University at Albany — Assistant Professor, Health Management

Assistant Professor
A fully funded tenure-track position in Health Management

The Department of Health Policy, Management & Behavior, School of Public Health at the University at Albany, State University of New York, invites applications for a fully funded, tenure-track faculty position in the area of Health Management.  

Successful candidates will be expected to develop and sustain scholarly research in the health management area, contribute to the expansion of the public health management teaching mission, mentor MPH and DrPH students, and actively engage in university and community service.  We are especially interested in candidates with a commitment to fostering an environment of inclusion and collegiality among a culturally diverse school community.  Candidates will have collaborative opportunities for public and private sector consulting and/or for research initiatives as the School of Public Health maintains long-standing relationships with the New York State Department of Health, local insurers, hospitals, and non-profit health care advocacy organizations.  

Candidates for the position are expected to have a doctoral degree in health management, health administration, or public administration with a concentration in health, business, or a related field.  The degree should be earned from a college or university accredited by the U.S. Department of Education or an internationally recognized accredited organization. Preferred teaching and research interests may be in a variety of areas including patient safety, health care quality, evidenced-based management, health care human resource management, health care productivity and budgeting, health care marketing, or organizational behavior. Prior administrative or clinical work experience in health care organizations such as hospitals, HMOs, public health agencies or organizations, or physician practices is preferred.  The successful candidate must demonstrate teaching ability and evidence of scholarly research achievement.  Applicants must address their willingness to teach remotely or online.  We strongly encourage applications from underrepresented groups.  

The School of Public Health is accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health, and offers MPH, MS, DrPH, and PhD degrees and has a unique partnership with the New York State Department of Health. 

The University at Albany is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Immigration Reform and Control Act/American with Disabilities Act Employer.  Applicants must address in their applications their ability to work with a culturally diverse population.

Applicants MUST submit (1) a cover letter including a statement of research interests, teaching philosophy/teaching interest, and service (2) Curriculum Vitae (3) three confidential letters of recommendation and (4) names and contact information of three academic references.  

Additional information about the department may be found at  Review of applications will begin as soon as possible and will continue until the position is filled.  Please apply online via

Contact information:
Ms. Linda Gauvain-McNulty
Department of Health Policy, Management & Behavior
School of Public Health, SUNY-Albany
One University Place, GEC 175
Rensselaer, NY 12144