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Faculty, Healthcare Studies, Full-Time, Tenure-Track, Fall 2023

Salem State University

Last Updated: 11/05/22

Job Description

The healthcare studies department at Salem State University is seeking a full-time, tenure-track faculty member beginning Fall 2023. Teaching assignments will vary based upon the expertise of the candidate and programmatic needs, but may include internship/field work coordinator duties, career focused courses, academic and professional writing, introductory research courses, 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 values, celebrates and appreciates
in all its forms and endeavors to create a space that reflects the campus community population which it serves. Our students come to Salem State University from 38 states and 48 countries and reflect the demographics of the greater Boston community in which we live. We are passionate about providing an experience for them and our fellow staff and faculty, where everyone can feel supported while they explore, learn, and celebrate their identities, similarities, and differences. We welcome you to come celebrate with us and become a member of our community.

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; and experience in and demonstrated ability to work with a team and collaborate across disciplines.

Preferred Qualifications:

An area of expertise that includes health care information and information systems, health insurance, managed care, practical (field-based) health administration experience, experience working with community-based health organizations or public health; preferred candidates will have demonstrated interest and experience with internship/field work coordination; interest in civic learning and civic engagement pedagogies; experience in and enthusiasm for teaching in a multi-racial, multi-ethnic environment with students of diverse backgrounds and learning style; and experience using instructional technologies, teaching face-to-face, hybrid (partially online), and 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:

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.

Salary is competitive and commensurate with education and experience.

Employment is contingent upon a completed background and CORI check satisfactory to the university. Internal candidates are not subject to a background check.

This position is not eligible for H1B visa sponsorship.

Please note all newly hired staff and faculty, will need to be in compliance with Salem State University’s COVID-19 Vaccination and Booster Requirement.

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.

Company Details

Salem, Massachusetts, United States
Our Mission Salem State's mission is to provide a high quality, student-centered education that prepares a diverse community of learners to contribute responsibly and creatively to a global society, and serve as a resource to advance the region's cultural, social and economic development. Our Vision Salem State University will be a premier teaching university that engages students in an inspi...