Full-time regular, represented, tenure track, academic year, two year fixed length position
(with possibility of continuation)
Salary: Minimum starting salary for Instructor $36,808; Asst. Professor $44,256; Associate Professor $50,462. Actual salary will be dependent on rank and experience.
Duties Begin: September 1, 2013
Responsibilities: The successful candidate must teach courses in-person and online in health information technology such as Electronic Health Records, Coding and Reimbursement, Legal Aspects of Health Information Technology, Healthcare Statistics and Research, as well as other Allied Health courses as assigned. Must participate in a variety of teaching and learning activities supporting maintenance of accreditation standards. Additional duties include, but are not limited to: 12 credit hour teaching load per semester, student advising, involvement in scholarly activities and professional development, fostering clinical agency partnerships, curricula development to include building the health information technology area in the Allied Health Degree, and involvement in University service activities.
Qualifications: To be considered for the tenure track position, the successful candidate must have a PhD in Health Information Technology or related field from an accredited institution. ADB’s are encouraged to apply. Those candidates with an earned graduate degree in Health Information Technology or related field will be considered for a non-tenure track position. The successful candidate must possess or be eligible to obtain within one academic year one of the following certifications from the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA): RHIA, RHIT, CCS, or CCS-P. Industry experience is preferred. Successful candidate must have the ability to demonstrate the use of technology in the classroom and must be able to use the technology required for the assigned courses.
Benefits: Excellent health/accident/life and dental insurance; retirement; tuition waiver and other benefits.
University: The University of Maine at Fort Kent, nestled in the heart of the St. John River Valley in rural Northern Maine, is a regional baccalaureate university within the University of Maine System and has had the distinction of being named a Best college in the Northeastern Region by the Princeton Review for eight consecutive years. Our mission and vision emphasize student success through quality academic programs and experiential learning which builds upon our rural, environmental, and Franco-American cultural heritage. Signature programs include nursing, rural public safety, education, environmental studies, forestry, business, and behavioral science. Our unique location on the New Brunswick border provides opportunities for international educational experiences and exceptional outdoor recreational activities in all four seasons. The region offers moderate living costs, excellent public schools and a strong community atmosphere. To learn more about the region or campus please visit our website at www.umfk.maine.edu.
Applications: Deadline for applications is Monday, May 27, 2013. To apply send cover letter, resume/vita, contact information for five professional references, and official or unofficial transcripts of highest earned degree via e-mail to email@example.com or hardcopy to:
University of Maine at Fort Kent
23 University Drive
Fort Kent, ME 04743-1292
telephone (207) 834-7844, fax (207) 834-7843
UMFK IS AN AA/EEO EMPLOYER - REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS UPON REQUEST. APPLICATIONS
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