Assistant/Associate Professor with expertise in Health Policy and Management (nine-month, tenure-track position) within the Department of Public Health, which offers both MPH and doctoral degrees. This appointment begins no sooner than August 1, 2020. Minority and historically under-represented applicants are encouraged to apply.
Responsibilities: Establish and maintain an independent, extramurally-funded research program that results in refereed journal publications. Teach primarily graduate courses in health policy and management and other public health courses, as appropriate. Serve on departmental, college, and university committees to advance the Department of Public Health. Advise primarily graduate students (i.e., MPH students) and direct doctoral dissertations. Provide professional services for the department, college, university and discipline, as appropriate.
Required: Earned doctoral degree in health policy and management, public health or closely related field; published research in refereed journals; demonstrated potential for or track record of obtaining extramural funding for research, consistent with rank; accomplishments relevant to discipline and commensurate with graduation date and/or rank; and effective interpersonal & communication skills.
Desired: Earned doctoral and MPH degrees from a school or program of public health accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH); work experience in public health practice; university teaching in the following areas pertaining to health systems and organizations: strategic planning, organizational management and dynamics, legal and ethical issues, leadership, health care financing, health policy, and/or quality improvement.
Internal Number: 20019306
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