The University of Kentucky is currently seeking applications for a Full Professor in the Department of Health Management and Policy. Department faculty maintain a robust teaching agenda in the college’s academic programs, which include the Master of Public Health (MPH), Master of Health Administration (MHA), the Doctor of Philosophy in Epidemiology and Biostatistics (PhD), the Doctor of Philosophy in Health Services Research (PhD), and a college-wide Bachelor of Public Health (BPH) degree.
The primary responsibilities of this position are aligned with the College and University missions of research, teaching, and service. The successful candidate will contribute to a growing faculty research capacity in health services research and health policy, maintain extramural research funding support, publish research findings, and prepare for or assume a position of national leadership in the field. Teaching responsibilities will include core and/or elective courses in the College of Public Health MPH, BPH, PhD in Health Services Research, and/or MHA degree programs. The service component will include disseminating, translating and applying scientific knowledge for use by academic, clinical, administrative, and policy decision-makers in Kentucky and beyond, and for use by the patients and populations affected by these decisions.
Applicants should submit a cover letter outlining interest in the position, as well as research, teaching, and service experience, along with a current curriculum vitae. Please also include the names and contact information for at least three individuals who can serve as professional references when prompted in the application. This information may be utilized to solicit recommendation letters from your references; however, references will not be contacted without the candidate’s consent.
Inquiries may be directed to department chair Dr. Teresa Waters at firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications will be reviewed immediately and the position will remain open until filled.