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Tenure-Track Assistant Professor, Public Health Policy and Administration

Employer
Joseph J. Zilber School of Public Health, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Location
Wisconsin, United States
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted Date
Dec 9, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Other Health & Medicine, Professional Fields, Public Administration & Policy
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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The Joseph J. Zilber School of Public Health, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in our Public Health Policy and Administration (PHPA) program. The successful candidate will join our faculty in delivering unique transdisciplinary research, education, and practice-oriented PHPA program that integrates innovative theoretical, methodological, and pedagogical approaches designed to improve population health and promote social, environmental, and health equity. We seek a promising scholar with research and teaching expertise in the fields of health impact assessment, health economics/econometrics, policy evaluation, health care policy from a population health perspective, and/or public health administration and practice. Preference will be given to candidates whose research programs cross boundaries between public health and the social sciences with strong quantitative skills. This position is a 100% hard-funded tenured 9-month academic year appointment with a competitive salary, attractive benefits and start-up package, and the possibility to generate summer salary.

The candidate must possess a Ph.D., ScD, or DrPH in Health Policy, Health Services Administration/ Management, or other relevant doctoral degrees in public health or related fields such as economics, political science, or sociology. We encourage applications from diverse subspecialties; priority will be given to candidates with previous academic position(s) especially in programs or schools of public health, and those whose research and teaching areas complement existing PHPA faculty interests, including socioeconomic stratification, racial/ethnic health disparities, tobacco control, and social media. Other faculty in the Zilber School are involved in research that spans life-course analyses, maternal-child health, epigenetics, developmental neurobiology and immunotoxicology, environmental toxicology, social and environmental epidemiology, and statistical genetics. The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to the delivery of the PHPA program and policy-relevant classes at the undergraduate level; teach and mentor culturally- and socially-diverse students; advance their own externally-funded research program; and collaborate across disciplines with academic colleagues in the Zilber School and the University, as well as with community partners and policy stakeholders.

Required Qualifications: Doctoral degree or equivalent in Public Health Policy or related disciplines (e.g., Economics, Health Policy, Public Policy, Sociology, Health Services Research), by August 20, 2022.

Preferred Qualifications: (1) On-going research in public health policy, with a population health and/or health equity perspective. (2) Proven ability/strong potential to teach public health policy courses and mentor graduate students. (3) Teaching interests related to undergraduate and graduate courses in public health policy, introductory quantitative policy research methods, health care systems from a population health perspective, and/or public health administration.

Application Process: This is continuous recruitment. Review of applications will begin January 15, 2022, and continue until the position is filled. Applications received after January 14, 2022, may not receive full consideration. Applicants must apply online at https://jobs.uwm.edu/postings/33254. Online submission materials must include (a) a cover letter highlighting research and teaching experience; (b) a full CV; and (c) contact information for three professional references. The anticipated start date for this position is August 22, 2022, with other start dates negotiable.
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