The School of Public Health at the University of Maryland, College Park invites applications and nominations for an Assistant Professor in the Department of Health Policy and Management (expected start date of August 2020). The successful candidate will be responsible for teaching, research and service activities. We seek candidates with expertise in health equity or health disparities in the context of health care delivery, health care access and quality, or health care management. Successful candidates will have a track record or strong potential to 1) develop an independent research agenda with extramural funding; 2) develop and teach graduate and undergraduate courses; 3) advise and mentor students; 4) supervise master’s theses and doctoral dissertations; and 5) participate in service projects that address the school’s mission of advancing a better state of health.
The Department conducts scholarship in health services research, health policy, healthcare management and health equity. The Department’s mission is to improve population health and achieve health equity in the community, in the state of Maryland and nationally by training future leaders and pursuing excellence in research and service. The Department is connected to the Maryland Center for Health Equity, the Center on Aging, and has access to various data resources, including Maryland All-Payer claims data, Maryland Medicaid data, and National Medicare claims data. The Department also benefits from strong campus resources, including the Maryland Federal Research Data Center and the Maryland Population Research Center. The Department includes a PhD program, four Master’s programs and two certificate programs.
This is a 9-month tenure track appointment with an Assistant Professor title. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.
The successful candidate must possess an earned doctorate in health services research, health policy, health economics, health care management, public health or related areas and have experience conducting original and applied research. Recent PhD graduates who work in the private or government sectors are encouraged to apply.
The University of Maryland is a Research Intensive University. College Park is the flagship campus of the University of Maryland System with over 2,500 faculty and 27,000 undergraduate and 10,000 graduate students. The University is located 5 miles from Washington, D.C. Within close proximity is the National Center for Health Statistics, Food and Drug Administration, National Institutes of Health, and many other federal, state, and local agencies, as well as headquarters for numerous public health-related non-government organizations. The School of Public Health is accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH) For further information on the Department please visit our website: http://www.sph.umd.edu/hlsa/. Please apply online at https://ejobs.umd.edu, search position # 106033. Applicants should submit a letter of application, CV, research statement (description of current and future research and teaching experience) and a list of three references. All applications will be kept strictly confidential. Applications should be completed by December 1st, 2019 for best consideration. The review of applicants will be ongoing, but we encourage applicants to apply early. For additional information, contact the committee chair, Dr. Kellee White (firstname.lastname@example.org).