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Faculty Positions (open rank) in Health Law, Health Policy, and Health Care Management

Employer
Boston University School of Public Health
Location
Massachusetts, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Dec 17, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Other Health & Medicine, Professional Fields, Law & Legal Studies, Public Administration & Policy, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Other Science & Technology
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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The Department of Health Law, Policy, and Management (HLPM) at the Boston University School of Public Health is excited to announce the recruitment of at least five new faculty members with expertise in the areas of health law, health policy, or health care management. These new faculty positions are open rank with a start date in the range of spring/summer 2022. 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 these positions 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. Candidates must have a J.D. or equivalent degree and a record of academic excellence.

Faculty with expertise in health policy conduct research in health reform, health economics, outcomes measurement, equity and access, aging, mental health, substance use, HIV/AIDS, quality of care and in the department’s Medicaid Policy Lab. Candidates for these positions will be expected to demonstrate the ability or potential to maintain a portfolio of externally funded scholarly research supported by NIH, CDC, and other public and private sources. Candidates will be expected to teach two classes per year, both large classes and small courses. Duties will include advising MPH, MS and/or doctoral students. Candidates must have a doctoral degree (PhD, ScD, MD, or equivalent) in a relevant field and a record of academic excellence.

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.

The 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 Ph.D. 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 55 faculty, who are internationally recognized for their innovation in research, scholarship, and teaching across the broad fields of health and social law and 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 at https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/20534.

Application review will begin January 15, 2022 and continue until the position is filled.

Boston University is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor

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