Assistant/Associate Professor (tenure-track) — Healthcare Administration

Stonehill College

United States

July 8, 2021

Description

Posting Details

Position Title Assistant/Associate Professor (tenure-track) — Healthcare Administration

Posting Number 2012000830P Full Time or Part Time Full Time Hours/Day Regular/Temporary Regular If Temporary: Number of Weeks/Months Calendar Type Academic Year If Academic Position: Number of Weeks/Months Position Type Faculty Preferred Start Date 08/22/2022

About Stonehill

Founded by the Congregation of Holy Cross in 1948, Stonehill is a private Catholic college located just 22 miles from downtown Boston on a beautiful 384-acre campus in Easton, Massachusetts. With a student to faculty ratio of 13:1, the College engages its 2,500+ students in 80+ rigorous academic programs in the liberal arts, sciences, and pre-professional fields.

Faithful to the Holy Cross tradition in education, Stonehill College is committed to developing the moral, spiritual, intellectual, physical, and social competencies of its students and seeks to build and sustain a campus community that embraces diversity and inclusion in its teaching, learning, living, and working. Stonehill values a diversity of persons, opinions, and cultural and religious perspectives. In fulfillment of its motto, Lux et Spes (“Light and Hope”), the College cultivates in its students the competence to think, act, and lead with courage towards creating a more just and compassionate world.

EEO Statement Equal Employment Opportunity shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, and or ancestry. Stonehill College will adhere to the Federal Requirements of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Civil Rights Act of 1991, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and its amendments, the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, the Massachusetts Fair Employment Practice Law, and all other applicable State and Federal laws. The College is committed to providing a work environment that is free of discrimination. All employees and applicants will be treated fairly, equitably, and with courtesy. Stonehill College encourages diversity and welcomes individuals who will enrich the cultural and diverse experiences of the campus. In accordance with Massachusetts law, employees of Stonehill College are considered employees-at- will.

Position Summary

Teaching, advising, and mentoring undergraduates.

There is flexibility with the start date listed which is August of 2022. Stonehill is willing to have this position start earlier, which would be a start date of January 2022.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Applicants should have the ability to teach a variety of undergraduate courses in the areas of epidemiology, public health, health economics, healthcare finance, supply chain management, operations management, and health information management systems. The person appointed will be expected to pursue a scholarly agenda with publications; to participate actively in professional societies; and to be current in the broader fields of healthcare administration. The standard teaching load is three courses per semester (fall/spring) with the option to teach additional courses during summer and winter sessions. During the faculty member's first year, a one-course reduction is provided in either the fall or spring semester.

Education and/or Experience

Applicants must have earned a doctorate or appropriate terminal degree in healthcare administration or a related field. Doctoral candidates who will have finished all their degree requirements by December 31, 2021 will be considered. Healthcare industry experience (private sector or public sector) is also desired.

Preferred Qualifications Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

A commitment to service to the Department, School, and College is also essential. The applicant must show a strong interest in teaching and mentoring undergraduate students and enjoy working closely with student advisees to establish academic and professional goals.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to use hands to handle or feel. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. The employee must be able to use stomach and lower back muscles to support the body for long periods without getting tired. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Licenses/Certifications Competencies

Special Instructions to Applicants

Interested applicants should submit online a cover letter of application, teaching statement including approach to creating an inclusive classroom environment, curriculum vitae, and evidence of teaching effectiveness (such as summaries of student evaluations). Three recommendation letters are also required, and each should be submitted online by the reference.

There is flexibility with the start date listed which is August of 2022. Stonehill is willing to have this position start earlier, which would be a start date of January 2022.

Posting Specific Questions

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents

  • Cover Letter
  • Teaching Philosophy
  • Evidence of Teaching Excellence
  • Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  • Optional Documents

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