Overview

Full-time, non tenure-tack teaching position in the Master of Health Administration program at Metropolitan State University of Denver. The appointment is for one year with the possibility of three annual renewals based on achievement of teaching goals, followed by a three year appointment with reappointment based again on achievement of teaching goals. This position works closely with the Department Chair, the Academic Director of the Master of Health Administration program, and the Administrative Manager of Master of Health Administration program. The successful candidate will develop, teach, and maintain graduate-level courses in the Master of Health Administration program in the areas of:

  • The US Healthcare System
  • Health Research Methods (with basic statistics)
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Thesis Supervision and Residency Supervision
  • Other courses consistent with Program needs and candidate academic preparation

for a total teaching load of 15 credit hours per semester. Courses will be delivered in an online hybrid format, but the person hired into this position may be asked to instruct in a fully on-campus format or fully online format as program needs require.

The successful applicant may also provide academic and career advising to Master of Health Administration students for the equivalent of three credit hours per semester as program needs dictate. The holder of this position may also be asked to teach an undergraduate course within their areas of expertise and preparation, with any such teaching counting toward the 15 credit hour per semester teaching obligation .

The University is particularly interested in applicants with experience in working with students from diverse backgrounds and a demonstrated commitment to improving access to graduate higher education for traditionally under-represented groups.

Metropolitan State University of Denver is an equal opportunity employer.

Duties/Responsibilities

The primary responsibility of this position is teaching graduate courses in:

  • The US Healthcare System
  • Health Research Methods (with basic statistics)
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Thesis Supervision and Administrative Residency Supervision
  • Other courses consistent with Program needs and candidate academic preparation

Secondary responsibilities will include :

  • Advising of students as program needs dictate;
  • Participation in program and Department research;
  • Teaching of undergraduate health care management courses as program needs allow; and
  • Representation of the Master of Health Administration program to the health care management practitioner community on an occasional, as needed basis.

Required Qualifications
Terminal degree in Public Health, Health Administration, Health Services, Health Policy, Health Systems, or related field with two years of prior teaching experience in health care management. ABD will be acceptable if terminal degree to be conferred before August 1, 2019.

Preferred Qualifications

  1. Two years experience teaching graduate courses in a CAHME accredited health care administration program
  2. Prior experience teaching culturally diverse student populations in health care management
  3. Prior experience in developing and teaching courses using the Blackboard Learn learning management system
  4. Prior health care industry experience in an executive level capacity or consulting to executive level clients in health care management, especially in ambulatory or physician clinic settings
  5. A track record of publishing in peer-reviewed health care management literature or presenting in peer-reviewed health care management conferences

Closing Instructions
Open Until Filled