Assistant or Associate Professor - Washington State University in Spokane Washington

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Washington State University

Spokane, Washington

United States

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Detailed Job Description

POSITIONS TITLE: Assistant/Associate Professor of Healthcare Finance or Management, Department of Health Policy and Administration, College of Nursing, Washington State University in Spokane.

TERM OF SERVICE: Nine-month tenure track appointment available January 1 or August 16, 2017. An earlier start date may be negotiated.

DUTIES: 1) teaching three core or supporting graduate courses per year in health care accounting, finance, management, marketing or related areas; 2) advising and directing student graduate projects and internships; 3) maintenance of an active research program; 4) appropriate service activities.

Required Qualifications

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: 1) doctorate in health services administration or health services research or in a closely related field such as public health, public administration, or related social science disciplines; 2) demonstrated research productivity, including work with collaborative interdisciplinary teams (current extramural funding is required for appointments at the associate professor level); 3) commitment to diversity and the reduction of health disparities.

Preferred Qualifications

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Graduate level teaching experience at a Commission on Accreditation of Health Management Education (CAHME) accredited program. Preference will be given to individuals with research interests in the areas of payment reform, rural health access, or behavioral health, although all areas of research will be considered.

Monthly Salary

Commensurate with qualifications and experience

Additional Information

DEPARTMENT: WSU’s 21-year-old Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education (CAHME) accredited residential Master of Public Health Policy and Administration (MHPA) program is highly personalized and exceptionally rigorous, requiring an internship and an individual graduate project. Class sizes are small (15-25 students) and require active engagement in course discussions, guest lectures, site visits and group projects. The curriculum is designed to facilitate both full-time and part-time participation for working professionals, with courses typically scheduled on weekday evenings. For more information go to:

WSU SPOKANE: Located in the University District along the riverfront in downtown Spokane, WSU Spokane is the University’s health sciences education and research campus. The University has relocated all of its health sciences disciplines and built new facilities on the campus in recent years. The campus is home to the Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine, scheduled to welcome its charter class in August 2017. Nearly 1,500 undergraduate, professional, and graduate students pursue degrees at the 48-acre campus, which also houses programs offered by Eastern Washington University and is located just across the Spokane River from Gonzaga University. Complete with a rich cultural scene, historic neighborhoods, urban appeal, and easy access to four-season outdoor recreation, Spokane supplies a high quality of life for the nearly half million residents who live in the region. To learn more about the Spokane community, visit:

WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EDUCATOR AND EMPLOYER. Members of ethnic minorities, women, special disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam-era, recently separated veterans, and other protected veterans, persons of disability and/or persons age 40 and over are encouraged to apply.

WSU is committed to excellence through diversity and faculty-friendly policy action, including partner accommodation and NSF ADVANCE Institutional Transformation programs (

WSU employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized non-U.S. citizens. All new employees must show employment eligibility verification as required by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.

WSU is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact Human Resource Services: 509-335-4521(v), Washington State TDD Relay Service: Voice Callers: 1-800-833-6384; TDD Callers: 1-800-833-6388, 509-335-1259(f), or

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Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Associate
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Associate Professor
Assistant Professor
Type of Faculty:Tenure Track
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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