Assistant Research Professor
The Department of Health Policy and Management is recruiting up to two full-time faculty member whose primary responsibilities will be conducting research on funded projects. These positions are non-tenure earning and on the research track. Thus, incumbents will be required to maintain high levels of external funding. No more than 12.5% effort is expected to be allocated to teaching.
We seek candidates, eligible for appointment at the level of assistant research professor, with expertise evaluating the impact of health information technology interventions, especially focused on information retrieval and decision support using health information exchanges (HIE). Experience with the design and implementation of health registries that combine data from multiple source including HIE and other health record systems is desired.
We seek candidates, eligible for appointment at the level of assistant research professor, with expertise in substance use disorder and community behavioral health, especially focused on the public health and health policy implications of these issues at the community and state levels. Experience in managing ongoing partnerships and collaborative relationships with governmental agency and community-based organizations partnerships is desired.
The Department is currently undergoing an exciting period of growth and development, and has hired several new faculty in the past few years. The Center for Health Policy, which serves as the research hub of the department, has been successful attracting collaborative research projects funded by the NIH, CDC, AHRQ, RWJF, various state agencies, the NCAA, and many more. These innovative projects address a diverse array of significant health services, management, and policy problems.
The Indiana University Richard M. Fairbanks School of Public Health is located on the IUPUI campus in downtown Indianapolis. IUPUI is the health and life science campus of Indiana University and the focal point of health profession education in the State of Indiana.
The School enjoys close relationships with the IU School of Medicine, the Regenstrief Institute, the IU Kelley School of Business, the Indiana Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute, the Indiana Hospital Association, and healthcare providers throughout the state. It is expected that successful candidates will be able to collaborate with colleagues in these organizations.
For either position, candidates with backgrounds in any area of health policy and management and/or a closely related field are encouraged to apply. The ideal candidate will demonstrate methodological expertise and research acumen commensurate with rank. A completed doctoral degree at the time of application is required.
Inquiries about this position should be sent to Dr. Joshua Vest (email@example.com).
Salary will be commensurate with rank and experience, including an attractive benefits package.
Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae and cover letter to the Search Committee Chair online at http://indiana.peopleadmin.com/postings/6346.
Applications will be reviewed as received until the position is filled. Indiana University is an EEO/AA employer, M/F, D. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.
Expected start date: 10/01/2018