Assistant Professor or Associate Professor in the Health Care Management Program (3
Department of Health Sciences
College of Health Professions
The College of Health Professions invites motivated, innovative and engaged applicants for three full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor or Associate Professor within healthcare management beginning August 2022. Teaching at the undergraduate and graduate level as well as program leadership opportunities are available based on experience. Salary is competitive and includes state benefits package. Qualifications at time of appointment will determine rank.
Research doctoral degree in health care management or related field. ABD applicants will be considered, but appointment will be at the instructor rank and all degree requirements must be completed by February 1, 2023. Education and expertise to teach courses in healthcare management, healthcare systems and/or related content. Evidence of scholarship agenda focused in an area related to healthcare. Candidates wishing to be considered for the rank of associate professor should have 6 years’ experience teaching in higher education or comparable qualifications and demonstrate a clear and active line of scholarship with outcomes.
Primary responsibilities for a 10 month academic year include: 1) TEACHING - research active instructors teach 6 (3 credit) courses in healthcare administration or health services management courses ranging from macro-systems/policy classes to skills based courses in the human and technical domains, to courses in other fields (long-term care, gerontology; non-profit allied health supervision, management, public administration); effective student advising and mentoring are essential to a highly diverse student-centered program; 2) SCHOLARSHIP - development/continuation of an independent, focused area of scholarship that includes refereed publications, professional presentations, external funding, and to support collaboration among faculty and students; 3) SERVICE – active service to the Department, College University, Profession and to internship supporting area healthcare organizations.
Department of Health Science:
The Health Care Management (HCMN) undergraduate program is one of nine degree/certificate programs in the interprofessional, team-oriented Department of Health Sciences. HCMN has 6 full-time faculty and over 350 undergraduate majors. The Department offers a Master of Science degree in Health Science with concentrations in Administration, Community Health and a Health Leadership Post Baccalaureate Certificate. The Health Sciences Department is highly diverse in faculty and student body. Candidates must be sensitive and understanding of these diverse backgrounds.
Towson University was founded in 1866, is recognized by U. S. News and World Reports as one of the top public universities in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions, is Baltimore's largest university, and is the largest public, comprehensive institution in the University of Maryland System. TU enrolls over 19,000 undergraduates and over 3,000 graduate students across six academic colleges (business, education, fine arts, health professions, liberal arts, science & mathematics), has over 865 full-time faculty, and offers more than 65 bachelor's, 45 master's, and 5 doctoral programs. Our centrally located campus sits on 330 rolling green acres and is 10 miles north of Baltimore, 45 miles north of Washington D.C., and 95 miles south of Philadelphia.
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