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Tenure-Track Faculty Positions, Arnold School of Public Health

Tenure-Track Faculty Positions at the Assistant or Associate Rank

The Department of Health Services Policy and Management (HSPM) in the Arnold School of Public Health at the University of South Carolina seeks qualified candidates for two tenure-track assistant or associate professor positions with focus areas related to health care management and administration, information systems, health care financing and health policy.

The University of South Carolina is a High Research Activity and High Community Engagement university according to Carnegie classification. Located in the capital city of Columbia, the University is a comprehensive institution with five Health Science colleges that include the Arnold School of Public Health, the School of Medicine, the College of Nursing, the South Carolina College of Pharmacy, and the College of Social Work. The Arnold School is composed of six departments and several Institutes and Centers that are involved with diverse areas of research. The Arnold School of Public Health is accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH). The Department is a full Graduate Member of the Association of University Programs in Health Administration (AUPHA) and offers a Master of Public Health degree, a Master of Health Administration degree (accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education), as well as PhD degrees in Health Services Policy and Management. The Department hosts a rich portfolio of nationally and internationally funded research. The Arnold School of Public Health is recognized as a campus leader in interdisciplinary scholarship and has ongoing collaborations with many other colleges and schools at the University. More information about the Arnold School and the Department of Health Services Policy and Management can be found at www.sph.sc.edu.


Successful candidates will have an earned doctoral degree in a field relevant to the position, evidence of scholarly research, success at or evidence of ability to obtain competitive funding to support a research program and to serve as an effective instructor and mentor. Although not required, completion of postdoctoral research training is strongly recommended for those applying at the assistant professor level. Candidates with established research programs will be considered for appointment at the rank of Associate Professor. Salary is commensurate with experience.


The successful candidate will be expected to develop an independent research program with external funding as well as collaborate with colleagues; teach undergraduate and graduate courses; advise and mentor students and fellows; and provide service to the University, profession, and community.

To apply:

Send a letter of application, curriculum vita, and contact information for three references to HSPMSRCH@mailbox.sc.edu with “HSPM Faculty Search” in the subject line. Early applications are encouraged. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. The anticipated job start date is August 2017.

The University of South Carolina is an affirmative action, equal opportunity institution. Minorities and women are encouraged to apply. The University of South Carolina is responsive to the needs of dual career couples. The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities or decisions for qualified persons on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, or veteran status.