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Assistant Professor – Quantitative Health Policy Analysis – School of Public Health

Assistant Professor – Quantitative Health Policy Analysis – School of Public Health

Position overview

Position title: Assistant Professor

Anticipated start: July 1, 2023

Application Window

Open July 29th, 2022 through Friday, Sep 30, 2022 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)

Position description

The School of Public Health at the University of California, Berkeley invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in the Division of Health Policy and Management. We seek candidates with exceptional promise for pathbreaking quantitative health policy contributions in research and education. The successful candidate will have a deep knowledge of U.S. health policy and health systems, and a track record of developing/applying cutting-edge quantitative methods, broadly defined, to study these topics.

The substantive sub-area of focus is open and could include the impacts of payment and delivery system reform, insurance design, the use of social science and data science methods to target resources or prevent disease in underserved populations, and novel quantitative approaches to examine the health impacts of economic shocks, disasters, and/or policy changes. The type of quantitative methods and data expertise are also open, and may include use of computational, econometric, demographic, statistical, and/or decision science methods to analyze electronic health record, health care claims, and population-level data.

We welcome applicants from a broad set of quantitative fields such as health services research, health policy, public policy, economics, political science, sociology, and related disciplines. Faculty are expected to teach courses at the doctoral, masters, and/or undergraduate levels.

The UC Berkeley School of Public Health recognizes the intrinsic relationship between diversity and excellence in all our endeavors. The school embraces open and equitable access to opportunities for learning and development as our obligation and goal. We seek candidates who demonstrate a commitment to advancing diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging through their research, teaching, and/or service.

The school is committed to addressing the family needs of faculty, including dual career couples and single parents. We are also interested in candidates who have had non-traditional career paths or who have taken time off for family reasons, or who have achieved excellence in careers outside academia. For information about potential relocation to Berkeley, or career needs of accompanying partners and spouses, please visit:



Qualifications Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

Completion of Ph.D. (or equivalent international degree), or enrolled in PhD or equivalent international degree-granting program at the time of application.

Application Requirements Document requirements

  • Curriculum Vitae – Your most recently updated C.V.
  • Cover Letter
  • Statement of Research
  • Statement of Teaching
  • Statement on Contributions to Advancing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion – Statement on your contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion, including information about your understanding of these topics, your record of activities to date, and your specific plans and goals for advancing equity and inclusion if hired at Berkeley (for additional information go to
  • Publication 1 of 3 – One publication or work in progress (which may be journal articles, book chapters, dissertation chapters or other appropriate products).
  • Publication 2 of 3 – One publication or work in progress (which may be journal articles, book chapters, dissertation chapters or other appropriate products).
  • Publication 3 of 3 – One publication or work in progress (which may be journal articles, book chapters, dissertation chapters or other appropriate products).

Reference requirements

  • 3 required (contact information only)

We will only contact your references to request letters if you are advanced to the second round of review for the position, and we will seek your permission prior to doing so.

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Campus Information

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As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. Please refer to Appendix F, Section II.C. of the policy for the deadlines applicable to new University of California employees. (Capitalized terms in this paragraph are defined in the policy.) Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.

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Job location Berkeley, CA

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