Faculty Openings

Management/Organizational Theory/Implementation Science Open Level Faculty Position

The Department of Health Management and Policy (HMP) at the University of Michigan is seeking a faculty member at any level—assistant, associate or full professor—within the fields of management, organizational theory, or implementation science. We are interested in candidates with expertise specific to all areas of the health sector (including hospitals, long-term care, physicians and other health professionals, health insurance, or pharmaceuticals, devices and supply chain organizations) and from diverse areas of research, including but not limited to strategic management, quality improvement, organizational change, implementation science, and team and professional dynamics. We are also interested in candidates who use a range of organizational theories and implementation science frameworks. Combinations of areas of expertise are welcome and interdisciplinary approaches are encouraged. Individuals who have or will complete degrees in public health, health services, business, sociology, psychology, and related areas are encouraged to apply. The candidate should have a PhD by September 1, 2019.

We seek researchers with strong scholarly credentials and a record or promise of external research funding. The faculty member will be expected to teach at the masters and doctorate level, as well as in the School of Public Health's new undergraduate program. HMP and the University of Michigan as a whole value diversity as a necessary part of success in any aspect of health teaching, research, and leadership. We encourage candidates to share their personal experiences of diversity with the committee.

HMP has a longstanding reputation for its contributions to the design and improvement of health care and public health systems and has held the #1 position among health management and policy programs in the U.S. News and World Report rankings for over 20 years. HMP faculty have evaluated the impact of health care initiatives both large and small, and pioneered sustainable health financing methods.

Candidates should submit an application at HMP APPLICATION containing:

  • A cover letter
  • CV
  • Statement of research and teaching interests
  • Up to two reprints/examples of scholarship
  • Names and contact information for three references

Candidates must also apply online at careers.umich.edu. Search for the job posting ID 163497 under "keyword". 

Review of applications will begin October 15, 2018

Candidates with further questions are encouraged to contact the search committee chair, Shoou-Yih Daniel Lee at sylee@umich.edu.

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/ affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. The University of Michigan is responsive to the needs of dual career couples.

 

Health Informatics Tenure-Track Faculty Position


The Department of Health Management and Policy (HMP) in the School of Public Health at the University of Michigan is hiring a tenure track faculty member at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor in the field of Health Informatics. We seek an individual with strong scholarly credentials and a record or promise of external research funding. We welcome candidates whose research interests complement the University's existing health informatics expertise in a broad array of areas including, but not limited to:

● Clinical Informatics
● Healthcare Informatics
● Public Health Informatics
● Human-Computer Interaction in the health domain
● Consumer Health Informatics
● Data Science in healthcare
● Information Technology in health services research

For many years, HMP has set the standard for excellence in graduate health management and policy education. Our faculty members serve as expert resources to the broader healthcare industry and health services communities. They also are drivers of change who have served as architects of some of the country's most significant federal programs and health policies, evaluators of change for health care initiatives both large and small, and pioneers in sustainable health financing methods.

We seek an individual who will contribute to the HMP tradition of high-impact scholarship, education, and public health leadership. This individual will also be expected to actively contribute to our professional master's degree program in health informatics offered jointly by the School of Public Health and the School of Information (http://healthinformatics.umich.edu). This innovative master's program combines the strengths of the School of Information with those of the School of Public Health, and adopts a broad approach that incorporates clinical, consumer, and population and public health informatics. This program is complemented by a certificate option for working professionals and for students enrolled in other programs at the University of Michigan.

A joint courtesy appointment with the School of Information is a possibility.

Successful candidates should have an earned doctoral degree by September 1, 2019. Disciplinary background is open, but relevant fields might include health informatics, information, engineering, business, and medicine. The University is developing a major focus on Data Science and therefore HMP would be interested in candidates with expertise in this emerging area.

HMP values diversity as a necessary part of success in any aspect of health teaching, research and leadership, and encourages candidates to share their personal experiences of diversity with the committee.

Candidates should submit an application both here: HMP APPLICATION and via the University of Michigan online recruiting system at careers.umich.edu. Search for job opening #163531 in "keyword." All applications should contain:

- A cover letter that (a) clarifies the area(s) of research in which the candidate is interested; (b) discusses briefly the candidate's interest in, experience of, and approach to teaching; (c) presents future research direction and funding plans.
- CV
- Names and contact information for three recommenders (optional)
- Up to two examples of scholarship

Review of applications will begin November 15, 2018.

Candidates with further questions are encouraged to contact the search committee chair, David Mendez (dmendez@umich.edu).

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/ affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. The University of Michigan is responsive to the needs of dual career couples.