Program Director & Clinical Associate Professor/Clinical Professor
Program Director & Clinical Associate Professor/Clinical Professor
Doctor of Behavioral Health
The Arizona State University’s College of Health Solutions (CHS) innovative Doctor of Behavioral Health (DBH) program seeks a full-time, non-tenured clinical faculty member at the rank of Clinical Associate or Clinical Professor who will also serve as this area's Program Director. As the first degree program in the country to focus on integrated healthcare, the DBH program at ASU's College of Health Solutions represents the university's deliberate investment to improve health outcomes by promoting integrated medical and behavioral health.
The Clinical Professor rank is a renewable annual appointment for a maximum initial term of three years, eligible for renewal for subsequent three-year terms, contingent upon the availability of funds, satisfactory performance, and the needs of the university. The Clinical Associate Professor rank is a fixed-term appointment that is renewable annually. Subsequent one-year appointments may be offered, under the same terms and conditions, at the discretion of the college and university.
The DBH program offers advanced learning opportunities in behavioral interventions, medical literacy, management, and entrepreneurship. The DBH program is a global, interdisciplinary degree program that offers an innovative curriculum, direct patient care internship experience in an integrated primary care placement, and an applied quality improvement project for domestic and international students. This degree is designed for those with prior clinical training and experience, as well as those who aspire to leadership and clinical roles in integrated healthcare. The program works to address complex and difficult health problems that require transformative collaboration, translational research, and innovation.
Responsibilities for this position include serving as the program director for ASU’s Doctor of Behavioral Health academic programs, mentoring students’ quality improvement projects (including stakeholder engagement and internship management), course instruction, and providing service to the university, college, and relevant degrees. Applicants must present evidence of teaching experience and a strong commitment to high-quality teaching with the robust support of a world-class instructional design team. The Program Director’s responsibilities include overseeing essential academic program functions and course instructional staffing/administration. In addition, the candidate will identify clinical sites and projects for students, support and maintain community partnerships, support applied research course instruction, mentor students, and ensure the overall success of the program.
The anticipated workload for faculty with program director responsibilities is 30% administration (DBH program director role, stakeholder engagement, and internship oversight), 40% teaching (DBH course instruction including applied project mentorship), 10% clinical practice/scholarship, and 20% service.
At ASU and the College of Health Solutions, we work to maximize opportunities for people of diverse backgrounds, abilities and perspectives. We value and encourage inclusive excellence as outlined in our ASU Charter, and strive to foster a welcoming and inclusive environment for all faculty, staff and students — which we believe is critical to our success as a community. All individuals who can strengthen our academic community are encouraged to apply, and will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.
About the College of Health Solutions
The College of Health Solutions is committed to translating scientific health research and discovery into practice to improve health outcomes through education, research and service. We equip students with the knowledge and skills to influence healthier lifestyle choices; develop creative interventions to improve the health of people and populations; analyze and translate large amounts of health data into solutions; and maximize the technology, science, business and application of diagnostics. Through teaching, academic programs, service and research, faculty at the College of Health Solutions address one or more of our three major areas of focus: 1) The systems of health care and the health needs of populations; 2) Health and human performance of individuals across the lifespan; 3) Personalized interventions through precision health. Across these areas, we work to address complex and difficult health problems that require transformative collaboration, translational research and innovation. We are particularly interested in making an impact on populations with significant health disparities.
Our research programs encompass basic science, discovery science, clinical trials, intervention science and measurement of health outcomes. In all cases, our faculty use interdisciplinary approaches to address the complex systems that underpin health problems. We are highly collaborative, transparent and team-oriented. Our innovative organizational structure includes translational teams that move science from labs into communities with evidence-based interventions that make a difference, as well as affinity networks where teams of people work together to improve methodologies and processes. All of our programs, in and out of the classroom, are designed with the goal of improving the health of people and communities.
Current training programs by areas of study include biomedical informatics, biomedical diagnostics, health care systems, health sciences & medical studies, movement sciences, nutrition, population health, the science of healthcare delivery, and speech and hearing sciences. Our programs are offered at the ASU Downtown Phoenix, Tempe, Polytechnic, West and Lake Havasu campuses, as well as on Mayo Clinic’s campus in north Phoenix.
About Arizona State University
Arizona State University is a new model for American higher education, an unprecedented combination of academic excellence, entrepreneurial energy and broad access. U.S. News & World Report ranks ASU #1 in the U.S. for innovation for nine years in a row. ASU has been named a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI) by the U.S. Department of Education, a major milestone in its enterprise wide commitment to increase the diversity of its student body. This New American University is a single, unified institution comprising multiple differentiated campuses positively impacting the economic, social, cultural and environmental health of the communities it serves. Its research is inspired by real world application blurring the boundaries that traditionally separate academic disciplines. ASU serves 144,800 students across all campuses and on-line as of the Fall 2023 semester. ASU champions intellectual and cultural diversity, and welcomes students from all fifty states and more than one hundred nations across the globe.
- Doctoral degree in a health-related field
- Clinical and/or management experience in healthcare
- Leadership in healthcare settings as part of an interprofessional team
- Demonstrated ability to work, collaborate, and communicate effectively with diverse students, colleagues, community partners, and staff in a multicultural environment
- Shows support for ASU’s commitment to inclusive excellence as outlined in the ASU charter
- Doctoral degree in an integrated behavioral health (IBH)-related field (e.g., psychology, clinical social work, medical family therapy, DNP, MD/DO)
- Experience working with community health partnerships and stakeholders to develop or implement IBH-related programs, such as the provision of direct patient care appropriate to rank
- Experience in IBH-related translational science and process improvement research, manuscript development, publications, and/or grant writing appropriate to rank
- Experience managing course(s) at the undergraduate or graduate level, including development of course content, lectures, assessments
- Experience leading academic programs in a college, university, academic medical center, or similar environment
- Experience in healthcare quality improvement or Six Sigma certification
- Experience in managing/directing training programs (undergraduate, graduate, and/or broader workforce development) in an IBH-related field
- Experience using online learning platforms for course instruction
- Experience teaching courses in graduate-level health-related fields
- Management experience with running/starting programs in healthcare
Application Deadline and Procedures
The application deadline is March 1, 2024. Applications will continue to be accepted on a rolling basis for a reserve pool. Applications in the reserve pool may then be reviewed in the order in which they were received until the position is filled.
To apply, click http://apply.interfolio.com/139589 to submit the following:
- A letter of interest including the name of the position for which you are applying, your qualifications, and professional experience, and an example(s) of how your work has exemplified Arizona State University’s Charter and its values of Inclusive Excellence
- Curriculum vitae
- Information for three professional references (their position, title, e-mail, phone number). References will not be contacted until the candidate progresses to the latter stages of the search process.
If you have questions regarding the recruitment process, please contact Cristina Quintana at Cristina.Quintana@asu.edu
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