Job Information

University of Utah Open Rank Professor (Lecturer) in Healthcare Administration in Salt Lake City, Utah

Proposed Faculty Rank Open Rank (Lecturer)

Department 01286 - OIS Operations & Info Systems

City Salt Lake City, UT

Track Non Tenure Track

New Position to Begin July 1 2022


The health administration programs at the David Eccles School of Business of the University of Utah ( seeks to fill a faculty position for an open rank professor (lecturer and non-tenure track) faculty position that combines teaching, mentoring, and administrative activities. Preferred candidate will hold a master or doctoral degree in an appropriate area related to healthcare administration. We particularly encourage candidates with an interest in directorship responsibilities to apply.

Candidates with teaching expertise in healthcare leadership, quality improvement, operations management, and/or data analytics are encouraged to apply. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated excellence in teaching and mentoring students. Candidates with extensive practical work experience in healthcare will be preferred. The successful candidate will also be asked to lead the organization and implementation of a value-based healthcare initiative.

The school’s healthcare administration program faculty include tenure track and non-tenure track as well as adjunct faculty. This group has a high level of healthcare administration and educational administration experience. Our faculty have earned prestigious awards in recognition of their exceptional teaching, outstanding service, and commitment to healthcare administration. This group of faculty supports an active student association, a growing alumni association, a mentor program, and participation by student teams in multiple regional and national healthcare case competitions.

The school’s health administration programs are growing and have expanded its offerings to include a MHA , a Professional MHA , an online MHA , and a MHM degree. To meet the needs of the expanding programs, the Eccles School is seeking a full-time faculty member to begin in 2022. Primary responsibilities will be teaching and mentoring in the MHA programs.

The Eccles School is AACSB accredited and ranked highly in U.S. News and World Reports. The MHA program, accredited by CAHME , is a fourteen-year-old program.

The MHA program has strong ties to the University of Utah Hospital and Clinics ( UUHC ), which is a national leader among academic medical centers. This close relationship with UUHC provides strong internship and career placement opportunities for students. Salt Lake City is a vibrant healthcare environment with healthcare systems organizations such as Intermountain Healthcare, Steward, HCA Mountain Star, and Veterans Administration Healthcare. Executives from these organizations contribute to the MHA program as adjunct faculty, guest lecturers, mentors, preceptors, and Community Advisory Board members.

Located in Salt Lake City, in the foothills of the Wasatch Mountains, the University of Utah is the flagship institution of the State of Utah’s system of higher education and a member of the PAC -12 Conference. Salt Lake City combines the amenities of a major metropolitan area of more than one million people with the friendliness and ease of living of a small, Western city. Seven major ski resorts are within an hour’s drive from campus, and opportunities to pursue activities from biking to hiking to fishing abound. Salt Lake is also home to the Utah Symphony and Opera, the Utah Ballet, and several professional sports teams. Salt Lake City is a community with a diverse, multicultural population, and a wide range of other cultural and recreational activities.

The Department of OIS is committed to removing barriers that have been traditionally encountered by individuals from underrepresented groups; strives to recruit faculty who will further enhance our diversity; and makes every attempt to support their academic, professional, and personal success. The University of Utah recognizes that a diverse faculty benefits and enriches the educational experiences of the entire campus and greater community. This institution offers benefits to same-sex and to different sex domestic partners and to spouses.

EEO/Non-Discrimination Information

The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students, staff, faculty and patients from diverse backgrounds and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education, employment opportunities, and quality healthcare for historically underrepresented groups.

Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities.

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or protected veteran’s status. The University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in the education program or activity that it operates, as required by Title IX and 34 CFR part 106. The requirement not to discriminate in education programs or activities extends to admission and employment. Inquiries about the application of Title IX and its regulations may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, to the Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, or both.

To request a reasonable accommodation for a disability or if you or someone you know has experienced discrimination or sexual misconduct including sexual harassment, you may contact the Director/Title IX Coordinator in the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action:

Director/ Title IX Coordinator

Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action ( OEO /AA)

135 Park Building

Salt Lake City, UT 84112


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The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“ URS ”). Eligible new hires with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in URS if they make the election before they become eligible for retirement (usually the first day of work). Contact Human Resources at (801) 581-7447 for information. Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS are subject to URS’ post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or University Human Resource Management at (801) 581-7447 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen and immunizations.

Special Instructions for Candidates

Interested individuals should submit (1) a letter indicating interest, (2) a current curriculum vitae, and (3) evidence of teaching effectiveness (e.g., teaching evaluations). Review will begin December 2, 2021 and continue until the position is filled.

Open Date 10/28/2021

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Requisition Number PRN00768CF

Type Faculty