Food Policy & Food Systems Faculty Position - Department of Medical Ethics and Health PolicyLocation:
Philadelphia, PAOpen Date:
Jul 27, 2021Close Date:
Jul 27, 2023Description:
The Department of Medical Ethics and Health Policy at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania seeks candidates for an Assistant Professor position in either the non-tenure clinician educator track or the tenure track. Expertise is required in the specific area of food policy and food systems. Applicants must have an M.D. or Ph.D. or M.D./Ph.D. degree. Candidates should be MDs, MD-PhDs or PhDs with appropriate educational qualifications including, but not limited to, a PhD in health policy, economics, epidemiology, public health, psychology/communications, environmental studies, or another related social science field.
The Health Policy Division has a broad array of faculty that research both domestic and global health policy with a wide range of topic areas including health services, economics of aging, anti-poverty policy, HIV policy, food policy, and other areas. Applicants early in career development are encouraged to apply.
The successful applicant for this position will:
(1) Demonstrate their ability to develop and maintain a high-impact research program including extramurally funded projects;
(2) Increase the Department’s instructional and research capacity in their area of focus;
(3) Contribute to the Department’s mission through serving on committees and collaborating with other faculty members, staff, students, partners, and community stakeholders.
Teaching responsibilities may include medical students, residents, fellows, and/or MPH/undergraduate students.
Research or scholarship responsibilities may include establishing an innovative and independent research program that will attract and maintain extramural funding from governmental agencies, private foundations and industry.
Norma Coe, PhD, Associate Professor of Medical Ethics and Health Policy is Chair of the Search Committee.
Full consideration will be given to applications received by October 15th.
We are profoundly committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion and are seeking candidates who foster and share this commitment.
We seek candidates who embrace and reflect diversity in the broadest sense. The University of Pennsylvania is an EOE. Minorities/women/individuals with disabilities/protected veterans are encouraged to apply.