Position Announcement – University of Michigan, School of Public Health

The Department of Health Management and Policy at the University of Michigan School of Public Health is seeking a tenure-track assistant or associate professor in the area of population health management and policy.  We define population health management broadly as programs and policies designed to improve the health of populations, subpopulations, or individuals through a variety of strategies.  These strategies include reducing health disparities, enhancing the health status of communities, or coordinating the continuum of individual patient care.The ideal candidate has evidence or promise of an externally funded research agenda that addresses either population health management or health and health care disparities.  For instance, we are interested in candidates working with special populations, such as urban, rural, disadvantaged, or vulnerable communities.  We are also interested in candidates examining how to integrate clinical care and population health.  Minimum requirements include an earned doctorate in fields such as sociology, demography, psychology, epidemiology, genetics, political science, statistics, economics, public health, or other relevant discipline.  The successful candidate will have strong mentoring and teaching abilities. The University of Michigan, the School of Public Health, and the Department of Health Management and Policy have been at the forefront of research in these areas.  This new faculty member would contribute to existing efforts, and leverage their impact by building and sharing evidence, ideas, and expertise.


Application Process:  Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement of research and teaching interests, two reprints/examples of scholarship, and the names/contact information for three references.  All application materials should be emailed to Margaret Wright at margdw@umich.edu.  Please include “Population Health Management and Policy Position” in your subject line.  For more information, please contact Professor Kyle L. Grazier, Department Chair, at kgrazier@umich.edu.  Application review will begin on October 19, 2015, but will continue until the position is filled.  The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/ affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. The University of Michigan is responsive to the needs of dual career couples.

Informational URL: http://www.sph.umich.edu/hmp/