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Department: Education and Health Admin. Dept.
Southern Oregon University (SOU) is seeking candidates for a full-time, nine-month, tenure-track, Assistant Professor in Healthcare Studies. We invite you to become part of a dynamic and interdisciplinary group of Healthcare Administration faculty with expertise in health communication, psychology, philosophy, economics, statistics and sociology. The ideal candidate will demonstrate a strong commitment to undergraduate teaching and mentoring, the ability to oversee practicum and internships in health-related organizations, and the ability to contribute to the continuing development of the Healthcare Administration program, as well as other healthcare-focused courses in the candidate's areas of expertise. Teaching responsibilities may include face-to-face and online courses in Aging Studies, Rural Health, US Healthcare Systems and other courses specific to the candidate's specializations and competencies. Other responsibilities include supervision of practicum, internship and capstone projects, advising, curriculum development, research, professional affiliations as appropriate, participation in the healthcare administration concentration of the online MBA program, and other responsibilities as assigned. Southern Oregon University is a public liberal arts institution of approximately 6,000 undergraduate and 500 graduate students. The surrounding area is known for cultural offerings such as the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, the Ashland International Film Festival, and the Britt Music Festival. The Rogue Valley is also renowned for outdoor activities such as hiking, snowboarding, and fishing. We offer excellent comprehensive health and retirement benefits. The start date is September 2020 and the position will be open until filled with priority deadline of November 15, 2019.
Prior administrative experience of an academic program.
Experience supervising students in internship/practicum field settings.
Experience creating and/or conducting community internship programs in health-related fields.
Demonstrated ability to work with external community organizations.
Evidence of cultural competency, sensitivity, and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, (dis)ability, LGBTQIA, racial, and ethnic backgrounds of staff and students.
Experience teaching, advising and mentoring first generation college students.
All Listed Duties:
Professorial: Teaching, scholarship, professional development and service.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Must be willing to travel and attend training programs off-site for occasional professional development.
Must be able to work additional hours and adjust working hours to meet special jobs. May be called back periodically to perform work as needed on an emergency basis.
Must be able to successfully pass a pre-employment background check.
Under the provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA): -Position classification defined as
Internal Number: 8111
About Southern Oregon University
SOU provides career-focused, comprehensive educational experiences to over 6,200 students. Along with an emphasis on student success and intellectual growth, SOU is committed to diversity, inclusion and sustainability. Theoretical and experiential learning programs provide quality, innovative experiences for students. At SOU, students build strong community connections through internships, mentorships, field studies, capstone projects, volunteer opportunities and civic engagement.