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Assistant or Associate Professor, Health Sciences

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Work type: Instructional Faculty – Tenured/Tenure-Track
Location: Dominguez Hills
Categories: Unit 3 - CFA - California Faculty Association, Faculty - Health Sciences, Probationary, Tenured/Tenure-Track, Full Time

Assistant/Associate Professor, Department of Health Sciences

College of Health, Human Services, & Nursing

Position Description

The Department of  Health Sciences, College of Health, Human Services, and Nursing at California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) invites applications for a Tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor (Academic Year) with the appointment starting in Fall 2021.

At CSUDH, we celebrate and respect diversity in all forms that include every race, religion, gender, ethnicity, veterans, people with varied abilities, and members of the LGBTQ+ community. CSUDH is seeking applications from candidates who can demonstrate experience in teaching and working with individuals from diverse backgrounds and contribute to the University’s mission, vision, and core values.

For more information: Mission, Vision, and Core Values.

The Department of Health Sciences

The Department of Health Sciences has nearly 700 majors and is housed within the College of Health, Human Services, and Nursing.  This dynamic and rapidly growing program offers a B.S. degree in Health Science with concentrations in community health, healthcare management, and radiologic technology.  A master’s degree program is currently under development for implementation within the next few years.  

Mission

The mission of the Department of Health Sciences is to:

Strengthen students’ intellectual capacities and abilities to develop and mobilize human and institutional resources and services to meet the health needs of diverse individuals and populations, as well as the communities in which they reside.

Educate students in developing and implementing evidence-based assessment and intervention models that improve the biopsychosocial health of diverse individuals and populations, as well as the communities in which they reside.

Prepare scholar-practitioners to engage in multidisciplinary scientific inquiry that advances the knowledge base of research and practice in the health disciplines.

Prepare graduates who will be leaders in their fields and professions to inform and influence professional dialogues on key health issues affecting diverse individuals and populations, as well as the communities in which they reside.

Prepare scholar-activists who -- with a global consciousness and ecosystemic perspective -- are committed to attaining health equity and collective well-being through the promotion of human development, universal human rights, and social justice.

For more information: http://www4.csudh.edu/health-sciences/health-science/index

The Position

This is an academic year tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor in Health Sciences beginning August 2021.  Candidates are sought with a doctorate in public health and a focus on health administration, or in health administration with an MPH or other CEPH-accredited master’s degree, or in business or public administration and a focus on health administration and an MPH or other CEPH-accredited master’s degree.  

Responsibilities

Excellence in teaching, scholarly publications, service to the university and community, student advisement and recruitment, curriculum development, and other responsibilities consistent with the mission of the University and the requirements of the Department and College are expected.  Teaching duties may consist of day, evening, weekend, and/or online classes in both the current undergraduate and planned graduate programs.  Teaching areas include but are not limited to healthcare finance; health services, operations, and strategic management; quantitative and qualitative analysis and problem-solving; health information systems and analytics; health management sciences; GIS; organizational theory and behavior; design and innovation; leadership; and health law and ethics.   

Qualifications

Required Qualifications

  • Applicants must have experience in teaching undergraduates from diverse age, socioeconomic, cultural, and academic backgrounds.
  • Earned doctorate in public health with a focus on health administration, or in health administration with an MPH or other CEPH-accredited master’s degree, or in business or public administration with a focus in health administration and an MPH or other CEPH-accredited master’s degree;
  • current or recent experience in the healthcare industry and working with diverse populations;
  • scholarly publications commensurate with experience;
  • curriculum development experience; and 
  • evidence of a strong commitment to student success.
  • If doctorate is in progress, it must be completed before the start date of employment.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Excellent teaching track-record;
  • Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives;
  • scholarly publications;
  • grant writing experience;
  • involvement in discipline related issues at local, national or international levels;
  • established relationships with community-based organizations and health agencies; 
  • mentorship of students engaged in research;
  • program development experience;
  • experience with students learning outcomes assessment; and
  • program accreditation experience.

Employment Requirement – Background Check

Satisfactory completion of a background check (including a criminal records check) is required for employment.  CSU will make a conditional offer of employment, which may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information.  Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the continued employment of a current CSU employee who was conditionally offered the position.

Mandated Reporter Per CANRA

The person holding this position is considered a ‘mandated reporter’ under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act (CANRA) and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083, revised July 21, 2017, as a condition of employment.

How to Apply- To apply for this position, please click the "Apply Now" button on this page.

The position is open until filled. Review of applications will begin in January 2021. For full consideration, please submit your completed application with the required materials no later than January 10, 2021.

  • Current Curriculum Vitae with contact information
  • Cover letter
  • Statement on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
  • List of 3 references with contact information*
  • Unofficial transcripts (an official transcript will be required for the finalist)**
  • A Statement on Teaching
  • A Statement on Research
  • Sample Publications or Evidence of Creative/Scholarly Activity
  • Teaching Evaluations (if available)

*This position requires three letters of recommendation (LORs). Please do not upload your LORs with your application. Your list of references will be notified at the appropriate time during the search process. They will receive a request via email along with information on uploading the LOR. You will be able to verify that each letter has been received by CSUDH by logging back into your applicant portal.

**For finalist with International transcripts, a United States Equivalency certification will be required.

 A United States (US) Equivalency certification is required for earned/awarded/conferred foreign terminal degrees, which is from a foreign Academic Institution for foreign studies. The US Equivalency certification is used to validate foreign studies from an academic credential evaluation agency and is evaluated on foreign studies and deemed to be equivalent to degrees from the United States. The certification must translate the information in English, and confirm that your highest terminal degree is US Equivalent to a US terminal degree (i.e., Bachelor’s, Master’s, Doctorate’s, Doctor’s of Philosophy). The certification can be emailed to facultyaffairs@csudh.edu or mailed directly to the office of Faculty Affairs and Development, 1000 East Victoria Street, WH-368, Carson, CA 90747.

 If you have questions regarding the position, please contact:

Dr. Pamela C. Krochalk

Search Committee Chair

CSU, Dominguez Hills

1000 East Victoria Street, (Welch Hall A330)

Carson, CA  90747

pkrochalk@csudh.edu

 

Closing Statement

CSUDH is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.  We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran status.

For more information: U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

Individuals with disabilities requesting accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) may call the Human Resources’ Office (310) 243-3771.

Clery Act crime statistics for CSUDH are available at Campus Security Report (Clery), or by calling University Police at (310) 243-3639.

Upon appointment, all candidates must furnish proof of eligibility to work in the U.S.

The California State University is Smoke and Tobacco Free.  Smoking, Vaping and other Tobacco use are Not Permitted anywhere on University property.  Education Code 42356, CCR Title 5, Article 9.

For more information see: Smoke & Tobacco-Free

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