Assistant Professor, Public Health & Health Sciences (Healthcare Management)

  • Cal State University (CSU) Dominguez Hills
  • Carson, California
  • Mar 07, 2024
Education and Training Public Health Sciences and Laboratory

Job Description

(2) Assistant Professors (Healthcare Management)

Public Health & Health Sciences

College of Health, Human Services, & Nursing

Position Description

The School of Public Health and Health Sciences at California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) invites applications for two (2) Tenure-track positions at the rank of Assistant Professor (Academic Year) with the appointment starting in Fall 2024.

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 Position

There are two open positions that are academic year tenure-track at the rank of Assistant Professor of Public Health and Health Sciences beginning August 2024. Candidates are sought with a doctorate in health administration or a closely-related field.

Job duties include the following:
  • Teaching, supporting, and developing a wide range of courses in healthcare management (typically up to 12 units per semester), which includes interest and excellence in fostering inclusive and equitable learning experiences as well as sound assessment practices that reflect course learning outcomes and promote student success.

Teaching duties may consist of day, evening, weekend, and/or online classes in both the current undergraduate and planned graduate programs. Teaching areas can include but are not limited to healthcare operations / process management, human resources management, healthcare information systems, health law, health policy, healthcare economics, healthcare financial management, healthcare marketing, quality and performance management, quantitative analysis and decision making, health analytics, GIS, long-term and post-acute care, and project management.

Providing academic advising and career mentoring to a diverse population of students.
  • Developing and maintaining a productive agenda in research, scholarly, and creative activities.
  • Seeking internal and/or external funding to support research, teaching, or laboratory development.
  • Taking an active role on school, college, and university committees.
  • Participating in diverse professional and community service activities.


Required Qualifications
  • Applicants must have experience in working with students from diverse age, socioeconomic, cultural, and academic backgrounds.
  • Primary consideration will be given to candidates with an earned doctorate in health administration. Consideration will also be given to candidates with a doctorate in a closely-related field to health administration (e.g., business administration, public administration, public health administration, medical sociology) and with expertise in health administration. If the doctorate is in progress, it must be completed before the start date of employment.
  • Applicants must provide evidence of teaching potential in healthcare management.
  • Applicants must provide evidence of scholarly potential in healthcare management through peer-reviewed publications, presentations, grants, or creative works.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Current or recent engagement in the field of healthcare management;
  • Experience in one or more of the following teaching areas: developing curriculum, developing course materials, creating / adapting educational technology applications, developing pedagogical innovations and inquiries;
  • Experience in one or more of the following scholarship areas: grant-writing, mentorship of students engaged in research.

How to Apply

A completed on-line application must be received by electronic submission to be considered. To apply, please visit CSUDH career-opportunities .

Application Deadline Date:

The position is open until filled. Review of applications will begin in December, 2023. For full consideration, please submit your completed application with the required materials no later than January 16, 2024:
  • Current Curriculum Vitae with contact information
  • Cover letter
  • Statement on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (2 pages maximum)*
  • List of 3 references with contact information**
  • Unofficial transcripts (an official transcript will be required for the finalist)***
  • A Statement on Teaching (2 pages maximum)
  • A Statement on Research (2 pages maximum)
  • 1-3 Sample Publications or Evidence of Creative/Scholarly Activity Pertaining to Healthcare Management
  • Teaching Evaluations (if available)

*Given CSUDH’s commitment to diversity and inclusion for all students, faculty, staff, and administrators, describe your individual commitment and experiences in advancing diversity and inclusion and how they relate to your future teaching and research.

**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 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. Abel Arvizú Whittemore

Search Committee Chair

School of Public Health and Health Sciences

The School of Public Health and Health Sciences has over 500 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.

The mission of the School of Public Health and 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:

Additional Information

The Assistant Professor (Academic Year) classification salary range is $5,405 to $11,994 per month (12 monthly payments per academic year); The anticipated hiring salary is $6,900 to $7,125. This position will be commensurate with experience and current CSUDH faculty salaries in the academic department/discipline. Faculty salaries are subject to budgetary authorization and any California State University System faculty contract increases. Summer research grants, moving expenses, start-up funds, and a reduced teaching load may be available.

An excellent comprehensive benefits package is available that includes: health/vision/dental plans; spouse, domestic partner and dependent fee-waiver; access to campus child-care; and a defined-benefit retirement through the state system along with optional tax sheltering opportunities. For a detailed description of benefits, please visit: .

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.

CSU COVID-19 Vaccination Policy

The California State University (CSU) is committed to safeguarding the health and well-being of our students, faculty, staff, administrators, and the communities we serve, as well as maintaining higher education access and attainment for our students, as such, we embrace a comprehensive strategy designed to reduce the likelihood of transmission of the COVID-19 virus. The CSU strongly recommends that all individuals who access any in-person program or activity (on- or off-campus) operated or controlled by the University follow COVID-19 vaccine recommendations adopted by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) applicable to their age, medical condition, and other relevant indications and comply with other safety measures established by each campus. The systemwide policy can be found at CSU Vaccination Policy and any questions you have may be submitted to .

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.

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

Advertised: Oct 30 2023 Pacific Daylight Time
Applications close:

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Job Address

Carson, California 90747 United States View Map