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3 Dec 2022

Full-Time Assistant Teaching Professor

UW_SPH_HSPop – Posted by UW_SPH_HSPop Seattle, Washington, United States

Job Description

The Department of Health Systems and Population Health in the School of Public Health at the University of Washington (UW) invites applications for one faculty position at the rank of Assistant Teaching Professor (this position/track is not eligible for tenure). This is a full-time (100% FTE), 12-month service period position with an anticipated start date of Fall 2023.  Salary is commensurate with experience and level of appointment.

All University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, service, and research/scholarship. Additionally, the successful candidate will be expected to:

(a) Teach approximately 6-8 courses per year (quarter system), primarily in the Master of Health Administration (MHA) program.  Areas of teaching emphasis may include national or international health systems, healthcare management, health policy, law, strategy, finance, informatics, statistical analysis, and ethics.

(b) Contribute to the department and school’s commitment to anti-racism by using innovative pedagogical approaches, centering equity, diversity, and inclusion (EDI) in the classroom, and teaching about health equity and approaches to promote health in BIPOC populations though an anti-racism lens.

(c) Contribute to the departmental community by engaging in seminars, outreach activities and mentoring students.

(d) Participate in scholarship that centers on innovative and inclusive teaching and mentoring approaches at the national level.

(e) Play an active role in Department, School and University leadership, for example, by engaging in governance, serving on key committees (e.g., program admissions committees, departmental Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion committee) and helping to continually update educational vision and strategy.

In addition, the successful candidate would be expected to participate in activities that support and advance the department’s commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion (EDI), as well as regularly participate in University, School, Department, and Program activities such as engaging in governance, leading seminars, guest speaking, orientation(s), program and department faculty meetings, serving on key committees, mentoring and providing career development for diverse professionals and students, helping to continually update educational vision and strategy, graduation ceremonies, and relevant academic activities in the Department.

Qualifications

Candidates must have a master’s degree in Health or Business Administration, Health Management, Health Economics, Health Policy, Health Informatics, Public Health, Systems Engineering or related discipline (or foreign equivalent) and must have demonstrated excellence in teaching at post-secondary level.

Positive factors for consideration for this position include, but are not limited to:

  • 2 to 3 years of teaching experience
  • DrPH or PhD in a related discipline

Commitment to Diversity

The work of equity, diversity, and inclusion is the work of public health. The Department of Health Systems and Population Health and the UW School of Public Health are committed to a future that is free of health inequities, promotes the highest level of wellness for the communities we serve, and provides a diverse and inclusive public health workforce that embodies humility, respect, leadership and service on behalf of, and with, the diverse communities we are privileged to serve. For more information, please see the following website: http://sph.washington.edu/diversity/ and depts.washington.edu/hserv/diversity-equity-inclusion.

UW and the SPH have developed specific programs to support new faculty, with a focus on supporting faculty around diversity, equity, and inclusion in research, teaching, and service. Our faculty development offerings are listed here.

How to Apply

As part of the initial application stage, please submit through Interfolio at http://apply.interfolio.com/116566.
  1. An up-to-date curriculum vitae detailing teaching, and (if applicable) funding and publication history;
  2. A teaching philosophy statement describing your teaching experience, values and practices; please comment on your perspective regarding different teaching modalities, engaging students from varied disciplines and backgrounds, and teaching small- and large-format classes. You are encouraged to include a brief summary of any teaching evaluations for courses taught in the past 3 to 5 years.
  3. A statement describing demonstrated commitment and activity in support of diversity, equity and inclusion; statement prompt will be provided in the Interfolio application portal;
  4. Contact information for three (3) colleagues or supervisors willing to provide a letter of reference. Letters will only be requested during the final review stages.
To see all UW School of Public Health jobs, visit https://ap.washington.edu/ahr/academic-jobs/?unit_id=29167

Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: Faculty, Health Administration, health services, and Informatics. Salaries: 100,000 and above.

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