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Assistant or Associate Professor (Health Information Management)
Position Number:
Hiring Unit:
University of Hawaii - West Oahu
Date Posted:
October 16, 2018
Closing Date:
Continuous - application review begins December 17, 2018
Salary Information:
Negotiable, commensurate with qualifications and experience
Monthly Type:
9 Month
Tenure Track:
Full Time/Part Time:
Full Time

Other Conditions:
To begin August 1, 2019
Duties and Responsibilities
  1. Teach undergraduate courses using traditional and distributed learning modalities in Health Information Management that meets the professional curriculum content, standards, and quality of the program as measured by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM)
  2. Assist in the interpretation, modification, and implementation of policies and procedures.
  3. Assist in the planning and securing of resources for use in support of the program.
  4. Assist in application for CAHIIM accreditation for the new HIM program
  5. Support the design marketing and recruitment plan and materials.
  6. Conduct scholarly and research activities in areas related to teaching.
  7. Participate in curriculum development activities including the development of curricular materials and special instructional methods.
  8. Teach undergraduate courses in HIM for traditional and distance education modalities.
  9. Serve on program, division, and university committees.
  10. Render service to the professional and community relevant to academic specialty.
  11. Assist in formulating articulation agreements with University of Hawaii Community Colleges.
  12. Network with professional and community health organizations to develop additional practicum sites for student internships.
  13. Serve as faculty advisor for students in the program, and perform other related tasks as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications
  1. Earned doctorate from an accredited university in Health Information Management or a closely related discipline. An ABD will be considered, provided applicant completes degree requirements by August 1, 2019.
  2. Evidence of excellence in teaching in the areas of Health Information Management.
  3. Evidence of relevant professional experience in Health Information Management.
  4. Evidence of scholarly and applied research activities related to the areas of teaching.
  5. Evidence of independence, enthusiasm, and self-direction.
  6. Demonstrated ability to develop, instruct and coordinate courses in HIM
  7. Ability to plan and organize assigned activities and possess excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  8. Demonstrated commitment to diversity and teaching and working with highly diverse and/or indigenous populations
  9. Demonstrated work experience with highly diverse and/or indigenous communities
Associate Professor Minimum Qualifications
  1. In addition to minimum qualifications listed above, five years of full-time college or university teaching at the rank of Assistant Professor.
  2. Evidence of publications in peer-reviewed journals in areas related to academic discipline.
  3. Demonstrated ability to obtain external grant funding
Desirable Qualifications
  1. Ability to interact effectively in a multicultural setting; experience in working with highly diverse communities and demonstrated excellence in teaching to culturally diverse students.
  2. Commitment to, knowledge of, and/or experience with the mission and purpose of the University of Hawai‘i to position the university as a leading indigenous-serving higher education institution.
  3. Demonstrated ability to teach distance education courses.
  4. Experience in course assessment and institutional accreditation.
  5. Published research in peer reviewed journals in areas relevant to teaching.
  6. Health Information Management certification.
  7. Ability and willingness to prepare and teach for Native Hawaiian Health Sciences

To Apply:
Visit and search for position number 0076379
  1. Dr. Terinicka Thomas-Brogan;

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