The Master of Health Administration (MHA) Program at the David Eccles School of Business of the University of Utah (eccles.utah.edu/) seeks to fill a faculty position for an assistant or associate professor (lecturer and non-tenure track) faculty position with a multiple year contract that combines teaching and research. Preferred candidates will hold a doctoral degree in healthcare economics or an appropriate area related to healthcare administration. Work experience in healthcare administration is a plus. Candidates with research and teaching expertise in healthcare economics, quality improvement, operations management, and/or data analytics are encouraged to apply. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated excellence in teaching, research and mentoring students. Candidates with practical work experience in healthcare will be preferred. The MHA Program faculty include tenure track and non-tenure track as well as adjunct faculty. This group of scholars has high level healthcare administration and educational administration experience. Our faculty have earned prestigious awards in recognition of their exceptional teaching, outstanding service, and commitment to healthcare administration. This group of faculty supports an active student association, a growing alumni association, a mentor program, and participation by student teams in multiple regional and national healthcare case competitions. The MHA Program is growing and has expanded its offerings to include a Professional MHA degree and other program expansions are now being considered. To meet the needs of the expanding programs, the Eccles School is seeking a full-time faculty member to begin in 2020. Primary responsibilities will be teaching, research and mentoring in the MHA programs. The Eccles School is AACSB accredited and ranked highly in U.S. News and World Reports. The MHA program, accredited by CAHME, is a twelve-year old program with significant growth potential. The MHA program has strong ties to the University of Utah Hospital and Clinics (UUHC), which is a national leader among academic medical centers. This close relationship with UUHC provides strong internship and career placement opportunities for students. Salt Lake City is a vibrant healthcare environment with healthcare systems organizations such as Intermountain Healthcare, Steward, HCA Mountain Star, and Veterans Administration Healthcare. Executives from these organizations contribute to the MHA program as adjunct faculty, guest lecturers, mentors, preceptors, and Community Advisory Board members. Located in Salt Lake City, in the foothills of the Wasatch Mountains, the University of Utah is the flagship institution of the State of Utah’s system of higher education and a member of the PAC-12 Conference. Salt Lake City combines the amenities of a major metropolitan area of more than one million people with the friendliness and ease of living of a small, Western city. Seven major ski resorts are within an hour’s drive from campus, and opportunities to pursue activities from biking to hiking to fishing abound. Salt Lake is also home to the Utah Symphony and Opera, the Utah Ballet, and several professional sports teams. Salt Lake City is a community with a diverse, multicultural population, and a wide range of other cultural and recreational activities.
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This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen and immunizations.
Interested individuals should apply (via http://utah.peopleadmin.com/postings/60806) and submit (1) a letter indicating interest, (2) a current curriculum vitae, (3) evidence of teaching effectiveness (e.g., teaching evaluations), and (4) two copies of (or links to) published research. Please direct any questions to Dr. Stephen Walston at email@example.com
Internal Number: PRN00479CF
About Eccles School of Business
The David Eccles School of Business is a world-class business school with a rich history of excellence in education and research. The OIS Department is home to faculty in operations management (OM) and information systems (IS). The Department currently offers bachelor’s and master’s degrees in IS, a bachelor’s in OM and PhD’s with emphases on OM or IS. Each winter, the OIS Department hosts 3 research conferences that attract scholars from around the world.