Assistant or Associate Professor (73293)
Apr 20, 2021
The University of Florida’s College of Public Health and Health Professions invites qualified applicants for the position of Assistant or Associate Tenure-Track Professor. The Department of Health Services Research, Management and Policy (HSRMP) seeks a dynamic faculty member whose key responsibilities include undergraduate teaching with the possibility of an additional administrative assignment, contributions to externally funded research and scholarship as both a collaborator and independent investigator, and service. The faculty member’s academic home will be in HSRMP but the individual’s assignment will be split among the Dean’s Office in support of the undergraduate enterprise, the Department of Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences for research activities, and the Department of HSRMP for research, teaching and/or service as assigned by the chair. Successful candidates must be committed to working with diverse student and community populations. This is a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month appointment.
Department Overview (www.hsrmp.phhp.ufl.edu): The department is located in the contemporary Health Professions, Nursing, and Pharmacy Complex and is part of the top ranked accredited College of Public Health and Health Professions. The department offers a Master of Health Administration Program and oversees the health services research concentration in the PhD in Public Health Program and the population health management concentration in the MPH program. It also provides leadership to the MPH social behavioral sciences and public health practice concentrations. Faculty also contribute to the undergraduate health science and public health programs through teaching and mentorship. Departmental faculty provide instructional and health services research expertise in diverse health areas, such as diabetes, infectious disease, cancer, and cardiovascular disease. The department also houses the Florida Office on Disability and Health, whose mission is to improve access to health services and overall quality of life for people with disabilities.
Additional Information: The University of Florida (www.ufl.edu) is a comprehensive research-extensive university. The College of Public Health and Health Professions (www.phhp.ufl.edu) is part of the University of Florida’s Academic Health Center. The UF Academic Health Center (https://ufhealth.org/about-us) is the only AHC in the country with six colleges located on a single, contiguous campus. These include Dentistry, Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Public Health and Health Professions, and Veterinary Medicine. The Academic Health Center also partners with the adjacent UF Health Shands Hospital, the Malcom Randall VA Medical Center, and the UF Academic Health Center Regional campus located in Jacksonville, FL. Additional major institutes and centers at the University of Florida include the Institute of Child Health Policy, the UF Health Cancer Center, the UF Genetics Institute, the Emerging Pathogens Institute, the Clinical and Translational Science Institute, and the McKnight Brain Institute, all of which provide state-of-the-art environments and access to large data sets for faculty collaboration.
Minimum Requirement: A doctoral degree in health services research, health administration, health management, health economics, health policy, public health or related field.
Preferred Qualifications: The well-qualified candidate will have a record of scholarly achievement and extramural funding, undergraduate teaching and mentorship, and administrative service consistent with the rank of assistant or associate professor. Experience in undergraduate teaching as well as applications of health economics to research in communication sciences and disorders are strongly preferred.
Individuals with diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply. Application packets should include a letter of interest, curriculum vita, and list of three references. The university is committed to building a culturally diverse educational environment, and applicants are requested to include in their cover letter information about how they will further this goal. Therefore, as part of the letter of interest, applicants should include a statement regarding their goals/plans to promote diversity, equity, and inclusion. Application review will begin May 2021 and continue until the position is filled.
Final candidate will be required to provide official transcript to the hiring department upon hire. A transcript will not be considered “official” if a designation of “Issued to Student” is visible. Degrees earned from an education institution outside of the United States are required to be evaluated by a professional credentialing service provider approved by National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at http://www.naces.org/.
The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff.
The University of Florida is An Equal Employment Opportunity Institution. If an accommodation due to a disability is needed to apply for this position, please call 352/392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at 800/955-8771 (TDD). Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the US. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida's Sunshine Law.