Nations HealthCareer announces a vacancy for a new Chair for International Hospital Management

Frankfurt / Berlin, 1 July 2003

Nations HealthCareer and HfB just published a vacancy for a new Chair for International Hospital Management. The appointment to the Chair will be made before the end of the year, and the successful candidate will be an academic with a worldwide reputation – making it the first truly international professorship in the field of hospital management.

HfB includes the Institute for International Health Management, established on an equitable basis between Nations HealthCareer School and HfB – Business School of Finance and Management with the aim of optimising the MBA in International Hospital Management programme and promoting international research and teaching. The new professor will be the MBA’s academic director and play a key role in shaping its future development. The Institute will also be equipped with a new library specialising in international hospital management.

We look for a Professor for International Health Management

The Chair for International Healthcare Management will focus on new approaches in hospital management in a global entrepreneurial business environment.

The faculty member appointed to this position is expected to teach postgraduate level (MBA) courses in the fields specified below and to conduct scholarly research in related areas. Furthermore, he/she will be the head of a newly created institute in hospital management. Opportunities for collaboration with health organisations and providers are given. The position is in the first round limited to 5 years.

Candidates with postdoctoral lecture experience in management and holding the following qualifications are invited to apply:

• High academic reputation in the field of an entrepreneurial approach to international hospital management

• Academic focus on patient-focused work flow, optimal clinical structures, effective use of capital investments and staff, optimised teams, supply-chain management, eCommerce solutions

• International didactic experience with small groups and an intensive interactive focus

• High motivation to collaborate with other professionals in research, business, finance and healthcare.

HfB – Business School of Finance & Management is an innovative, private University located in Frankfurt, Germany, a region recently ranked no. 4 in the world for its quality of life. Since its establishment in 1991, HfB has developed a strong track record in research and teaching in the areas of Finance and Management. In Fall 2003, HfB will expand its portfolio by launching an international part-time MBA Programme in Hospital Management in co-operation with Nations HealthCareer School, Berlin.

Through its MBA programmes, it teaches modern management techniques to professionals and executives from a wide range of industries. As well as the MBA in International Hospital Management, the HfB runs a Frankfurt Evening MBA (FEMBA) in conjunction with the prestigious Henley Management College, UK. Students on the MBA Programme in International Hospital Management will also benefit from the expertise of this British partner, as some elements of one module will take place at its Henley-on-Thames campus. Here, students will also meet representatives of the British health system and visit various health facilities. At the HfB itself, a team of more than 50 professors, tutors and language teachers currently teaches some 600 students on state-recognised and FIBAA-accredited programmes. For its international programmes, it cooperates with 24 universities and business schools worldwide.

Nations HealthCareer School of Mangement is a non-profit Business School dedicated to providing high-quality professional training for managers in hospitals and related entities worldwide.