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Position Information School/College School of Public Health Title School of Public Health - Open Rank - Health Policy and Organization Assignment Category Full-Time Rank Open Rank Tenure Status Open Tenure Payroll Status Faculty 12 Job Description The Department of Health Policy and Organization, School of Public Health at The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) seeks applications from dynamic scholars to join our department. The UAB School of Public Health is seeking to grow our public health scholarly practice and research efforts. We are seeking applications from individuals holding a doctoral degree with expertise in Maternal and Child Health (MCH), Rural Health, Health Disparities, Dissemination and Implementation Science, Public Health Management, or related public health field. In keeping with the Department’s strong connections to public health practice, applicants should have demonstrated ability to work with public health and related organizations (non-profit, local, state, federal). Applicants will be expected to mount an independent research/scholarly practice agenda as well as collaborate with other faculty and public health practitioners on ongoing or new projects within the department. Applicants should demonstrate success, or the promise of, in obtaining extramural support. Teaching in either undergraduate or graduate program will be required. These are full-time (12-month) positions. Initial rank, tenure-status, and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. The Department of Health Policy and Organization The Department of Health Policy and Organization conducts research and scholarly practice as well as provides training and education at the undergraduate, master, and doctoral level. Our faculty, staff, and students are highly engaged in “real world” public health. We partner with local, state, national, and international agencies to understand the impact of policies on populations and systems. The undergraduate degree is a general Bachelor of Science degree in Public Health offered through the School of Public Health. Departmental Master of Public Health (MPH) degrees are offered in Health Policy and Organization and Maternal and Child Health Policy & Leadership. The department’s Doctor of Public Health (DrPH) degree has concentrations in Public Health Management, Maternal and Child Health Policy, and Outcomes Research. The School of Public Health (SOPH) Founded in 1978, the UAB SOPH has grown to more than 85 full-time faculty and 1100 undergraduate and graduate students across five departments: Biostatistics, Environmental Health Sciences, Epidemiology, Health Behavior, and Health Policy and Organization. Programs include online and in-person instruction. In 2019, the SOPH had more than $37 million in research funding and has been ranked in the top 20 NIH-funded Schools of Public Health for the last 10 years. Diversity is one of the SOPH’s values and strengths, with 45% of students identifying as a member of an underrepresented racial/ethnic group and 16% identifying as a first-generation college student. In 2020, the UAB SOPH received the Health Professions Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, the oldest and largest diversity-focused publication in higher education. The University of Alabama at Birmingham UAB is a research university and academic health center that discovers, teaches, and applies knowledge for the intellectual, cultural, social, and economic benefit of Birmingham, the state, and beyond. UAB is internationally renowned for its intensely collaborative culture that has — for more than five decades — produced breakthroughs in education, health care, research, and service. UAB research grants and awards exceeded $602 million in FY19, with the university ranking 8th in NIH funding among all public universities. Spanning more than 100 city blocks, UAB is the state of Alabama’s largest single employer with some 25,000 employees and has an annual, state-wide economic impact exceeding $7.15 billion. In 2021, UAB was named America’s No. 1 Best Large Employer by Forbes, topping the list of more than 500 public and private corporations, hospitals, universities, Fortune 500 companies and more, across dozens of industries. Located in the heart of Birmingham, UAB has transformed the city into a nexus of medicine, business, research, and development with a thriving arts and cultural scene, and a vibrant campus that channels all the energies and opportunities of its metropolitan home. Required Application Documents Application review will begin March 20, 2023 and continue until the position is filled. Applications may be submitted online. Applications should include a cover letter outlining interest and qualifications (including research and teaching), a CV, and contact information for three professional references. References will not be contacted without permission of applicants, and formal letters of reference will be requested for finalists only. Questions may be directed to Dr. Julie Preskitt, Chair of the Search Committee (preskitt@uab.edu). Required Qualifications Preferred Qualifications Posting Detail Information Posting Number F2086P Open Date 03/20/2023 Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicants EEO Statement UAB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to fostering a diverse, equitable and family-friendly environment in which all faculty and staff can excel and achieve work/life balance irrespective of, race, national origin, age, genetic or family medical history, gender, faith, gender identity and expression as well as sexual orientation. UAB also encourages applications from individuals with disabilities and veterans. COVID-19 Vaccination Statement The laws and regulations regarding mandatory COVID-19 vaccination continue to evolve. Please be aware that UAB may determine that obtaining the COVID-19 or related vaccination is a requirement for this position, based on legal changes or otherwise. If that occurs, the successful candidate may be required to submit proof of vaccination or obtain an approved vaccination exemption as a condition of employment. Pre-employment Background Check A pre-employment background check investigation is performed on candidates selected for employment. Drug/Nicotine Screen (if applicable)


Price - 50900 - 64400

• Location: Birmingham, AL Birmingham, AL Alabama

• Post ID: 5113339859 Birmingham

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