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Assistant or Associate Professor of Health Policy and Management

Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Department of Health Policy and Management

The Department of Health Policy and Management (HPM) at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health is seeking candidates for the position of assistant or associate professor to teach and conduct research in public health policy, health care policy, and/or health care management. This is a tenure-ladder position, with the academic rank to be determined in accordance with the successful candidate’s experience and productivity.

We are seeking candidates with academic interests across a broad range of potential areas of interest to the Department, including public health policy, health care policy, health care management, health care quality, health economics, health equity, and politics. Candidates will be expected to undertake empirical research in one or more of these areas using rigorous qualitative and quantitative methods. Candidates should demonstrate the experience and skills necessary to lead a program of research and develop and teach one or more courses. Candidates should also be able to work collaboratively with other faculty, as well as mentor a diverse population of masters and doctoral students. The Department is committed to creating a climate of inclusion and belonging for students, faculty, and staff.

Candidates should hold a terminal degree (PhD or MD, or the equivalent) in public health, health policy, health care management, health economics, or a closely related field. Other highly desired qualifications include advanced methodological training, skill in translating and disseminating research evidence to a broad audience, evidence of ability to manage multisite projects, and the potential to collaborate with professionals in other disciplines.

HPM is committed to training and inspiring the next generation of public health and health care leaders. Our students and faculty are passionate about making the world a better place by improving public health and health care. We work on compelling and important problems, from making the delivery of health care safe, more equitable, and more efficient, to designing public policies that increase access to healthy foods, to addressing other upstream determinants of health.

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The Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health seeks to find, develop, promote, and retain the world’s best scholars. We are committed to upholding the values of diversity, equity, and inclusion in our hiring and promotion processes. Harvard University is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Interested candidates are encouraged to apply by October 27, 2023. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis.