JOE - December 2012

Florida International University
Robert Stempel College of Public Health & Social Work
Dept of Health Policy and Management
Full Professor/Chair
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Full Professor/Chair
Section: 1 -- US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Miami, FL, USA
JEL Classification: I1 -- Health
Salary Range: DOE

JOE ID Number: 201212_398371

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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 in the Robert Stempel College of Public Health and Social Work (RSCPHSW) at Florida International University (FIU) invites applications for Chair of the Department 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, outcome effectiveness, 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 and a changing job market.

The mission of the College of Public Health and Social Work is to enhance 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, health economics, or closely related disciplines and be prepared to provide leadership in a multi-disciplinary, public health setting. Candidates must have leadership and administrative experience in an academic or a research setting. Candidates must possess grant-writing experience with a proven record of funded research, and be able to successfully mentor junior faculty in the Department and the College. Applicants should have research, teaching, and service qualifications appropriate to the rank of Professor. Exceptional candidates at the rank of Associate Professor will also be considered. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Responsibilities of the Chair include administration, research, teaching, serving on thesis and dissertation committees, advising graduate students, and serving the university, professional, and public health practice communities. Most importantly, the Chair must be capable of providing dynamic and creative leadership to the Department and the College. The Chair will be expected to be an active member of the College's Executive Committee. The Chair will also foster and cultivate relationships with state and community-based health organizations leading to funded and unfunded research opportunities for faculty and students.

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. 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.

Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

For questions regarding the position, please contact Dr. Wasim Maziak at
We recommend you submit all required documents (CV, letter of references, etc.,) in one pdf file at the time of application.

The selection and review process will begin in December 1, 2012 and will remain open until the position is filled. To apply please visit us on-line at and refer to Job Opening # 505114.

FIU is a member of the State University System of Florida and is an Equal Opportunity/
Equal Access Affirmative Action Employer
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