Assistant/Associate Professor of Health Care Administration

School/Division: School of Health Professions and Human Services
Office: Department of Population Health
Full-Time or Part-Time: Full-Time
About Hofstra Hofstra University is a nationally ranked and recognized private university in Hempstead, N.Y. that is the only school to ever host three consecutive presidential debates (2008, 2012 and 2016). At Hofstra, students get the best of both worlds. Our campus is a leafy oasis just a quick train ride away from New York City and all its cultural, recreational and professional opportunities. We offer small classes and personal attention, with the resources, technology and facilities of a large university. Students can choose from more than 160 undergraduate program options and 165 graduate program options in the liberal arts and sciences, education, health professions and human services, the Peter S. Kalikow School of Government, Public Policy and International Affairs, the Fred DeMatteis School of Engineering and Applied Science, the Frank G. Zarb School of Business, the Lawrence Herbert School of Communication, the Maurice A. Deane School of Law, the Hofstra Northwell School of Nursing and Physician Assistant Studies, and the Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell. Hofstra University is a dynamic community of more than 11,000 students from around the world who are dedicated to civic engagement, academic excellence and becoming leaders in their communities and their careers.
Description: Hofstra University’s Department of Population Health in the School of Health Professions and Human Services invites applications for an anticipated tenure-track line at the Assistant or Associate Professor level in Health Care Administration. Research and/or teaching experience in population health, managed care, health care quality, and/or long term care (e.g., aging in place, home care) would align well with program needs; however, exceptional candidates with experience in other health services areas may be considered.

The Master of Health Administration (MHA) Program at Hofstra University is a large and dynamic program with the mission to prepare a community of impactful, practice-ready health care leaders through the provision and application of a health services knowledge base, communication skills, and leadership development. Academic-based faculty as well as health care professionals provide expertise and resources to the program offering students a rich theoretical and applied foundation in health care administration. Hofstra University offers both a CAHME-accredited residential MHA program as well as a separate, asynchronous online MHA program.

The School of Health Professions and Human Services is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering diversity in its faculty, administrative staff and student body. We especially encourage women, people of color, members of the LGBTQ+ community, veterans and people with disabilities to apply.
Qualifications: Candidates must hold a PhD, or equivalent degree, by September 1, 2022. The Selection Committee encourages candidates with the following qualifications to apply: an established record or demonstrated potential for teaching excellence, scholarly activity, mentoring students, and working with community groups; familiarity with designing and teaching online asynchronous courses or the potential to excel in these areas, and an understanding of the CAHME-accreditation process or a willingness to learn the process.

Commitment to Diversity
The Department of Population Health believes that a diverse faculty, reflective of our student body and local communities, is a more informed faculty, better equipped to pursue meaningful scholarship and to educate and prepare students for working, leading and engaging with a multicultural, global society. Successful candidates will have demonstrated a commitment to promoting equity, diversity and inclusion in an educational environment.

The successful MHA faculty candidate may instruct graduate students in residential and online MHA courses as well as courses in related graduate and undergraduate programs. The candidate will also mentor and advise students, maintain an active, collaborative research agenda, and actively participate in and contribute to program, department, and University committees and services, which includes participating in CAHME associated tasks, attending off-campus events, and working with student and community groups.
Application Instructions: To apply, please send a letter of interest and curriculum vitae via email to Select candidates may be contacted by the Selection Committee for three references who can speak to candidates’ teaching, research and service accomplishments or potential to excel in these areas.

Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2021. Candidates may submit applications beyond December 1, 2021 while the position is posted. Select candidates will be asked to attend a video-based interview and possibly an on-campus interview.
Voluntary Self-Identification All applicants are invited to complete the three (3) voluntary self-identification forms
Deadline: Open until filled
Date Posted: 10/14/2021
Posting Number: 89702000

Hofstra University is an equal opportunity employer, committed to fostering diversity in its faculty administrative staff and student body, and encourages applications from the entire spectrum of a diverse community.