Associate Professor of Professional Practice in Healthcare

Associate Professor of Professional Practice in Healthcare

Neeley School of Business

Texas Christian University



The Neeley School of Business at Texas Christian University invites applications for the position of Associate Professor of Professional Practice in Healthcare.  The Associate Professor of Professional Practice in Healthcare will provide leadership in the development of the Neeley School’s healthcare-related curriculum and programs.  This position is open to candidates from any field within business or fields within healthcare, including but not limited to healthcare economics, healthcare administration, and healthcare policy.  This position will be a professional practice appointment as described below.  The position will be available starting the 2018-19 academic year.


About Texas Christian University and the Neeley School of Business

Texas Christian University has approximately 10,000 FTE graduate and undergraduate students with approximately 2,300 undergraduate majors and 400 graduate students enrolled in the Neeley School. Located in Fort Worth, Texas, the Neeley School is situated in one of the nation’s top metropolitan areas for business growth with a thriving healthcare industry.  The Neeley School graduate programs have regularly been ranked among the top 50 by publications such as Bloomberg BusinessWeek and The Economist.  Faculty throughout the Neeley School are accomplished teacher-scholars, regularly publishing in the very best journals in their areas of expertise.  TCU has strong undergraduate and graduate programs in nursing, and will launch a medical school in 2019 in partnership with the University of North Texas Health Sciences Center.


The Neeley School is one of 789 business programs accredited by AACSB International and one of 186 programs holding specialty accreditation in accounting.  The Neeley School offers a fulltime MBA, a Professional MBA, an Executive MBA, an MBA for Energy Professionals, an MS in Supply Chain Management, a Healthcare MBA and a Master of Accounting. 



The position requires a PhD, DBA or equivalent doctorate in a business or healthcare discipline.  The successful applicant will become a faculty member within one of the five departments within the Neeley School (Accounting, Finance, Information Systems and Supply Chain Management, Marketing, and Management, Entrepreneurship and Leadership).  Candidates for this position should have a strong record of accomplishment as a teacher with significant experience as a leader within the professional healthcare industry.  It is desirable for candidates for this position to have demonstrated research expertise within healthcare.  Experience with graduate education and executive education in healthcare will be desirable.


Candidates should have the ability to teach in more than one of the following areas:  strategic leadership in healthcare, healthcare policy, healthcare analytics, healthcare operations, healthcare economics, and healthcare quality management. 



Applications must include a cover letter and curriculum vitae.  Applications must be submitted electronically through the TCU HR system at .  Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. 


Further information about responsibilities of the Associate Professor of Healthcare available from Dean O. Homer Erekson ( ).


Please direct any questions about the search processes to:

Texas Christian University Office of Human Resources



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