Assistant or Associate Professor, Department of Health Policy and Management

The George Washington University

The Department of Health Policy and Management (HPM) in the Milken Institute School of Public Health at the George Washington University (GWSPH) is seeking applicants for a specialized teaching faculty appointment in the Department of Health Policy and Management. This is a 12-month position with a 2-year renewable contract to begin as early as July 1, 2022. Applicants with an interest in teaching undergraduate and graduate Public Health students on-campus and online primarily in the area of health administration are invited to apply. Appointment as a teaching assistant professor or teaching associate professor will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.

GWSPH is a leader in public health science and has a growing portfolio of public health teaching, research, and practice. As the only school of public health in the nation’s capital, faculty and students have an opportunity to work closely with government agencies, numerous foundations and non-governmental organizations, and think tanks in the Washington, DC metropolitan area. The University, School, and HPM Department have a strong commitment to achieving diversity among faculty and staff. We are particularly interested in receiving applications from members of underrepresented groups and strongly encourage women and persons of color to apply for this position.

Members of the HPM Department are leaders in our fields, have applied real world experience in public health, health policy and law, and health administration practice, appreciate people taking initiative, and are supportive and collegial.  The Department offers a number of degrees, including an MPH in health policy, MHA both residentially and in a hybrid online format, and a PhD in health policy. Department faculty are engaged in a wide variety of research projects focusing on equity, social determinants of health, cross sector public health partnerships, post-acute systems, health system leadership, health system reform, health informatics, health law, public and private health care financing and pricing, health system innovation, healthcare quality, healthcare access and disparities, community health centers, health ethics, health justice, and health workforce.

Job Description: The successful candidate will support the teaching mission of the HPM Department.  The position may include course director responsibilities for undergraduate health administration courses as well as graduate-level health administration and policy courses in-person and online. Educational administrative responsibilities, student advising, and participation in faculty committees may also be included. The position will include participation in monthly department faculty meetings.

Basic Qualifications: Applicants must have:

  • A doctorate including a PhD, DrPH, DHA, JD, MD, PharmD, DNP, in health administration, business administration, public health, or a clinical degree such as the DO, or MD, or equivalent degree in a related field conferred by the time of start date.
  •  Experience in health care administration, in areas such as operations, finance, insurance, or management consulting;
  • Evidence of innovative teaching;
  • Experience/demonstrated commitment to teaching and mentoring underrepresented students;
  • Interest or experience in advising students.
    Application Process:  To apply, please complete an online faculty application at

https://www.gwu.jobs/postings/90272  and upload

  • A letter of interest;
  •  curriculum vitae;
  •  statement of teaching experience and interests; and
  • statement of commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion.

Review of applications will begin on March 9, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled.  Only complete applications will be considered. Employment offers are contingent upon the satisfactory outcome of a standard background screening. Please direct any questions to the HPM Faculty Search Committee, Milken Institute School of Public Health (e-mail:  gwhpm@gwu.edu).

Diversity is crucial to an educational institution’s pursuit of excellence in learning, research, and service. The university is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not unlawfully discriminate in any of its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.