The Department of Health Policy and Management at the University of Kansas is pleased to announce an opening for a full-time, Assistant or Associate Professor. The Department offers an established and fully accredited Masters in Health Services Administration (MHSA) program, a vibrant and growing PhD program in health services research begun in 2009, and a professional development program for community health center leaders. The MHSA program offers joint degrees with Law, Medicine, Nursing and Health Information Systems. Located in the School of Medicine on the Kansas City campus of the University, the Department has strong links with a variety of different policy and research centers. These links provide avenues to enhance scholarship and learning through opportunities such as interprofessional education and the Simulation Center.
University of Kansas Medical Center is located in the heart of the Kansas City metropolitan area, which encompasses a diverse set of world class museums, sports teams, restaurants, music, and entertainment opportunities. The metro area is home to top-rated cities with high-quality school districts, a revitalized downtown area, and thriving historical neighborhoods.
An application letter, CV, any evidence of teaching effectiveness, and the names of three references should be provided. To view the position description and to apply online only, go to http://jobs.kumc.edu and search for Position J0010350. KU is an EO/AA Employer.
Area of specialization is open; however, applicants should have a strong background in health policy or health care management and a willingness to teach courses in the MHSA and doctoral program. This position has an anticipated 2-2-1 teaching load for a total of 15 credit hours per year. Qualified applicants must have a completed PhD in health policy and management or a closely related field (e.g. health economics, medical sociology, business, public administration, etc.) and have demonstrated proficiency in teaching at the graduate level. Potential to provide leadership in the MHSA program is strongly preferred. Candidates are encouraged, but not required to participate in departmental research including projects with external funding. Evidence of effective teaching in courses related to the Department’s degree programs is strongly preferred, along with the potential to serve on doctoral exam and dissertation committees. All candidates also must be well-suited to working both individually and collaboratively within a dynamic, inter-disciplinary environment.
Internal Number: J0010350
About University of Kansas Medical Center
The University of Kansas Medical Center’s mission is to educate exceptional health care professionals through a full range of undergraduate, graduate, professional, postdoctoral and continuing education programs in the schools of Medicine, Nursing and Health Professions. KU Medical Center also advances the health sciences through world-class research programs; provides compassionate and state-of-the-art patient care in an academic medical center environment; and works with communities in every Kansas county to improve the health of Kansans. Learn more at www.kumc.edu.