Assistant Professor

University of North Texas at Dallas College of Law

United States

February 10, 2022


Position Details

UNT System Overview

Welcome to the University of North Texas System, or UNT World as we like to call ourselves. UNT World includes the University of North Texas in Denton, the University of North Texas at Dallas and the University of North Texas Health Science Center in Fort Worth. We are the only university system based exclusively in the robust Dallas-Fort Worth region and we are committed to transforming lives and creating economic opportunity through education. We are growing with the DFW region, enrolling a record 47,000+ students across our system and awarding nearly 12,000 degrees each year.

Posting Title Assistant Professor Department HSC-Health Behavior & Health Sys-303500 College/School School of Public Health Job Location Fort Worth Full Time/Part Time Salary Information Salary Commensurate with experience Department Summary

Consisting of 14 full-time and 15 affiliated faculty, HBHS is one of two departments in the UNTHSC School of Public Health. The goal of the HBHS department is to help communities and health systems improve policy, management, and public health practice. Graduates of our MPH, MHA, MS and PhD programs assume positions in healthcare, business, human services, research, and academic settings. Our faculty are widely recognized for their innovative teaching and impactful research. Their work has been funded by the National Institutes of Health, Centers for Disease Control, National Science Foundation, and many other national, state and local agencies. Faculty are widely published in the areas of patient safety, disease control, health disparities and underserved populations, women's and children's health, participatory research, substance abuse prevention, and online/m-health interventions. HBHS faculty have received national and international awards for their work bridging teaching, research and practice. The department recognizes the benefits derived from a diverse community of scholars. As such, we particularly welcome candidates from groups that are historically underrepresented in our field and/or have demonstrated leadership toward building an equitable and inclusive scholarly environment.

Our CAHME-accredited MHA program enrolls approximately 50 students led by faculty active with regional and national partners. The Department has strong linkages with community agencies and health centers, regional healthcare systems, and state and national health services delivery systems. These partnerships provide opportunities for teaching, internship placements, and employment for our students.

Position Summary

The Department of Health Behavior and Health Systems in the School of Public Health at the University of North Texas in Fort Worth is seeking an outstanding faculty colleague at Assistant/Associate Professor rank in the field of health administration. The ideal candidate will have expertise and experience in healthcare management, strategy, or leadership. Duties include teaching and mentoring of students in the Master of Health Administration Program. This is a full-time, non-tenure, 12-month position.

Minimum Qualifications

  • A master's degree in health administration, public health (with a focus in health management, administration, or policy), or a closely related field
  • Previous leadership experience within a healthcare organization
  • Enthusiasm for teaching courses that may include management, strategy, or leadership
  • Commitment to the education and advancement of students from under- represented minority and/or historically marginalized communities
  • Experience with inter-professional/interdisciplinary education or practice
  • Preferred Qualifications

  • Terminal degree in a healthcare related field or a graduate degree
  • Previous senior level leadership experience within a healthcare organization
  • A strong record of effectively teaching graduate courses in healthcare management or a closely related field
  • Interested applicants should submit a cover letter describing their background and experience, a curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references electronically through the following website: https: // www. For questions or additional information regarding any of the position, contact the Department Chair, Arthur Mora, PhD (

    Required License / Registration / Certification Physical Requirements Sitting, Standing, Writing Area of Specialty health administration, healthcare management Security Sensitive This is a security sensitive position. EEO Statement

    The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices.

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    Job Duties

    Posting Number F727P

    Special Instructions to Applicants

    For questions or additional information regarding any of the position, contact the Department Chair, Arthur Mora, PhD (

    Quicklink for Posting https: // Position End Date (if temporary)

    Supplemental Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

  • What is your highest level of education attained?
  • GED
  • High School Diploma
  • Associate's Degree
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Master's Degree
  • Doctorate
  • How many years of experience do you have in teaching?
  • (Open Ended Question)

    Documents Needed to Apply

    Required Documents

  • Cover Letter
  • Letter of Recommendation
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Optional Documents