The UW-Madison Lafollette School of Public Affairs is recruiting a tenure track/tenured faculty member to lead a research program focused on the connections between public policy and reproductive health. The focus of scholarly work should be on the design, implementation, or management of programs, policies, and oversight of institutions and systems, that have an impact on reproductive health and health equity in the United States. All faculty positions include a commitment to the important function of research, instruction, and outreach, as well as professional and university service as appropriate to faculty rank.
Reproductive health includes, but is not limited to public policies surrounding fertility, birth control, in-utero health, post-partum health and early childhood development, as they affect health disparities, whether due to geography, socio-economic status, race, ethnicity, or program delivery.
The expectation for qualifications is a Ph.D. in public policy and/or administration, public health, health policy, healthcare management, health services research, the social and behavioral sciences, or a related field or a terminal degree such as a J.D.
Evidence of established scholarship with the potential for contributions of national and international significance for candidates at the Assistant level. Appointment at the tenured level requires evidence of excellence in scholarly research, teaching and service and requires review by the Social Sciences Tenure Committee at the University of Wisconsin-Madison
This position is a part of the Reproductive Equity Cluster( https://news.wisc.edu/uw-madison- announces-six-new-cluster-hire-initiatives-2/ ) developed to build cross-disciplinary research expertise necessary to examine the drivers and consequences of inequities in reproductive health and to identify potential solutions.
Please submit a letter of application, including research and teaching interests, and curriculum vitae by October 1, 2018. You are also asked to provide the name and contact information for 3 references. Applications may be considered after this date until the position is filled.
Candidates must apply to the formal position vacancy listing (PVL) using the following link , Professor, Public Policy and Reproductive Health , PVL # 94865 http://jobs.hr.wisc.edu/cw/en-us/job/498771/professor-public-policy-and-reproductive-health-cluster-hire
Interested candidates can contact search committee chair, Tim Smeeding ( firstname.lastname@example.org), with any questions or queries