Department of Health Services Administration - Open Rank Faculty Position
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Location: Birmingham, Alabama
Salary: Commensurate with Experience
Health Care Management
Tenure Track or Tenured
Masters (M.A., M.S., M.B.A.)
Department of Health Services Administration
School of Health Professions
University of Alabama at Birmingham
The Department of Health Services Administration in the School of Health Professions at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) invites applications for a full time, open rank, tenure-track faculty position to begin by Fall of 2024.
Qualifications include expertise and experience in one or more of the following areas: management, organization theory, implementation science, quality improvement, and health care quality and safety. We are especially interested in candidates with expertise in implementation science from an organizational/management perspective. Candidates must have earned a terminal degree in a relevant discipline that qualifies for mentoring students and teaching in our various programs. Candidates at the rank of Assistant Professor or above will be considered. Highly qualified doctoral students who will complete their degree by Spring 2024 will also be considered. Ideal candidates will have demonstrated a strong portfolio or capacity to conduct original research and scholarship. Salary and rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
The selected applicant will join a diverse and vibrant academic community with over 35 full-time faculty members, 5,000+ alumni, and an enrollment of just under 800 students. The department has a solid fiscal foundation and an engaged community of alumni and other practitioners. Department faculty engage in multidisciplinary research programs with faculty from across the academic campus and academic medical center (UAB Medicine).
UAB’s Department of Health Services Administration offers a large undergraduate program in Healthcare Management (AUPHA-certified), two doctoral programs, and master’s degree programs in Healthcare Quality and Safety (CAHME-accredited, ranked #11 in the nation by US News and World Report), Health Informatics (CAHIIM accredited), Health Administration (CAHME-accredited, ranked #1 in the nation by US News and World Report), and Healthcare Simulation (one of a few in the US). We are committed to developing leaders who will shape tomorrow’s health care and we live our values of Excellence, Collaboration, Respect, Integrity, and Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.
UAB is a Doctoral/Research-Intensive University with an international reputation in health care education and health services research. The university has a long-standing reputation for collaboration across its 20 University-Wide Interdisciplinary Research Centers. For more information, please visit our web site: http://www.uab.edu/shp/hsa/.
Applicants should submit a: 1) cover letter, 2) Curriculum Vitae, 3) teaching philosophy statement, and 4) research statement/interests to:
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Formal review of applications will begin on January 31, 2024. A pre-employment background investigation is performed on candidates selected for employment.
UAB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to fostering a diverse, equitable and family-friendly environment in which all faculty and staff can excel and achieve work/life balance irrespective of ethnicity, gender, faith, gender identity and expression as well as sexual orientation. UAB also encourages applications from individuals with disabilities and veterans.