University at Albany, SUNY — 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 plan for teaching undergraduate and/or graduate courses in varying modalities including in-person and online as well as their ability to work with and instruct a culturally diverse population.  We strongly encourage applications from underrepresented groups.  

Housed in the most diverse public Research 1 university in the US, the School of Public Health, in close partnership with the New York State Department of Health, offers unique and extensive experiential learning and public health practice opportunities, and conducts timely and impactful research to improve comprehensive wellness and reduce health inequities in New York State, the nation, and across the globe.

The Department of Health Policy, Management, and Behavior is a dynamic, multi-disciplinary department with concentrations in Social Behavior & Community Health and Health Policy & Management. Faculty in the department make substantial contributions in diverse areas such as maternal and child health, health communication, aging, health disparities, mental and behavioral health, health care policy, long-term care, and outcomes research. Located in Albany with linkages to the Department of Health, other state agencies as well as community-based and advocacy organizations, the HPMB Department is an ideal location to conduct research and influence policy and practice.

The School has a rapidly growing BS in Public Health program, on-campus and online MPH programs, and masters and doctoral programs in Public Health, Epidemiology, Environmental Health, and Biomedical Sciences. The School offers Graduate Certificate Programs in Public Health, Global Health, Maternal and Child Health, HIV Studies, Health Disparities, and Public Health Surveillance and Preparedness, and offers opportunities for candidates to collaborate with Centers at the School, such as the Center for Health Workforce Studies.

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) writing sample or publication (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 interview exchange