The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) invites applications for a full-time, 12-month faculty position in the Department of Health Care Organization and Policy, School of Public Health. Faculty rank and tenure status will be commensurate with experience and qualifications. A doctoral degree in management, health care management/administration, strategic management, public health or a related area is required. Preference will be given to candidates with broad research interests in strategic management, health services management, or public health systems. The candidate's primary responsibilities will include teaching (undergraduate and graduate courses), scholarly research, and service, with the expectation that the successful candidate will develop an independent research agenda and engage in interdisciplinary collaborations.
The UAB School of Public Health is accredited through the Council on Education for Public Health, and has more than $39 million in active grant research and five academic departments. The school is also home to a number of public health practice-oriented centers including the Center for the Study of Community Health, Deep South Center for Occupational Health & Safety, Lister Hill Center for Health Policy, Sparkman Center for Global Health, and the Alabama-Mississippi Public Health Training Center. The departments within the school offer training in more than 20 major specialty areas and engage in numerous interdisciplinary training programs with the Graduate School and the various health professional schools at UAB.
The Department of Health Care Organization and Policy conducts research as well as provides training and education at the undergraduate, master and doctoral level. The undergraduate degree is a general bachelor's degree in Public Health offered through the School of Public Health. Departmental Master of Public Health (M.P.H.) degrees are offered in health policy, health care organization, maternal and child health policy and leadership, outcomes research, public health preparedness as well as coordinated degree options in business, optometry, public administration, nursing, social work, and juris doctorate. The department's Doctor of Public Health (DrPH) degree has concentrations in Health Care Organization and Policy and Maternal and Child Health Policy.
Applicants should submit a cover letter and curriculum vitae at http://uab.peopleadmin.com/postings/2587
UAB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to fostering a diverse, equitable and family-friendly environment in which all faculty and staff can excel and achieve work/life balance irrespective of, race, national origin, age, genetic or family medical history, gender, faith, gender identity and expression as well as sexual orientation. UAB also encourages applications from individuals with disabilities and veterans. A pre-employment background investigation is performed on candidates selected for employment.