Assistant Professor of Health Administration - University of New Mexico in Albuquerque New Mexico

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University of New Mexico

Albuquerque, New Mexico 87131

United States

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Detailed Job Description

The School of Public Administration at the University of New Mexico invites applications for a tenure track Assistant Professor position to begin in Fall 2015. Demonstrable ability to teach and conduct research in an area of healthcare administration is expected; additional areas of expertise in health policy, public administration, or public health are also welcome.

To be considered, candidates must have a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree in Public Administration, Health Services Research, Health Policy and Management, Public Health, or a closely related discipline from a nationally-accredited university, at the time of appointment. Candidates must give evidence of the ability to teach one or more of the core courses in the Master of Health Administration (MHA) degree program (see
Preferred qualifications are commensurate with those necessary for attainment of comparable junior rank at leading, research-intensive universities. Successful candidates will show significant potential for or demonstrated success in cutting-edge research, peer-reviewed publication, and university teaching.

Preferred qualifications also include: the ability to teach in healthcare finance, economics, policy and program evaluation, or cultural competence; the ability to teach other graduate level courses in the Public Administration curricula; the potential for professional leadership; a demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion and student success, as well as working with broadly diverse communities; and the ability to secure external funding for research.

The Master of Health Administration degree program is in its second year and has been designed for carefully selected student cohorts. It joins the existing Master of Public Administration degree program in the School of Public Administration, which has one of the oldest NASPAA-accredited programs in the nation.

The University of New Mexico is a Carnegie Doctoral Very High Research Activity Institution and a Hispanic-Serving Institution, with over 33,000 students on the main and branch campuses. It also houses the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Center for Health Policy, and it has a large School of Medicine recognized for both its clinical and community-based research.

The University is located in Albuquerque, an ethnically-diverse city with a rich culture and a flourishing arts community. The beautiful mountain and high desert location provides a mild, four season climate and unparalleled opportunities for year-round outdoor recreation. Albuquerque is the largest city in New Mexico, with nearly 900,000 residents, and is located approximately fifty miles south of Santa Fe.
For best consideration, application materials should be received by October 31st, 2014. Candidates must apply through UNM Jobs (, posting number 0827167. Candidates must upload a cover letter, statement of research interests, statement of teaching philosophy, and curriculum vitae. Three letters of recommendation should be sent directly to: Ms. Angela Kamman, Administrative Officer, School of Public Administration, MSCO53100, 1 University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131-0001 or emailed to The position will remain open until filled.

UNM confidentiality policy (Disclosure of Information about Candidates for Employment, UNM Board of Regents Policy Manual 6.7), which includes information about public disclosure of documents submitted by applicants, is located at

Keyword Phrases

  • Health Administration
Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Doctorate
Experience: At least 1 years
Level of Job: Assistant Professor
Type of Faculty:Tenure Track
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume