The University of Massachusetts Amherst, School of Public Health and Health Sciences (SPHHS), Department of Health Promotion and Policy is accepting applications for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position in Health Policy and Management at the Assistant Professor level.
We are seeking candidates with interest and experience in developing an extramurally funded research program and teaching in health policy and management or health services research. This is a fully state funded (9 month) tenure track position.
Duties include an active program of research, teaching, and service as well as mentoring graduate and undergraduate students. Candidates should have experience with graduate and/or undergraduate teaching and strong research skills with a proven track record of, or excellent potential for, securing extramural research funding from federal and state funding agencies, foundations and other sources.
Preference will be given to candidates with research and/or teaching interests in one or more of the following areas: (1) health care administration, including health care organizations, institutional management, organizational behavior, or financial management; (2) health services research, including health care quality and equity, health economics, comparative effectiveness, outcomes research or technology assessment; (3) health equity, including but not limited to structural racism, stigma/prejudice/bias/discrimination in healthcare, social determinants of health, women’s health, disability, sexual and reproductive health, LGBTQ+ health, or health across the lifespan; (4) health policy analysis, including evaluation of health programs, health services, and/or public health programs.
Candidates whose lived experiences, scholarship, and/or mentoring, teaching, and outreach activities will contribute significantly to campus goals of greater equity and inclusion are particularly encouraged to apply.
We are seeking talented applicants qualified for an assistant professor position. Under exceptional circumstances, highly qualified candidates at other ranks may receive consideration.
Candidates for the position must meet the following requirements:
Terminal degree (e.g., PhD, DrPH) in public health or related field of study.
Evidence of independent and collaborative research potential.
Demonstrated interest and ability in teaching at the undergraduate and graduate level.
Read the full position description and apply here.