Tenure Track Faculty - Public Health/Health Science (MPH Coordinator)

Posting Details

Position Information

Job Title Tenure Track Faculty - Public Health/Health Science (MPH Coordinator)
Job Code 2360-Tenure Track faculty
Full/Part Time Full Time
Regular/Temporary Regular
Tenure Information Tenure Track
Rank Associate/Full Professor
Salary Salary is dependent upon qualifications and professional experience
Department Kinesiology & Health Science
Hiring Department Summary

The Health Science Program at Sacramento State currently serves over 500 undergraduate majors and expressed interest students. The Health Science Program offers three undergraduate professional areas of study: Healthcare Administration, Community Health Education, and Occupational Health & Safety. Our Bachelors of Science undergraduate program is designed to give all students a well-rounded education in health science, while providing strong preparation in one of the three professional areas of study. The Health Science Program is developing a Master of Public Health program designed to serve our regional partners, educating future leaders in public health.

The Health Science Program is housed in the Department of Kinesiology and Health Science, in the University’s College of Health and Human Services, and is a participating program in College’s new Center for Health Professions, Policy & Practices.

Essential Duties

The expectation of the position is that the successful candidate will be appointed as a 12-month faculty, developing the Masters in Public Health (MPH) program and serving in the assigned role of MPH Coordinator.

Duties will include:
- Provide leadership in the development and operation of a MPH program.
- Complete and maintain MPH program accreditation.
- Teach undergraduate and/or graduate courses in health science/public health.
- Engage in scholarly activities.
- Provide student academic advising.
- Supervise student internships.
- Serve on Department, College and/or University Committees.
- Engage in community service.
- Develop new undergraduate or graduate courses in discipline as needed.
- Willingness to participate in off-campus teaching, distance, and distributed education

Consideration may be given for hire to be at the rank of Full Professor for an exceptional candidate who has significant academic experience and who has already been promoted and received tenure at another institution.

Required Qualifications


Doctorate in Public Health, Health Science or closely related field.

Knowledge and Abilities:

- Demonstrated experience in the MPH accreditation process.
- Teach effectively in one or more public health or health science areas such as epidemiology, disease prevention, community health, public health administration and policy, community health planning and evaluation, injury prevention, or healthcare administration.
- Candidates must exhibit a capacity to utilize instructional technology in teaching.
- Ability to interact and work cooperatively in a manner that promotes collaboration within the program, department, and across campus.

Preferred Qualifications

- A Master in Public Health (MPH) or Master of Science in Public Health (MSPH), or closely related field.
- Experience as a MPH Program coordinator.
- Academic background necessary to teach both undergraduate and graduate courses in Public Health, Health Science or Healthcare Administration.
- Successful university teaching experience.
- Work experience with diverse populations in public health or healthcare industry sectors (hospitals, insurance, group practice management, public health administration, non-governmental organization, local, state, or federal agency, etc.).
- Ability to work cooperatively in diverse academic program.
- Demonstrated experience teaching both online and classroom settings.
- Demonstrated college classroom and online curriculum development experience

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number F0036P
Anticipated Start Date Fall 2018
Initial Application Review 11/06/2017
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants

A list of required documents needed to apply to this posting can be found at the bottom of the posting under “Documents needed to apply.”

Eligibility Verification

Candidate will be required to provide official transcripts of their highest degree earned and must furnish proof of eligibility to work in the U.S.. California State University, Sacramento is a sponsoring agency ( ie. H-1-B Visa).

Campus Diversity Statement

Sacramento is one of the most diverse and integrated major cities in the country, and Sacramento State is committed to providing a quality education for all of our region’s students. Our campus community represents the broad diversity of our state, and we believe that all are enriched and unified by this diversity. Sacramento State is especially interested in candidates who can contribute, through their teaching, research, and service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community.

Equal Employment Opportunity

California State University, Sacramento is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and has a strong institutional commitment to the principle of diversity in all areas. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, pregnancy, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or disability. Sacramento State hires only those individuals who are lawfully authorized to accept employment in the United States.

It is the policy of California State University, Sacramento to provide reasonable accommodations for qualified persons with disabilities who are employees or applicants for employment. If you need a disability related reasonable accommodation as part of the application and/or interviewing process, visit http://www.csus.edu/hr/departments/equal-opportunity/index.html.

The University is committed to creating an education and working environment free from discrimination, sexual harassment, sexual violence, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking. For more information on mandatory training for new employees, visit http://www.csus.edu/hr/departments/equal-opportunity/Information%20for%20Job%20Applicants.html.

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Background Check Disclaimer

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with California State University, Sacramento. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current California State University, Sacramento employees who apply for the position.

California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act

The person holding this position is considered a “mandated reporter” under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in the California State University Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Will you have a Ph.D. in hand by the date of appointment or an advanced ABD by the date of the appointment?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • CSU Careers Website
    • CalJobs Website
    • Agency Referral
    • Advertisement/Publication
    • Current eReferral
    • Website
    • HERC Website
    • Newspaper ad
  3. * Are you currently a LECTURER at this or any other California State University?
    • Yes
    • No

Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Unofficial Transcripts
Optional Documents