Health Administration - Assistant / Associate Professor

California State University, Fresno
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Health Administration - Assistant / Associate Professor

Job No: 500717
Work Type: Instructional Faculty - Tenured/Tenure-Track
Location: Fresno
Categories: Unit 3 - CFA - California Faculty Association, Tenured/Tenure-Track, Full Time, Faculty - Health Sciences

California State University, Fresno

College of Health and Human Services

Department of Public Health

Title: Health Administration

Rank: Assistant / Associate Professor

Status: Tenure Track

Start: Fall 2022 (August 2022)

The Department

The Department of Public Health at California State University, Fresno, is accepting applications for a tenure track position in Health Administration at the Assistant/Associate Professor rank with a fall 2022 start date. The successful candidate will teach undergraduate courses in public health and graduate courses in the MPH Program. Graduate advisement will include student projects and theses in the area of Health Services Management with an emphasis on Health Care Finance, Information Technology, or Human Resources Management. Specific assignments are dependent upon department needs. Other duties will include, but not be limited to advising undergraduate students, participating in program development, and actively engaging in research and committee service at all levels of university governance. The successful candidate may be called upon to teach in an online mode and will be encouraged to develop web-enhanced and/or web-based instruction. Outcomes assessment and service learning are important components of the university curriculum. The successful candidate will be expected to work cooperatively with faculty and staff in the department and college. Specific assignments are dependent on departmental needs and the background of the individual.

Our Students

California State University, Fresno is committed to serving our students with a focus on inclusion. Fresno State has been recognized as a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI); an Asian American/Native American/Pacific Islander-Serving Institution (AANAPISI); and has been designated to the Community Engagement Classification by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching.


Required Education:
  1. An earned doctorate (Ph.D., Ed.D., or Dr.PH) from an accredited institution in Public Health, Health Services, Health Policy Management, or related field is required for appointment to a tenure track position. Candidates nearing completion of a doctorate program (ABD) may be considered; however, for continued employment in a tenure-track position, the doctorate must be completed by 08/1/2022

Required Experience:
  1. Ability to demonstrate a commitment to working effectively with faculty, staff, and students from diverse ethnic, cultural, and socioeconomic backgrounds;
  2. Successful teaching experience at the undergraduate level;
  3. For appointment as Associate Professor, a candidate must have an established record of teaching excellence at the university level and scholarly research and publications appropriate to this rank.

Preferred Experience:
  • Candidates with successful Health Administration teaching at the university level
  • Evidence of publications in scholarly journals
  • Successful grant proposal writing and the ability to attract external funding
  • Engagement with the community and region with projects that relate to educational background and professional discipline
  • Active participation or leadership roles in professional organizations

  • Application Procedures: For full consideration, applications must be received by August 30, 2021. The position is open until filled. This position automatically closes May 1, 2022.

    Apply online at: and attach the following:
    1. Cover letter specifically addressing qualifications and experience.
    2. Curriculum vitae;
    3. Names and contact information of three professional references that will be contacted during the process to submit letters of reference;
    4. Statement addressing your commitment to working with faculty, staff, and students from diverse ethnic, cultural, and socioeconomic backgrounds;

    Candidates invited for an on-campus visit must submit by mail/e-mail within the designated deadline. The Search Chair will send information and requests for these items:
    1. Official transcripts
    2. Letters of recommendation

    Committee Information:

    Dr. Tanisha Garcia
    Department of Public Health
    College of Health and Human Services
    Email: [email protected]

    About the College and Department

    The mission of the Department of Public Health is to promote, preserve, and restore health. This is accomplished by educating undergraduate and graduate students to be effective leaders and practitioners at the local, national, and international levels. The Department of Public Health offers curricula based on principles of public health practices leading to a Bachelor of Science degree at the undergraduate level. The options are designed to provide basic education for careers in Health Services Administration, Health Administration, Environmental Health, Environmental/Occupational Health and Safety, industrial hygiene, community health, public health, occupational health, and the allied health professions. The Bachelor of Science in Health Science and the Master of Public Health with an option in Health Promotion are designed to prepare students for careers with official and voluntary health agencies at the federal, state, or local levels of government as well as the private sector. Additionally, students enrolled at Fresno State who are interested in study areas of drugs and alcohol can complete our 12 unit certificate program, which can be combined with a major or minor in the program or be taken as a stand-alone program without Public Health as their declared major. Finally, the certificate of Emergency Management Certificates of Special Study is a 21 unit program that provides a foundation of knowledge, skills, and abilities to respond to emergency situations in a private or public sector. Our programs are designed to provide the knowledge and skills necessary for our graduates to succeed in today's health marketplace.

    About Fresno State

    California State University, Fresno is an engaged University. We focus on broadening students' intellectual horizons, fostering lifelong learning skills, developing the leaders of tomorrow, promoting community involvement, and instilling an appreciation of world cultures. We nurture cultural competence by celebrating the rich diversity of the campus community and welcoming the participation of all. Members of the University community are expected to work effectively with faculty, staff and students from diverse ethnic, cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds. For information on the University's commitment and dedication to creating a university known for its integrity, civility, equity, respect and ethical behavior, please visit: The campus is ranked 24th in the nation by Washington Monthly; ranked 3rd by U.S. News & World Report in graduation rate performance for public institutions; and, ranked 41st in the nation in MONEY Magazines 50 Best Public Colleges.

    Tenure-Track Faculty members gain a clear path to tenure through the University's Probationary Plan Process. For additional information, please visit: We value our commitment to the success of our faculty by providing services from the Center for Faculty Excellence to Research and Sponsored Programs.

    Other Campus Information

    In compliance with the Annual Security Report & Fire Safety Report of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, California State University, Fresno has made crime-reporting statistics available to applicants, students, and employees online at Print copies are available by request from the Campus Police Department.

    A background check (including criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily for this position. An offer of employment may be withdrawn or employment may be terminated based upon the results of the background investigation.

    The person holding this position is considered a "limited reporter" under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 Revised July 21, 2017 as a condition of employment. You can obtain a copy of this Executive order by accessing the following website:

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    California State University, Fresno 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.

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