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Category Health Care Administration
Title Instructor/Assistant Professor - Health Care Administration
Name of School Western Kentucky University
Location Bowling Green, KY
Description WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY - DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH
Instructor/Assistant Professor - Health Care Administration
(PN 999237)
Western Kentucky University (WKU), Department of Public Health, is seeking applicants for a 9 month Instructor (non-tenure eligible) or Assistant Professor (tenure eligible) for a teaching and research position in the area of Long-Term Healthcare.

Required qualifications include:
Assistant Professor: Ph.D. or equivalent degree in public health, health administration, sociology, gerontology, or a related field with a substantive research area related to aging studies; a publication record in peer-reviewed journals; evidence of strong quantitative skills; and experience and/or interest in working within interdisciplinary research teams. The candidate will also have responsibilities to teach both undergraduate and graduate courses addressing a range of health related topics. The individual must also be open to engaging in alternative modes of instructional delivery that may include web-based courses, ITV, and offering courses at off-campus sites.
Instructor: Master's degree in a health related field and health and aging related business experience. The candidate will have responsibilities to teach undergraduate courses addressing a range of health and aging related topics. The individual must also be open to engaging in alternative modes of instructional delivery that may include web-based courses, ITV, and offering courses at off-campus sites.

Assistant responsibilities include: Participating in the development of a collaborative research agenda focused on aging, teach undergraduate and graduate courses related to health care administration, student advising; and participation in department, university, and community service. The candidate will also assume primary responsibility for seeking NAB accreditation and delivering the long-term care certificate program.

Instructor responsibilities include: Participating in the development of a degree program in long-term health care, teach courses related to health care administration, student advising; and participation in department, university, and community service. The candidate will also assume primary responsibility for seeking NAB accreditation and delivering the long-term care certificate program.
Salary: Commensurate with education and experience.

WKU & the Department of Public Health: The Department offers undergraduate programs B.S. in Health Care Administration, Public Health, Environmental Health Science, and graduate programs in Health Care Administration (MHA) and Public Health (MPH) with concentrations in Public Health Education and Environmental Health. Western Kentucky University is a comprehensive University committed to excellence in research and student engagement. Current enrollment is approximately 21,000 undergraduate and graduate students. WKU is located in Bowling Green, KY with a population of 100,000 and is conveniently located 50 miles north of Nashville, TN., and approximately 100 miles south of Louisville, KY.

Application Materials: 1). A letter of application, outlining your teaching, scholarship, service, and interest in the position, 2). a current CV, 3) an unofficial copy of graduate transcripts, and 4). contact information for 3 references should be sent electronically to:
Ms. Aly Anderson, - HCA Search Committee
E-mail: alyson.anderson@wku.edu
Phone: 270-745-2015

Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.

Kentucky state law requires all public institutions of postsecondary education to conduct pre-employment criminal background checks to determine suitability for employment.
Western Kentucky University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, disability, age, religion, veteran status, or marital status in admission to career and technical education programs and/or activities, or employment practices in accordance with Title VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Revised 1992, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.

Persons with disabilities, who need reasonable accommodations to participate in the application and/or selection process, should notify The Office of Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/University ADA Services at (270) 745- 5121, a minimum of five working days in advance.
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