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(Archived) Fixed-Term Faculty Teaching Positions (Open Rank)

Last Updated: 1/19/22

Job Description

The Department of Health Policy and Management, at the top-ranked Gillings School of Global Public Health at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is seeking applicants for three fixed-term faculty teaching positions. Rank is open and will be consistent with qualifications and experience.

We seek faculty members who can teach a full course load of five (5) graduate- or undergraduate-level classes per year; faculty with less teaching experience will be provided time to ramp up to a full five-class load. We seek faculty who can teach courses in the following areas: leadership, finance, accounting, US health care system, public health, human resources, strategy, marketing, global health, and capstone. We encourage applications from individuals who have taught in these content areas in either university or non-university settings. A full list of our courses, along with descriptions, can be found at In addition to teaching, the selected applicants would be expected to advise and mentor students, review products that students are required to complete (e.g., capstone projects, practicums, dissertations, research papers) and participate in other activities and committees that support the work of the department. We seek people interested in teaching in both our residential (on-campus) and executive (online) programs.

Required Qualifications

  • A master’s or doctoral degree in health policy and management, business, public health, public policy, law (i.e., Juris Doctorate), public administration, government, social work, nursing, medicine, or a related field

Preferred Qualifications

  • Demonstrated commitment to contributing to a diverse, equitable, and inclusive environment.
  • Experience in health policy and/or management in diverse settings including health care systems, provider organizations, consulting firms, not-for-profit organizations, government or universities.
  • Experience teaching students with varying levels of academic preparation and experience. (i.e., potentially undergraduate through doctoral)
  • Demonstrated interest in the use of teaching methods that emphasize and encourage active student engagement and interaction.
  • Experience defining and evaluating competency achievement.
  • Comfort with technology that can be applied to teaching and learning enhancements.
  • Experience overseeing projects, including practicums and capstone projects, in diverse settings.
  • Experience and interest in advising and mentoring.

Although some portion of teaching may be in online classes, this position requires full-time participation on campus (i.e., it will not be considered for permanent remote status).

About the Department of Health Policy and Management:

The Department’s mission is to improve health for all by creating and translating knowledge into policy and practice and educating current and future health leaders, managers, policymakers, practitioners and researchers. We offer a Bachelor of Science in Public Health (BSPH), Executive and Residential Master of Healthcare Administration (MHA), Master of Science in Public Health (MSPH), executive Doctor of Public Health (DrPH), and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degrees. HPM also offers a Health Policy concentration as part of a School-wide MPH degree. Student enrollment in our residential and executive programs includes about 90 undergraduate students, 200 residential graduate and doctoral students, in addition to hybrid-remote executive students. We have approximately 40 full-time faculty and over 100 joint and adjunct faculty. Our full-time faculty members are experts in finance, economics, policy, decision science, management, and every facet of health. Our adjunct faculty bring wide-ranging practice and real-world experience, with a passion for teaching.

Our top-ranked Department makes substantial ongoing investment in excellence and innovation of our academic programs. The Department has highly active and well-funded investigators who seek to improve the access, quality, efficiency, and effectiveness of health care services and reduce health disparities at the local, national, and international levels. Successful applicants will join a multidisciplinary faculty and will actively contribute to the department through teaching and service.

Information about faculty employee benefits may be found here:

Although successful applicants will not be required to secure external funding for research, they may participate in funded projects for a portion of their time, if they desire.

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in the Search Process

At the Gillings School of Global Public Health, we are committed to being a diverse, inclusive, and welcoming community with policies supporting that goal. Inclusive excellence is central to our teaching, research, practice, and service. For more information on our commitment to inclusive excellence, please visit the following website:

The Department is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion throughout the hiring process and has developed processes to center diversity, equity, and inclusion throughout the search. Candidates identified for interviews will be provided with criteria for promotion and information about potentially relevant University and School centers, programs, and resources.

Candidate Instructions to Apply:

Please apply at the following website: and include your complete curriculum vitae, cover letter, diversity statement, teaching philosophy statement, and names and addresses of three professional references. If you do not have university teaching experience, please discuss in your cover letter how your education/career to date positions you to successfully transition into a teaching role. Please also include the courses that you are interested in teaching. Submit your diversity statement as an “other document” that outlines examples of your past and ongoing commitment to diversity and inclusion, and that describes how you might contribute to an inclusive climate at Gillings. Stronger statements will include a range of examples of how you have incorporated equity into your work experience to date.

Applications will be accepted and reviewed until the position is filled. The anticipated start date will be July 1, 2022 or when the positions are filled.

“The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.”

Company Details

Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States