Posted: Tuesday, September 10th, 2019
The Institute of Public and Preventive Health Center for Bioethics and Health Policy at Augusta University seeks applicants for an associate/full professor to serve as Associate Director. The position is a full-time, tenure track appointment starting on or before August 2020.
The CBHP was established within the Institute of Public & Preventive Health (IPPH) in 2016 with a goal to support and enhance biomedical ethics consultation within the Augusta University Health enterprise; integrate educational programs in bioethics and health policy across Augusta University colleges and schools; inform local, regional and national health policy decision-making; and comprehensively conduct interdisciplinary research aimed at improving regional health and health care delivery
The IPPH at Augusta University is an interdisciplinary and a dynamic research institute at a rapidly growing public university. The institutional mission of the IPPH is to improve health, reduce health disparities, and prevent injury and illness through research, service, leadership, and training. The IPPH has a 5-year goal to triple the number of faculty supporting that mission and is aggressively seeking outstanding faculty who would like to assist in shaping the future of the IPPH as we strive to create one of the country’s top public health research institutes.
In addition to an appointment within IPPH, this position will also have an appointment, commensurate with experience, within an academic department in one of Augusta University’s nine colleges and schools.
Special consideration will be given to candidates whose research interests complement the Center’s , Institute’s and/or University’s existing strengths: substance use disorder prevention and treatment, community cancer prevention, rural health, racial and/or ethnic health disparities, cardiovascular disease prevention, migrant worker and/or correctional system healthcare, health information cybersecurity, and healthcare integration of artificial intelligence.
Applicants must have earned a doctoral degree in health services research, public health, health economics, psychology, sociology or a related discipline. MD or JD applicants with a master’s degree/experience in bioethics or health policy are also encouraged to apply. The applicant should have a successful track record of peer-reviewed publications, and a history of successfully obtaining extramural funding. In addition, the applicant must show evidence of effective teaching.
How to Apply
Candidate materials should include a letter of interest including a description of research, and curriculum vitae. IPPH faculty positions are found at www.augusta.edu/hr/jobs/faculty. In the search bar enter Job ID # 215949. To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by November 22, 2019.
Equal Employment Opportunity
Augusta University is an equal employment, equal access, and equal educational opportunity and affirmative action institution. Augusta University is also a federal contractor and desires priority referrals of protected veterans. It is the policy of the University to recruit, hire, train, promote and educate persons without regard to age, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation or veteran status. Women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.