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3 Dec 2022

Full-Time Assistant Professor

UW_SPH_HSPop – Posted by UW_SPH_HSPop Seattle, Washington, United States

Job Description

The Department of Health Systems and Population Health in the School of Public Health at the University of Washington (UW) invites applications for one faculty position with a focus on Health Administration, Health Management, Health Economics, Health Policy, and/or Health Informatics at the rank of Assistant Professor (without tenure by reason of funding). This is a full-time (100% FTE), 12-month service period position, with an anticipated start date of fall 2023. Salary is commensurate with experience and level of appointment.

All University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research, and service. Additionally, the successful candidate will be expected to:

(a) Develop and conduct an independent externally funded research program, including preparing and submitting grants to federal and/or non-federal funding agencies (e.g., K-level Career Development Award, R-level grant), that complements Department, School, and University research initiatives and programs,

(b) Participate in collaborative, interdisciplinary research programs, as appropriate to their interests and experience,

(c) Complete manuscript preparation, submission, and publication in reputable journals in health services or related fields,

(d) Engage with health care stakeholders (e.g., health care delivery systems, policy makers) for scientific activities, communicate science to non-academic communities outside of scientific conferences and journals, and translate evidence to real-world decision making.

(e) Teach in the Department’s Master of Health Administration (MHA) and other educational programs and mentor undergraduate, Master, and doctoral students.

(f) Articulate how diverse lived experiences influence scientific, teaching, and/or mentoring activities.

In addition, the successful candidate would be expected to participate in activities that support and advance the department’s commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion (EDI), as well as regularly participate in University, School, Department, and Program activities such as engaging in governance, leading seminars, guest speaking, orientation(s), program and department faculty meetings, serving on key committees, mentoring and providing career development for diverse professionals and students, helping to continually update educational vision and strategy, graduation ceremonies, and relevant academic activities in the Department.


A doctoral degree (or foreign equivalent) in Health or Business Administration, Health Management, Health Economics, Health Policy, Health Informatics, Public Health, Systems Engineering, or another relevant field.

Commitment to Diversity

The work of equity, diversity and inclusion is the work of public health. The Department of Health Systems and Population Health and the UW School of Public Health are committed to a future that is free of health inequities, that promotes the highest level of wellness for the communities we serve, and a diverse and inclusive public health workforce that embodies humility, respect, leadership and service on behalf of, and with, the diverse communities we are privileged to serve. For more information, please see: http://sph.washington.edu/diversity/ and depts.washington.edu/hserv/diversity-equity-inclusion.

UW and the SPH have developed specific programs to support new faculty, with a specific eye towards supporting faculty around diversity, equity, and inclusion in research, teaching, and service. Our faculty development offerings are listed here.

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How to Apply

As part of the initial application stage, please submit through Interfolio at http://apply.interfolio.com/116329:
  1. An up-to-date curriculum vitae detailing publication, teaching, and (if applicable) funding history;
  2. A cover letter describing your interest in the position and what you see as your future potential contribution to the mission of the Department.
  3. A statement describing demonstrated commitment and activity in support of diversity, equity and inclusion; statement prompt will be provided in the Interfolio application portal;
  4. Contact information for four (4) colleagues or supervisors willing to provide a letter of reference. Letters will only be requested after initial review stages.
To see all UW School of Public Health jobs, visit https://ap.washington.edu/ahr/academic-jobs/?unit_id=29167

Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: Faculty, Health Administration, health services, and Informatics. Salaries: 100,000 and above.


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