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Open-Rank In-Residence Faculty Position

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APPLICATION WINDOW

Open date: November 3, 2022

Next review date: Friday, Dec 16, 2022 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)

Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Friday, Jan 13, 2023 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)

Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

POSITION DESCRIPTION

Applications are invited for an open rank In-Residence faculty position in the Department of Biostatistics in the UCLA Jonathan and Karin Fielding School of Public Health (http://www.biostat.ucla.edu). Titles in the In-Residence series confer membership in the UCLA Academic Senate and are assigned to individuals who engage in research and teaching to the same extent as those holding corresponding titles in the Regular Professor series at UCLA. Accordingly, we seek an excellent candidate with a strong track record or evidence of outstanding potential for methodological and collaborative research, obtaining external funding, teaching, and contributing to our commitment to diversity and excellence. Important aspects of this position include collaboration with Veteran Health Administration and Department of Energy; and contribute through teaching and ongoing program development to the new Master of Data Science in Health graduate professional degree program housed within the Fielding School of Public Health. Background and experience in interdisciplinary research involving biobanks, electronic health records, mobile health (mHealth), omics, personalized medicine, cardiometabolic diseases, military veterans and members of their families would be highly desirable and could translate to opportunities for collaboration on numerous funded projects.

The Fielding School of Public Health is located on the main UCLA campus in direct proximity to the other health sciences schools (Medicine, Dentistry, and Nursing), several professional schools, and the College of Letters and Science. The UCLA Department of Biostatistics has a strong history of and commitment to interdisciplinary research and collaboration.

Candidates should hold a PhD or equivalent in Statistics, Biostatistics or a related quantitative field, and demonstrate potential for or evidence of scholarly impact through publications, excellence in teaching, and ability to obtain external funding, consistent with career stage. Faculty appointment level and salary will be commensurate with the candidate’s experience and qualifications.

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply online. Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, three letters of references, a statement of research interests including a summary of previous research work and its significance, a teaching statement and a diversity statement addressing past and or potential contributions to diversity through research, teaching and/or service. Individuals with a history of and a commitment to mentoring students underrepresented and under-served in the sciences, and who demonstrate an interest in campus-wide or departmental programs that provide research and professional development opportunities for a diverse student body are encouraged to apply. Please describe such commitments within your Statement of Contributions to Diversity.

QUALIFICATIONS

Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

Candidates should hold a PhD or equivalent in Statistics, Biostatistics or a related quantitative field.

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS

Document requirements

  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
  • Cover Letter
  • Statement of Research
  • Statement of Teaching
  • Statement on Contributions to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion - An EDI Statement describes a faculty candidate’s past, present, and future (planned) contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion. To learn more about how UCLA thinks about contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion, please review our EDI Statement FAQ document.
  • Reference check authorization release form - Complete and upload the reference check authorization release form
  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements

  • 3-5 letters of reference required

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CAMPUS INFORMATION

As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. New University of California employees must (a) provide proof of receiving at least one dose of a COVID-19 Vaccine no later than 14 calendar days after their first date of employment and provide proof of Full Vaccination no later than eight weeks after their first date of employment; or (b) if applicable, submit a request for Exception or Deferral no later than 14 calendar days after their first date of employment. (Capitalized terms in this paragraph are defined in the policy.) Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.

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.

 

Open-Rank Tenure-Track or Tenured Faculty Position in Healthcare 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 in healthcare management at any rank. Graduating doctoral students, post-doctoral scholars, and Assistant Professors are encouraged to apply. This top-rated Department is a leader in healthcare management education and research. Applicants must have a strong record or demonstrate potential to establish a strong record of peer-reviewed publications.

Responsibilities: The new faculty member will teach courses and conduct research in one or more areas of healthcare management, including but not limited to organizational theory and behavior, strategy, healthcare delivery system science, operations research, and/or finance.

