Assistant or Associate Professor of Global Health

Cambridge, Massachusetts (US)
15 Mar 2017
End of advertisement period
12 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Assistant or Associate Professor of Global Health

Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Global Health and Population

Position Description

The Department of Global Health and Population at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health seeks candidates for the position of assistant or associate professor of global health. This is a tenure-ladder position, with the academic rank to be determined in accordance with the successful candidate’s experience and accomplishments.

The department seeks candidates to conduct rigorous quantitative and qualitative research on health systems and health system reforms. The candidate is expected to undertake research to assess new health policies and interventions in health systems, and conduct comparative analysis in multiple-country settings. The successful candidate will be expected to play an important role in the department’s research and teaching programs for health systems. Specific areas of focus or specialization could include design, implementation and evaluation of new models for organization, service delivery, purchasing, and health financing in health systems, and political economy of health system reform. The candidate will have a global perspective but devote a significant proportion of his/her time to research on the health systems in middle and low-income nations; overseas travel for fieldwork is envisaged.

Basic Qualifications

Candidates should hold a doctoral degree in a relevant social science discipline such as political economy, anthropology, epidemiology, economics, political science, organizational behavior, management or public policy and a demonstrated record of inter-disciplinary work.

Additional Qualifications

Expertise and interest in using mixed methods combining quantitative and qualitative methods of inquiry preferred. Prior research experience related to health systems and health systems reform, significant international field experience in at least one region of the developing world is highly desirable.

Special Instructions

Harvard University seeks to find, develop, promote, and retain the world’s best scholars. Harvard is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Applications from women and minority candidates are strongly encouraged.

Information on resources for career development and work/life balance at HSPH can be found at: http://hsph.me/resources-career-development-and-work-life-balance

Contact Information

Aimee Fox
Department of Global Health and Population
Harvard School of Public Health
665 Huntington Avenue, 1-1104
Boston, MA 02115

Contact Email afox@hsph.harvard.edu Equal Opportunity Employer

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Applicant Documents Required Documents

  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Statement of Research
  4. Paper 1
  5. Paper 2

Optional Documents

  1. Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  2. Course Evaluation
  3. Other
  4. Sample Syllabus

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