Tenure Track Appointment
The Division of Social Sciences at St. John’s University invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor of Health Services Administration commencing January 1 or September 1, 2018.
St. John’s University was founded in 1870 is a Catholic and Vincentian university that prepares students for personal and professional success in today’s global society. Students come from nearly 50 states and close to 120 foreign countries to pursue more than 100 associate, bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees in the arts, business, education, law, pharmacy, the sciences, and specialized professional programs. The University is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education and 12 other major academic and professional associations. St. John’s has three residential New York City campuses; an academic center in Hauppauge, NY; international campuses in Rome, Italy, and Paris, France; and study abroad locations in Seville, Spain, and around the world. The University’s Division I athletic program offers 17 men’s and women’s programs in the Big East Conference. For more information visit http://www.stjohns.edu
The College of Professional Studies (CPS) has the largest undergraduate student body within the University and serves close to 4000 students in 28 undergraduate and 4 graduate level programs. For more information visit http://www.stjohns.edu/cps
The Division of Social Sciences offers a Bachelor of Science Degree in Health and Human Services that provides a solid foundation in the theory and practice of health administration, as well as the social and behavioral sciences. Students learn the foundational knowledge to develop social and health policies, utilize local community resources, and serving the needs and wellbeing of individuals, families, and communities.
Committed to serving student needs, registered nurses seeking admission to the program are granted a maximum of 60 credits toward earning a Bachelor of Science degree.
The program places emphasis on providing quality, cost-effective healthcare for marginalized populations including the elderly, the poor and the mentally ill. Benefiting from St. John’s metropolitan commitment, majors have access to invaluable health services and human services internship opportunities at leading New York-area hospitals and other medical providers. For more information please visit http://www.stjohns.edu/academics/schools-and-colleges/college-professional-studies/programs-and-majors/health-and-human-ser vices-bachelor-science
Responsibilities: This is a teaching-intensive position (9 to 12 credit hours per semester) with opportunities for research reductions after the first academic year. The successful candidate will have the ability to teach a variety of different Health Services Administration courses. Research productivity is important, but secondary to teaching excellence and a strong commitment to student engagement. Division faculty are expected to participate in academic advisement, student mentoring, academic assessment, and other activities as required by the Chair or Dean.
Qualifications: All candidates must possess a Ph.D. in Health and Human Services, Health Services Administration, or a closely related field, or an M.D. degree with teaching and research experience. Area of expertise should specifically be in Health Services or Health Care Administration. Knowledge of technology, health care applications, and/or privacy standards is a plus.
The rank of this position is open. Candidates applying for Associate Professor should have reached the rank of Associate Professor at a regionally accredited institution of higher learning with teaching responsibilities in Health Services Administration or a related area. The ideal candidate will have a record of publication in high-quality peer-reviewed journals and an aggressive research agenda. Preference will be given to candidates who have previous experience leading a health care administration program and/or have been involved in developing a graduate program in health care administration.
Assistant Professor candidates should have experience teaching undergraduate classes in Health Services Administration or a closely related field and exhibit the potential for scholarly research leading to publication in peer-reviewed journals. Preference will be given to candidates with experience teaching graduate classes in Health Services Administration and/or relevant industry experience.
Candidates should be familiar with technology-supported learning pedagogy and be able to integrate technology into their teaching pedagogy.
To Apply: Submit on line your letter of interest and CV to Dr. Joan Tropnas, Chair, Division of Social Sciences. Three letters of reference will be requested further along in the recruiting process. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
I understand that any offer of employment is subject to receipt by St. John’s University of satisfactory references, verification of employment and education. St. John’s University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from women and minorities. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.