Vice President, Health Policy with Faculty Appointment

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UNT System Overview

Welcome to the University of North Texas System, or UNT World as we like to call ourselves. UNT World includes the University of North Texas in Denton, the University of North Texas at Dallas and the University of North Texas Health Science Center in Fort Worth. We are the only university system based exclusively in the robust Dallas-Fort Worth region and we are committed to transforming lives and creating economic opportunity through education. Over the past decade, combined UNTS enrollment has grown by more than 25 percent to nearly 44,000 students.

Classification TitleVP, Health PolicyPosting TitleVice President, Health Policy with Faculty AppointmentDepartmentHSC-Office of the President-300150Job LocationFort WorthDepartment Summary

The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth (HSC) is one of the nation’s distinguished graduate academic health science centers, dedicated to education, research, clinical care and community engagement. In the heart of Fort Worth’s Cultural District on a 33-acre campus, the HSC is located immediately adjacent to several museums (Amon Carter Museum of American Art, Kimbell Art Museum, Fort Worth Museum of Science and History, Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, National Cowgirl Museum, and others) and the Will Rogers Coliseum. The HSC campus consists of 1.4 million square feet of facilities housing lecture halls, training rooms, patient care facilities and research labs. HSC is composed of Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, School of Health Professions, School of Public Health, College of Pharmacy, and the TCU and UNTHSC School of Medicine.

Salary InformationSalary commensurate with experiencePosition Summary

The UNT Health Science Center (HSC) Vice President, Health Policy (VPHP) will be a high performing professional, with a significant background in health policy at the local, state and federal level. As a member of the President’s Cabinet, the VPHP will provide strategic guidance on local, state and federal policy issues as they impact the University with an emphasis on mentoring and coaching HSC faculty, staff, and students on how to translate science, public health, and clinical exercises to policy. The VPHP shall be prepared to effectively work directly with internal, governmental and community leaders. The administrative portion of this position is expected to be set at 80% FTE.

The Public Health Associate Professor/Professor faculty position, expected to be set at 20% FTE, will be expected to focus on teaching, community outreach, and public health workforce development. The faculty appointment will be at the appropriate rank based on experience and credentials.

Minimum Qualifications

•Doctorate degree required
•At least 5 years’ experience in senior leadership
•Experience in successfully working with senior leadership in rapidly evolving public or private sector environments
•Strong background in public health, with an emphasis working on cross-functional teams with clinical backgrounds

Preferred Qualifications

• M.D., D.O., PhD, DVM or equivalent
• Background in population health and/or infectious diseases a plus

Required License / Registration / CertificationPhysical RequirementsLifting up to 10 pounds, Reaching, Sitting, Standing, Walking, Writing, Grasp, Talk or HearSecurity SensitiveThis is a security sensitive position.EEO Statement

The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices.

Driving University VehicleNoFull Time/Part TimeWork Schedule

Monday-Friday, 8:00am-5:00pm, with some evenings and weekends required.

Posting NumberE029PSpecial Instructions to ApplicantsQuicklink for Posting End Date (if temporary)Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a Doctorate degree and at least 5 years’ experience in senior leadership?
    • Yes
    • No
Documents Needed to ApplyRequired Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
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    Posted: 10/10/2020
    Application Due: 1/8/2021
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