Visiting Professor - Health Informatics & Management



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Institution:
University of Massachusetts Lowell

Title of Position Being Posted
Visiting Professor - Health Informatics & Management

Department:
Public Health

Job Reference Number:
0081895

Posting Date:
07-21-2017

Application Deadline:
Open Until Filled

For Open until Filled positions, initial review of applications will begin:


Position Status:
Job Opening
Full-time
Benefited
Non-Unit

Anticipated Hiring Range:
Salary commensurate with experience

General Summary of Position:
The Department of Public Health at the University of Massachusetts Lowell invites applications for a Visiting Lecturer Position in Health Informatics and Management.

Public Health is a dynamic, growing program located within the College of Health Sciences at the University of Massachusetts Lowell. The college prepares professionals and scientists in a wide range of health science fields including applied, clinical and translational areas. A large research program along with vibrant community partnerships and engagement opportunities enrich and support our educational programs.

This position will primarily support the Master's Degree program in Health Informatics and Management(HIM). The HIM program is a non-traditional, professional graduate program that largely enrolls mid-career health industry and HIM professionals who are working full-time. The majority of the courses are taught online, with a few courses offered on an evening or Saturday schedule, and some are taught in a hybrid "blended" basis, combining, face-to-face and online sessions using the Blackboard Learning Management System. The program has more than 100 part-time students, with about half pursuing a Health Informatics concentration and the other half pursuing a Health Management concentration. Classes also enroll students from UML's Doctorate in Nursing Practice program. The Department of Public Health additionally offers an undergraduate degree in Public Health, and Master's degrees in Public Health and Work Environment.

The University of Massachusetts Lowell is committed to increasing diversity in its faculty, staff, and student populations, as well as curriculum and support programs, while promoting an inclusive environment. We seek candidates who can contribute to that goal and encourage you to apply and to identify your strengths in this area.

Minimum Qualifications (Required):
-Masters degree required
-Broad health informatics and other health industry management experience
-The ability to work effectively with diverse groups
-"Hands on" experience with healthcare information systems (e.g., EMR, CPOE)
-Teaching or related instructional experience
-Strong written and spoken communication skills (English proficiency essential)

Candidates should have real world experience in the health informatics industry and an understanding of current workforce demands of employers in the region and beyond.
Successful candidates should also have a strong desire to teach and work among a diverse population of undergraduate students, staff, and faculty within the College of Health Sciences.

Other Considerations:
-Familiarity with online teaching and learning
-Research experience and publications
-Experience with Inter-professional Education is highly desirable

Required Applicant Documents:
Cover Letter
Curriculum Vitae
Teaching Philosophy
Teaching Evaluations
Evidence of Teaching
Names and contact information of three references

Optional Applicant Documents:


Special Instructions to Applicants:
Please include required attachments as follows:
1. Evidence of Teaching: detailed description of previous teaching experience including a list of courses taught and sample course syllabi
2. Teaching Evaluations: summary of course evaluations, if available
3. Teaching Philosophy: description of teaching philosophy and style

Initial review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled. However, the position may close when an adequate number of qualified applications are received.

Quicklink for Posting:
jobs.uml.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=55591

The University of Massachusetts Lowell is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action, Title IX employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age over 40, protected veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, marital status, or other protected class.

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