The University of Louisville School of Public Health & Information Sciences (SPHIS) seeks candidates for a full-time tenure-eligible junior faculty position at the assistant professor-level with an appointment in the Department of Health Management and Systems Sciences (HMSS). This individual will build HMSS capacity in health services research, health management research, or management science. The candidate hired will maintain a faculty appointment in HMSS, providing teaching and service for the department’s graduate-level programs (MS in Health Administration, MPH-Health Policy, and Ph.D. in Health Management & Policy). The applicant should be able to teach various courses in health outcomes research, operations management, health information management, or quality management. The ideal candidate should be able to show the potential for a strong research record in health services research, health policy, operations management, information management, health outcomes research, or a related area.
Additionally, the hired candidate will play an active role in the research activities of the Commonwealth Institute of Kentucky (CIK) and the National Science Foundation’s University of Louisville Center for Health Organization Transformation (CHOT). Established in 2002, SPHIS distinguished itself among schools of public health as one that integrates how information about the public’s health is acquired, evaluated, acted upon, and disseminated, as well as subsequent impacts on public health. CIK was established in 2015 to serve as a transdisciplinary collaborative for population health improvement, policy, and analytics. The primary operations of CIK include data warehousing and analytics, community-based research, and health policy research and education. CHOT was established at the University of Louisville in 2017 and is a national multi-university and healthcare organization industry/university research cooperative center (I/UCRC).
Educational activities are expected to flow from the growing SPHIS infrastructure with the candidate contributing to instructional activities in areas such as an expansion of health administration and health services research instruction, seminars on health-targeted topics, and community presentations within Louisville, Kentucky’s large and vibrant healthcare community.
Salary will be competitive and commensurate with experience. A cover letter detailing the candidate’s research interests, teaching, and other relevant experience, curriculum vitae, and three references are required to be submitted as part of the on-line application at to https://louisville.edu/jobs/, Position #40634. Application questions may be e-mailed to Darla Samuelsen at firstname.lastname@example.org. For additional information, contact:
Lee W. Bewley, Ph.D., FACHE
Director, Health Management Programs
President, Kentucky ACHE
School of Public Health and Information Sciences 485 E. Gray Street Louisville, Kentucky 40202
This hiring action will remain open until the position is filled. Targeted start is Summer 2021 (beginning Fall term); January 2022 start (beginning Spring term) may be considered as required.
Internal Number: #40634
About University of Louisville
The University of Louisville is a state-supported research university located in Kentucky's largest metropolitan area. It was a municipally supported public institution for many decades prior to joining the university system in 1970. The University has three campuses. The 287-acre Belknap Campus is three miles from downtown Louisville and houses eight of the university's 12 colleges and schools. The Health Sciences Center is situated in downtown Louisville's medical complex and houses the university's health-related programs and the University of Louisville Hospital. The 243-acre Shelby Campus is located in eastern Jefferson County.