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Open-Rank Tenure-Track or Tenured Faculty Position in Healthcare Management

Department of Health Policy and 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 of peer-reviewed publications and demonstrated potential to move the field forward.

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 & behavior, healthcare delivery system science, operations research, finance, and/or implementation science.

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 letter of application, curriculum vitae, 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/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/JPF04552. For more information, please contact Maria Porras at mporras@ph.ucla.edu.

Review of applications will begin on September 1, 2019, and will continue until the position is filled. For full consideration, applications should be completed by October 15, 2019, 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.

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.

 

Postdoctoral Fellow for a Research Project on the Role of Occupational Segregation by Race/Ethnicity and Immigrant Status on Older Adult Health

Department of Community Health Sciences

Post-doctoral fellow for a new project on the role of occupational segregation by race/ethnicity and immigrant status and its effects on older adult health in the United States. The main focus is on the higher rate of functional limitations by age among the native-born and immigrant Latino/Hispanic population. 

The availability of the position is contingent on research grant funding. If funding is available as expected, this position will begin in the summer or fall of 2019 and be for one year. It is renewable for a second year contingent on excellent job performance and continued funding.

Candidates are required to have a PhD or equivalent doctoral degree in demography, sociology or other social science field, public health, public policy, or statistics. All requirements for the degree must be completed before the position begins. Candidates must have strong statistical skills, hands-on experience with quantitative research, and excellent Stata and/or R programming skills and experience. Candidates must work well in a collaborative research environment and have good interpersonal skills. Excellent professional writing is also essential. Experience working with complex social survey data (e.g., HRS, PSID, NLSY, etc.) is strongly preferred.

This position can be held either at the Office of Population Research, Princeton University, or at the California Center for Population Research, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). The successful applicant will collaborate with researchers at both institutions and also have some time for his/her own research. Please apply either to Princeton or to UCLA, but NOT TO BOTH. Applicants will be considered for the position regardless of which institution they apply to.

To apply, applicants should submit a brief cover letter describing why they are interested in the position, a curriculum vitae, a writing sample, and two letters of recommendation. Submit all applications to Rachel Veerman, rveerman@ucla.edu

Assistant or tenured Associate Professor of Mental Health Epidemiology

Department of Epidemiology

The UCLA Jonathan and Karin Fielding School of Public Health invites applications for a full-time, state-funded tenure-track Assistant or tenured Associate Professor of Epidemiology (https://epi.ph.ucla.edu). The ideal candidate will have a strong, emerging record of an innovative and productive research program in mental health epidemiology, including mental health, substance use, and/or psychiatric disorders, and a history of successful external funding, consistent with career stage. The successful candidate should also have a strong track record and dedication to teaching foundational and advanced epidemiology courses (e.g., introductory epidemiology, population health, measurement, research methods, and/or study design), as well as courses in the candidate’s specialty area. Since its inception, the UCLA Department of Epidemiology has established itself as a leader in epidemiologic theory and methods, applied epidemiology, and public health. We are looking for a candidate with excellence in research and dedication to teaching and training the next generation of epidemiologists in areas such as, but not limited to, epidemiologic studies of mental health and substance use, randomized clinical trials for psychiatric disorders, psychiatric genetics, psychopharmacology, mental health comorbidities with infectious or other chronic diseases, and/or mental health-related studies using “big data” (e.g., omics, electronic health records, administrative databases, internet-based data).

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, the Semel Institute, and the College of Letters and Science. The UCLA community has a rich history of and commitment to interdisciplinary research and collaboration, including partnerships with the VA. The Department also has strong research and training relations with the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health and national and international institutions.

Successful candidates must have (or be on track to conclude before July 1, 2019) a doctoral degree (PhD, ScD, MD, DrPH or equivalent) in Epidemiology or related field, demonstrable expertise and interest in epidemiologic research, evidence of excellence in teaching and training of pre- and/or post-doctoral students, peer-reviewed publications, and a demonstrated commitment to public health. Faculty appointment level and salary will be commensurate with the candidate’s experience and qualifications.

The deadline for applications to be submitted is November 1, 2018 but the search remains open until the position is filled. The anticipated start date is July 1, 2019. Informal inquiries may be submitted to episearch@ph.ucla.edu.

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.

Please submit your applications at: https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/apply/JPF03945

 

Faculty Position in Community-Based Injury and Violence Prevention

Department of Community Health Sciences

The UCLA Fielding School of Public Health (FSPH) is conducting a search to fill an open-ranked tenure-track or tenured faculty position whose research and teaching focuses on preventing injuries and violence. The new faculty member will hold an appointment in the Department of Community Health Sciences (CHS). CHS is the department within the FSPH concerned with social and behavioral research applied to health, health promotion, and public health practice. Our focus is on programs, policies, and actions that can promote health in the context of social, cultural, political, economic, and environmental factors. Of particular interest is how social and cultural factors, social programs, the health care system, and social policies influence health beliefs and perceptions, health behaviors, and health status within populations. The department prides itself on its reputation of academic excellence and stellar research activities.

Candidates must be strongly committed to cutting-edge research, high-quality teaching, and public service on violence and injury prevention. Although the specific discipline and field of specialization are open, successful candidates need to have demonstrated experience conducting research into a range of policy and programmatic approaches for addressing causes and consequences of violence or injury, including but not limited to: homicide and intimate partner violence, gun-related violence and injury, neighborhood and community safety, suicide and community-based mental health interventions, and unintentional injuries in the US or globally.

Responsibilities include conducting innovative research, teaching courses and advising students, active involvement in the School, Department, and the applicant’s professional field, and continuing or building a successful record of extramural research funding.

Opportunities for collaboration at UCLA include the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research; Kaiser Permanente Center for Health Equity; Center for the Study of Racism, Social Justice, and Health; Center for Public Health and Disasters; California Center for Population Research; community and local government partners; and other entities on campus such as the David Geffen School of Medicine, the Schools of Nursing, Public Affairs, and Law, and UC-wide partnerships.

Candidates must hold a doctoral degree (PhD, ScD, MD, DrPH or equivalent). We encourage applications from candidates in all disciplines of public health as well as a wide range of related fields including the social and behavioral sciences, health education/promotion, demography, and public policy. Candidates must have excellent research, teaching and service records for their career stage. Faculty appointment level and salary will be commensurate with the candidate’s experience and qualifications. Applications should be submitted by October 15, 2018 in order to receive full consideration. The Search Committee will begin reviewing applications immediately, but the search remains open until the position is filled. The anticipated start date is July 1, 2019. Informal inquiries may be submitted to Professor James Macinko, Chair of the Search Committee, at jmacinko@ucla.edu.

The Fielding School of Public Health is located on the main UCLA campus. The UCLA community has a strong track record of and commitment to interdisciplinary and collaborative research. UCLA has made equity and diversity guiding principles in its future development, and has a strong commitment to achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. Women and underrepresented minorities are encouraged to apply.

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 (http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct).

Please apply by October 15th: https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/apply/JPF03813