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Tenure Track Position - Assistant Professor Level, Health Policy and Management

McMaster University

The DeGroote School of Business at McMaster University invites applications for a tenure-track appointment at the Assistant Professor rank in the Area of Health Policy and Management. The appointment is intended to commence July 1, 2019 although earlier or later appointment dates may be possible.

Candidates will have a PhD in Health Policy and Management, or a related field. Candidates will have demonstrated the ability to teach a broad range of courses from a health care management perspective. Specific teaching needs include communications, managing quality and mixed methods research, all at the graduate level. In addition, candidates must have extensive experience delivering course content in online and blended learning environments.

Candidates will have demonstrated competency in research initiatives and outcomes, including peer-reviewed journal publications, conference presentations, and securement of grants. Evidence of excellence in teaching is also required as well as the potential to make contributions to teaching and supervision in our PhD program, our undergraduate, MBA and MHM programs as well as the School’s professionally oriented executive development programs.

The DeGroote School of Business provides a strong, supportive and collegial research culture, building the research capacity of faculty and graduate students. We believe in experiential learning: complementing classroom studies with hands-on experience. We are one of six faculties at McMaster University and the School has over 2,300 undergraduate students, 600 MBAs, 60 PhDs and 70 full time faculty. DeGroote hosts three research centers and a number of Research Chairs. We operate on two campuses, the McMaster University main campus in Hamilton, Ontario and a new state-of-the-art facility, the Ron Joyce Centre, in nearby Burlington, Ontario, housing the MBA and executive programs. The successful candidate is expected to be able to work at both locations.

Please apply online via the McMaster Academic Careers website (, (Faculty Postings, Job Opening ID 21702) which will direct your on-line application documents to:

Dr. Glen Randall
Chair, Health Policy and Management
DeGroote School of Business, McMaster University

Candidates should submit a cover letter, statement of research and teaching interests, curriculum vitae, research samples (published articles or working papers), evidence of teaching effectiveness, names and contact information of at least three references. We will continue receiving applications for this position until it is filled.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

To comply with the Government of Canada’s reporting requirements, the University is obliged to gather information about applicants’ status as either Permanent Residents of Canada or Canadian citizens. Applicants need not identify their country of origin or current citizenship, however, all applications must include one of the following statements in their application:

Yes, I am a citizen or permanent resident of Canada.

No, I am not a citizen or permanent resident of Canada.

McMaster University is located on the traditional territories of the Haudenosaunee and Mississauga Nations and, within the lands protected by the “Dish with One Spoon” wampum agreement.

In keeping with its Statement on Building an Inclusive Community with a Shared Purpose, McMaster University strives to embody the values of respect, collaboration and diversity, and has a strong commitment to employment equity. The diversity of our workforce is at the core of our innovation and creativity and strengthens our research and teaching excellence. The University seeks qualified candidates who share our commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion. While all qualified candidates are invited to apply, we particularly welcome applications from women, persons with disabilities, First Nations, Métis and Inuit peoples, members of visible minorities, and LGBTQ+ persons. Job applicants requiring accommodation to participate in the hiring process should contact the Human Resources Service Centre at 905-525-9140 ext. 222-HR (22247) or the Faculty of Health Sciences Human Resources office at ext. 22207 to communicate accommodation needs.