JOE - December 2012

Florida International University (FIU)
Robert Stempel College of Public Health & Social Work
Health Policy & Management
Tenure Track Open Rank 2 Positions
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Tenure Track Open Rank 2 Positions
Section: 1 -- US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Miami, FL, USA
JEL Classification: I1 -- Health

JOE ID Number: 201212_398311

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Florida International University is recognized as a Carnegie engaged university. Its colleges and schools offer more than 180 bachelor's, master's and doctoral programs in fields such as engineering, international relations, architecture, law and medicine. As one of South Florida's anchor institutions, FIU is worlds ahead in its local and global engagement, finding solutions to the most challenging problems of our time. FIU emphasizes research as a major component of its mission and enrolls 46,000 students in two campus and three centers including FIU Downtown on Brickell and the Miami Beach Urban Studios. More than 140,000 alumni live and work in South Florida. FIU is a member of the Sun Belt Conference and has 400 student-athletes participating in 17 sports. In 2010 the Panthers won their first bowl game. For more information about FIU, visit

The Department of Health Policy & Management within the Robert Stempel College of Public Health and Social Work (RSCPHSW) at Florida International University (FIU) invites applications for two tenure-track positions in the area of Health Policy & Management.

RSCPHSW is building an innovative interdisciplinary Department of Health Policy & Management. As it grows, the department will achieve excellence in health policy and health economics research, teaching, and service. The Department's guiding philosophy is: teaching and service are grounded in good scholarship and collegiality. While grounded, the goals of the Department are dynamic, reflecting the personal and career goals and interests of the faculty.

The mission of the College of Public Health and Social Work is to enhance the public health by conducting innovative research, training future public health professionals from diverse backgrounds, translating research into policy and practice, and serving our local and world communities.

Candidates must possess an earned doctorate in health policy/management, health economics, or closely related disciplines and be prepared to engage in collaborative research in a multi-disciplinary, public health setting. Candidates with evidence of successful applied research and grant-writing experience are preferred. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Responsibilities will include research, teaching 2-3 graduate courses per semester with the option to buy out, serving on thesis and dissertation committees, advising graduate students, and serving the university, professional, and public health practice communities.

Faculty in the Department of Health Policy & Management are expected to be leaders or have the potential to become leaders in their areas of research and scholarship. The Department expects and encourages faculty to conduct collaborative research with colleagues in the Department and College. Senior faculty are expected to be willing to mentor junior faculty. Faculty are expected to participate in the development of a Ph.D. specialization in health policy.

Applicants should be qualified to teach in at least two of the following areas specific to public health policy and management: Management and Organizational Behavior, Leadership Studies, Health Economics, Operations and Quality, Health Insurance, Health Care Finance, Health Care Marketing, Strategic Planning, Research Methods, and Health Policy.

Appointments are for a term of 9 months. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The selection and review process will begin in October 8, 2012 and will remain open until the positions are filled. FIU is a member of the State University System of Florida and is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access Affirmative Action Employer
Application Instructions:

To apply please visit us on-line at and refer to Job Opening ID # 504999

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