Position – The College of Public Health and Human Sciences at Oregon State University (OSU) invites applications for a new Assistant/Associate Professor in Health Management & Policy (HMP). This position is a full-time (1.00 FTE), 9-month tenure-track appointment in the School of Social and Behavioral Health Sciences.
Qualifications – Doctoral degree in Health Policy, Health Services Research, Public Health, Health Economics, or a closely related field is required by the employment start date. Public health experience as evidenced by a graduate degree, research, teaching, service and/or employment in a public health discipline is also required. Consideration at the Assistant Professor rank requires a demonstrated potential for a strong research program and securing external funds. Consideration at the Associate Professor rank requires a record of success in scholarship, extramural funding, peer-reviewed publications, and a clearly defined research agenda. Candidates must demonstrate potential for effective teaching, as well as a commitment to promoting and enhancing equity, inclusion, and diversity in their research, teaching, and/or service. A strong command of quantitative research methods relevant to health policy or health services research is required. We prefer candidates with interests and experience in areas that align with HMP priorities, especially: access to and quality of healthcare, health care delivery and financing, public health policy, long-term care and aging policy, or health equity/health disparities. Relevant post-doctoral experience, or extensive pre-doctoral research or policy experience; demonstrated interest in interdisciplinary research, which may include cooperative extension or governmental collaborations; evidence of effective communication skills; and evidence of potential for effective service to the university and profession are also preferred.
Responsibilities – Responsibilities include establishing an independent research program through external funding, advancing the University’s research agenda in the area of Health Management & Policy; teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in the HMP program; advising MPH and PhD students; providing service to the University, profession, and the practice community in the field of public health; and working collaboratively with faculty in HMP and in other disciplines, particularly within the College.
Oregon State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, and has a policy of being responsive to dual-career needs.
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