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Assistant Professor of Health Care Management

Helzberg School of Management

Rockhurst University’s Helzberg School of Management is seeking candidates for a full – time tenure track Assistant Professor of Health Care Management position beginning in August 2015.  The Helzberg School of Management is accredited through AACSB International and is the only accredited private institution in the area. 

Rockhurst University's business school offers undergraduate and master’s level business programs, including an executive MBA program. The Helzberg School of Business is AACSB accredited with more than 40 full and part-time faculty.  Our part-time MBA program in management has been ranked among the best in the nation by U.S. News and World Report and is the top ranked program in Kansas City. 

Duties and Responsibilities (Essential Duties): 
The appointment has a 3/3 course load with the primary responsibility of teaching health care and other courses in our MBA, MA in Management and our dual DO/MBA programs.  In addition, candidates will be expected to teach at the undergraduate level and in related business school fields.

Responsibilities include:  teaching graduate/undergraduate courses, scholarship, collaborating with others, and advising students.  Rockhurst University and the Helzberg School require a strong commitment to high quality teaching, scholarship, as well as service to the university, school, and the external community. 

Minimum Qualifications:
Ph.D. or earned doctorate in Health Care, Health Care Management, or a related field (exceptional ABDs are encouraged to apply, but would be required to complete their degrees within one year from the time of their appointment). 

Preferred Qualifications (Education/Training and Experience): 
Specialties and research interest in two or more of the following areas: health care policy, health care systems, health informatics, practice management, or quality. 

Qualified candidates should send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and the contact information for three references to:  hr@rockhurst.edu or mail to Human Resources, Rockhurst University, 1100 Rockhurst Road, Kansas City, Missouri  64110.

Assistant Professor of Management & Analytics

Helzberg School of Management

The Rockhurst University’s Helzberg School of Management is seeking candidates for a full – time tenure track Assistant Professor of Management position beginning in August 2015.  The Helzberg School of Management is accredited through AACSB International and is the only accredited private institution in the area. 

Rockhurst University's business school offers undergraduate and master’s level business programs, including an executive MBA program. The Helzberg School of Business is AACSB accredited with more than 40 full and part-time faculty.  Our part-time MBA program in management has been ranked among the best in the nation by U.S. News and World Report and is the top ranked program in Kansas City. 

Duties and Responsibilities (Essential Duties): 
The appointment has a 3/3 course load with the primary responsibility of teaching management, data analytics, and other courses in our MBA, MA in Management, MS in BI and Analytics (under HLC review), and Certificate programs.  In addition, candidates will be expected to teach at the undergraduate level and in related business school fields.

Responsibilities include:  teaching graduate/undergraduate courses, scholarship, collaborating with others, and advising students.  Rockhurst University and the Helzberg School require a strong commitment to high quality teaching, scholarship, as well as service to the university, school, and the external community. 

Minimum Qualifications:
Ph.D. or earned doctorate in Management, Data Analytics, or a related field (exceptional ABDs are encouraged to apply, but would be required to complete their degrees within one year from the time of their appointment). 

Preferred Qualifications (Education/Training and Experience): 
Two or more years of experience in business analytics and research interest in this area, as well as a specialty and research interest in one or more of the following additional areas: strategy, human resource management, entrepreneurship, or supply chain management. 

Qualified candidates should send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and the contact information for three references to:  hr@rockhurst.edu or mail to Human Resources, Rockhurst University, 1100 Rockhurst Road, Kansas City, Missouri  64110. 

Assistant Professor in Creative Writing - Department of English

The Department of English in the College of Arts and Sciences at Rockhurst University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor, emphasis Creative Writing (open genre).  Completed PhD or MFA required.  We seek an inventive, dedicated teacher who has a demonstrated interest in teaching creative writing in an undergraduate program, a commitment to teaching composition and literature in the core curriculum with the possibility of other courses as appropriate to candidate’s experience, and a desire to edit our national, annual literary journal, Rockhurst Review.  Successful candidates will have a record of publication and an active publication agenda.  Candidates should have an awareness of and interest in the educational mission of Jesuit higher education.  Teaching load is 3/3.  Position begins August 2015.

Salary is commensurate with skills and experience.  The position offers a full benefits package.  Rockhurst University is strongly committed to achieving excellence and cultural diver­sity, and welcomes applications from women, members of minority groups, and others who would bring additional dimensions to the college's mission.  Review of applications begins January 15, 2015 and continues until the position is filled.  To apply, please visit http://apply.interfolio.com/28304 and submit application letter, statement of teaching philosophy, CV, and three letters of recommendation. 

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Assistant Professor Position – Organic Chemistry

The Chemistry Department at Rockhurst University invites applications for tenure-track position at the level of Assistant Professor in the area of organic chemistry.  A Ph.D. in chemistry or a related field is required and post-doctoral experience is preferred.  Experience teaching the organic chemistry sequence at the undergraduate level is strongly preferred.  The position begins in the Fall of 2015 and includes expectations in teaching, advising, institutional service as well as the establishment of a research program capable of involving undergraduate students. The Chemistry Department offers and ACS-approved BS degree.

Qualified applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a description of research plans capable of involving undergraduates, and a statement of teaching philosophy along with contact information for three references to:  Dr. Annie Lee, Rockhurst University, 1100 Rockhurst Road, Kansas City, Missouri  64110; email:  annie.lee@rockhurst.edu  Review of applications begins November 3, 2014.

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