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Assistant Professor of Health Policy

Georgia Tech School of Public Policy Job Opening, Fall 2023:
Assistant Professor of Health Policy

The Georgia Institute of Technology’s School of Public Policy invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor rank to expand our research and teaching in health policy. The School has a strong commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, and we welcome all qualified applicants to apply, including women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities. 

We invite applications from candidates whose scholarly interests include any of the full range of issues in health policy, e.g., access to and disparities in care, economics of health care, insurance and financing, environmental health, global health, aging, children’s health, or women’s health. In keeping with the interdisciplinary profile of our School, we welcome applicants who address these issues from a variety of disciplinary perspectives. In addition, we welcome applicants whose scholarly interests connect with and enhance existing areas of strength within the School and encourage candidates to explain these connections in their application materials. These strengths include science, technology and innovation policy; climate, energy and environmental policy; information, communication, and cybersecurity policy; philosophy and ethics; and data analytics and other research methods. Job duties will include research, teaching and advising students, and service activities at Georgia Tech.

Applicants should submit: 1) a cover letter; 2) curriculum vitae; 3) up to three publications; 4) a research statement, including descriptions of future research plans; 5) a teaching statement, including descriptions of teaching interests; and 6) contact information of three academic references.  

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Applicants are encouraged to apply by November 1, 2022 for optimal consideration; however, the search will continue until the position is filled.

A Ph.D. in public policy, public administration, economics, sociology, political science, philosophy, or a related field is required. An earned doctorate is required by the start of the appointment, and a background check must be completed prior to employment.
The School of Public Policy ( has 40 faculty members and we instruct students in undergraduate, masters, and Ph.D. programs. Our work benefits from synergies with Georgia Tech’s world-class engineering, sciences, data analytics and computer science, design and planning, and business programs, and a tradition of innovative interdisciplinary research. Georgia Tech is a top-ranked public research university situated in the heart of Atlanta, a diverse and vibrant city with great economic and cultural strengths. The Institute is a member of the University System of Georgia, the Georgia Research Alliance, and the Association of American Universities. Georgia Tech prides itself on its technology resources, collaborations, high-quality student body, and its commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Applicants are encouraged to describe their understanding of, prior engagement in, and plans for future activities to support DEI in their cover letter.
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