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Assistant, Associate or Full Professor (Tenure-track or Tenured) Health Services Research



The Department of Health Services, Policy & Practice

within the Brown University School of Public Health

is currently searching for an

Assistant, Associate or Full Professor (Tenure-track or Tenured)

Health Services Research


The Department of Health Services, Policy & Practice within the School of Public Health, and the School of Professional Studies at Brown University invite applications for a shared, open rank faculty position in health services research at the (tenure-track or tenured) Assistant, Associate or Full Professor level.

Applicants must have a doctoral degree (MD or PhD) in health services research, epidemiology, economics or a related discipline, with evidence of rigorous training and research, and a capacity to secure external funding. Areas of research focus which the Department wishes to expand include, but are not limited to, health care quality, value and quality improvement; implementation science; health system organization, design and delivery; health information technology; and health policy evaluation.

Academic responsibilities will be divided between the Department of Health Services, Policy & Practice and the School of Professional Studies. For instance, the selected individual will be expected to teach two courses per academic year, one for the Department and one for the School of Professional Studies. The Department of Health Services, Policy & Practice offers a doctoral degree, an MPH concentration, and some undergraduate courses; the successful candidate will also be expected to mentor graduate students and post-doctoral fellows, as appropriate. The School of Professional Studies offers an Executive Master of Healthcare Leadership, where the candidate will be expected to contribute to mentorship of Critical Challenge Projects and service needs for the program.  Combined, the Schools of Public Health and of Professional Studies offer an extensive research infrastructure and strong linkages to academic medical center investigators and campus-based social science faculty.

The level of academic appointment will depend on the overall experience, publication record, and external funding history of the candidate.  Applicants for the Associate or Full Professor level must also have a national/international reputation in health services research, an independently funded program of research, and a proven track record of leadership in research, teaching and professional service.  Interested applicants should submit a letter of application and curriculum vitae through Interfolio at the following link:

Candidates for Assistant Professor should arrange for at least three letters of recommendation to be submitted through Interfolio.  Please indicate in your letter of application whether you are applying for Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor.

The application system will open on October 15, 2018.  Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2018 and will continue until an appropriate candidate is identified.  Applications will be reviewed until the position is filled or the search is closed.

Brown University is committed to fostering and maintaining a diverse work culture that respects the rights and dignity of each individual, without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, religious creed, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, gender expression, height, weight, marital status, disability, medical condition, age, or veteran status. The University is also supportive of the needs of dual career couples.