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CUNY Faculty (Associate Professor/Full Professor) - Health Services Administration (Health Sciences) in Bronx, New York

Job Title: Faculty (Associate Professor/Full Professor) - Health Services Administration (Health Sciences)

Job ID: 21123

Location: Lehman College

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular


The Lehman College Department of Health Sciences invites applications for a tenure-track Associate or Full professorship in the Health Services Administration program beginning in fall 2020. This faculty member will also serve as program director for the Health Services Administration (HSA) program.

In addition to teaching duties, the faculty program director serves as the primary administrator of the HSA program and will provide visionary leadership as the program develops and expands its scope in line with the strategic mission of Lehman College. The College anticipates investing in the strengthening of the HSA program including expansion of the faculty, potential creation of an independent department, addition of new programs at the undergraduate and graduate levels, renewal of curriculum and pursuit of AUPHA certification. The program director will serve as an advocate for the program, its students and faculty, including increasing student success and research productivity and meeting the health administration workforce needs of The Bronx and surrounding region and to improve the health and well-being of the people of surrounding communities.

The program in Health Services Administration is one of the oldest at Lehman College, going back to the founding of the College in 1969. It has changed names and departments over the years but remains committed to its mission to “educate a diverse urban undergraduate student population for current and emerging careers in health services administration in public, non-profit and for-profit sectors.” With over 700 majors it is one of the largest undergraduate programs in the College. The program seeks an enthusiastic leader who will build on this legacy while addressing the changing health services environment by developing curriculum, strengthening student success, engaging with community partners, and supporting faculty as researchers and teachers.

The program in Health Services Administration is currently housed in the Department of Health Sciences which is part of The School of Health Sciences, Human Services and Nursing. The Health Sciences department is home to a number of other programs including: Dietetics, Food and Nutrition; Exercise Science; Health Education and Promotion; Recreation Education; and Therapeutic Recreation. Programs share some core courses. The faculty in all of the programs are both research active and committed teachers.

The School of Health Sciences, Human Services and Nursing currently includes four departments: Health Sciences; Social Work; Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences, and Nursing. All departments offer both undergraduate and graduate degrees, including a Doctorate in Nursing Practice that is expected to admit its first cohort in 2020. The school is home to the CUNY Institute for Health Equity. Faculty in the School are active scholars and include principal investigators of numerous federal grants. Departments in the School actively engage with community and government partners to support evidence-based practices and health equity, with a special emphasis on urban populations. The faculty are also strongly committed to high quality teaching and preparation of ethical and skilled health and human service professionals.

Candidates must have an active record of research and scholarship in an area relevant to health services administration, management, research or policy, and a strong commitment to teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The successful candidate will be expected to teach undergraduate and graduate level courses in health services administration, engage in research/scholarship and professional organizations, advise students, provide service to the department, college, university, and community evening teaching may be required.

The Lehman College campus is located in Bronx, New York and is a Senior College within the City University of New York (CUNY) system. Lehman is CUNY's only four-year public college in the Bronx and is recognized as a Hispanic Serving Institution. The college serves mainly undergraduate students preparing them for employment, the professions and further study. The teaching load is 18 hours per year and although the program director will receive reassigned time for their administrative role. Faculty at Lehman are active in research, scholarship and creative works in addition to being strongly committed to excellence in teaching. Service to the college, university and community is part of the mission as is a clear commitment to student engagement including advisement. Opportunities are available for faculty development and travel awards. Lehman College and CUNY internal funding is available through competitive grants for scholarship support.


Ph.D. or other research doctorate with experience in Health Services Administration, Health Services Research, Health Management, or related discipline or academic field is required on commencement of the appointment. Also required are the ability to teach successfully at the graduate and undergraduate level, as well as demonstrated scholarship or achievement in Health Services Administration, Health Services Research, Health Management, or related discipline or academic field.

Preferred Qualifications:

A history that includes professional experience in health services program administration is preferred as are active involvement in professional organizations, sincere commitment to students, and ability to cooperate with others for the good of the institution. Experience with program direction or department administration is valuable.


Salaries are subject to the Professional Staff Congress-CUNY salary schedule:

Salaries are commensurate with education and experience.

CUNY offers faculty a competitive compensation and benefits package covering health insurance, pension and retirement benefits, paid parental leave, and savings programs. We also provide mentoring and support for research, scholarship, and publication as part of our commitment to ongoing faculty professional development.


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