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Ohio University Open Rank Faculty - Associate or Assistant Professor of Health Services Administration (tenure-track) in Athens, Ohio

Job Description:

Ohio University’s Health Services Administration program is seeking an open-rank faculty member to join the Department of Social and Public Health. This is a nine-month Associate or Assistant Professor tenure-track position that reports to the Chair of the Department of Social and Public Health. The successful candidate will be responsible for creating and maintaining an active research agenda and for teaching courses in the undergraduate Health Services Administration and the online Master of Health Administration programs. All areas of specialization are encouraged to apply; teaching responsibilities will include classes in health care leadership, management, policy, and long-term care (among others). The candidate will be expected to seek external funding for health services research, serve as an academic mentor to students, and engage in professional, university, and community service.

The candidate will be joining an interdisciplinary department with opportunities to collaborate with fellow faculty on a range of social and public health issues. Additional collaboration and research support opportunities are available through affiliation with the Appalachian Institute to Advance Health Equity Science ( ADVANCE ) (https://www.ohio.edu/chsp/advance), which brings together researchers across the university, including faculty from the Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine and the Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Service.

The location for this position will be the main campus of Ohio University, in Athens, OH. Athens has been named as “The Best College Small Town” by USA Today, which noted our beautiful setting, walkable downtown, vibrant local music and arts scene, and affordable cost of living.

The College of Health Sciences and Professions ( CHSP ) is one of the 10 largest health-focused colleges in the country. CHSP aims to serve our communities (big and small), solve the world’s greatest health issues, and succeed in training the next generation of health care professionals. Our experiential and interdisciplinary approach prepares CHSP students for careers as tomorrow’s best nurses, social workers, nutritionists, sports trainers, physical therapists, hospital administrators and more. And, as a leader in population health, we embrace community partnerships to build collaborative, scalable solutions capable of meeting the era’s biggest crises and challenges.

Established in 1804, Ohio University is the oldest public university in the state of Ohio. Our total enrollment is over 28,000 students across the state and online, with about 20,000 of those students studying at our residential campus in Athens, a quintessential college town. Our picturesque campus is located in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains amidst scenic state and national parks, 75 minutes southeast of Columbus, Ohio.

Minimum Qualifications:

·Earned doctorate in health administration, health policy and management, business administration, public health administration, or other related discipline. If ABD , doctorate degree must be confirmed by time of the appointment.

·Ability to engage in research with potential for extramural funding

Preferred Qualifications:

·Demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusion efforts as demonstrated through teaching, research, and community engagement activities

·Strong and clear evidence of research and scholarly activity accomplishments in health services administration

·Evidence of successful college/university teaching experience

·Experience with e-learning

·Evidence of successful college/university advising experience

·Commitment to quality undergraduate and graduate education

·Involvement in professional health administration related associations ( AUPHA , ACHE , AOM , APHA , or similar)

·Professional experience in a health care organization

Planning Unit: College of Health Sciences & Professions

Department: Dept of Social and Public Health

Applicants may contact this person if they have questions about this position: Cory Cronin, croninc@ohio.edu

Employment Type: full-time regular

Advertised Salary:

Starting salary offer will be commensurate with education and experience and will be established at the time of hire. Ohio University also offers employees a generous benefits package which includes health benefits and education benefits for employees and eligible dependents.