1+ months

Associate or Professor of Health Management and Policy

Lexington, KY 40507
Posting Details

Job Title Associate or Professor of Health Management and Policy
Requisition Number FE02627
Working Title
Work Location Lexington, KY
Type of Position Faculty
Position Time Status Full-Time
Tenure Track Status Tenure Track
Required Education

PhD in health services research, health policy, health economics or a closely related doctoral degree.

Required Related Experience

Track record of sustained extramurally-funded research and scholarly publication relevant to health services research and policy. Teaching experience in graduate programs.

Required License/Registration/Certification


Job Summary

The University of Kentucky is currently seeking applications for a Full Professor in the Department of Health Management and Policy. Department faculty maintain a robust teaching agenda in the college’s academic programs, which include the Master of Public Health (MPH), Master of Health Administration (MHA), the Doctor of Philosophy in Epidemiology and Biostatistics (PhD), the Doctor of Philosophy in Health Services Research (PhD), and a college-wide Bachelor of Public Health (BPH) degree.

The primary responsibilities of this position are aligned with the College and University missions of research, teaching, and service. The successful candidate will contribute to a growing faculty research capacity in health services research and health policy, maintain extramural research funding support, publish research findings, and prepare for or assume a position of national leadership in the field. Teaching responsibilities will include core and/or elective courses in the College of Public Health MPH, BPH, PhD in Health Services Research, and/or MHA degree programs. The service component will include disseminating, translating and applying scientific knowledge for use by academic, clinical, administrative, and policy decision-makers in Kentucky and beyond, and for use by the patients and populations affected by these decisions.

Applicants should submit a cover letter outlining interest in the position, as well as research, teaching, and service experience, along with a current curriculum vitae. Please also include the names and contact information for at least three individuals who can serve as professional references when prompted in the application. This information may be utilized to solicit recommendation letters from your references; however, references will not be contacted without the candidate’s consent.

Inquiries may be directed to department chair Dr. Teresa Waters at teresa.waters@uky.edu. Applications will be reviewed immediately and the position will remain open until filled.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

Excellent teaching skills at the graduate level. Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively in oral, written, and electronic media with a wide variety of audiences.
Demonstrated ability to collaborate with a variety of individuals in professional and policy making positions.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? Yes
Preferred Education/Experience

Applicants with professional doctoral degrees (e.g. MD, DrPH, JD) should have completed additional post-doctoral training in health services research or related scientific discipline.

Deadline to Apply
Open Until Filled Yes
University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.


Posted: 2022-03-16 Expires: 2022-08-17

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UK offers fulfilling careers in diverse fields supporting our teaching, research and health care missions. We also offer a compelling benefits package, including a generous retirement savings match and a supportive work environment distinguished by a respect for the unique work-life needs of every individual. Our culture of learning also provides tremendous support and resources for ongoing education, training and development. 

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