The Masters of Healthcare Administration (MHA) program at the University of North Carolina Wilmington (UNCW) seeks a 9-month, full-time, non-tenure-track faculty member at the rank of Instructor of Practice, Assistant Professor of Practice, Associate Professor of Practice, or Professor of Practice. Appointment at the Instructor of Practice, Assistant Professor of Practice, Associate Professor of Practice, or Professor of Practice rank is dependent on qualifications relative to University and College standards. Practice Track faculty are initially appointed on a contract up to five years in length which is renewable based on performance. Practice Track faculty are eligible to apply for promotion to higher practice track ranks.
The MHA program is housed in the School of Health and Applied Human Sciences (SHAHS) within the College of Health and Human Services (CHHS). The MHA curriculum is a 100% online accelerated program (OAP) that prepares graduates for administrative roles in healthcare settings. Successful candidates will be expected to relocate to Southeastern North Carolina or the Wilmington area and maintain a campus presence as part of the School of Health and Applied Human Sciences faculty.
The roles and responsibilities of the successful candidate will reflect a strong commitment to professional practice, community, regional engagement and impact activities, and applied scholarship related to professional practice.
All candidates are required to be experienced and highly competent in teaching online courses.
Appointments begin in August 2022.
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements
For the rank of Instructor of Practice
For the ranks of Assistant Professor or Associate Professor or Professor of Practice
Preferred Education, Knowledge, Skills & Experience
The University of North Carolina Wilmington, the state's coastal university, is dedicated to the integration of teaching, mentoring, research and service. Widely acknowledged for its world-class faculty and staff and continuously recognized at a national level for scholarly excellence and affordability, UNCW offers a powerful academic experience that stimulates creative inquiry and critical thinking and a community rich in diversity, inclusion and global perspectives. A public institution with nearly 18,000 students, UNCW offers a full range of baccalaureate- and graduate-level programs, as well as doctoral degrees in educational leadership, marine biology, nursing practice and psychology; and many distance learning options, including clinical research, an accelerated RN-to-BSN program, an Executive M.B.A. program structured for working professionals, and the nation's only bachelor's degree program focused on coastal engineering. The university's efforts to advance research and scholarly activities have earned UNCW the elevated designation of "Doctoral Universities: High Research Activity" institution (R2 University) by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. UNCW has been part of the University of North Carolina System since 1969.
At the University of North Carolina at Wilmington (UNCW), our culture reflects our values of inclusion, diversity, globalization, ethics and integrity and innovation and we are committed to providing equality of educational and employment opportunity for all persons without regard to race, sex (such as gender, gender identity, marital status, childbirth, and pregnancy), age, color, national origin (including ethnicity), religion, disability, sexual orientation, political affiliation, veteran status, military service member status, genetic information, or relationship to other university constituents – except where sex, age, or ability represent bona fide educational or occupational qualifications or where marital status is a statutorily established eligibility criterion for State funded employee benefit programs. UNCW believes that embracing the unique contributions of our faculty, staff and students is critical to our success and paramount in being recognized for our global mindset.
Eligibility for Employment
Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. UNC Wilmington participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.
How to Apply
Prior to the official appointment to the university, the candidate(s) selected for hire must be able to demonstrate eligibility to teach assigned courses by successfully meeting the credentialing requirements based on official transcripts and other documentation as required. Please note that a minimum of three professional references are required for all applications. To apply, please complete the online application and attach the following materials as an Adobe PDF document:
Please contact Dr. Dan Fisher, search committee chair, at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions about this position.
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