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Tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor
University of South Carolina

Date Posted Sep. 27, 2018
Title Tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor
University University of South Carolina
Columbia, SC, United States
Department Health Services Policy and Management
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Aug. 16, 2019
  • Assistant Professor
    Associate Professor
  • Public Health/Management/Administration
    Health Sciences - General
University of South Carolina Tenure-Track Faculty Position at Assistant or Associate Rank

The Department of Health Services Policy and Management (HSPM), Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina seeks qualified candidates for a tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor position, due to begin in Fall 2019.

The Arnold School of Public Health is accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH). The Department is a full Graduate Member of the Association of University Programs in Health Administration (AUPHA) and offers a Master of Public Health degree, a Master of Health Administration degree (accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education), as well as the PhD degree in Health Services Policy and Management. The Department hosts a rich portfolio of nationally and internationally funded research. Click here to learn about HSPM.

Qualifications: A record of original research, evidence of quality teaching, and an earned doctoral degree (e.g., PhD) in health services research, health policy, health care administration/management, health information systems or related fields are required. Applicants seeking appointment at the Associate Professor level must have a record of extramural grant funding as a principal investigator and publication of peer-reviewed original research as well as at least 12 months of experience as lead instructor of graduate level courses. Applicants at the Assistant Professor level must have at least 9 months of prior experience as a post-doctoral fellow or in a faculty position, with a record of extramural grant funding or grant-seeking experience. Candidates with academic preparation in health care policy analysis, public health informatics, health information systems, or healthcare finance are particularly encouraged to apply.

Responsibilities: The successful candidate will be expected to develop an independent externally funded research program and collaborate with colleagues; teach undergraduate and graduate courses within our MHA, MPH and PhD degree programs; serve as advisor and mentor to students and post-doctoral fellows; and provide service to the University, profession, and community.

Salary: Commensurate with experience.

How to apply: Applications require: 1) letter of application; 2) curriculum vitae; 3) research statement; 4) teaching statement; and 5) contact information for three references. Submit your application at the following link: If you have questions please contact Ronnie Horner, Ph.D., Search Committee Chair at Review of applications will begin on November 1st and will continue until the position is filled. The anticipated start date is August 16, 2019.

  • The University of South Carolina is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities or decisions for qualified persons on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, or genetics. The University of South Carolina offers a robust benefits package described at:

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Contact Information

  • Debra Brown
    Health Services Policy and Management
    University of South Carolina
    915 Greene Street
    Discovery I Building, Suite 358
    Columbia, SC 29208
  • 803-576-6550
  • 803-777-1836


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