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Assistant/ Associate / Full Professor (SSRI); College of Social Sciences Health Policy Initiative

Employer
University of Hawaii at Manoa
Location
Hawaii, United States
Salary
Salary Commensurate with experience
Posted Date
Mar 31, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Business & Management, Economics, Health & Medicine, Other Health & Medicine, Professional Fields, Social Work & Human Services, Social & Behavioral Sciences, Other Social & Behavioral Sciences, Psychology, Sociology
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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This open rank, tenure-track faculty position will serve as the academic visionary to lead and direct programs and projects in a unique collaboration between the College of Social Sciences, Social Science Research Institute (SSRI) and the State of Hawai‘i Med-QUEST Division, Department of Human Services. This hire will provide leadership for a large expansion of projects that have been underway in SSRI for several years and totaling more than $20 million over the coming 5 years. Duties include conducting applied research in one or more of the following areas: federal, state and local public healthcare, health economics, or data science. The position will also publish in peer-reviewed academic journals, and serve as principal investigator on extramurally funded projects. Please learn more about our work at: http://uhhpi.com/ 

 

Description

Title: Asst/Assoc/Full Professor (Social Science Research Institute and/or relevant area/field)

Position Number: 86071

Hiring Unit: College of Social Sciences, Social Science Research Institute

Location: Manoa Campus

Date Posted: March 31, 2022

Closing Date: Continuous - application review begins May 1, 2022 

Salary Information: Commensurate with qualifications and experience

Monthly Type: 9 Month

Tenure Track: Tenure

Full Time/Part Time: Full Time

Temporary/Permanent: Permanent

Other Conditions: To begin August 1, 2022 or January 1, 2023, subject to position clearance and availability of funds. A tenure track appointment with the Social Science Research Institute or relevant area. Continuous recruitment. Review of applications will begin on May 1, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled.  Position fully funded by extramural funds for three years; instructional duties will be covered by extramural funds for this period. 

 Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Provide academic vision, leadership, and strategic direction over a research portfolio that includes healthcare-related contracts with Hawai'i state agencies (e.g., Med-Quest Division) and the state’s All-Payer Claims Database;   
  2. Conduct applied research in one or more of the following areas: federal, state and local public healthcare, health economics, or data science. 
  3. Publish in scholarly peer-reviewed academic journals, and serve as principal investigator on extramurally funded projects;
  4. Lead health-related evaluation projects with a team of co-investigators, graduate research assistants and undergraduate interns that informs local and national health policy;
  5. Teach undergraduate or graduate courses on quantitative analysis, program evaluation, implementation science and/or research methods, as needed;
  6. Conduct service and outreach in congruence with the College of Social Sciences’ mission;
  7. Other duties as assigned by the SSRI director.


Minimum Qualifications

Assistant Professor

  1. A Ph.D. in psychology, public health, economics, sociology, and/or related field from an accredited college or university or foreign equivalent;
  2. Demonstrated ability to conduct applied health policy analysis;
  3. Demonstrated record of research achievement (scholarly peer-reviewed publications, grants) commensurate with time in field;
  4. Demonstrated ability to teach undergraduate and/or graduate courses;
  5. Experience advising students in the applicant's area of expertise.

Associate Professor

In addition to the minimum qualifications for Assistant Professor as stated above:

  1. Minimum of four years of full-time college or university teaching at the rank of assistant professor or equivalent.

Full Professor

In addition to the minimum qualifications for Associate Professor as stated above:

  1. Minimum of four years of full-time college or university teaching at the rank of associate professor or equivalent.

Desirable Qualifications (all ranks)

  1. Demonstrated ability to communicate statistical analysis and/or research results to a wide range of audiences;
  2. Demonstrated ability to manage projects while supervising staff, graduate and/or undergraduate students;
  3. Demonstrated ability to teach quantitative methods and/or statistics courses;
  4. Demonstrated ability managing large teams;
  5. Demonstrated proficiency with multiple types of healthcare data; 
  6. Demonstrated ability with database development and management;
  7. Demonstrated knowledge of healthcare systems.

To apply: Electronic applications only to https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/hawaiiedu and search for Position Number 86071, JOB# 2022-00400 to submit an application.

Include a cover letter stating how you meet the minimum and desirable qualifications, a curriculum vitae, transcripts, teaching evaluations if available, and at least two examples of applied research products (e.g. reports, peer-reviewed manuscripts, etc.). Have three references send letters of reference to SSRIDIR@hawaii.edu. Official academic transcripts will be required prior to employment. Application materials will not be returned. Incomplete applications will not be accepted.

Inquiries:

Jack Barile; barile@hawaii.edu

 

EEO/AA, Clery Act, ADA

The University of Hawai'i is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution and is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination on the basis of race, sex, gender identity and expression, age, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, disability, genetic information, marital status, breastfeeding, income assignment for child support, arrest and court record (except as permissible under State law), sexual orientation, domestic or sexual violence victim status, national guard absence, or status as a covered veteran.  For more information or inquiries regarding these policies, please refer to the following link: http://www.hawaii.edu/offices/eeo/eeo-coordinators/.
 
Employment is contingent on satisfying employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986; reference checks of previous employers; and for certain positions, criminal history record checks.
 
In accordance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, annual campus crime statistics for the University of Hawai'i may be viewed at: https://www.hawaii.edu/titleix/help/campus-security/, or a paper copy may be obtained upon request from the respective UH Campus Security or Administrative Services Office.
 
Accommodation Request:  The University of Hawai'i complies with the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).  Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the EEO coordinator directly.   Determination on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.  For further information, please refer to the following link: https://www.hawaii.edu/offices/eeo/accommodation-request/

 

 

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