Assistant Professor in the Department of Health Policy & Management
University of Georgia - Georgia

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Assistant Professor

Department of Health Policy and Management

The College of Public Health at the University of Georgia invites applications and nominations for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in the Department of Health Policy and Management. The College of Public Health promotes health in human populations through innovative research, exemplary education, and engaged service dedicated to preventing disease and injury within the state and around the world. We seek candidates who are at the assistant professor level. The successful candidate will assume a key role in developing the curriculum in both health policy and health management for the department, in addition to expanding the College’s research portfolio in health services research, health administration, access to and delivery of care, and health outcomes.

The University of Georgia is located in Athens, a vibrant community located in the hills of Northern Georgia. Athens is renowned for music and arts as well as collegiate athletics. Hiking, biking, rafting, and other outdoor activities are popular year-round and the bustling urban center of Atlanta, located seventy miles to the west, offers all of the amenities of a world-class city.

Applicants should have an advanced degree (PhD, MD, DrPH or other relevant health professional degree) in health services research, sociology, public policy, or a related discipline. Students in the final stages of degree completion will be considered, but the terminal degree must be conferred by August 1st, 2013. The successful applicant must possess expertise in one or more of the fields mentioned. Teaching experience as the instructor of record for at least one course in a Department that includes courses in Health Management, Health Services Research and Health Policy is preferred. A promising record or potential for future accomplishment in research, and practical application of health services management and policy implementation in the health field is desired. Women and minority candidates are encouraged to apply. Applications received by May 30th 2013 will receive full consideration.

Please send: (1) a statement of interest in the position, (2) a statement of teaching philosophy and areas of instructional interest, (3) a curriculum vitae, (4) and the names of three references to: Neale R. Chumbler, Ph.D.

Chair, HPAM Search Committee

College of Public Health

110 E. Clayton St. Suite 300

Athens, GA 30602

E-mail submissions with .pdf or .doc attachments will be accepted at Please include “Health Policy and Management Position” in the subject line. If you have questions or would like more information, please contact the Department of Health Policy and Management at 706.369.5894 or by e-mail at

The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution.

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CIP Discipline Code: Health Policy Analysis Medical/Health Management And Clinical Assistant/Specialist Degree Levels: Doctorate Position Type: Faculty