Samford University’s School of Public Health invites individuals interested in serving in a Christian university environment to apply for the position of assistant professor in the Department of Healthcare Administration. This full-time, tenure track position is a 12-month appointment. The faculty member will be responsible for teaching courses in the undergraduate and graduate programs. This position will have the major responsibilities of teaching face-to-face and online, student mentorship, service, and scholarship in the Healthcare Administration and Healthcare Informatics and Information Management programs.

Qualified candidates will be a graduate of an accredited university with an earned doctorate degree in health administration, health informatics, health services research, public health, or a closely related field. The successful individual must exhibit effective verbal and written communication skills, and interpersonal skills. The candidate must also embrace the interprofessional teaching model of the College of Health Sciences.

Salary will be dependent upon academic teaching experience, work experiences, research and scholarship accomplishments. Preference will be given to candidates who have face-to-face and online academic teaching experience in healthcare administration and informatics and information management.

The College of Health Sciences includes four schools: Ida Moffett School of Nursing, McWhorter School of Pharmacy, School of Health Professions, and School of Public Health. The college offers multiple degree programs and majors within the health sciences with an interprofessional education focus that reflects today’s team approach to health-care delivery and professional practice.

Samford University (www.samford.edu) is the largest privately supported and fully accredited institution for higher learning in Alabama. Located in suburban Birmingham, the university was founded in 1841 and has 366 full time faculty and more than 5,500 students. Samford is ranked 3rd in the South among regional universities by U.S. News & World Report, and has been nationally recognized for academics, affordability and value by a number of prestigious publications and rankings. The university is dedicated to the promotion of rigorous academic inquiry in a Christian setting. The university offers competitive salaries with a generous benefits package.

Please submit a letter of application, curriculum vita, one-page summary of teaching philosophy, application for faculty position, faculty applicant Christian mission statement, and the names of three professional references with their contact information. The letter of application should include evidence of teaching effectiveness, research interests and activities, and any relevant practice experience in healthcare administration and informatics.

Please submit all materials in PDF format to:
ATTN: Chair Search Committee – Assistant Professor Healthcare Administration

“Application for Faculty Position” can be found at:
and the “Faculty Applicant Christian Mission Statement” can be found at:

Samford University is an Equal Opportunity Institution that complies with applicable law prohibiting discrimination in its educational and employment policies and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information or national or ethnic origin.

To apply for this job email your details to FACAPP@samford.edu