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Sam Houston State University Assistant Professor of Public Health (Health Care Administration) in Huntsville, Texas

Requisition: 202400077F

Hiring Salary: Yearly-Faculty

Department: Dept of Public Health

General Requirements:

Maintain excellence in teaching, scholarship, and service to the department and university; and other duties as requested or assigned by the administration.

Nature & Purpose of Position/Usual Duties:

Faculty member will participate in undergraduate and graduate aspects of the Health Care Administration program as assigned. Maintains excellence in teaching, scholarship, and service to the department and university. Teaches courses in health care administration and other required courses in the degree program. Preference is for education/experience in health business-oriented areas (finance/accounting, informatics, organizational behavior, HRM , etc.) This position enhances the professional attributes of students; recruits and advises students in both the classroom and practical environments; fosters relationships with health care facilities. Collaborates with community partners to establish internships. Assists in maintaining and ensuring compliance with AUPHA standards and guidelines and other accrediting requirements. Performs other duties as requested or assigned by the administration. Experience with accreditation support and program reviews is preferred.

Other Specifications/Instructions for the Position:

Please note: References provided in the References section of the application will receive an automated email reference request at the time the application is submitted.

The SHSU student body is over 50% first-generation college students and SHSU is a recognized Hispanic serving institution ( HSI ). We are seeking candidates who demonstrate the ability to work collaboratively in and with the variety of the communities we serve.

The Department of Public Health at SHSU includes faculty, students, and staff College of Health Sciences Faculty & Staff | Sam Houston State University (shsu.edu) (https://www.shsu.edu/academics/health-sciences/about-the-college/faculty_staff_contacts.html#population-health) . The department offers several undergraduate and graduate programs – Department of Public Health – Sam Houston State University (shsu.edu) (https://www.shsu.edu/academics/health-sciences/health/)


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