Overview

Belmont Abbey College invites applications for a FT clinical faculty position (rank open) in the MS in Health Informatics, Innovation & Technology program to begin August 1, 2021. This is a full-time, 12-month, non-tenured appointment, with rank and salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Job Responsibilities

Primary responsibilities of faculty for this NEW degree program include teaching, development, and oversight of student work experience, and focuses on the application of health information and technology to respond to high demand workforce and organizational needs. Faculty will be expected to teach both graduate and upper-level undergraduate courses, as well as engage in student advising.

The program curriculum and graduates’ performance reflect an education grounded in the Hallmarks of Benedictine Education, faithful to the Ethical and Religious Directives for Catholic Health Care Services, utilizing problem-based learning, case studies, field internships, and student-developed projects to foster critical thinking, evidence-based management, innovation, and professionalism needed within and from health care organizations.

Qualifications

The successful candidate should possess a doctoral degree, established scholarship, experience in curriculum development, and in teaching at the graduate level. Candidates should already hold or be eligible to pursue a credential approved by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM). Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States.

Evidence of sustained track record in sponsored research and publication in relevant peer-reviewed publications is strongly preferred.
The successful candidate will be a talented and dedicated academic deeply and enthusiastically committed to the Catholic mission of Belmont Abbey College. Preference will be given to those candidates who can demonstrate 1) a record of excellence in undergraduate teaching and a sense of teaching as a vocation; 2) a philosophy of teaching that supports the approach to education expressed in St. John Paul II’s Ex Corde Ecclesiae; and 3) a strong desire to teach at a liberal arts institution where the academic program is “guided by the Catholic intellectual tradition and the Benedictine spirit of prayer and learning.”

Additional Information

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the search is completed.  Please apply by email to facultysearch@bac.edu using the subject line “Clinical Informatics Search.”  Include a letter of application, vita, the names and contact information of at least three references, and a written response in which you explain how your work engages with the Catholic intellectual tradition in the context of a Benedictine liberal arts college and how your own faith tradition informs your vocation as teacher and scholar. (Evidence of teaching excellence and official transcripts are optional at this stage but required for interview.)

Located ten minutes west of Charlotte, North Carolina, Belmont Abbey College is a Catholic, Benedictine school that educates students in the liberal arts and sciences according to our mission “so that in all things God may be glorified.” The College, which is more than 140 years old, is known for its dedicated faculty, excellent teaching, the personal attention that students receive, and a community atmosphere both inside and outside of the classroom. There is a Benedictine monastery on campus, as well as a minor basilica.

The College’s mission and vision statements may be found on our website https://www.belmontabbeycollege.edu/about/mission-vision-2/.

To apply for this job email your details to facultysearch@bac.edu

About Belmont Abbey College

Belmont Abbey College is an extraordinary Catholic, Benedictine and Liberal Arts institution rated among the top ten regional colleges in U.S. News & World Report. Founded in 1876, its mission is to educate students in the liberal arts and sciences so that in all things God may be glorified. In this endeavor, we are guided by the Catholic intellectual tradition and the Benedictine spirit of prayer and learning. Exemplifying Benedictine hospitality, we welcome a diverse body of students and provide them with an education that will enable them to lead lives of integrity, to succeed professionally, to become responsible citizens, and to be a blessing to themselves and to others. The beautiful and historic campus is conveniently located just five miles west of Charlotte, N.C.