Associate/Full Professor, Health Policy The University of California, Irvine, Program in Public Health, Susan and Henry Samueli College of Health Sciences, is seeking applicants for a full-time tenure-track faculty position in health policy within the newly formed Department of Health, Society, and Behavior (DHSB). We invite applications at the Associate or Full Professor level in the area of health policy. Whereas expertise in any of a range of topics (e.g., health services, health economics, health effects of social policy) will be considered, the successful candidate's research program in health policy will directly inform at least one of DHSB's four focus areas: health disparities, social risk factors, health behavior, and population-based interventions.
The successful candidate will be part of University of California, Irvine's planned new School of Population and Public Health. Qualifications include a strong extramurally funded research program and experience teaching and mentoring undergraduate, graduate, and/or postdoctoral students. All applicants must have a doctoral degree in health policy, public health, epidemiology, economics, public policy, sociology or a related field, as well as a strong record of research accomplishments and scholarly publications. The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to the research and teaching missions of the department, and to help to shape and expand the area of health policy within the School of Population and Public Health through leadership and service.
Review of applications will continue until the position is filled. The Program in Public Health recognizes the value of diversity in its faculty and strongly supports UCI's mission for equity and inclusiveness. We are committed to ensuring accountability, providing training and education, conducting responsive research and building sustainable partnerships. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply. Qualified applicants must have the demonstrated ability to work with a diverse group of colleagues and to teach and mentor a diverse student body.
Applicants should complete an online application profile and upload the following application materials electronically to be considered for this position:
Statement of Current and Future Research Plans
Statement of Teaching
Contact information to request three reference letters
Statement of Inclusive Excellence Activities - This is a separate statement that addresses past and/or potential contributions to inclusive excellence that will advance UCI's Commitment to Inclusive Excellence.
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, discrimination, exploitation, or intimidation. With this commitment as well as a commitment to addressing all forms of academic misconduct, UC Irvine conducts institutional reference checks for candidate finalists to whom the department or other hiring unit would like to extend a formal offer of appointment into Ladder Rank Professor or Professor of Teaching series, at all ranks (i.e., assistant, associate, and full). The institutional reference checks involve contacting the administration of the applicant's previous institution(s) to ask whether there have been substantiated findings of misconduct that would violate the University's Faculty Code of Conduct. To implement this process, UC Irvine requires all candidates of Ladder Rank Professor or Professor of Teaching series, at all ranks (i.e., assistant, associate, and full) to complete, sign, and upload the form entitled Authorization to Release Information into AP RECRUIT as part of their application. If the candidate 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 Ladder Rank Professor or Professor of Teaching series, at all ranks (i.e., assistant, associate, and full) positions will be subject to institutional reference checks.
UC Irvine is one of ten campuses of the highly regarded University of California system. With approximately 30,000 students, 1,300 ladder-rank faculty members, a highly ranked medical school, and over $500 million per year of extramural grant funding, our campus offers a wealth of opportunities for research collaboration and is ranked among the top 10 public universities in the US. Established in 2003, our rapidly growing Program in Public Health offers BA, BS, MPH, and PhD degrees in a variety of emphasis areas including Sociocultural Diversity and Health, and was recently ranked among the top 40 schools and programs in public health in the country by U.S. News and World Report. More information is available on our web site at http://publichealth.uci.edu/.
The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy. A recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity, UCI is responsive to the needs of dual career couples, supports work-life balance through an array of family-friendly policies, and is dedicated to broadening participation in higher education.
Since 1965, the University of California, Irvine has combined the strengths of a major research university with the bounty of an incomparable Southern California location. UCI's unyielding commitment to rigorous academics, cutting-edge research, and leadership and character development makes the campus a driving force for innovation and discovery that serves our local, national and global communities.