Assistant/Associate Professor

Location
Columbia, SC
Posted
Sep 29, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


Posting Details
Posting Summary

Logo Posting Number FAC00088PO17 Classification Title Assistant Professor Internal Title Assistant/Associate Professor Campus Columbia 01 College/Division Arnold School of Public Health Department Health Services Policy and Management Advertised Salary Range Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. Location of Vacancy Part/Full Time Full Time Hours per week 37.5 Hours per year 1950 Position Category Full-time Equivalent (FTE) Basis 9 months Work County Richland 40 Tenure Information Tenure-Track/Tenured Job Search Category Other Professional

About UofSC

The University of South Carolina System is comprised of the state's flagship university in Columbia (founded in 1801 and currently one of the top 50 "Best Colleges" according to U.S. News and World Report), three regional comprehensive universities (USC Aiken, USC Beaufort and USC Upstate), and Palmetto College consisting of four two-year campuses (USC Lancaster, USC Salkehatchie, USC Sumter, USC Union and Fort Jackson/Extended University). Together, the USC System institutions offer more than 450 degree programs on campus and online and are uniquely positioned to meet the state's educational, cultural, health and research needs. The System employs nearly 14,000 people who work daily to improve the lives of students, fellow South Carolinians and the world. Our diverse engaged faculty and staff enjoy a dynamic and intellectually stimulating work environment.



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Position Description

Advertised Job Summary

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 2018.

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 PhD and Doctor of Public Health degrees in Health Services Policy and Management. The Department hosts a rich portfolio of nationally and internationally funded research.

Qualifications: A promising record in original research, a commitment to quality teaching, and a doctorate degree (e.g., PhD) in health services research, health policy, health care administration/management, health information systems, health economics or a related field are required. Applicants at the Associate level should have a record of external funding, as well as appropriate teaching and publication record since graduation. Applicants at the Assistant level should have experience as a post-doctoral fellow or in a faculty position, preferably with extramural grant funding or grant-seeking experience. Candidates with a background in rural health or health equity, with the potential to collaborate with the Rural Health Research Center to shed light on persistent health inequities experienced by minority and economically challenged populations in the rural US, will be given preference.

Responsibilities: The successful candidates will be expected to develop an externally funded research program and collaborate with colleagues; teach undergraduate and graduate courses; advise and mentor students and fellows; and provide service to the University, profession, and community.

Salary: Commensurate with experience.

The University of South Carolina is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. Minorities , women, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. 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, gender identity, or veteran status. The University of South Carolina offers a robust benefits package described at: http://www.sc.edu/about/offices_and_divisions/human_resources/benefits/index.php.

Required Education and Experience

Qualifications: A promising record in original research, a commitment to quality teaching, and a doctorate degree (e.g., PhD) in health services research, health policy, health care administration/management, health information systems, health economics or a related field are required. Applicants at the Associate level should have a record of external funding, as well as appropriate teaching and publication record since graduation. Applicants at the Assistant level should have experience as a post-doctoral fellow or in a faculty position, preferably with extramural grant funding or grant-seeking experience. Candidates with a background in rural health or health equity, with the potential to collaborate with the Rural Health Research Center to shed light on persistent health inequities experienced by minority and economically challenged populations in the rural US, will be given preference.

Preferred Qualifications

Posting Detail Information

Desired Start Date 08/16/2018 Job Open Date 09/28/2017 Job Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicant

Applications require: 1) letter of application; 2) curriculum vita; 3) research statement; 4) teaching statement; and 5) contact information for three references.

If you have questions please contact Brian Chen, PhD, Search Committee Chair at bchen@mailbox.sc.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled. The anticipated start date is August 2018.

Quicklink for Posting http://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/19527 EEO Statement

The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender, age, disability, veteran status or genetics.



Position Attributes

Safety Sensitive or Security Sensitive No

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    Applicant Documents
    Required Documents
    1. Cover Letter
    2. Curriculum Vitae
    3. Research Portfolio
    4. Teaching Portfolio
    5. List of References and Contact Information
    Optional Documents

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