United States of America: 2 Faculty Openings in EMS

Organization: University of Maryland, Baltimore County
Country: United States of America
Closing date: 28 Feb 2018

The Department of Emergency Health Services, University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) is seeking two full-time, tenure-track faculty members to begin work in the Fall 2018 semester. The first position is for a senior faculty member to teach courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels and conduct research in one or more of the following broad areas: emergency health/medical services, emergency public health, or health aspects of emergency management. The second position is for an entry-level junior faculty member to teach courses at the undergraduate level and conduct research in community paramedicine and EMS policy.

UMBC is classified by the Carnegie Foundation as a Research University with high research activity (RU/H). It is located in the Baltimore-Washington corridor near major medical schools, NIH, NHTSA, DHS, HHS, and other federal agencies that afford opportunities for research collaboration.

SENIOR POSITION: This is a nine-month, tenure-track, full-time position.

The department is seeking an individual for appointment at the advanced assistant or associate professor rank. The successful candidate will possess the necessary teaching experience and research productivity to receive tenure at a research university. An earned doctorate or equivalent professional degree is required in a field that complements the department’s teaching and research focus (http://www.ehs.umbc.edu). A proven record of post-secondary teaching to include course development and delivery as well as student mentoring is expected. Online teaching experience is also a requirement. A record of research supported by external or intramural funding and publications in peer-reviewed journals is required.


Asst. /Assoc. Professor: PhD level professor in emergency health services or an equivalent field. Track record in publishing and funding for disasters. Track record in teaching in an online format is desired


  • Teach graduate level emergency public health and disaster management courses
  • Serve as the Graduate Program Director
  • Serve as mentor for graduate students at the masters and doctoral level
  • Advise graduate students regarding coursework and schedule planning


JUNIOR POSITION: This is a nine-month, tenure-track, full-time position.

The position requires an earned doctorate from an accredited institution in one of the following areas or related field: health services management, public policy/administration, or public health. The successful candidate will have field experience in EMS management, teaching, and publication. UMBC is especially proud of the diversity of its student body, and we seek to attract an equally diverse applicant pool for this position. We have a strong commitment to increasing faculty diversity. We encourage applications from women, minority group members, veterans, and individuals with disabilities.


Assistant Professor: Field EMS administration. PhD in equivalent field to Emergency Health Services. Required ability to teach in an online classroom format.


  • Teach undergraduate level EMS administration and management courses
  • Director of the undergraduate management track
  • Undergraduate management track and minor advising
  • Research and publications
  • Research funding

Specify position to which you are applying, otherwise application will be evaluated for both positions.

UMBC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

How to apply:

All application materials for either position must be submitted via Interfolio (http://apply.interfolio.com/46820).

Application review will begin January 16, 2018. The positions will remain open until filled.

For information not found via Interfolio, please contact the Department of Emergency Health Services, Rm 316 Sherman Hall, UMBC, 1000 Hilltop Circle, Baltimore, MD 21250 or by email rdecker (at) umbc (dot) edu with Interfolio #46820 in the Subject Line.

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