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Assistant Professor of Health Science (Health Policy and Management)

California State University, Long Beach

Last Updated: 11/19/22

Job Description


Assistant Professor of Health Science (Health Policy and Management)

Job No: 519593
Work Type: Instructional Faculty – Tenured/Tenure-Track
Location: Long Beach
Categories: Unit 3 - CFA - California Faculty Association, Tenured/Tenure-Track, Full Time, Faculty - Health Sciences

Position: Assistant Professor of Health Science (Health Policy and Management)
Effective Date: August 17, 2023 (Fall Semester)
Salary Range: Commensurate with qualifications and experience
Application Deadline: Review of applications to begin November 18, 2022. Position opened until filled (or recruitment canceled).

College of Health and Human Services
Department of Health Science

Required Qualifications:

  • Doctoral degree*(Ph.D., Dr.P.H., D.Sc., MD, or D.O.) in health policy, healthcare management, public health, or a closely related field including, but not limited to: health services research; health economics; global health; public policy; public administration; or medicine with experience or a focus on public or community health. Degree at time of application or official notification of completion of the doctoral degree by August 1, 2023. [*If doctoral degree is not in health policy or a related field, the applicant must have at least two years of public health-related professional or research experience.]
  • Demonstrated potential to conduct research, scholarly and creative activities
  • Demonstrated potential to work successfully with a diverse student population

Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience teaching in a college setting
  • Demonstrated potential to use multiple teaching modalities (e.g., face-to-face, hybrid, online learning)
  • Demonstrated potential or willingness to implement evidence-based effective teaching strategies for diverse learners
  • Demonstrated potential to develop curriculum and teach courses in the areas of health policy, health economics, global health, health systems, drug policy, HIV policy, health politics and policy or health diplomacy
  • Demonstrated potential or willingness to apply for external funding
  • Demonstrated potential or willingness to provide service to the department, college, campus, community, and profession
  • Experience successfully working with socioeconomic and demographic populations similar to the student body at CSULB

Duties:
  • Provide high-quality instruction in the Department of Health Science that supports diverse student success [Mode of instruction may include in-person, hybrid, online, and/or any combination thereof.]
  • Lead cross-campus initiatives on health policy
  • Participate in the development and maintenance of the undergraduate and graduate curricular offerings
  • Mentor and advise undergraduate and graduate students
  • Develop and pursue a research agenda with high-quality outcomes
  • Disseminate research in refereed academic outlets and discipline-specific professional meetings
  • Seek and apply for external funding to support research agenda
  • Engage in activities that support diversity, equity, and inclusion on campus, in local and global communities, and the profession
  • Participate in service to the department, college, university, community, and profession

CSULB seeks to recruit faculty who enthusiastically support the University's strong commitment to the academic success of all of our students, including students of color, students with disabilities, students who are first generation to attend college, veterans, students with diverse socio-economic backgrounds, and students of diverse sexual orientations and gender expressions. CSULB seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to serve the People of California, to maintain the excellence of the University, and to offer our students a rich variety of expertise, perspectives, and ways of knowing and learning.

About the Department

The Department of Health Science's mission is to aid and encourage students' development into knowledgeable professionals and life-long learners who will lead efforts to support health equity for all within the fields of health science, public health, community health, health education and other related areas. The program fosters the development of person- and community-centered health professionals who are culturally sensitive and responsive to the complex social determinants of health. Upon graduation, our students are able to support and enhance the physical, psychological and social well-being of people, individually and collectively, in a multi-cultural, multi-ethnic metropolitan context.

The department has received over $10 Million in federal funding to develop new interdisciplinary undergraduate and graduate certificates in Public Health Informatics and Technology, which will be offered across California. The department also offers undergraduate and graduate degree options, and houses the Center for Health Equity Research and Center for Latino Community Health, Evaluation and Leadership Training. Through these centers and community-based partnerships, the department engages in training, research and service aimed at understanding and addressing the unique needs of underserved populations to enhance their health and well-being. Interdisciplinary collaborations aim to advance public health knowledge and delivery of health services.

Information on the excellent benefits package available to CSULB faculty is located here:

https://www2.calstate.edu/csu-system/careers/benefits/Documents/employee-benefits-summary.pdf

How to Apply - Required Documentation:
  • An Equity and Diversity Statement about your teaching or other experiences, successes, and challenges in working with a diverse student population (maximum two pages, single-spaced). For further information and guidelines, please visit: http://www.csulb.edu/EquityDiversityStatement
  • Letter of application addressing the required and preferred qualifications
  • CV
  • Names and contact information for three references (to be contacted for confidential letters of recommendation should you reach the finalist stage)
  • Finalists should be prepared to submit an official transcript (e-transcript preferred, if available)

How to Apply: Click Apply Now icon to complete CSULB online application

Requests for information should be addressed to:

Dr. Kamiar Alaei, Chair
California State University, Long Beach
Department of Health Science
1250 Bellflower Boulevard
Long Beach, CA 90840-4902

[Register to View] or E-Mail: Kamiar.Alaei@csulb.edu

EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS:

A background check (including a criminal record check and telephone reference check with most recent employer) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.

The person holding this position is considered a “mandated 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.

CSU Vaccination Policy
CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be immunized against COVID-19 or declare a medical or religious exemption from doing so. Any candidates advanced in a currently open search process should be prepared to comply with this requirement. The systemwide policy can be found at [Register to View] 53768273%7CUnknown%7CTWFpbGZsb3d8eyJWIjoiMC4wLjAwMDAiLCJQIjoiV2luMzIiLCJBTiI6Ik1haWwiLCJXVCI6Mn0%3D%7C1000&sdata=x%2FssSWPU79Zsua9mscL47uEVKOTRjZoGoZEI79urdVU%3D&reserved=0">https://calstate.policystat.com/policy/9779821/latest/ and questions may be sent to fahr@csulb.edu.

CSULB is committed to creating a community in which a diverse population can learn, live, and work in an atmosphere of tolerance, civility and respect for the rights and sensibilities of each individual, without regard to race or ethnicity (including color or ancestry), nationality, religion or religious creed, gender (or sex), gender identity (including transgender), gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, disability (physical or mental), medical condition, genetic information, age, veteran or military status. CSULB is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Application Closes: Open until filled

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Long Beach, California, United States
CSULB, one of the largest universities in the CSU system, is located in Long Beach on a beautifully landscaped, 320-acre campus near the ocean and the thriving downtown area. The school’s faculty and staff are engaged in a broad array of high-quality undergraduate and graduate programs, significant research, in addition to a wide range of community and professional service organizations.