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Tenure-Track or Tenured Faculty Position

Tenure-Track or Tenured Faculty Position

in Health Policy at the Assistant or Associate Level

Department of Health Policy and Management

The Department of Health Policy and Management in the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health is seeking applicants for a tenure-track or tenured faculty position at the Assistant or Associate level in the area of health policy. Graduating doctoral students, post-doctoral scholars, and Assistant Professors are encouraged to apply. This top-rated Department is a leader in health policy education and research. Applicants must have a strong record—relative to time-since-degree—of peer-reviewed publications and demonstrated ability or potential to influence the policymaking process at the local, state, or national level.

Responsibilities: The new faculty member will teach courses and conduct research in one or more areas of health policy, including but not limited to healthcare access, health insurance markets, and financing of medical care.  Scholarship in health policy should include consideration of issues of health equity and/or issues surrounding systemic racism and discrimination. It is expected that the new faculty member will become an active member of the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research (

Qualifications: Qualifications include a strong record of research and teaching (commensurate with the rank of appointment sought) and an earned doctorate in health policy, public policy, economics, political science, sociology, or other relevant discipline at the time of appointment. 

Salary: Negotiable based on experience. This position is a 9-month, tenure-track or tenured position. It may be vetted by the University’s Council on Academic Personnel and must be approved by the Vice Chancellor.

How to apply: Applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching, teaching evaluations (if applicable), and names of three references to the Chair, Faculty Search Committee.  In addition, applicants should submit a statement of contributions to equity, diversity and inclusion, for which guidance is available at  All applications should be submitted electronically to UCLA Academic Recruit at For more information, please contact Maria Porras at


Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2021, and will continue until the position is filled. For full consideration, applications should be completed by November 15, 2021 and earlier applications are strongly encouraged. All applications will be kept strictly confidential. Faculty appointment level and salary will be determined based on the candidates’ experience and qualifications.

We value candidates whose experience in teaching, research, or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence. Women and underrepresented minorities are encouraged to apply.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/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, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy, see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy.