The Department of Health Policy and Management at the Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine (SPHTM) is recruiting to fill up to two tenure-track positions at the Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor level.
The successful candidate will be expected to develop and maintain a strong program of research with extramural funding in an area consistent with the Department’s mission, with high priority placed on health systems, health services, health economics and finance, and health information systems and analytics. In addition, the preferred candidate will teach in the Department’s academic programs, mentor and advise students, participate on doctoral committees, and serve on other School and University committees. Applicants will be evaluated on their achievement to date and potential in the areas of research, publication, and teaching. Experience with a variety of teaching methods and/or curricular perspectives is preferred, as is previous experience interacting with communities of color and cultures other than the applicant’s own. Starting salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.
The mission of the Department of Health Policy and Management is to conduct health management and policy research and to prepare a diverse group of future managers and leaders to improve health care delivery services, increase access to health care, reduce health disparities, and advance health care policy worldwide.
The Department comprises 12 full-time faculty members from a range of disciplines (management, economics, finance, sociology, organizational theory, law). Faculty research clusters around several areas, including the impact of financing models, organizational structures, processes, and social determinants on quality, cost, and access to healthcare to improve population health in both domestic and international settings. The Department of Health Policy and Management was formally organized as a unit in the School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine in 1967. The Department currently offers master and doctoral degree programs including the MHA, MPH, and PhD; and joint degrees (MBA/MHA, JD/MHA, and MD/MPH). The Department’s programs are accredited by the Council on Education in Public Health (CEPH). The MHA program also has been accredited by the Commission on Education for Healthcare Management Education (CAHME) since 1971 and is a full graduate member of the Association of University Programs in Health Administration (AUPHA).
Candidates must apply through Interfolio (https://apply.interfolio.com/60018) and provide the following materials for submission: cover letter, CV, and contact information for three references.
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
Tulane University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution committed to excellence through diversity. Tulane University will not discriminate based upon race, ethnicity, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, marital status, military or veteran status, or any other status or classification protected by federal, state, or local law. All eligible candidates are encouraged to apply.
The selection committee will give preference to applicants with an earned doctoral degree in the areas of health policy and management, health services research, economics, sociology, or related fields. The department values strong methodological skills, publication in peer reviewed journals, and teaching experience, as well as experience in multicultural/diverse employee and student settings.
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Additional Salary Information: Starting salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.