University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC). Assistant/Associate Professor. The Health Administration and Policy Program (HAPP) invites applications for a full-time, tenure/tenure-track assistant/associate professor position beginning in fall 2016. HAPP is an interdisciplinary undergraduate program that offers tracks in Health Services Administration, Health Policy, and Public Health.
Applicants should have an active research and publication record in health services, health policy, and/or public health and be committed to developing a funded research program. Qualified candidates will have a PhD or equivalent terminal degree in public health or a related field. Relevant professional work experience in the field is desirable. Candidates should have teaching experience. Successful candidates will be expected to teach undergraduates courses in HAPP, which may include Research Methods in Health, Human Development, Survey of the US Health Care System, and/or Global Issues in Health. In addition, all full-time, tenure/tenure-track faculty members are expected to advise undergraduate students and provide service to the department, the university, and the larger profession.
HAPP is part of UMBC’s Department of Sociology & Anthropology (www.umbc.edu/happ). The Department has 17 full-time faculty members with approximately 500 undergraduate majors and 40 graduate students. The Department consists of three undergraduate major programs (Sociology, Anthropology, and the Health Administration and Policy Program), an MA program in Applied Sociology (that has a focus on health, inequity, and the life course), and houses the research Center for Aging Studies. Faculty members may participate in and affiliate with interdisciplinary doctoral programs in Gerontology, Public Policy, and/or Language, Literacy & Culture. Additional opportunities for collaboration include UMBC’s Departments of Economics, Information Systems, and Emergency Health Services as well as the University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB)’s School of Medicine and UMB Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine.
UMBC is classified by the Carnegie Foundation as a Research University–High Research Activity. It has a diverse student population of over 12,000 undergraduate and graduate students and is located in the dynamic Baltimore-Washington corridor. Salary (9-month) and benefits are competitive. Applicants should submit a letter of interest and qualifications, research statement, list of teaching experience, a CV, and have three letters of reference sent. Please submit all application materials via http://apply.interfolio.com/30643. For fullest consideration submit all materials by November 10, 2015 (position will be open until filled). For questions contact Cathy McDonnell, firstname.lastname@example.org, 410-455- 5936. UMBC is especially proud of the diversity of its student body, and we seek to attract an equally diverse applicant pool for this position. We have a strong commitment to increasing faculty diversity. We encourage applications from women, minority group members, veterans, and individuals with disabilities. UMBC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.