Assistant or Associate Professor - Health Care or Public Health Management

New York City, New York (Manhattan) County
Feb 27, 2014
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
The City University of New York (CUNY) is the nation's leading urban public university serving more than 480,000 students in a wide range of educational programs at 24 colleges and institutions in New York City.
Job ID: 9451

Regular/Temporary: Regular


Performs teaching, research and guidance duties in area(s) of expertise.  Shares responsibility for committee and department assignments including administrative, supervisory, and other functions.

The City University of New York (CUNY) School of Public Health (SPH) invites applications for a tenure-track position in Public Health or Health Care Management, at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor, commensurate with experience.  The CUNY SPH is a collaborative school, accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health.  It includes the public health programs at Brooklyn, Hunter and Lehman Colleges, and the Graduate School and University Center.  We offer a range of innovative bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degree programs with a focus on urban health.

We seek a dynamic individual, eager to play a leadership role in the development of teaching, research, and practice in public health and health care management and administration.  This 9-month, tax levy-funded appointment (with the possibility of an additional one to three month (summer) appointment for research and/or administrative responsibilities) will be made at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor (commensurate with experience) at the CUNY SPH.  This faculty member may also be considered for appointment to the Doctoral Faculty, pending review and approval by the CUNY Graduate Center.

Responsibilities include:
- Teaching undergraduate and graduate (BS, MPH and DPH) courses in public health or health care management and administration and helping to develop new courses, as needed. 
- Providing leadership and vision for the programs in public health policy and management.
- Leading, participating in, and seeking funding with interdisciplinary research teams that will conduct studies of public health and health care services and organizations.
- Participating in organizational assessment and accreditation of the CUNY SPH.


Ph.D. degree in area(s) of experience or equivalent.  Also required are the ability to teach successfully, demonstrated scholarship or achievement, and ability to cooperate with others for the good of the institution.

Candidates with expertise in practice, teaching, and research in public health or health care management and administration in urban settings are encouraged to apply.  We are especially interested in candidates with managerial expertise in health care, public health, and non-profit settings who can translate practice into research, policy development, and teaching.  The selected candidate should have outstanding experience teaching undergraduate, masters, and doctoral courses and a strong research portfolio in health care management or administration in urban settings.

It is also desirable that candidates have:
- Undergraduate and graduate teaching experience and a passion for teaching
- A demonstrated record of productive scholarship (successful grant-making portfolio and peer-reviewed publications) in the areas of public health management or administration
- Experience in organizational and/or program assessment and evaluation
- Managerial experience across multiple sectors such as health care, public health, non-profit, and academia
- Research experience in public health and/or health care or other non-academic settings
- Expertise in urban health systems and administration or management of intersectoral health initiatives


CUNY offers faculty a competitive compensation and benefits package covering health insurance, pension and retirement benefits, paid parental leave, and savings programs.  We also provide mentoring and support for research, scholarship, and publication as part of our commitment to ongoing faculty professional development.


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Candidates should provide a CV/resume and statement of scholarly interests.


Open until filled with review of applications to begin on January 22, 2014.  (Search extended)


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