Assistant/ Associate Professor - Interdisciplinary Health Care (Fall 2017)

Dahlonega, GA
Apr 30, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Assistant/ Associate Professor - Interdisciplinary Health Care (Fall 2017)

Position Number: 53070450

Benefits Eligible: Yes

Campus Location: Dahlonega

General Summary: The College of Health Sciences & Professions at the University of North Georgia is expanding to offer a unique program in Interdisciplinary Health Care. This program embodies concentrations and certificates in health care administration and health informatics with a planned offering in population health. Health care and health-related jobs are among the top jobs for the areas served by multiple UNG campuses. Georgia is known as the health information state with a strong presence in health information management. The college is seeking a highly qualified candidate to serve as the program head and faculty. The program head will provide curricular development, administrative direction and oversight for the evolving program in Interdisciplinary Health Care and the proposed program in Health Care Services and Information Administration.

The College of Health Sciences & Professions offers both Bachelor of Science in Nursing and Master of Science and Post-Master's Certificate in Family Nurse Practitioner, a Master of Science Degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, and the entry-level Doctor of Physical Therapy degree. Our laboratories and clinics are equipped with state-of-the-art instrumentation, including a simulation hospital on our Gainesville campus. We have highly qualified faculty members, many with clinical specializations and inter-professional research experience.

Located in the fastest-growing region of the state, the University of North Georgia is a multi-campus university with an enrollment of over 18,000 students, making it one of the largest institutions in the University System of Georgia. UNG is focused on a mission of educational excellence, leadership development and community engagement opportunities that develop students into leaders for a diverse and global society. Through a variety of educational pathways that provide access and range from certificates and associate degrees to a professional doctoral program, UNG is responsive to regional education and economic development needs. Federally designated as a senior military college, one of the university's signature leadership programs is its 800-member Corps of Cadets on UNG's Dahlonega Campus.

Job Duties & Responsibilities:
  • The successful candidate will be expected to teach in the areas of Health Information Technology and/or Health Care Management and Administration

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
  • Experience in population health and medical tourism is a plus
  • Strong written, oral, and electronic communication skills
  • Contemporary knowledge of evolving health delivery and reimbursement policy
  • Understanding of the role health informatics plays in practice management
  • Curriculum planning and course development
  • Experience in on-line learning and course delivery
  • Experience in medical and/or group practice organization and administration is strongly preferred

Certifications/Licenses & Minimum Requirements:
  • The qualified candidate must have a terminal degree (doctorate) in Health Care Administration or Management, Health Information Management or directly related disciplines
  • Successful applicants should have an established record of scholarship, teaching, and program administration
  • Curriculum development experience with evidence of effective teaching in both face-to-face and online is essential

Required Documents: Cover Letter, Resume/Curriculum Vitae, Unofficial Transcripts

Special Instructions to Applicants: If you received any graduate degrees from an institution outside the United States, you must provide a foreign course-by-course credential evaluation by an independent evaluation service that is a member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services, Inc. (NACES). Find a full list of NACES members at

Please submit contact information for three professional references.

Employer Information: All employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation, as determined by the University of North Georgia in its sole discretion. The University of North Georgia, a unit of the University System of Georgia, is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sex or national origin, age, disability, religion, genetics or veteran status. Georgia is an open records state. Also, UNG is a federal contractor and desires priority referrals of protected veterans.

We provide equal employment opportunities to minorities, females, protected veterans, and disabled individuals, as well as other protected groups.

The University of North Georgia is committed to providing equal opportunity to all qualified applicants without discrimination at the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, sex, age, disability or handicap as a matter of college policy and as required by applicable state and federal laws.


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