The Department of Health Sciences at Northeastern University seeks a candidate in the areas of health policy or health economics. Preferred research domains include health behavior, health care financing, health services, health equity, and social determinants of health. We are interested in the intersection of these domains with access to care and health disparities among vulnerable populations. Rank is open. Ability to teach courses related to the American health care system, health care administration, health policy, or health economics preferred. The department seeks candidates whose research, teaching, and/or service reflects a commitment to diversity and inclusion.
Candidates will have earned a doctorate in Public Health, Health Policy, Health Services Research, Economics, or related field no later than the effective employment date. Candidates must demonstrate evidence of undergraduate/graduate teaching excellence and a record of interdisciplinary scholarly achievement commensurate with rank. The successful applicant will have a high-profile research portfolio or the potential to develop such a portfolio. Applicants should be able to demonstrate that they can secure extramural funding or show promise in securing such funding.
To apply, visit https://careers.hrm.northeastern.edu/en-us/job/501710/assistantassociatefull-professor and click on `Apply Now.’ For more information, please contact the search committee chair: Dr. Gary Young (email@example.com). Screening of applications will begin immediately. For full consideration, applications should be received by November 8, 2019. However, applications will be accepted until the search is completed.
The Department of Health Sciences exists within the Bouvé College of Health Sciences, which has over 200 faculty members, with approximately 2,000 undergraduate and 2,400 graduate students. It is the leading national model for education and research in the health, psychosocial and biomedical sciences and supports the University’s mission of educating students for a life of fulfillment and accomplishment and creating and translating knowledge to meet global and societal needs. The Department of Health Sciences has over 40 interdisciplinary faculty, over 500 undergraduates and more than 100 graduate students in MPH and PhD programs. The Department’s teaching mission focuses on excellence and innovation in undergraduate education and is supported by the University’s Center for Advancing Teaching and Learning through Research.
Northeastern University is home to 20,000 students and to the nation’s premier cooperative education program. Northeastern University is situated on the Avenue of the Arts in Boston’s historic Back Bay, four blocks from the Longwood Medical Area, encompassing Harvard Medical School, Children’s Hospital Boston, Brigham & Women’s Hospital, and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, and eight blocks from the Boston Medical Center. Northeastern University has an enrollment of more than 17,000 undergraduate and 7,000 graduate students and approximately 4,300 faculty and staff. Situated in downtown Boston, it is one of the nation’s most dynamic private educational institutions. Northeastern has identified health as one of three major University-wide interdisciplinary strategic initiatives, and the University is making a major investment in interdisciplinary health research, making faculty hires in the last few years in personal health informatics, data science and visualization (with a health data emphasis), environmental health, health systems, health policy, urban health, population health, and health administration.