Assistant Professor of Health Policy and Management - University of Tennessee-Knoxville in Knoxville Tennessee

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University of Tennessee-Knoxville

Knoxville, Tennessee 37996

United States

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Assistant Professor with expertise in Health Policy and Management [HPM] for nationally accredited MPH Program with the College of Education, Health, and Human Sciences (nine month, tenure-track position).  This appointment begins August 1, 2015.  Minority applicants are encouraged to apply.

Establish an independent, extramurally-funded research program that results in refereed journal publications.  Teach undergraduate and graduate courses in health policy and management and other public health courses as appropriate.  Serve in leadership and membership roles on departmental, college, and university committees to advance the quality of the Department of Public Health.  Advise undergraduate and graduate students and direct graduate projects, theses, and dissertations.  Provide professional and community service.


Required:  Earned doctorate in health policy and management, public health or closely related field; evidence of published research in refereed journals; and commitment to obtaining extramural support for research. 
Desired:  MPH or MSPH degree; public health practice and management experience; university teaching experience in the areas of US health care system, public policy processing, decision-making and implementation; research experience relevant to discipline; effective interpersonal & communication skills; experience with professional and community health organizations. On-line course instruction and/or community service learning experience is a plus.

The University of Tennessee, Knoxville [UTK] is the state’s flagship research institution, a campus of choice for outstanding undergraduates, and a premier graduate institution.  As a land-grant university, UTK is committed to excellence in learning, scholarship, and engagement with society.  In all its activities, the university aims to advance the frontiers of human knowledge and enrich and elevate society.  The university welcomes and honors people of all races, genders, creeds, cultures, and sexual orientations, and values intellectual curiosity, pursuit of knowledge, and academic freedom and integrity.  The university intends that its graduates will promote the values and institutions of representative democracy, and be prepared to lead lives of personal integrity and civic responsibility. Visit for detailed information.

Application review will begin October 1st, 2014 and continue until position is filled.  Submit letter of application addressing the required and desired qualifications; curriculum vitae; the names, mail and e-mail addresses, and telephone numbers of three references in a single PDF document to Wendy Smith at Inquiries regarding the position should be sent to Jiangang Chen, PhD, 1914 Andy Holt Avenue (HPER 390), Knoxville, TN 37996, (865) 974-8487.

All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment and admissions without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, or covered veteran status.

Eligibility and other terms and conditions of employment benefits at The University of Tennessee are governed by laws and regulations of the State of Tennessee, and this non-discrimination statement is intended to be consistent with those laws and regulations. 

In accordance with the requirements of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, The University of Tennessee affirmatively states that it does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, or disability in its education programs and activities, and this policy extends to employment by the University.

Inquiries and charges of violation of Title VI (race, color, national origin), Title IX (sex), Section 504 (disability), ADA (disability), Age Discrimination in Employment Act (age), sexual orientation, or veteran status should be directed to the Office of Equity and Diversity (OED), 1840 Melrose Avenue, Knoxville, TN  37996-3560, telephone (865) 974-2498 (V/TTY available) or 974-2440.  Requests for accommodation of a disability should be directed to the ADA Coordinator at the Office of Equity and Diversity.

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Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Doctorate
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Assistant Professor
Type of Faculty:Tenure Track
Salary: Commensurate with Experience
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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