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Allied Health Sciences (Instructor/Assistant/Associate Professor) - College of Health Professions

Apply now Job no: 492753
Work type: FAC - Tenure Track Faculty
Location: Grand Rapids
Categories: College of Health Professions

Required Qualifications and Education: Master’s Degree in a pertinent discipline and certified as a Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA). A candidate with evidence of post-secondary teaching experience, evidence of or potential towards scholarly contributions and service is desired. Sufficient health care expertise to teach HIM courses, such as: HIM 302 Health Care Law, HIM 304 Advanced Medical Terms of Disease, HIM 311 CPT/HCPCS Coding, HIM 364 Financial Reimbursement, and HIM 366 Health Information Data Systems & Stats.

Preferred Qualifications and Education:  Earned doctorate in a discipline area pertinent to the department, doctoral degree enrollment, or willingness to pursue a doctoral degree. Evidence of experience in hybrid online teaching.

Responsibilities – Essential Functions: 

(Essential Functions – A job function is essential when performance of the function is the REASON the job exists.  A function may be essential when the number of employees available to perform the function is limited, the function requires specialized skills, the function occupies a large percentage of time and/or failure to perform the function may have serious consequences.)

  • Teaching in the Allied Health Sciences department in the Health Information Management Program.
  • Scholarly contributions to the fields of Health Sciences
  • Service contributions to the department, the College of Health Professions, Grand Valley State University, and the community

Salary:  Commensurate with experience and degree

Department/Division:  Allied Health Sciences Department within the College of Health Professions

Campus: Pew Campus of Grand Valley State University. The program is housed at 515 Michigan NE, two blocks east of the Cook-DeVos Center for Health Sciences, located in Downtown Grand Rapids.

Application Deadline Date:  Applications will be considered immediately and will be accepted until January 31, 2018. The starting date for this faculty position will be August 6th, 2018.

How To Apply: Apply online at Please include a cover letter, CV, and contact information for three references. For further assistance, please contact the Search Committee Chair, Alisha Davis, M.A. at

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