INSTRUCTOR, ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OR ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR OF POPULATION MEDICINE
Faculty positions: Harvard Medical School Department of Population Medicine at Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute
The Department of Population Medicine (www.populationmedicine.org) is recruiting two additional faculty members to help fulfill the Department’s mission to improve population and individual health through research and teaching. Departmental areas of concentration include comparative effectiveness, delivery science, health disparities, prevention, health policy, and surveillance/public health.
Specifically, we are recruiting one faculty member for the Department’s Division of Chronic Disease Research Across the Lifecourse (CoRAL) and one faculty member for the Center for Healthcare Research in Pediatrics (CHeRP). CoRAL seeks a faculty member to initiate and participate in collaborative research focused on weight-related or metabolic conditions such as obesity and diabetes. Areas of active investigation could include: individual or delivery system interventions to prevent or treat these chronic diseases; health services and policy research; and system science research and cost-effectiveness research on interventions. CHeRP seeks a faculty member in pediatric health services research. Areas of ongoing investigation include precision medicine; health care quality and safety, particularly around vaccines and maternal and pediatric health; decision making and cost-effectiveness analysis; asthma; and health policy evaluations.
Successful candidates will develop independent research programs in collaboration with other faculty members. Experience and achievement in relevant research and excellent leadership and collaboration skills are essential. Faculty are expected to take advantage of the department’s unique resources and access to defined populations, and participate in medical school activities, including teaching.
Ideal candidates for these positions will have an MD degree plus an MPH or equivalent degree or a doctoral degree in a relevant discipline. The Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute is committed to building and nurturing an inclusive professional community in which diversity is valued and every person feels they have a rightful place, are welcome and respected, and are supported in their endeavors. We welcome applications from members of underrepresented minority groups, people of all genders, veterans, and individuals with disabilities. Candidates from underrepresented minority backgrounds are especially encouraged to apply.
Candidates should submit a CV, cover letter, and statement of interests to: Dr. Jason Block, MD, MPH (CoRAL) OR Dr. Ann Wu, MD, MPH (CHeRP) Department of Population Medicine Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute ATTN: Brittany Zanengo 401 Park Drive, Suite 401 East, Boston, MA 02215 email@example.com
We are an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions or any other characteristic protected by law. Candidates from underrepresented minority backgrounds are especially encouraged to apply.
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About Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute
The Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute's Department of Population Medicine is a unique collaboration between Harvard Pilgrim Health Care and Harvard Medical School. Created in 1992, it is the only appointing medical school department in the United States based in a health plan. The Institute focuses on improving health care delivery and population health through innovative research and teaching.