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The internationally renowned Department of Kinesiology and Community Health (http://kch.illinois.edu) within the College of Applied Health Sciences (http://ahs.illinois.edu) at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (http://illinois.edu) is searching for outstanding candidates with a background in health systems and health administration. The Department is in the process of developing a Master of Health Administration program to expand upon our current robust undergraduate program, which prepares students to work in high-level health administration careers. We seek individuals with diverse backgrounds, training, and research portfolios that demonstrate a strong understanding of health administration. Successful applicants should have expertise in aspects of health administration such as finance, management, strategic planning, and quality improvement. Successful applicants will contribute to the Department’s instructional mission, conduct research, and advance scholarship in their area of expertise. The position is a 9-month, tenure track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor with a preferred start date of August 16, 2018.
Applicants must hold a doctoral degree in health administration or relevant field. The successful candidate is expected to develop and maintain an active externally funded research agenda and contribute to the instructional mission of the department. Applicants should provide evidence of a strong research program or the potential to develop one. Strong record of excellence in teaching at the undergraduate and graduate level is preferred. Record of successful leadership in health administration field is desired.
Salary is competitive based on a 9-month academic year appointment.
Specific Duties and Responsibilities
Successful applicants will instruct in both the undergraduate and graduate curriculum and in more than one content area. While area of specialization is open, a successful candidate must be able to teach courses such as health systems, finance, management and other pertinent areas. Applicants with experience in any of these health administration areas will be considered.
Application materials should be submitted online at http://jobs.illinois.edu. The following materials are requested: (1) a letter of application that includes a statement of research interests, teaching experience and summary of qualifications for the position; (2) a curriculum vitae; and (3) names and contact information for three references. For more information about the position, applicants may contact: Stephen Notaro, Ph.D. (firstname.lastname@example.org), Chair, Health Administration Search Committee
For initial consideration, please complete your application by December 15, 2017; however, applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled. Interviews and inquiries may take place prior to the close date; however, no decision will be made until after the closing date. The anticipated starting date is August 16, 2018.
The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer.
Illinois is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or criminal conviction history. Illinois welcomes individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and ideas who embrace and value diversity and inclusivity (www.inclusiveillinois.illinois.edu).