state universities in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, and an important partner in the economic, cultural and intellectual vitality of the greater north-of-Boston region. Situated in the historic seacoast town of Salem, Massachusetts, Salem State provides a diverse community of learners a high quality, student-centered education; one that prepares them to contribute responsibly and creatively to a global society.