Lecturer, Science of Health Care Delivery: Health Policy & Health Disparities
The College of Health Solutions is seeking a full time, non-tenure track Lecturer to teach health legislation, policy, disparities and systems-related courses in its Science of Health Care Delivery undergraduate and graduate degree programs, as well as across the College as needed. This is an academic year (9-month) annual appointment. Subsequent academic year appointments may be offered, under the same terms and conditions, at the discretion of the university. This is a non-tenure track teaching position with no research responsibilities. Faculty duties include teaching, with the possibility that some courses may be online, (80%, equivalent to 12 credits per semester) and service to college and relevant degrees (20%). Applicants must present evidence of teaching experience, relevant work experience and a strong commitment to high quality teaching at the undergraduate levels.
Science of Health Care Delivery
The Science of Health Care Delivery Programs prepare current and future health care workers to systematically address the critical and complex needs of the health care system. Through the interdisciplinary study of population health, patient-centered care, health economics, policy, data analytics and leadership, students gain the skills necessary to achieve value-based health care in pursuit of the Triple Aim. Programs offered include a Bachelor of Science (BS), a Master of Science (MS), a Bachelor of Science (BS) in Medical Studies, and a Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences. All programs are specifically designed to meet the needs of students from various backgrounds and experience levels including entry-level, gap-year medical students, as well as those with ongoing careers in the health care field.
College of Health Solutions
The College of Health Solutions (CHS) is dedicated to translating scientific advances into practical interventions to improve health outcomes through education, research and service. We equip students with the knowledge and skills to influence healthier lifestyle choices; develop creative interventions to improve the health of people and populations; analyze and translate large amounts of health data into solutions; and maximize the technology, science, business and application of diagnostics. CHS research programs encompass basic/discovery science, clinical trials, intervention science and measurement of health outcomes. In all cases, CHS faculty use interdisciplinary approaches to address the complex systems that underpin health problems. The college is highly collaborative, transparent and team-oriented with an innovative organizational structure that includes translational teams, affinity networks, and academic programs to improve the health of people and communities.
The current training programs include behavioral health, biomedical diagnostics, biomedical informatics, executive and continuing education, exercise science, health promotion, health sciences, kinesiology, medical studies, nutrition, population health, the science of health care delivery, and speech and hearing science. Our programs are offered at ASU’s Downtown Phoenix, Tempe, West and Lake Havasu campuses, as well as on Mayo Clinic’s Scottsdale campus.
Relevant graduate degree in a health policy and/or health care discipline (JD, MPH, MPP, MD/DO, PA, RN, RD, etc.)
Previous teaching experience in lecture and online learning environments
Demonstrated interest and/or expertise in: health care policy, health legislation, health disparities and equity, health administration, health law and ethics, healthcare administration, business administration, public health, medicine, healthcare finance, global health systems, systems or process engineering, health services research or related fields.
Demonstrated knowledge and experience in the development of health-related legislation and policy in the United States and its impact on population health.
Demonstrated knowledge in health disparities that exist for at-need population, contributing factors and strategies for developing solutions to improve health equity.
Ability to provide service to the program and university, as well as to the community and profession
Effective communication skills
Demonstrated expertise in the application of health policy to practice
Demonstrated experience in translating complex health policy and systems related issues to accessible concepts
Demonstrated expertise in working with vulnerable communities to reduce health disparities
Demonstrated knowledge of or experience in developing new health policy based on community needs and understand how to translate these needs to future members of the health care workforce
Demonstrated knowledge of the US healthcare system, the pressures on the healthcare system, innovations in health care system design, organizational change within health care systems, and the concepts and strategies that constitute the science of health care delivery.
Application deadline and procedures
Initial closing date for the position is June 30, 2019. Applications are reviewed weekly thereafter until the search is closed.
If you have questions regarding the recruitment process, please contact Shayla McAnly at Shayla.McAnly@asu.edu .
A background check is required for employment. Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law. (See ASU’s complete non-discrimination statement and www.asu.edu/titleIX/ )
Internal Number: 12914
About Arizona State University
The College of Health Solutions (CHS) is dedicated to translating scientific advances into practical interventions to improve health outcomes through education, research and service. We equip students with the knowledge and skills to influence healthier lifestyle choices; develop creative interventions to improve the health of people and populations; analyze and translate large amounts of health data into solutions; and maximize the technology, science, business and application of diagnostics.