Two Tenure-track Assistant/Associate Professor Positions
Department of Health Policy and Management
College of Public Health, University of Georgia
The Department of Health Policy and Management (HPAM) invites applications for two tenure track faculty positions in health policy and/or management at the Assistant or Associate Professor level. Successful candidates will have expertise in areas relating to health administration and management, health care financing, information systems, strategic planning, health services research, health policy, or leadership and have demonstrated a record of scholarly achievements. The new faculty member must demonstrate the potential for building and maintaining a productive, extramurally funded research program. Requirements include an earned academic or professional doctorate.
The College of Public Health is actively engaged in community outreach activities. The HPAM Department is a strong supporter of this College mission and the successful candidate will support these activities.
The new faculty members are expected to be actively involved in transmitting knowledge and educating the next generation of public health professionals. Instruction responsibilities may include instruction in a minor in health policy and management at the undergraduate level and courses for MHA, MPH and doctoral students. The Department will be developing a series of online courses, and interest and expertise in this arena is desired. The Department’s plans call for addressing public health challenges of the future, and the new faculty members will have the opportunity to participate in the continuing development of the HPAM program.
The University of Georgia is located in Athens, Georgia, a college town with a rich quality of life and a low cost of living (http://www.visitathensga.com/media/athens-in-the-news/rankings/). Founded in 2005, the College of Public Health is located on the University of Georgia’s Health Sciences Campus. The College consists of four departments, Institute for Disaster Management, Institute for Gerontology and Center for Global Health. The HPAM Department is located in newly renovated facilities that house faculty, staff and students.
Women and minority candidates are encouraged to apply. The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status. Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact Central HR (firstname.lastname@example.org). Please do not contact the department or search committee with such requests.
All applicants must apply online at http://www.ugajobsearch.com/postings/178314. Applicants should send (1) a statement of interest in the position, (2) a curriculum vitae, (3) a one page research statement, and (4) the names of three references. All applications received by January 15, 2021 will receive full consideration; the position will remain open until filled.
If you have questions or would like more information, please contact Dr. Grace Bagwell Adams at email@example.com and please include “Assistant/Associate Professor of Health Policy/Management Position” in the subject line.
Internal Number: 178314
About University of Georgia College of Public Health
The University of Georgia (UGA) is a land grant and sea grant research university with 35,000 students, 17 schools and colleges, and 1800 faculty, located in Athens. Athens is 60 miles NE of Atlanta and has a rich cultural and intellectual scene that coexists with the university, featuring diverse arts and music, a thriving downtown, college athletics, and historic neighborhoods. UGA provides excellent opportunities to work collaboratively in a multi-disciplinary environment. Investigators at UGA, both within the College of Public Health and beyond, are engaged in a wide spectrum of biomedical and public health research. Many strong collaborations between investigators at UGA and other institutions in Georgia (e.g., Emory, CDC) and beyond also exist. More information on those efforts can be found on the department and college webpage and at research.uga.edu.