Assistant /Associate Professor of Health Care Management - California State University-Bakersfield in Bakersfield California

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California State University-Bakersfield

Bakersfield, California 93311

United States

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Detailed Job Description

CSU Bakersfield
School of Business and Public Administration

Assistant /Associate Professor of Health Care Management

Type: Tenure-Track
Academic Year: 2016/17
Available: August, 2016

Public Policy and Administration Department
School of Business and Public Administration
California State University, Bakersfield
9001 Stockdale Highway, 20 BDC
Bakersfield, CA 93311-1099

R. Steven Daniels, Chair, Search Committee
Phone: (661) 654-2181

Deadline:  Review of applications begins March 15, 2016 and will continue until filled

Qualifications: A Ph.D. in Health Care Management, Public Administration (with an emphasis in health care), Management (with an emphasis in health care), Public Health, or related discipline from an CAHME, NASPAA, or AACSB accredited institution is preferred although ABD status will also be considered. Candidates must provide evidence of (1) A potential for teaching excellence in an environment that emphasizes applied and experiential learning using current educational technologies. (2) Research productivity in health care management and policy commensurate with experience, and a capacity to develop and sustain a research stream that will result in peer-reviewed publications. (3) An ability to communicate effectively and work cooperatively in a diverse campus community. (4) An ability to educate and mentor a diverse student population. (5) Additional preferred qualifications for senior candidates are (a) Experience in community, nonprofit, and public organizations and (b) Experience in teaching in and managing graduate programs.

Responsibilities: Teaching load is normally eight courses but additional course releases are available. Candidates must be committed to teaching excellence, establishing a scholarly record consistent with CAHME, NASPAA, and AACSB standards, and providing service as needed to our department, school, university and community. The successful candidate will be expected to teach primarily graduate courses in the MS-HCA program. The successful candidate may also teach courses in the MPA and MBA programs and undergraduate courses in the Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Health Care Management concentration. The primary location for teaching and research will be the main campus (Bakersfield, CA), although some teaching may take place at the Antelope Valley campus (Lancaster, CA). The successful candidate also would be expected to create, foster and enhance new and existing community health agency relationships.

Background Check: A background check (including a criminal records check) 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.

Mandated Reporter: 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 as a condition of employment.

Compensation: Commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Application: Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, vitae, example of scholarship, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and three references to or contact the person stated above. Complete applications received by March 15, 2016 are assured full consideration.

School Information:
The School of Business and Public Administration has a new state-of-the-art building supporting its teaching and research. Visit the web page at for additional information about the School’s programs and the area.

Department Information:
The Department of Public Policy Administration is in the School of Business & Public Administration at California State University Bakersfield. For more information about the department, visit the department web page at

General Information:
California State University, Bakersfield, founded in 1970, is one of twenty-three campuses of the CSU System and currently has an enrollment of over 9,000 students. The University services a socially and ethnically diverse population of over 850,000 in an area of 10,000 square miles. The city of Bakersfield (population over 358,000) is located in the southern San Joaquin Valley and has a much lower cost of living than coastal California. Los Angeles, the Pacific Ocean, Mojave Desert, and Sierra Nevada Mountains are all within a two-hour drive from campus.

California State University, Bakersfield is committed to Equal Opportunity. Applicants will be considered without regard to gender, race, age, color, religion, national origin, genetic information, sexual orientation, marital status, disability or covered veterans’ status.

Keyword Phrases

  • Health Care Management
  • Human Resources
  • Healthcare Administration
Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Doctorate
Experience: At least 1 years
Level of Job: Associate Professor
Assistant Professor
Type of Faculty:Tenure Track
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume