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Assistant Professor, Educator - Public Health Sciences

University of Miami
Miami, FL
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Job location: Miami, FL

Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2021-02-26
Req: R100044537
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Transforming Lives

The University of Miami is among the top research universities and academic medical centers in the nation, and one of the largest private employers in South Florida.

With more than 16,000 faculty and staff, the University strives for excellence, and is driven by a powerful mission to transform and impact the lives of its students, patients, members of the community, and people across the globe.

The University is committed to fostering a culture of belonging, where everyone feels valued and has the opportunity to add value. Through values of Diversity, Integrity, Responsibility, Excellence, Compassion, Creativity, and Teamwork (DIRECCT) the U community works together to create an environment driven by purpose, excellence, community, and service.

Job Description

Assistant Professor, Educator

Division of Health Services Research and Policy

The Division of Health Services Research and Policy in the Department of Public Health Sciences is seeking an exceptional candidate with teaching and mentoring experience for the University of Miami’s Graduate Programs in Public Health. The University of Miami’s Graduate Programs in Public Health has a proven track record of culturally specific public health innovations and prepares students for the public health challenges of the 21st century.

The successful candidate will be a faculty member in the Division of Health Services Research and Policy. This is not a tenure-track position.

Academic Duties and Responsibilities

The successful candidate will

  • Lead, develop and implement collaborations both within and outside of the University of Miami

  • Develop active portfolio of academic research, publications and teaching

  • Apply for research grants to support own research

  • Plan and organize seminars and symposia

  • Lecture in other courses as requested

  • Serve on committees at MSOM and affiliated hospitals as requested

  • Write and publish academic papers in journals, both independently and with co-authors

  • Mentor graduate and medical students at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine and at the Coral Gables and Marine campuses, as appropriate

  • Present research at conferences


  • MD, MD/PhD, MD/MPH or PhD degree with specific graduate training in public health

Knowledge, skills and abilities:

  • Must meet departmental and institutional standards of teaching

  • Must have excellent interpersonal skills to communicate with faculty, staff, and students

  • Must demonstrate the ability to meet responsibilities of the position

  • Effective oral and written communication skills including teaching experience and presentations at scientific meetings

Candidate must have experience advising students, course development and teaching. Distinctive expertise to the classroom in health systems and health systems administration, including payment reforms.

Interested candidates must apply online and send a cover letter and CV electronically to:

Kathryn E. McCollister, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Director, Division of Health Services Research and Policy

Department of Public Health Sciences

University of Miami Miller School of Medicine

The University of Miami offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, tuition remission and more.

UHealth-University of Miami Health System, South Florida's only university-based health system, provides leading-edge patient care powered by the ground breaking research and medical education at the Miller School of Medicine. As an academic medical center, we are proud to serve South Florida, Latin America and the Caribbean. Our physicians represent more than 100 specialties and sub-specialties, and have more than one million patient encounters each year. Our tradition of excellence has earned worldwide recognition for outstanding teaching, research and patient care. We're the challenge you've been looking for.

Patient safety is a top priority. As a result, during the Influenza ("the flu") season (September through April), the University Of Miami Miller School Of Medicine requires all employees who provide ongoing services to patients, work in a location (all Hospitals and clinics) where patient care is provided, or work in patient care or clinical care areas, to have an annual influenza vaccination. Failure to meet this requirement will result in rescinding or termination of employment.

The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applicants and employees are protected from discrimination based on certain categories protected by Federal law. Click here for additional information.

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