Professor of Health Management and Policy
The University of Kentucky is currently seeking applications for a Full Professor in the Department of Health Management and Policy. Department faculty maintain a robust teaching agenda in the college's academic programs, which include the Master of Public Health (MPH), Master of Health Administration (MHA), the Doctor of Philosophy in Epidemiology and Biostatistics (PhD), the Doctor of Public Health (DrPH), and a college-wide Bachelor of Public Health (BPH) degree.
The primary responsibilities of this position are aligned with the College and University missions of research, teaching, and service. The successful candidate will contribute to a growing faculty research capacity in health services research and health policy, maintain extramural research funding support, publish research findings, and prepare for or assume a position of national leadership in the field. Teaching responsibilities will include core and/or elective courses in the College of Public Health MPH, BPH, DrPH, and/or MHA degree programs. The service component will include disseminating, translating and applying scientific knowledge for use by academic, clinical, administrative, and policy decision-makers in Kentucky and beyond, and for use by the patients and populations affected by these decisions.
Applicants should submit a cover letter outlining interest in the position, as well as research, teaching, and service experience, along with a current curriculum vitae. Please also include the names and contact information for at least three individuals who can serve as professional references when prompted in the application. This information may be utilized to solicit recommendation letters from your references; however, references will not be contacted without the candidate's consent.
Inquiries may be directed to department chair Dr. Teresa Waters at [email protected] Applications will be reviewed beginning December 1st, 2018, and continue until the position is filled.
Professor of Health Management and Policy
7P160:DEPT OF HEALTH SERVICES MANAGE
Type of Position
Position Time Status
PhD, DrPH, or other relevant terminal degree.
Required Related Experience
Track record of sustained extramurally-funded research and scholarly publication relevant to health services research and policy. Teaching experience in graduate programs.
Required License/ Registration/Certification
Excellent teaching skills at the graduate level. Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively in oral, written, and electronic media with a wide variety of audiences.
Demonstrated ability to collaborate with a variety of individuals in professional and policy making positions.
Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?
For applicants with terminal degrees in clinical fields there is a preference for those with a Master's degree in public health, health administration, or a related field.
Open Untill Filled
University Community of Inclusion
The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.
As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.
Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.
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