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Assistant, Associate, or Professor of Health Policy

The Department of Health Policy at Stanford University is seeking to hire a University Tenure Line or University Medical Line faculty at the Assistant, Associate, or Professor rank.

  • The predominant criterion for appointment in the University Tenure Line is a major commitment to research and teaching.
  • The major criteria for appointment for faculty in the University Medical Line shall be excellence in the overall mix of clinical car se, clinical teaching, scholarly activity that advances clinical medicine, and institutional service appropriate to the programmatic need the individual is expected to fulfill.

Faculty rank and line will be determined by the qualifications and experience of the successful candidate. 

The Department of Health Policy (DHP) in the School of Medicine seeks an assistant, associate, or full professor in the University Tenure Line or University Medical Line, with expertise in health policy/health services research.  The Department of Health Policy is a multidisciplinary group with broad research and education programs in health policy, both domestic and global (  DHP is closely affiliated with Stanford’s Center for Health Policy (CHP) in the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies and works with multiple departments and Schools throughout the university. Applicants should have a Ph.D. degree or an M.D. with substantial research background and/or training in research. Training and expertise should be in a discipline related to health policy/health services research, such as decision sciences, cost-effectiveness analysis, management science, operations research, economics or health economics, disease modeling, health law, implementation science, delivery science, quality of care, data science, or organizational aspects of health care. The successful candidate is expected to develop an independent research program and to participate in the School of Medicine’s training and teaching programs in health policy. We are particularly interested in candidates who conduct research in health equity or in health disparities.

To apply, please submit in one pdf file: a curriculum vitae and a letter addressed to Dr. Joshua Salomon, Search Committee Chair, describing your research interests, teaching experience, and the names and email addresses of 3 references. All materials should be submitted online at  Applications will be reviewed beginning October 15, 2021 and accepted until the position is filled. 

The Department of Health Policy, School of Medicine, and Stanford University value faculty who are committed to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion. Candidates may optionally include as part of their letter to Dr. Salomon a brief discussion of how their work will further these ideals. 

Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Stanford welcomes applications from all who would bring additional dimensions to the University’s research, teaching and clinical missions.