The University at Buffalo School of Public Health and Health Professions is recruiting an Assistant or Associate Professor in Health Services and Health Policy Research. This new position is state funded (hard money), 12-month, and tenure track. The successful candidate will be a part of the Division of Health Services Policy and Practice (HSPP) in the Department of Epidemiology and Environmental Health (EEH) and join a University-wide multidisciplinary team of health outcomes researchers. We are seeking an energetic and enthusiastic faculty member who is interested in the opportunity to help grow the new research and academic program.
The successful candidate will develop an independent, funded research program, contribute to graduate student teaching and to university and professional service. The ideal candidate will have research interests in the areas including healthcare quality, patient-centered care, clinical outcomes assessment, resource utilization, healthcare economics and/or policy analysis.
The University at Buffalo (UB) is the largest public university in New York State and includes 13 colleges and schools offering more than 300 undergraduate and graduate degree programs. UB, dedicated to academic excellence, is a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU) and is a leading public research university, with innovative, high-quality research, working to advance and inform society. UB fosters a rich environment for collaborative and transdisciplinary research with faculty within the SPHHP, with other UB schools including but not limited to Health Sciences (Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Dental Medicine, Pharmacy and Nursing), Arts and Sciences (Economics, Sociology), Management, and Engineering (Human Factor Engineering) and with community partners (VA Western NY Healthcare System, Great Lakes Health System, health insurance companies and departments of health). Collaborative opportunities also exist with Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center, The New York Center of Excellence in Bioinformatics and Life Sciences, the UB Clinical and Translational Research Institute, the Women’s Health Initiative, the Office of Global Health Initiatives and others. UB has nationally recognized research programs in cancer, cardiovascular disease, women’s health, nutrition, physical activity, genomics, biomedical informatics and health systems organization, among others.
Western New York is among the most beautiful and most welcoming regions in the country. Known locally as the "City of Good Neighbors", Buffalo has been named as one of the best cities in the US to live in; for more information about the city and the region, please see http://www.buffalo.edu/about_ub/the-buffalo-niagara-region.html.
For more information about the SPHHP, please see https://sphhp.buffalo.edu/. For more information about the position, please contact the search committee chair: Dr. Katia Noyes, HSPP Division Director, EEH Department, firstname.lastname@example.org, (716) 829-5386.
University at Buffalo is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and, in keeping with our commitment, welcomes all to apply including veterans and individuals with disabilities.
Candidates must possess a Ph.D. degree or equivalent. Research experience in the area of health services research, health policy, health economics or a closely related field is required. Candidates must have a track record of research support and peer reviewed publications commensurate with the faculty rank of the appointment.