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Faculty Position in Healthcare Management

School of Public Health
Ann Arbor, Michigan
Date posted
Sep 5, 2023

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Business & Management, Management
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

The Department of Health Management & Policy (HMP) at the University of Michigan is seeking a tenure-track faculty member at any level—assistant, associate or full professor—with expertise in the fields of health services management and/or organizational studies.  We seek candidates from related areas of research, including but not limited to strategic management, management science, technology and operations, marketing, organizational change, and team and professional dynamics.  Individuals who have or will complete degrees in health services, business/management, sociology, psychology, and related areas are encouraged to apply.  With a start date of August 2024, the candidate must have completed a PhD prior to the start date.  


We seek researchers with strong scholarly credentials and a record or promise of external research funding. The faculty member will be expected to teach in our leading master and doctorate programs, and possibly in the School of Public Health’s undergraduate program. HMP is committed to the University of Michigan Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion plan and encourages applications from faculty of color and women at all ranks. We value diversity as a necessary part of success in all aspects of teaching, research, and leadership. We encourage candidates to highlight their experiences with DEI in their materials including an explicit commitment to diversity.


About HMP: The Department of Health Management & Policy has a longstanding reputation for its contributions to the design and improvement of health care and public health systems and has been ranked one of the top programs in the U.S. News and World Report rankings for over 20 years.  This new faculty member will also be expected to actively contribute to our various educational programs, including the Health Services Organization and Policy PhD program, and professional master degree programs in public health, health services administration, and the health informatics program offered jointly by the School of Public Health, the School of Information and the School of Medicine.


The Department and the School of Public Health (SPH) are committed to the University of Michigan Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) plan and encourage applications from faculty of color and women. The department supports LAUNCH committees (following guidance from ADVANCE) for each new faculty member which entails a committee including 2 senior members of the department (one in a field related to the faculty member) and two members from outside the department (at least one with field expertise) who meet every other month during the first year of the faculty member’s appointment. The goal of the LAUNCH committee is to discuss all aspects of new faculty member’s transition: research, teaching, service, clinical responsibilities, work/life integration, family transitions/adjustment to Ann Arbor, and challenges or questions in any area the faculty member wants to discuss. 


How to Apply:  All applicants should submit a curriculum vitae and a cover letter that address (or includes as separate statements) research agenda, evidence and interest of teaching excellence if available, a statement about experience and commitment to diversity, and 1 example of your research (e.g., a publication or draft article).  We will ask for references and letters of recommendation at later stages of the process. All application materials must be submitted electronically via:


Please direct inquiries about this position to the chair of the search committee, Denise Anthony at


Consideration of applications will occur on a rolling basis. Applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled.  We will begin reviewing applications on September 15, 2023, for a start date of August 2024. 


Background Screening: The University of Michigan conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background checks.  Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.


U-M EEO/AA Statement: The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.


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