Chair of the Department of Rehabilitation and Health Services (RHS)
Position Description: This position is for the Chair of the Department of Rehabilitation and Health Services (RHS). The Chair will provide leadership for a large, interdisciplinary academic department, including nationally and highly ranked degree programs. RHS offers a Ph.D. in Health Services Research, two Master’s degrees (Rehabilitation Counseling and Health Services Administration), two Bachelor’s degrees (Public Health and Rehabilitation Studies), and several minors and certificates. The Department also operates several clinics and community programs. In addition to being an innovative, student-centered leader, the ideal candidate will need a proven track record in supporting and mentoring interdisciplinary research initiatives and facilitating community-focused programming.
The University of North Texas (UNT) is a Tier One student-focused public research university, and the flagship of the UNT system, with approximately 38,000 students. UNT is located in Denton, a community of over 130,000 people within the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex, a thriving metropolitan area offering entertainment, culture, shopping, and professional sports.
The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices.
Minimum Qualifications: A doctoral degree in Health Services Research, Rehabilitation Counseling, Public Health, Economics, Sociology, or a related area is required along with a demonstrated and continuing record of research excellence (including obtaining external funding) and teaching excellence, as well as a strong background in academic administration or program management.
Preferred Qualifications: Preference will be given to candidates who have a record that meets the Department’s requirements for a Full Professor with tenure. Experience with program accreditation, as well as entrepreneurial program development, is also a plus.
Review of applications begins: November 15th and will continue until the position is closed.
Quick link to posting: facultyjobs.unt.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=53372
For additional information please contact:
- Denise Catalano, Ph.D., CRC
- Associate Professor
- Phone: (940) 891-6893
- E-mail: Denise.Catalano@unt.edu
Date of posting: 10/5/2018