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Faculty, Healthcare Studies, Full-Time, Tenure-Track, Fall 2024

Salem State University
Job Location:
Salem, 01970
Healthcare Administration

ID: 2023-2947

Job Category: Faculty/Librarian

Department: Healthcare Studies

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Competitive and commensurate with education and experience

General Statement of Duties:

The healthcare studies department is seeking an on-site, full-time, tenure-track faculty member beginning Fall 2024. Teaching assignments will vary based upon the expertise of the candidate and programmatic needs, but may include courses in public health, statistics, academic and professional writing, diversity and cultural inclusiveness. The ideal candidate will work as a collaborative faculty member committed to academic excellence, innovation, and student success.

Salem State University is committed to excellence in teaching. We pride ourselves in providing first-rate classroom experiences and supervising intensive learning opportunities such as research and internships. Many of our students are first-generation, racial/ethnic minorities, veterans, and adult learners. Salem State University is located in the Greater Boston area in the historic city of Salem, Massachusetts. The Greater Boston region is famous for its world-class education, healthcare, and business enterprises and the area offers numerous opportunities for professional and personal enrichment. 

Duties and Responsibilities:

Candidates are required to perform duties in accordance with the MSCA contract. Duties include teaching, advising, scholarship and contributions to continuously improve the department and university. The standard teaching load is 12 credit hours per semester. The position is subject to available funding.


Required Qualifications:

  • An earned doctorate degree (or ABD with significant progress can be considered) in a healthcare related field
  • Experience in and demonstrated enthusiasm to full time teaching, internships and field experiences, research, advising, and mentoring of students with diverse backgrounds and learning styles
  • Experience in and demonstrated ability to work with a team and collaborate across disciplines.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • An area of expertise that includes public health, statistics, health care information and information systems, health insurance, managed care, practical (field-based) health administration experience, or experience working with community-based health organizations
  • Demonstrated interest in civic learning and civic engagement pedagogies is strongly preferred
  • Experience in and enthusiasm for teaching in a multi-racial, multi-ethnic environment with students of diverse backgrounds and learning style
  • Experience using instructional technologies, teaching face-to-face, hybrid (partially online), remote classes and academic advising
  • As an emerging Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI), Salem State University seeks to enrich the faculty/librarian ranks by actively encouraging candidates whose lived and scholarly experiences directly address issues regarding the health, welfare, and representation of Latinx populations in the United States. Candidates who meet this strongly desired qualification should present documented activities in Latinx-related teaching, scholarship/research, and service, including community-based endeavors in each of these three areas.

Working Conditions:

This is an on-site, in-person position.

Salem State University complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified applicants and employees with disabilities. For accommodation information or requests please email

Special Instructions to Applicants:
Please apply online and attach curriculum vitae, cover letter, and (unofficial) transcripts.

Employment is contingent upon a completed background and CORI check satisfactory to the university.

This position is eligible for H1B visa sponsorship.

EEO Statement:
Salem State University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Persons of color, women, and persons with disabilities are strongly urged to apply.

Please Note: If there is no application deadline associated with a position, it may be removed at any time and additional applications will not be accepted.

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