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Department of Health Administration and Policy - Term Instructional Faculty

George Mason University
Fairfax, VA

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College of Public Health (CPH)

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Department of Health Administration and Policy

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Department of Health Administration and Policy - Term Instructional Faculty

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Department of Health Administration and Policy – Term Instructional Faculty

About the Position:

The Department of Health Administration and Policy within the College of Public Health at George Mason University is launching an open-rank search for a term (non-tenure track) 9-month, instructional faculty in health care management.

The successful candidate will have a terminal degree and expertise in one or more of the following areas:

  • Human resources management
  • Marketing and/or strategic planning
  • Healthcare finance/accounting

Qualified candidates with expertise in other specialized practice areas in health administration such as Quality Improvement and specialty service line management may also be considered. This is a state-funded, full-time (9-month) instructional (non-tenure-track) faculty position with the option of additional summer teaching opportunities. The appointment will begin in August for Academic Year 2023-2024.

George Mason University is the nation’s youngest R-01 university and has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. We strongly encourage candidates to apply who will enrich Mason’s academic and culturally inclusive environment. Mason’s commitment and initiative for Anti-Racism and Inclusive Excellence (ARIE) provide support for an inclusive and equitable campus community where everyone is valued and supported, and all have a sense of belonging.


  • Teach courses related to Health Systems Management across the undergraduate and graduate program curriculum;
  • Serve as a member of the undergraduate and graduate program faculty wherein faculty work to ensure curriculum currency, participate in program evaluation, support academic and professional advising (students and alumni) and program accreditation management;
  • Participate in student and faculty recruitment and academic program outreach activities; and
  • Serve on Department, CPH and University level faculty committees and working groups.

Required Qualifications:

  • Earned Doctoral Degree in health administration, business administration, health professional degree or other fields related to the expertise sought at time of employment date;
  • Teaching and/or mentoring experience; and
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prior experience with hybrid and online teaching and mentoring graduate students in a healthcare management;
  • Specialty certification(s) or experience in a practice area related to the areas of expertise sought;
  • Highly qualified candidates will have a working knowledge of AUPHA certification and CAHME accreditation for healthcare management academic programs; and
  • Because the HAP department’s faculty members include scholars from multiple academic and professional disciplines, we are especially interested in applicants with a background and commitment to interdisciplinary, collaborative teaching and research.

Rank and salary of the position will be commensurate with the individual’s qualifications and experience.
About the Department of Health Administration and Policy:

The Department of Health Administration and Policy has educated students and conducted research in health systems management, health policy and health informatics since 2010. Today, award winning programs in these areas seek to prepare new leaders to apply management and evidence-based decision to improve public health and the quality of health care. The distinctive approach to all HAP degree programs is rigorous, innovative, accessible and hands-on. Learn more at

About the College of Public Health:

The College Public Health is the first and only College of Public Health in Virginia. The College is located in the new Peterson Family Health Science Hall, which has 165,000 square feet of offices, conference rooms, classrooms, and wet and dry labs. The College has accredited degree programs in Global and Community Health, Health Administration and Policy, Nutrition and Food Studies, Nursing, and Social Work, including CEPH accredited bachelors, masters, and doctoral degrees. The College’s research infrastructure includes DSHI (Discovery Science and Health Informatics Center with a Machine Learning Lab). The College operates a Population Health Center that supports primary and behavioral health care, research, and training. The College has an active research portfolio of approximately $9 million. Further information about the College may be found at:

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Applicants must apply for position number F679AZ using and include: (1) a cover letter of interest, (2) curriculum vitae, (3) statement of teaching experience or interest and philosophy, and (4) a list of three references with full contact information. Also, please include (5) a diversity statement summarizing the extent to which you have worked with any individuals from marginalized groups in a teaching, mentorship or advisory capacity, and how you helped them identify and overcome barriers to success.

NOTE: Candidates who are invited for the second round of interviews (in person or virtual) must arrange for the search committee to receive three letters of recommendation prior to the second interview.

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George Mason University is an innovative, entrepreneurial institution with national distinction in both academics and research. Mason holds a top U.S. News and World Report “Up and Coming” spot for national universities and is recognized for its global appeal and excellence in higher education.

Mason is currently the largest and most diverse university in Virginia with students and faculty from all 50 states and over 135 countries studying in over 200 degree programs at campuses in Arlington, Fairfax and Prince William, as well as at learning locations across the commonwealth. Rooted in Mason’s diversity is a campus culture that is both rewarding and exciting, work that is meaningful, and opportunities to both collaborate and create.

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George Mason University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, committed to promoting inclusion and equity in its community. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or veteran status, or any characteristic protected by law.

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