Overview

POSITION: One position at the Assistant/Associate/Full Professor rank available as of August 2017 to teach graduate courses and be Director of the MBA in Complex Health Systems, a new MBA concentration at the Huizenga College of Business and Entrepreneurship. The M.B.A in Complex Health Systems focuses on the new business of health-the intersection of technology, research, and innovation to provide business solutions that take discoveries from the laboratory through the complex journey to the patient’s bedside.

QUALIFICATIONS: Ph.D. or D.B.A in Health Administration or related business field; LLD, JD, MD or DO degrees are also acceptable. Experience in Health Administration preferred.

JOB RESPONSIBILITY: Nova Southeastern University (NSU) emphasizes teaching, research and service. Candidates must have a commitment to research in business disciplines that leads to quality refereed publications and documented success in teaching and research.

THE COLLEGE: The H. Wayne Huizenga College of Business and Entrepreneurship is housed in a five-story, state-of-the-art facility on Nova Southeastern University’s main campus in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Faculty members of the H. Wayne Huizenga College of Business and Entrepreneurship comprise some of the best minds and most dedicated professionals in the industry. Their extensive experience in both the academic and business realms make them sought after as consultants in industry, government, and the nonprofit sector. Having worked with and studied under Nobel Prize winners, authored textbooks that are utilized in collegiate classrooms throughout the world, owned and managed corporations, and attained renowned status within their disciplines, our faculty bring dynamic, experientially global perspectives to the classroom, providing the support and guidance necessary for academic success.

The M.B.A. in Complex Health Systems emphasizes an experiential learning environment in the classroom, hospitals, clinics, and research settings including a final practicum course to apply the learnings. Much of this education will take place at NSU’s Fort Lauderdale/Davie Campus, at clinics, multiple health care entities, and at the university’s innovative Center for Collaborative Research (CCR). CCR’s, high-level relationships with incubator and early-stage health care businesses, biotech, and pharma, will be leveraged to enhance the program.

THE UNIVERSITY: Nova Southeastern University (NSU) is a private, selective research institution of higher learning dedicated to providing high-quality educational programs at the undergraduate, graduate, and first-professional degree levels with over 23,000 students. NSU’s colleges include business, law, education, engineering and computing, osteopathic medicine, arts, humanities, and social sciences, psychology, natural sciences, oceanography, dentistry, optometry, pharmacy and nursing.
For more than 50 years, NSU has been awarding degrees in a wide range of fields, while fostering groundbreaking research and an impactful commitment to community. Classified as a research university with “high research activity” by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, NSU is 1 of only 50 universities nationwide to also be awarded Carnegie’s Community Engagement Classification, and is also the largest private, not-for-profit institution in the United States that meets the U.S. Department of Education’s criteria as a Hispanic-serving Institution.

APPLICATION: Please submit a cover letter addressing your qualifications and teaching and research interests, curriculum vita, evidence of teaching excellence, unofficial transcript, and a list of three or more references. Application must be submitted online at www.nsujobs.com to position #992513. Please contact Director of Finance, Operations & Administrative Services, Ms. Michelle Mertens, at mertens@nova.edu or the co-Chairs of the Management Department, Dr. Leslie Tworoger ( ltworoger@nova.edu) or Dr. Regina Greenwood ( rgreenwo@nova.edu) with any questions.