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Assistant, Associate, or Professor of Health Sciences, Education & Research

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Posting Details

Posting Details

Job Title Assistant, Associate, or Professor of Health Sciences, Education & Research
Requisition Number FE01393
Working Title
Department Name 7N900:HEALTH SCIENCES - CLINICAL SCIENCE
Work Location Lexington, KY
Type of Position Faculty
Position Time Status Full-Time
Tenure Track Status Tenure Track
Required Education

Applicants must possess an earned doctoral degree in Healthcare Administration or related field.

Required Related Experience

Ideal candidates should have at least 3 years teaching experience in higher education.

Required License/Registration/Certification

N/A

Job Summary

The Health Sciences, Education, & Research (HSER) Division, Department of Clinical Sciences, College of Health Sciences (CHS) at the University of Kentucky is currently accepting applications for a full-time (11-month), tenure-track faculty position. We invite you to become part of a supportive community of dynamic and dedicated faculty focused on being national leaders in instruction, research, and service to positively impact others.

Primary duties will include teaching undergraduate courses, curriculum development, advising/mentoring students and engaging in scholarly activity. Additional duties include participating in service across the division, department, college and university levels.

Qualified applicants for the position must possess a Doctoral degree in Healthcare Administration or related area. Applicants completing the doctorate with established scholarly record will be considered with documentation. Qualified applicants in all areas of expertise will be considered for the position, but we are especially interested in applicants with experience and demonstrated competence in teaching undergraduates and expertise in any of the following areas: Strategic Planning, Leadership & HR Management, Health Services Administration, Healthcare Finance, and/or Healthcare Delivery Systems. Rank, tenure status and salary are commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Candidates should apply online with a curriculum vitae and letter of interest. Applicants are also asked to submit a teaching portfolio with their application (upload under Specific Request 1).

Questions should be directed to the search committee co-chairs, Karen Badger, Ph.D. by email at karen.badger@uky.edu or Jami Warren, Ph.D. by email at jami.warren@uky.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

About Health Sciences, Education, & Research:
The Clinical Leadership and Management (CLM) undergraduate degree is one of two academic undergraduate degrees in the division and provides training and experience specifically in the area of health services management, health law, health policy, and ethics. Students with a bachelor’s degree in CLM will be prepared to enter careers in healthcare administration and patient navigation and leadership as well as graduate studies. The Human Health Sciences (HHS) degree is the second academic undergraduate degree in the unit and is designed to provide the needed prerequisites for pursuit of advanced degrees in athletic training, physician assistant studies, physical therapy,dentistry, pharmacy, and other health professions through identified tracks. Students with this bachelor’s degree in HHS will also be prepared for careers in patient navigation and leadership as well as graduate studies.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities
Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience

Experience and demonstrated competence in teaching undergraduates and expertise in any of the following areas: Strategic Planning, Leadership & HR Management, Health Services Administration, Healthcare Finance, and/or Healthcare Delivery Systems.

Deadline to Apply
Open Until Filled Yes
University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Where did you first see this position advertised other than on UK's Online Employment System?
    • The Chronicle of Higher Education
    • InsideHigherEd.com
    • HigherEdJobs.com
    • Diverseeducation.com (Diverse Issues in Higher Education)
    • HERCjobs.org (Higher Education Recruitment Consortium)
    • InsightIntoDiversity.com
    • Academic Keys
    • Latinos in Higher Education
    • Indeed.com
    • A colleague, friend, and/or family member
    • None of the Above

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vita
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Specific Request 1
Optional Documents