This full-time faculty position is on-campus and in-person.
The Neeley School of Business at Texas Christian University invites applications for the position of Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of Professional Practice in Healthcare, depending on qualifications. The individual in this position will provide teaching expertise and leadership in the development and growth of the Neeley School's healthcare-related curriculum and programs. This position is open to candidates with expertise at the intersection of healthcare and business; we are open to candidates from any business discipline or healthcare sector, including but not limited to healthcare economics, healthcare administration, healthcare finance, or healthcare consulting with experience working with or for provider, payor, pharmaceutical, biotech, health tech, PBM, or medical device companies. This position will be a professional practice appointment as described below. The position will be available August 2024.
The department provides an exceptional work environment, with highly supportive colleagues who are dedicated to the vision of being world class thought leaders. The tenured/tenure-track OB faculty include Abbie Shipp, David Allen, Michael Cole, Hettie Richardson, Mary Uhl-Bien, Teodora Tomova Shakur, and Terrance “T.L.” Boyd. We realize this vision through excellence in research, teaching and professional service. Faculty engage in research and regularly publish in top journals, with publications in recent years in Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, Journal of Applied Psychology, Journal of Management, Personnel Psychology, and The Leadership Quarterly, among others. Our faculty are editors of top journals in their disciplines, hold leadership positions in the Academy of Management, and serve on editorial boards of the premier journals in management. We are seeking candidates who share in our vision and can contribute effectively to our productive and collaborative environment. For information on all of our faculty, see https://neeley.tcu.edu/Page/Our-Team/74603380-4ad3-4982-90c9-4170e3327ec7.
The nationally ranked TCU Neeley School of Business has approximately 3,000 students enrolled across undergraduate and graduate programs, with approximately one third of TCU students in its programs as majors, minors or advanced degree seekers. Departments include Accounting, Business Information Systems, Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Finance, Management and Leadership, Marketing and Supply and Value Chain Management, as well as seven graduate programs including full-time, part-time and online MBA and MS degrees. The Neeley School was ranked #9 in the nation and #1 in Texas for highest starting salaries for undergraduates in 2022 (Poets&Quants). The school’s BBA is ranked #21 Best Undergraduate program in 2023, and was named one of the top 10 Undergraduate Business Schools to Watch in 2022 (Poets&Quants). The Neeley School has the #4 ranked full-time MBA in Texas in 2022 (Bloomberg Businessweek) and the #32 MBA in the World in 2022 (Wall Street Journal/Time Higher Education).
The Neeley School is committed to fostering an inclusive, scholarly community composed of individuals who, through their diverse and sometimes competing perspectives, contribute to a free and intellectually challenging culture where students, faculty, staff and alumni have equitable opportunities and can forge paths toward personal and professional growth. We build upon the momentum generated by living the Neeley Promise: The Neeley School of Business unleashes human potential with leadership at the core and innovation in our spirit.
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The position requires a terminal degree in a business, healthcare, or relevant higher education discipline, including law, plus professional experience at the intersection of business and healthcare. ABD candidates will be considered, with the expectation of completing the degree by August 2024. The successful applicant will become a faculty member within the Management and Leadership Department at the Neeley School. Candidates for this position should have a strong record of accomplishment as a teacher, with significant experience as a leader within the healthcare industry a plus. Candidates should be capable of teaching graduate level courses at the intersection of business and healthcare, such as Healthcare Leadership, Healthcare Markets/Economics, or Healthcare Finance, as well as graduate and undergraduate courses within Management and Leadership, including Organizational Management and Strategic Management. Candidates will also serve as the faculty academic advisor for students focusing their studies on Healthcare and work closely with the Faculty Director of the Graduate Healthcare Program to build and grow the healthcare program within Neeley and TCU. Experience with graduate education and executive education in healthcare will be desirable. This position is not tenure-track and carries no significant research expectations; however, research and grant-seeking experience in the business of healthcare are a plus.
Applications must include a cover letter and curriculum vitae. Applications must be submitted electronically through the TCU HR system at jobs.tcu.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
Further information about responsibilities of this position are available from the search chair, Dr. Suzanne Carter, Professor of Professional Practice in Strategy, (firstname.lastname@example.org).
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