Assistant Professor: Health Services Administration

California State University, Chico in California

Deadline November 14, 2014
Date Posted August 27, 2014
Type Tenured, tenure track
Salary Not specified
Employment Type Full-time

Assistant Professor: Health Services Administration

Department of Health & Community Services

College of Behavioral and Social Sciences


The Position:  The Department of Health and Community Services is searching for a tenure track Assistant Professor to start August 2015. Position is contingent on funding.  As a university that educates students of various ethnic and cultural backgrounds, we value a diverse faculty and staff. The University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, color, ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, medical condition, National origin, sex, sexual orientation, covered veteran status, or any other protected status.


Minimum Qualifications:  The minimum education requirement for appointment to this position is any of the following degrees with an emphasis in health services administration: PhD, Doctorate in Health Administration (DHA), Doctorate in Public Administration (DPA), Doctorate in Business Administration (DBA), or a Doctorate in Public Health (DrPH). Candidates nearing completion of the doctorate may be considered; however, the doctorate must be complete prior to August 2015.


Preferred Qualifications:  Candidates must demonstrate excellence in undergraduate teaching with experience and interest in interactive instructional technologies, and have potential for research and grant writing. Preference will be given to applicants with work experience in health services administration.


Responsibilities: This tenure-track position carries responsibilities in the areas of teaching at least three of the following courses: Management Principles in Health Services, Health Care Quality Management, Management of Healthcare Organizations, Financial Management of Healthcare Organizations, Health Services Administration Capstone, and Internship Seminar; scholarship such as grants, etc.; and service to the department, college, university, and community. Collegiality and the ability to collaborate within and across disciplines is highly valued. Teaching assignments are based upon qualifications of the individual and the needs of the department.


Salary: Salary commensurate with education and experience.


The Department:  The Department of Health and Community Services provides our students with a multi-disciplinary, competency and service-based curriculum to work effective in diverse communities, healthcare financing and delivery systems, and health organizations to meet emerging national and global health needs. There are currently 350 majors enrolled in our options: Health Education and Health Services Administration. The department also offers minors in Health Promotion and Health Services Administration. For more information please see our website:


Closing Date: Review of applications will begin on November 14, 2014. Applications received after this date may be considered.


How to Apply:   All applicants must complete the Application for Academic Employment Form, which is available on-line at to be submitted with curriculum vitae or resume, complete set of transcripts, three letters of recommendation, and student evaluations of teaching to:


Dr. Rick Narad, Search Committee Chair

Department of Health and Community Services

California State University, Chico

Chico, CA 95929-0505