Assistant or Associate Professor, School of Global Health Management and Informatics

Orlando, Florida
May 03, 2023
Jul 01, 2023

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The Opportunity

The School of Global Health Management and Informatics in the College of Community Innovation (CCIE) at the University of Central Florida (UCF) invites applications for two 9-month, tenure-earning assistant professor or tenured associate professor positions, anticipated to begin August 2024.

We seek candidates with scholarly expertise in health services research, health management , and/or health economics who have an active research agenda (e.g., demonstrated via peer-reviewed publications, external funding) and a commitment to effective teaching. The selected candidates will be expected to teach in both undergraduate and graduate programs and across various teaching modalities (face-to-face, online, and hybrid).

The School of Global Health Management and Informatics (SGHMI) provides students with opportunities for innovative research focused on problem-solving and making better healthcare decisions. Graduates are prepared for the challenges of the rapidly growing and competitive healthcare industry through dynamic curricula in health administration, public health, global health, health policy, healthcare leadership, long-term quality care, community engagement and health informatics. At UCF downtown, students are just minutes away from the city's largest hospital systems and internship opportunities. For more information about the program and school visit

The School of Global Health Management and Informatics (SGHMI) offers two exciting major programs with Bachelor of Science degrees. One in Health Services Administration (B.S.-HSA) and the other one in Health Informatics and Information Management (B.S.-HIIM). Both are certified or accredited by our professional bodies. We also offer three accredited high-quality master's degrees in Health Administration (MHA), the executive master program (eMHA), and Health Care Informatics (M.S.- HCI).

Located in Downtown Orlando, the new campus is home to 7,700 UCF and Valencia College students studying degree programs that align with emerging industries and within walking distance of jobs and internships. For more information about the UCF Downtown campus,


CCIE is one a one-of-a-kind academic unit with distinct, interdisciplinary expertise and potential for partnership with community stakeholders, conceived to address societal challenges and work alongside the community. Established in 2018, the college offers undergraduate and graduate programs on the main campus and UCF Downtown. At the heart of the college's mission is the institutional commitment to transform lives and strengthen society by developing a unified vision and innovative solutions to complex social issues. CCIE promotes innovation through state-of-the-art interdisciplinary research with social impact, contemporary inclusive teaching and learning practices, and preeminent service for the disciplines, the institution, and the community.

We seek candidates who will enhance our representational diversity and whose research, teaching, and community engagement efforts contribute to diverse, equitable, and inclusive learning and working environments for our students, staff, and faculty. We hope to identify individuals who will assist in our mission to ensure that underrepresented groups have the opportunity to succeed at UCF.

Minimum Qualifications:

By time of appointment, the candidate must hold a doctoral degree in Health Services Administration, Health Services Research, Global Health, Public Health, Healthcare Management, Health Policy and Management, or a related health discipline from an accredited institution.

However, candidates with a non-health related doctoral degree such as Business Administration, Economics, Finance, or Public Policy from an accredited institution may be considered if they have a track record of health services research and teaching experience in healthcare-related courses.

Candidates eligible for appointment as a tenured associate professor upon hire must have a demonstrated record of research (e.g., publication in high quality journals, external funding), teaching (e.g., graduate student advising), and service commensurate with a tenured faculty appointment at the rank of associate professor.

Preferred Qualifications:

Preference will be given to candidates with demonstrated success in:

  • Publishing high-quality research articles in top-tier international and national peer-reviewed (refereed) journals.

  • Submitting research proposals to external funding opportunities.

  • Being awarded (e.g., as PI or Co-I) research proposals from external funding opportunities.

  • Dissemination of peer-reviewed research at national or international conferences.

In addition, preferences will be given to candidates with a research and teaching focus in one or more of the following areas:

• Healthcare and scientific research methodology,

• Healthcare Finance or Accounting,

• Healthcare Economics,

• Global healthcare management,

• Healthcare quality,

• Healthcare Operations Management.

Additional Application Materials Required:

UCF requires all applications and supporting documents be submitted electronically through the Human Resources employment opportunities website, In addition to the online application, interested candidates must provide a current curriculum vitae in order to be considered. Candidates are strongly encouraged to provide a letter of application describing qualifications for the position including a detailed description of relevant research experience and how that experience will translate to collaborations at UCF. Candidates should also be prepared to provide contact information for three (3) professional references.

The selected candidates will be requested to submit official transcripts (and, as applicable, U.S. degree equivalency evaluations) documenting the conferral of their qualifying academic credentials.

NOTE: Please have all documents ready when applying so they can be simultaneously uploaded. Once the online submission process is finalized, the system does not allow applicants to submit additional documents later.

Questions regarding this search may be directed to Christian King at

Job Close Date:

Open until filled.

Note to applicants: Please keep in mind that a job posted as ‘Open until filled' may close at any time without notice. As such, we encourage you to submit your application and all required documentation as quickly as possible to ensure consideration for the posted position.

Are Benefits Important to You?

Working at UCF has its perks! In addition to helping drive change and having a positive impact by supporting our students, staff, and faculty, UCF offers:

  • Benefit packages including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, healthcare flexible spending accounts, and an Employee Assistance Program.
  • Paid time off, including annual and sick leave and paid holidays.
  • Retirement savings options.
  • Employee discounts, including tickets to many Orlando area attractions.
  • Education assistance.
  • Flexible work environment.

And more…For more benefits information, go to ‘Prospective Employees' on the UCF Human Resources website (

Who Are We?

Founded in 1963 to fuel the region's talent pipeline and support the growing U.S. space program, UCF is built to make a better future for our students and society. It's one of the reasons U.S. News & World Report ranks UCF among the nation's top 20 most innovative colleges, while Forbes, Kiplinger, and The Princeton Review rank us a best-value university. UCF is one of 14 universities nationwide designated as both a Hispanic-Serving Institution and a Research 1 university. With 13 colleges, including a fully accredited College of Medicine, UCF offers more than 240-degree programs between its main campus, downtown campus, hospitality campus, academic health sciences campus, and 11 UCF Connect centers located throughout the region. In addition, UCF extends its reach to communities in and beyond Central Florida by offering complete online programs leading to bachelor's degrees, master's degrees, Ph.D.'s., certificates, and more.

The University of Central Florida is proud to be a smoke-free campus and an E-Verify employer. Unless explicitly stated on the job posting, it is UCF's expectation that an employee of UCF will reside in Florida as of the date the employment begins.

Additional Requirements related to Research Positions

Pursuant to Florida State Statute 1010.35, prior to offering employment to certain individuals in research-related positions, UCF is required to conduct additional screening. Applicants subject to additional screening include any citizen of a foreign country who is not a permanent resident of the U.S., or who is a citizen or permanent resident but is affiliated with or has had at least 1 year of higher education, employment, or training in China, Cuba, Iran, Russia, North Korea, Syria, or Venezuela.

The additional screening requirements only apply to employment in research-related positions, including, but not limited to faculty positions (including employed visiting positions), graduate positions, individuals compensated by research grants or contract funds, postdoctoral scholar positions, and undergraduate positions.


College of Community Innovation and Education (CCIE) - School of Global Health Management and Informatics (HMI)

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Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

As an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, UCF encourages all qualified applicants to apply, including women, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of traditionally underrepresented populations. UCF's Equal Opportunity Statement can be viewed at

As a Florida public university, UCF makes all application materials and selection procedures available to the public upon request.

The University of Central Florida is proud to be a smoke-free campus and an E-Verify employer.

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