Mary Baldwin University, a private institution in Staunton, VA, with a 175 year history of quality educational programs, invites individuals with exceptional skills and experience in health care administration education and/or practice to apply for an online adjunct instructor position to teach the course "Healthcare as a Socio-Technical System" in its new Master in Healthcare Administration (MHA) Program under the scope of its Murphy Deming College of Health Sciences. The MHA program will begin with a core set of courses after which the student is eligible to receive a certificate in Health Systems Leadership. Following completion of the core courses, the student will be able to choose one of two tracks to complete the degree—one in Leadership in Quality and System Safety and the other in Health Systems Leadership. The first course offerings are scheduled to begin August 2017.
The Program is seeking adjunct faculty to teach a course in "Healthcare as a Socio-technical System."
We are interested in developing long-term relationships with innovative healthcare administration leaders and educators who have a substantial knowledge base in this area of instruction, excellent communication skills, enthusiasm, a commitment to lifelong learning and the scholarly development of the discipline, and the ability to bring practical, real-life experiences to the coursework. The candidate should be comfortable teaching in the online environment.
• Doctoral degree with content experience regarding macroergonomic/sociotechnical approaches to systems analysis and/or human factors and system safety as related to healthcare is preferred; Master’s prepared candidates must be able to demonstrate additional qualifications such as work-related experience, professional licensure, special certifications, honors and awards, etc.
• Demonstrated interpersonal and communication skills. • Commitment to learner-centered education and innovative educational models. Selected faculty will be required to attend a 1 ½-2 day training course in Blackboard and Panopto to be offered on the MDCHS campus. • Ability to exercise leadership in planning, developing, implementing, evaluating, and customizing educational experiences, and adhering to curriculum timelines.
• Knowledge of pedagogy and best practices in online teaching and learning. • Prior online teaching experience in a relevant collegiate program.
Send the following information to Jan Mangun, MSA, MT(ASCP), CPHRM, MHA Program Director, at HS-Apply@marybaldwin.edu: • Letter of application providing qualification, relevant experience and reasons for interest in teaching in MHA program • Curriculum Vitae; • Names and contact information for three references (include e-mail addresses) Review of applications will begin in March 2017 and continue until the positions are filled. EOE.
Telecommuting is allowed.
Additional Salary Information: $1500-1800 per credit hour, negotiable
About Mary Baldwin University Murphy Deming College of Health Sciences
Mary Baldwin University is a private institution of higher learning located in Staunton, VA. At Mary Baldwin University, every student finds a world of possibility. Backed up by 175 years of belief in the transformative power of the liberal arts and sciences, they dare to make a difference, engage in service to their communities, and inspire change in our backyard and around the world. What we te...ach, they live.
Our story began in an era when the education of women was an unconventional notion. But an unshakeable belief in the capacity of women to learn and to lead sparked the creation of Augusta Female Seminary in 1842 . It’s no accident that today Mary Baldwin University is uniquely positioned to take advantage of its historic residential women’s college while embracing programs that provide the extensive opportunities of a small, co-ed university.
Setting the standard for innovation with a purpose, today Mary Baldwin is an exceptionally diverse institution with a variety of undergraduate and graduate programs for both women and men in locations throughout Virginia.