Associate Professor - Health Decision Sciences (with tenure or tenure-track)
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
Salary: 46116.00 - 170000.00
Internal Number: 344801
Assistant/Associate Professor – Health Decision Sciences Division of Health Policy and Management School of Public Health, University of Minnesota
The Division of Health Policy and Management, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, invites applications for a position in health services research at the tenure-track Assistant/Associate Professor or the tenured Associate Professor levels. We seek a faculty member with expertise in health decision sciences. The individual will conduct health-related research; acquire funding to support the conduct of high-quality research; publish peer-reviewed articles, book chapters, and/or books; teach graduate level courses; advise students and serve on their committees; participate on Division, School, University committees, and engage in policy-focused and community-based activities. The School of Public Health is committed to supporting an inclusive community and holistically assesses the qualifications of each applicant. In pursuit of this goal, we consider an individual’s record working with students and colleagues with diverse perspectives, experiences, and backgrounds, and experience overcoming or helping others overcome barriers to academic success. Because the School of Public Health seeks to increase the diversity of its faculty, we particularly welcome applicants from groups that have been historically underrepresented in our discipline, including underrepresented racial/ethnic groups.
Successful candidates will join a multi-disciplinary faculty of over 40. The Division has five active teaching programs with a combined enrollment of close to 400 students, including a Master of Public Health (MPH) in Public Health Administration and Policy, a Master of Healthcare Administration (MHA), and Master of Science (MS) and PhD programs in Health Services Research, Policy and Administration. The Division is one of four in the School of Public Health, which is in a large Academic Health Center, and enjoys close working relations with a variety of healthcare organizations locally and across the country, as well as governmental agencies at the local, state and national levels. Information about the Division is available at: http://www.hpm.umn.edu
These 12-month, full-time appointments offer a comprehensive benefits package including:
Competitive wages, paid holidays, vacation and sick leave
Low cost medical, dental, and pharmacy plans
Health care and dependent daycare flexible spending accounts
Excellent retirement plans with employer match
Disability and employer paid life insurance
Wellbeing program with reduced insurance premiums
Tuition reimbursement opportunities covering 75%-100% of eligible tuition
Salary and rank are based on experience and qualifications.
Review of applications will begin January 1, 2022.
Contact Dr. Karen Kuntz at firstname.lastname@example.org with questions. E-mailed applications are not accepted.
Applicants should have a PhD in a field relevant to health decision sciences (e.g., public health, health policy, health services research, industrial engineering) or an MD with additional training or experience in one or more of these relevant areas. The candidate will also have strong methodological skills in one or more of the following areas: (1) economic evaluation, including cost-effectiveness analysis; (2) value of information analysis; (3) disease modeling; (4) health equity research; (5) decision-analytic methods development. The candidate must have a track record of peer reviewed publications in both methods and applications and experience in teaching courses in quantitative methods and/or decision sciences.
The University of Minnesota, founded in the belief that all people are enriched by understanding, is dedicated to the advancement of learning and the search for truth; to the sharing of this knowledge through education for a diverse community; and to the application of this knowledge to benefit the people of the state, the nation, and the world.