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Faculty Positions in Health Law and Health Care Management, School of Public Health

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Boston University
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Faculty Positions in Health Law and Health Care Management, School of Public Health

Tracking Code22599930070826Job DescriptionThe Department of Health Law, Policy, and Management (HLPM) at the Boston University School of Public Health is excited to announce the recruitment of two new faculty members: one with expertise in health law and one with expertise in health care management. Candidates for these positions will be expected to teach and should demonstrate ability or potential to be an outstanding instructor.

Faculty with expertise in health law, who are also affiliated with the Center for Health Law, Ethics, and Human Rights, conduct research on topics such as health reform, the Affordable Care Act, genetics and genomics, health promotion, patient rights and safety, firearms regulation, reproductive rights, as well as participate in the department’s Medicaid Policy Lab. Candidates for this position will be expected to teach four classes each year, both large classes and small courses. Additionally, candidates must demonstrate the promise of or a history of outstanding scholarly activity and dedication to service. Duties will include advising MPH and JD-MPH students. Candidates must have a JD or equivalent degree and a record of academic excellence. This faculty position is at the Assistant Professor level.

Faculty with expertise in health care management engage in our nationally-ranked CAHME-accredited program. Candidates for these positions will be expected to teach classes such as Strategic Management of Health Care Organizations, Operations Management, Lean Management, Healthcare Delivery Systems, Human Resources, Healthcare Finance and our Leadership and Management core course, and to conduct externally-funded scholarly research in improving access, quality and value in health care. Candidates must have a doctoral degree (PhD, ScD, MD, or equivalent) in a relevant field and a record of academic or practice-based excellence. This faculty position is open rank.

Required SkillsThe HLPM Department believes that the cultural and social diversity of our faculty, staff, and students is vitally important to the distinction and excellence of our research and academic programs. We seek colleagues who will support our institutional commitment to ensuring that BU is inclusive, equitable, diverse, and a place where all constituents can thrive. BU is an AAU institution with a rich tradition dedicated to inclusion and social justice. We are proud to be the first American university to award a PhD to a woman, and we continue our tradition of educating a diverse and talented student body. The Boston University School of Public Health pursues a detailed plan for fostering a diverse and inclusive community recognizing that diversity of experience deepens the intellectual endeavor.

The Department of Health Law, Policy, and Management is comprised of 62 faculty, who are internationally recognized for their innovation in research, scholarship, and teaching across the broad fields of health law and social policy, health economics, and healthcare management. The Partner Evidence-based Policy Resource Center (PEPReC) for the Veterans Hospital Administration studies demand and access to care for veterans. The Healthy Minds Study, the largest, most comprehensive study of mental health, health behaviors, and health service use on U.S. college campuses, is co-lead by HLPM faculty. HLPM faculty are among the lead investigators of the historic, $89 million, four-state Healing Communities Study, which is bending the curve on opioid overdose deaths in Massachusetts and beyond. Our healthcare management faculty study cancer screening capacity across health care organizations and hospital operations.

In addition to our engagement in the school-wide MPH and DrPH programs, the department has a large and successful PhD program in Health Services Research as well as a MS in Translation and Implementation Science. Applicants should provide their curriculum vitae; a cover letter; a research statement describing their research interests and previous experience; a teaching and mentoring statement detailing their teaching experience and their approach to mentoring trainees; and a diversity statement that details how their leadership will promote diversity, equity, inclusion, and justice at our school.

All applications must be submitted to: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/22352

Application review will begin October 1, 2022 and continue until the position is filled.

Please note all newly hired staff and faculty will need to be in compliance with Boston University’s COVID-19 Vaccination and Booster Requirement within 30 days of date of hire. You must upload your vaccine documentation or request a medical or religious exemption (instructions). For further information on the University’s response to COVID-19, please visit the COVID-19 Resources site.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, military service, pregnancy or pregnancy-related condition, or because of marital, parental, or veteran status. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

Job LocationBoston, United StatesPosition TypeFull-Time/Regular

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A Community Unlike Any Other

As you can see below, it takes people, ideas, and a little luck (Boston, you’re our town) to make BU what it is today: one of the most dynamic universities in the world.

Celebrated thinkers: On any given day, students will find themselves mesmerized by Nobel Prize winners, a poet laureate, and the first biomedical engineer ever to receive a MacArthur Foundation “Genius Award,” among others.

Extraordinary teaching: When a classroom starts to percolate with new ideas, it’s because our faculty of scholars and accomplished practitioners know how to ignite students’ imaginations. That’s why we reward our best teachers with BU’s most prestigious honor: The Metcalf Cup and Prize.

Groundbreaking research: With faculty dedicated to a creative, interdisciplinary approach to problem solving, BU has become a leading global research institution—propelled forward by over $350 million a year in sponsored program revenue.

World-class students: Elite students from all 50 states and 135 countries pursue higher education on BU campuses in Boston and at programs in L.A., D.C., and more than 30 other cities on six continents.

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