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Head of the Department of Health Policy & Management, College of Public Health, University of Georgia

The College of Public Health, a CEPH accredited school of public health, invites applications and nominations for Head of the Department of Health Policy and Management. The College of Public Health promotes health in human populations through innovative research, exemplary education, and engaged service dedicated to preventing disease and injury within the state and around the world. The successful candidate will assume a leadership role and have the opportunity to expand the College’s research, outreach, and instruction portfolio in health policy and management.

Applicants should have an advanced degree (PhD, DrPH, or other relevant doctoral degree) in Health Policy or a related discipline and five (5) years of experience. The Department is dynamic and growing, doubling its faculty size in the last three years. The Department has also just moved into a new facility at the UGA Health Sciences Campus.

The ideal candidate will take a leadership role in continuing to develop and grow the department. HPAM faculty members have leadership roles and close involvement with three interdisciplinary units of the College: the Institute for Disaster Management, the Institute of Gerontology and the Center for Global Health.

Close ties also exist with other university units such as the School of Public and International Affairs, the Carl Vinson Institute of Government, the Institute for Behavioral Research and the School of Social Work.

We seek applicants with extensive experience in health policy and management disciplines, demonstrable administrative and leadership skills, and an established record of accomplishment in public health research, extramural funding, and instruction.

Women and minority candidates are encouraged to apply. The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

Applications received by March 15, 2015 will receive full consideration.

Please send: (1) a statement of interest in the position, (2) a curriculum vitae and (3) the names of three references to:

Mark G. Wilson
Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
Chair, HPAM Search Committee
College of Public Health
University of Georgia
105A Rhodes Hall, 105 Spear Road
Athens, GA 30602

E-mail submissions with .pdf or .doc attachments will be accepted at cphhsc.uga.edu. Please include Department Head Position in the subject line. If you have questions or would like more information, please contact the Department of Health Policy and Management at (706) 542 2300.

The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmation Action Institution