Assistant or Associate Professor
Posting Number F0778P Working Title Assistant or Associate Professor Department Public Health Health Policy and Management About the University of Georgia
The University of Georgia ( UGA ), a land-grant and sea-grant university with statewide commitments and responsibilities is the state’s oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education ( http://www.uga.edu/ ). UGA is currently ranked among the top 20 public universities in U.S. News & World Report. The University’s main campus is located in Athens, approximately 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, with extended campuses in Atlanta, Griffin, Gwinnett, and Tifton. UGA was founded in 1785 by the Georgia General Assembly as the first state-chartered University in the country. UGA employs approximately 1,800 full-time instructional faculty and more than 7,600 full-time staff. The University’s enrollment exceeds 36,000 students including over 27,500 undergraduates and over 8,500 graduate and professional students. Academic programs reside in 17 schools and colleges, as well as a medical partnership with Augusta University housed on the UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens.
About the College/Unit/Department
Founded in 2005, the College of Public Health is located on the University of Georgia’s Health Sciences Campus. The College consists of four departments, Institute for Disaster Management, Institute for Gerontology and Center for Global Health. The HPAM Department is located in newly renovated facilities that house faculty, staff and students.
College/Unit/Department website https://publichealth.uga.edu/ Posting Type External Retirement Plan TRS or ORP Employment Type Employee Benefits Eligibility Benefits Eligible Underutilization Minorities & Females Advertised Salary Anticipated Start Date 08/01/2021 Effective End Date (for Limited-Term postings) Job Posting Date 12/10/2020 Job Closing Date Open until filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicants
Applicants should send (1) a statement of interest in the position, (2) a curriculum vitae, (3) a one page research statement, and (4) the names of three references. All applications received by January 15, 2021 will receive full consideration; the position will remain open until filled. Women and minority candidates are encouraged to apply.
If you have questions or would like more information, please contact Dr. Grace Bagwell Adams at firstname.lastname@example.org and please include “Assistant/Associate Professor of Health Policy/Management Position” in the subject line.
Location of Vacancy Athens Area EEO Statement
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Classification Title Open Rank FLSA Faculty Rank Open Rank Contract Type Academic (9 mo.) Tenure Status Tenure Track or Tenured Minimum Qualifications
Terminal degree appropriate for the discipline
The Department of Health Policy and Management ( HPAM ) invites applications for two tenure-track faculty positions in health policy and/or management at the Assistant or Associate Professor level.
The College of Public Health is actively engaged in community outreach activities. The HPAM Department is a strong supporter of this College mission and the successful candidate will support these activities.
The new faculty members are expected to be actively involved in transmitting knowledge and educating the next generation of public health professionals. Instruction responsibilities may include instruction in a minor in health policy and management at the undergraduate level and courses for MHA, MPH and doctoral students. The Department will be developing a series of online courses, and interest and expertise in this arena is desired. The Department’s plans call for addressing public health challenges of the future, and the new faculty members will have the opportunity to participate in the continuing development of the HPAM program.
PhD, DrPH, DBA or an equivalent terminal degree in Health Policy, Health Management and Administration, Health Services Research, Health Information Systems and other related fields and research field appropriate for discipline is required.
For information regarding the requirements for each faculty rank, please see the University of Georgia Guidelines for Appointment, Promotion & Tenure at .https://provost.uga.edu/faculty-affairs/UGA_Guidelines_for_APT_approved_2_2020.pdf.
To be eligible for tenure upon appointment, candidates must be appointed as an associate professor, have been tenured at a prior institution, and bring a demonstrably national reputation to the institution. Candidates must be approved for tenure upon appointment before hire.
Relevant/Preferred Education, Experience, Licensure, and/or Certification Preferred Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies
Successful candidates will have expertise in areas relating to health administration and management, health care financing, information systems, strategic planning, health services research, health policy, or leadership and have demonstrated a record of scholarly achievements. The new faculty member must demonstrate the potential for building and maintaining a productive, extramurally funded research program.
Physical Demands Is this a Position of Trust? No Does this position have operation, access, or control of financial resources? No Does this position require a P-Card? No Is having a P-Card an essential function of this position? No Is driving a responsibility of this position? No Does this position have direct interaction or care of children under the age of 18 or direct patient care? No Does this position have Security Access (e.g., public safety, IT security, personnel records, patient records, or access to chemicals and medications) No Credit and P-Card policy
Be advised a credit check will be required for all positions with financial responsibilities. For additional information about the credit check criteria, visit the UGA Credit Background Check website.
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