Lecturer in Management
University of Maryland
United States

Posting Details

Posting Details


Position Number: 1P0016
Title: Lecturer
Functional Title: Lecturer
Category Status: 03-Faculty-Non-Tenured,Term Contr
Applicant Search Category: Faculty
University Authorized FTE:  
Unit: SPHL-Health Policy and Management
Hiring Range Minimum: 85000
Hiring Range Maximum: 95000
Campus/College Information:
Founded in 1856, University of Maryland, College Park is the state’s flagship institution. Our 1,250-acre College Park campus is just minutes away from Washington, D.C., and the nexus of the nation’s legislative, executive, and judicial centers of power. This unique proximity to business and technology leaders, federal departments and agencies, and a myriad of research entities, embassies, think tanks, cultural centers, and non-profit organizations is simply unparalleled. Synergistic opportunities for our faculty and students abound and are virtually limitless in the nation’s capital and surrounding areas. The University is committed to attracting and retaining outstanding and diverse faculty and staff that will enhance our stature of preeminence in our three missions of teaching, scholarship, and full engagement in our community, the state of Maryland, and in the world.
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Position Summary/Purpose of Position:
As part of the UMD SPH, the HPM is a nationally recognized program for innovative research and scholarship, leading health, economic and social policy issues that translate to exceptional teaching and training in: Master of Health Administration (online), Master of Public Health (Health Care Management; Health Equity; Health Policy Analysis and Evaluation; Public Health Practice and Policy (online)) and PhD in Health Services Research. Two certification programs include a Certificate in Gerontology and a Certificate in Public Health. HPM’s 13 full-time faculty include health services, health management, economics, public health, public policy and organizational
development disciplines. Faculty are nationally and internationally recognized as basic, applied, and community- engaged scholars with leadership positions in key professional organizations. With a core knowledge base in public health, health care management, health economics and delivery systems, they conduct research aimed at addressing local, state and national issues in health care systems, health care delivery and management, health services policy, disparities in access to care, long term care, chronic disease and disability care and financing and economics in public health services delivery. The School of Public Health is accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health and is located on the flagship campus of the University of Maryland. The school’s vision is “to be a leader in the discovery, application and dissemination of public health knowledge in the State of Maryland, the nation and the world.” The successful candidate will contribute to fulfilling this vision.

Successful candidates for the position are expected to teach health policy and health
services courses to undergraduate and graduate students at fundamental and intermediate levels, mentor students, and engage in university and professional service. Participation in research is encouraged but not required.

SALARY and APPOINTMENT DATE. This is a 9-month position with an annual contract renewal based on performance. Summer and winter teaching for additional pay may also be available. The contract length is 1 year.

Appointments may begin August 22 2023 or a mutually agreed-upon date to start teaching in Fall 2023.
Minimum Qualifications:
Qualified candidates should possess a doctoral degree in health services, health policy, management, or a closely related public health field.

Candidates must have independent teaching experience.
  • Candidates that demonstrate the ability to teach undergraduate and graduate level courses and mentor students. Effective interpersonal, communication, and collaborative skills are essential.
  • Candidates should have experience with and enjoy working with a diverse student population.
  • Candidates should have experience developing and revising courses.
  • Candidates should have a passion for inclusive teaching and have demonstrated evidence-based pedagogies in courses taught previously.
  • The optimal candidate will have public health practices experience relevant to Health Policy and Management.
Additional Certifications:  
Additional Information:
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Applications should include the following: 1) cover letter clearly indicating how the candidate meets the qualifications listed above, 2) curriculum vitae, 3) teaching statements, and 4) contact information for three references (to be contacted only with the candidate’s approval). The Department of Health Policy and Management is committed to increasing the diversity of the campus community. Candidates who have experience working with a diverse range of faculty, staff, and students, and who can contribute to the climate of inclusivity are encouraged to state their experiences in these areas. Contact: Dr. Luisa Franzini, Search Committee Chair (franzini@umd.edu) for questions about the position, and Ms. Bianca Garcia (bgarcia1@umd.edu) for questions about application submission.
Posting Date: 08/03/2023
Closing Date:  
Open Until Filled Yes
Best Consideration Date 09/29/2023
Physical Demands
Predominately sedentary; Visual acuity required- must be able to look at a screen for long periods of time.

Diversity Statement:
The University of Maryland, College Park, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, age, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, creed, marital status, political affiliation, personal appearance, or on the basis of rights secured by the First Amendment, in all aspects of employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.

Women, minorities, LGBTQ+, veterans, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Teaching (examples: teaching philosophy, student evaluations)
  4. List of References (no emails sent from system)
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