Assistant Professor of Health Sciences and Administration - The School of Public & Environmental Affairs (SPEA) at Indiana University Northwest
The School of Public & Environmental Affairs (SPEA) at Indiana University Northwest seeks candidates for a full-time (10-month) tenure-eligible faculty position at the Assistant Professor rank. The successful candidate will be responsible for teaching a variety of courses in the undergraduate Health Services Administration and the Master’s in Public Affairs programs. All areas of specialization are encouraged and we are seeking individuals committed to a multi-disciplinary approach to public policy analysis in a diverse urban environment. We are particularly interested in candidates who focus on a broad concept of “health” that results from the integration of the environment, the community, and both public and non-profit institutions that influence citizens’ welfare.
For this 10-month appointment, teaching responsibilities may include (but are not limited to) the public policy process, health economics, health policy, the American health care system and other classes. The candidate will also advise health services administration students, conduct academic research, and seek external funding for health services research. We are very interested in candidates who are eager to engage the community and our students in academic activities that encompass the three areas of teaching, research, and service. The candidate is also expected to engage in professional, university, and departmental service.Skills/Eligibility:
- An earned Ph.D. in Public Health, Epidemiology, Health Economics, Medical Sociology, Public Policy Analysis, or closely related field. Applicants who are ABD will be considered, but the terminal degree must be conferred by position start date.
- Evidence of successful college/university teaching experience
- Ability to engage in research with potential for extramural funding
- Commitment to diversity
- Evidence of research and scholarly activity
- Commitment to quality undergraduate and graduate education
- Commitment to engagement with the community
- Strong and clear evidence of research and scholarly activity accomplishments in health services administration
- Evidence of successful grant-writing experience
- Experience with both face to face and e-learning
- Evidence of successful college/university advising experience
- Involvement in professional health administration related associations (AUPHA, ACHE, AOM, APHA, or similar)
- Professional experience in a health care organization