Skip to Main Content

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Applicants should submit electronically a cover letter including plans for research, teaching and service, curriculum vitae, and contact information for 3 professional references (name, address, phone, email). Questions should be directed to the chair of the search committee: Dr. Jennifer Fink 262-323-9393 jtfink@uwm.edu In instances where the Search and Screen Committee is unable to ascertain from the candidates’ application materials whether he/she meets any of the qualifications, they may be evaluated as not meeting such qualifications. This is a continuous recruitment. The Search Committee will review applications beginning December 1, 2017 and continue until the position is filled. Applications received after November 30, 2017, may not receive consideration.

Position Information

Posting Details

Official Job Title ASSISTANT PROFESSOR
Working Title: ASSISTANT PROFESSOR
Position Number 01517073
Division B10 College of Health Sciences
Department B1035 HEALTH CARE ADMIN INFO
Position Type Faculty
Appointment Type Tenure Track Faculty
FLSA Status Exempt
Percent 100.00
Posting Type Faculty
Introduction (Description of School/College/Dept/Program)

The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM) is a premier research university serving approximately 28,000 students. The College of Health Sciences consists of 16 undergraduate and graduate degree programs and approximately 2,000 students. The campus and greater Milwaukee communities offer strong opportunities for research collaboration and professional development.

The College of Health Sciences offers pre-professional, professional, and research-focused degrees through its five academic departments: Biomedical Sciences, Communication Sciences & Disorders, Occupational Sciences & Technology, Health Informatics & Administration, and Kinesiology. The College of Health Sciences also offers a multidisciplinary Ph.D. in Health Sciences degree, allowing all of the above named departments to offer courses and concentrations.

For more information about UWM, the College of Health Sciences, and the Health Informatics and Administration (HIA) Department, see http://www.uwm.edu/chs. For information on Milwaukee please visit, http://www.uwm.edu/discover/milwaukee.cfm

Job Summary

The primary responsibilities in this position will be research, teaching, and advising students in the Health Care Administration program, including the Bachelors of Science degree in Health Care Administration and the Masters in Health Care Administration. Our focus is broad, and we encourage people with research and teaching interests in the area of healthcare finance, health economics, health policy, healthcare management and healthcare quality to apply. The successful candidate is expected to develop and maintain a robust program of research scholarship that seeks extramural funding and will teach undergraduate and graduate courses.

Minimum Qualifications

PhD in Health Care Administration or related field, or MD, JD, or other equivalent degree. Candidates with PhD completion by the appointment start date will be considered.

Potential for establishing an active research program.

Preferred Qualifications

Specialist certification or association with the American College of Healthcare Executives such as ACHE Fellow (FACHE).

Community Service.

Evidence of undergraduate and graduate level teaching.

Professional experience (e.g. professional position, internship, consulting) in health care administration or a comparable area such as health care policy and/or health care economics.

Potential for securing extramural funding.

Application Instructions

Applicants should submit electronically a cover letter including plans for research, teaching and service, curriculum vitae, and contact information for 3 professional references (name, address, phone, email).

Questions should be directed to the chair of the search committee:

Dr. Jennifer Fink
262-323-9393
jtfink@uwm.edu

In instances where the Search and Screen Committee is unable to ascertain from the candidates’ application materials whether he/she meets any of the qualifications, they may be evaluated as not meeting such qualifications.

This is a continuous recruitment. The Search Committee will review applications beginning December 1, 2017 and continue until the position is filled. Applications received after November 30, 2017, may not receive consideration.

Application Deadline
Continuous (Open Until Filled?) Yes
If Continuous, Initial Review Date 12/01/2017
Position Contact Name Jennifer Fink
Contact Phone 262-323-9393
Contact Email jtfink@uwm.edu
Application Notes

For this position, applicants are required to apply online. UWM will not consider paper, emailed or faxed applications. Additionally, applicants must complete all required fields and attach any required documents. The process is complete when the message “Your application has been submitted” is displayed and you receive a confirmation number.

Legal Notices

AA/EO Statement
UWM is an AA/EO employer: All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, or protected veteran status.

Reasonable Accommodations
UWM provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities who are employees or applicants for employment. Employment opportunities will not be denied because of the need to make reasonable accommodations for a qualified individual with a disability. If you need assistance or accommodation in applying because of a disability, please contact uwm-jobs@uwm.edu or 414-229-4463. This job announcement and other material on this site will be made available in alternate formats upon request to an individual with a disability.

Confidentiality of Applicant Materials
UWM is a State agency and subject to Wisconsin's Open Records Law. UWM will not, however, reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing except as may be required by Wisconsin's Open Records law. In certain circumstances, the identities of "final candidates" and/or the identity of the appointed applicant must be revealed upon request.

CBC Policy
Employment will require a criminal background check.

Annual Security and Fire Safety Report (Clery Act)
For the UWM Annual Security and Fire Safety Reports (i.e., Clery Report), which includes statistics about reported crimes and information about campus security policies, see http://www.cleryact.uwm.edu/, or call UWM’s Office of Student Life, Mellencamp Hall 118 at (414) 229-4632 for a paper copy.

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  3. References
Optional Documents

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).