College of Applied Health Sciences: Assistant Professor, Kinesiology and Community Health-Healt...

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Health Administration

The internationally renowned Department of Kinesiology and Community Health ( within the College of Applied Health Sciences ( at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign ( is searching for outstanding candidates with a background in health systems and health administration. This position will work with our undergraduate programs, including our large undergraduate Community Health major with a concentration in Health Planning & Administration and our newer Master of Science in Heath Administration (MSHA) program. We seek individuals with diverse backgrounds, training, and research portfolios that demonstrate a strong understanding of health administration. The position is a 9-month, tenure track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor with a preferred start date of August 16, 2020.

The University of Illinois is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For more information, visit

Specific Duties and Responsibilities
Successful applicants will instruct in both the undergraduate health administration content area and in graduate curriculum including the MSHA program. While area of specialization is open, a candidate must be able to teach across the health services administration curriculum as needed. Candidates should have a broad knowledge of healthcare management. Areas of particular interest include health administration, finance, management, strategic planning, health policy, rural health, and quality improvement.

Applicants must hold a doctoral degree in health administration, public health or a relevant field. The successful candidate is expected to develop and maintain an active externally funded research agenda and contribute to the instructional mission of the department. Applicants should provide evidence of a strong research program or the potential to develop one. Strong record of excellence in teaching at the undergraduate and graduate level is preferred. Record of successful leadership in health administration field is desired.

General Information
The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is a leading public Research 1 institution with an exceptional and diverse portfolio of research, and a long history of successful interdisciplinary endeavors. The University’s College of Applied Health Sciences houses the Center on Health, Aging and Disability (CHAD); the Division of Disability Resources and Educational Services (DRES); and the Chez Veterans Center. The College is actively involved in discovery and engagement with the Carle Foundation Hospital, the Champaign-Urbana Public Health District (CUPHD), the Big Ten Academic Alliance, the University’s Engineering-based Carle Illinois College of Medicine, Interdisciplinary Health Sciences Institute (IHSI), Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology, College of Veterinary Medicine – Epidemiology and Pathobiology, Discovery Partners Institute, Family Resiliency Center, and many more. Located within the Department of Kinesiology and Community Health ( are the nationally accredited Master of Science in Health Administration (MSHA) and Master of Public Health (MPH) programs, both accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH). The Department hosts a diverse group of faculty, students, and staff. Home of the University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana is a community that combines active urban living with easygoing affordability. It has been consistently ranked among the nations’ top cities for work-life balance.

Compensation will be commensurate with the applicant's experience.

Application Process
To apply, create a candidate profile at and select the position for which you are applying (job ID: 122390 – Health Administration Assistant Professor), then upload all required documents, including:
• Cover letter
• Curriculum vitae
• Research statement (up to 2 pages)
• Teaching Statement (up to 2 pages)
• A list of names, e-mail addresses and phone numbers for at least three references. Candidates will be informed before references are contacted.

To ensure full consideration, please complete your application by November 5, 2019. Review of applications will begin immediately afterwards. The anticipated starting date is August 16, 2020.

For additional information, please contact Search Committee Chair, Dr. Ian Rice at [email protected]

The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer.

College Name or Administrative Unit:College of Applied Health Sciences Category:1-Faculty Title:College of Applied Health Sciences: Assistant Professor, Kinesiology and Community Health-Health Administration (122390) Open Date:10/03/2019 Organization Name:Kinesiology and Community Health




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Posted: 10/4/2019
Application Due: 12/3/2019
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