Qualifications: Qualifications include a strong record of research and teaching (commensurate with the rank of appointment sought) and an earned doctorate in business administration, health administration, health services research, health economics, health policy, psychology, sociology, organizational behavior, 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 cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of research, 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 https://equity.ucla.edu/faculty-search-process/. All applications should be submitted electronically to UCLA Academic Recruit Portal.

For more information, please contact Maria Porras at mporras@ph.ucla.edu.

Review of applications will begin on October 17, 2022, and will continue until the position is filled. For full consideration, applications should be completed by November 14, 2022. 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 committed to creating and maintaining a community dedicated to the advancement, application, and transmission of knowledge and creative endeavors through academic excellence, where all individuals who participate in University programs and activities can work and learn together in a safe and secure environment, free of violence, harassment, bullying and other demeaning behavior, discrimination, exploitation, or intimidation. With this commitment as well as a commitment to addressing all forms of academic misconduct, UCLA conducts targeted employment reference checks for finalists to whom departments or other hiring units would like to extend formal offers of appointment into Academic Senate faculty positions. The targeted employment reference checks involve contacting the finalists’ current and prior places of employment to ask whether there have been substantiated findings of misconduct that would violate the University’s Faculty Code of Conduct. To implement this process, UCLA requires all applicants for Academic Senate faculty positions to complete, sign, and upload the form entitled “Authorization to Release Information” into RECRUIT as part of their application. If the applicant does not include the signed authorization to release information with the application materials, the application will be considered incomplete. As with any incomplete application, the application will not receive further consideration. Although all applicants for faculty recruitments must complete the entire application, only finalists (i.e., those to whom the department or other hiring unit would like to extend a formal offer) considered for Academic Senate faculty positions will be subject to targeted employment reference checks.

 

Director, Master of Public Health (MPH) Program in Health Policy and Management

The Department of Health Policy and Management in the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health (FSPH) is seeking applicants for the full-time position of Director of the MPH Program. The Fielding School of Public Health is fully accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH). The Department’s MPH degree currently includes both a health policy track and a health management track. The MPH Program Director is a high-profile position with significant potential for impacting the Department’s students, faculty, and FSPH in advancing our mission to foster the training of exemplary professionals and leaders in public health.

Responsibilities:

The Director has primary responsibility for the management of both tracks within the MPH program in Health Policy and Management and providing active developmental leadership consistent with the requirements of a CEPH-accredited program. The Director will be actively involved in all aspects of the MPH program, including teaching masters-level courses based on expertise, advising students, managing summer field placements, conducting outreach to stakeholders in the local and state health industry, recruiting students and playing a leadership role in the admissions process, managing a mentoring program that matches students with industry- based alumni mentors, overseeing curriculum development, overseeing compliance with accreditation requirements and reporting, and coordinating activities with the Department’s active alumni association. The Director supervises one full-time staff member, the MPH Program Coordinator.

Qualifications:

Qualifications include a strong record of program administration and an earned doctorate in health administration, health services research, health economics, health policy, business administration, or other relevant field. We will also consider exceptional individuals with an MPH, MHA, or MBA and significant experience. Previous leadership or experience with an accredited MPH or allied health program is preferred. Qualified applicants who meet University requirements for teaching and establishing an active research agenda may be considered for an additional appointment in the adjunct faculty series.

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 of the Faculty Search Committee. In addition, applicants should submit a statement of contributions to equity, diversity and inclusion. Guidance on EDI statements can be reviewed at https://equity.ucla.edu/programs-resources/faculty-search-process/faculty- search-committee-resources/sample-guidance/. All applications should be submitted electronically to UCLA Academic Recruit at https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/apply/JPF07621. For more information, please contact Maria Porras at mporras@ph.ucla.edu.

Review of applications will begin on September 20, 2022, and will continue until the position is filled. The deadline to apply is September 30, 2022, 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.

Review of applications will begin on September 20, 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 2022, and will continue until the position is filled. The deadline to apply is September 30, 2022, 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.

 

 

For a complete list of employment opportunities at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health, please visit the UCLA Recruit Website and search for jobs in organization 2400-PUBLIC HEALTH.