Assistant Professor Department of Public Administration and Policy
July 25, 2018
Higher Education Institution
The Department of Public Administration and Policy (DPAP) in the School of Public Affairs (SPA) at American University invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning August 1, 2019. Candidates who are at the level of senior Assistant Professor will also be considered. Applicants should have a PhD in health policy or services, public policy, political science, economics, or a closely related field.
We welcome applications from candidates with an excellent record or promise of scholarly research and exceptional teaching in health services and policy. Research topics of interest include but are not limited to evaluating and improving health insurance design; analyzing health care markets and provider behavior; policies or behavioral approaches to encourage cost-effective care; improving patient access, outcomes, and reducing disparities; evaluating health services interventions and implementation; and the use of new methods of data analytics and machine learning in health care treatment and service delivery. This position will augment the strength of the Department, School, and University in health services research. Health policy has been identified as a research priority by the University with faculty in the Kogod School of Business, the Washington College of Law, and several departments in the College of Arts and Sciences conducting high impact scholarly research to inform health policy. The position will contribute to efforts to facilitate collaborative and externally funded scholarship across multiple units across the campus. Teaching responsibilities will include courses in the School’s Master of Public Policy, Master of Public Administration, and doctoral degree programs. In addition to producing high quality scholarship and effective teaching, responsibilities will include mentoring graduate students and service. The ideal candidate will also have an existing record or promise in the ability to raise external funding to support research and training.
Salary and benefits are competitive. Review of applications will begin on October 1, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled. Please submit applications via http://apply.interfolio.com/52305. Applications must include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, copies of recently published articles and/or working papers, and three letters of recommendation. Please email email@example.com if you have any questions.
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Established in 1934, the School of Public Affairs offers undergraduate and graduate programs in the departments of Government; Justice, Law, & Criminology; and Public Administration & Policy. The Department of Public Administration & Policy offers six graduate degrees, an undergraduate minor, and several graduate certificates. Its programs are consistently ranked among the best in the field of public affairs by U.S. News & World Report. Learn more about the School of Public Affairs at www.american.edu/spa and about the Department of Public Administration & Policy at www.american.edu/dpap.
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