Asst.Professor, Health Administration/Informatics

New Brunswick, NJ

Rutgers, Bloustein Sch. of Planning/Public Policy

The Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy at Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, seeks two full-time tenure-track faculty members at the assistant professor level with a specialty in health administration. While topical areas are open, we are particularly interested in scholars in the areas of health informatics, health information management, and health information systems.  Focus on disparities of health care provision is a plus. The faculty members will teach primarily in the CAHME-accredited Masters of Health Administration (MHA) program; other instructional duties may include the undergraduate health administration program, the graduate Masters of Public Informatics program and/or related graduate and undergraduate programs in the Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy as dictated by competency and interest.
 
The ideal candidate is required to show clear signs that she/he/they will:
  • Have a doctorate or the equivalent professional degree in a discipline related to health administration. The position is open to a diverse range of disciplines including but not limited to data sciences, economics, decision science, management/leadership, health administration, or health systems. The candidate will have a completed doctorate by June 1, 2022.
  • Be establishing a research profile of refereed research in high-impact journals and through conference presentations.
  • Demonstrate willingness and ability to secure peer-reviewed external grant funds and the ability to be a team leader on funded research supporting and supervising doctoral students and postdoctoral associates.
  • Demonstrate potential for excellence in teaching, with knowledge of inclusive and active teaching practices, as well as being facile in competency-based teaching and assessment.
  • Demonstrate ability to network with external stakeholders and to communicate with the public via social media and other sources.
  • Have experience working with community-based health organizations.
The Bloustein School values interdisciplinary scholars. As a campus with a continually growing diverse student body, we encourage applications from women, minorities, and individuals with a commitment to mentoring students from under-represented groups.  We are committed to a diverse workforce and maintaining a learning and working environment that is welcoming to all. The standard teaching assignment will include a mix of undergraduate and graduate courses. Salaries and benefit packages and other forms of professional support offered by the university are competitive. 
 
The Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy is a professional school offering a doctoral program in Planning and Public Policy; master’s degrees in Health Administration, Public Policy, Urban Planning and Policy Development, and Public Informatics; undergraduate degrees in Public Policy, Planning and Public Policy, Urban Planning and Design, Health Administration, and Public Health. The programs in urban planning, public policy, and undergraduate public health are all highly ranked nationally, while newer programs on health administration are expanding rapidly, and a new masters degree program in urban and public informatics welcomed its first cohort of students in Fall 2019. The School has 14 research centers and institutes, and annually attracts approximately $16 million in external grants and contracts. We are also establishing a research center focusing on the nexus of health administration and equity and social justice policy and expect that the faculty members will work closely with this center.
 
The mission of Rutgers-New Brunswick is to apply the university’s outstanding strengths in research and teaching in service to the public good. The university is a dynamic and diverse center for research, technology innovation, public engagement and development, and is located in the heart of the Northeastern megalopolis with easy access to New York City and Philadelphia. Rutgers is one of the nation’s leading comprehensive public research universities, with annual research expenditures exceeding $750 million, and membership in the Big Ten Academic Alliance and the Association of American Universities. For further information, visit the web site at http://bloustein.rutgers.edu.
 
Applicants should submit a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, a writing sample, and the names and contact information of three professional references. Review of applications will begin on January 1, 2022.
 
If you have questions about the Bloustein School or this position please email blousteinsearch@ejb.rutgers.edu
 
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, creed, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, genetic information, protected veteran status, military status or any other category protected by law. As an institution, we value diversity of background and opinion, and prohibit discrimination or harassment on the basis of any legally protected class in the areas of hiring, recruitment, promotion, transfer, demotion, training, compensation, pay, fringe benefits, layoff, termination or any other terms and conditions of employment.
 
Posted: 11/23/2021