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Requisition # 74602

Position Basics

Type of PositionTENURE-TRACK
Advertising Ends on:Extended Until Position is Filled
Advertising Started on:Monday, October 17th, 2022
College:College of Public Health
Department:Health Management & Policy



Position Details

Full/Part Time Status:Full Time
Position Description:

The Department of Health Management and Policy in the College of Public Health at the University of Iowa invites applications for multiple, open-rank (assistant, associate, full) tenure-track faculty positions. We seek candidates with research and teaching expertise in Health Services Research, Health Economics, Health Management and Organization, or Health Policy.  

The Department of Health Management and Policy is one of five academic units within the College of Public Health. According to U.S. News and World Report, the College of Public Health is among the top 10 publicly funded colleges of public health in the country, and the Department’s MHA program is ranked eighth in the nation. The College of Public Health’s collective areas of excellence include rural health, community engagement, and comparative effectiveness. The College is committed to student success, research and discovery, diversity, equity, and inclusion.  

The Department of Health Management and Policy has 12 primary faculty members who serve as PIs on over $9 million in multi-year research grants and contracts, and 55 adjunct professors. The Department has strong collaborative relationships with non-governmental organizations and state agencies, University of Iowa Health Care, NCI-designated Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center, and the Iowa City VA Health Care System, as well as with other colleges, departments, and centers throughout the University.  The Department’s PhD, MHA, EMHA, MS and MPH in Policy programs have an excellent history of recruiting, training, and placing graduates. The Department’s over 1,100 alumni work in a wide variety of healthcare settings, academic units, government, consulting, and professional organizations throughout the nation and internationally and provide significant financial, instructional, and advisory resources to the Department. Additional information about the College of Public Health and the Department of Health Management and Policy are available on our website:

Iowa City, the sixth largest city in Iowa, is consistently voted one of the best places to live in the U.S. It is one of only two UNESCO Cities of Literature in the U.S. and enjoys a vibrant artistic community. With over 30,000 students, the University is one of the state’s largest employers. The University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics has been included in the US News and World Report’s list of “America’s Best Hospitals” for 27 years in a row. At the University of Iowa, we recognize the important relationship between productive careers and quality personal lives. The resources at the following link are designed to assist you to successfully build a career and build a life:

The Department of Health Management and Policy is committed to creating an accessible, supportive environment and an educational experience that recognizes diversity and cultural competence as integral components of academic excellence.  Candidates who can contribute to that goal are encouraged to apply and to identify their strengths in this area in their cover letter. Candidates should also address research and teaching interests in their cover letter. 

Education Requirement:

Candidates must possess a doctoral degree (or expected by time of appointment) in Health Services Research or related fields, including but not limited to, economics, management, political science, public administration, public health, public policy, or sociology. 

Required Qualifications:

Successful candidates must provide evidence of outstanding research productivity commensurate with years of professional experience.

Those seeking the position at rank of Associate or Full Professor must demonstrate evidence of extramural funding support and the ability to mentor junior faculty.

Those at rank of Assistant Professor must show promise of obtaining extramural funding.

Candidates must demonstrate an ability to offer instruction and mentorship in broad areas within Health Services Research and Practice. Currently, the department offers courses at the undergraduate, Masters, and PhD levels.

Candidates must demonstrate a commitment to promoting a diverse, equitable, and inclusive academic environment. 

Desirable Qualifications:

Candidates should also be able to engage in multi-disciplinary collaboration between academic departments across the university and with public health agencies, policy practitioners, and health care and non-governmental organizations.

Online Application Required Documents

 Curriculum Vitae
Name and Contact Information of References
Letter of Interest
 Number of References:  3

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Contact Information

Contact:Kanika Arora -
Cpub-HealthManagement & Policy
College of Public Health Building
145 North Riverside Drive
Iowa City, IA 52242
Phone: 319-384-3817

The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy (including childbirth and related conditions), disability, genetic information, status as a U.S. veteran, service in the U.S. military, sexual orientation, gender identity, or associational preferences. The University also affirms its commitment to providing equal opportunities and equal access to University facilities. Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply for all employment vacancies. For additional information on nondiscrimination policies, contact the Coordinator of Title IX and Section 504, and the ADA in The Office of Institutional Equity, 319/335-0705 (voice) or 319/335-0697 (text), The University of Iowa, 202 Jessup Hall, Iowa City, Iowa, 52242-1316.

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