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Assistant, Associate of Full Professor

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Location: Aurora CO

Company Name: University of Colorado Denver

Occupational Category: 25-1071.00,Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary

Date Posted: 2020-02-10

Valid Through: 2020-03-11

Employment Type: FULL_TIME




Anschutz Medical Campus

Colorado School of Public Health

Department of Health Systems, Management and Policy


The University of Colorado l Anschutz Medical Campus seeks individuals with demonstrated commitment to creating an inclusive learning and working environment. We value the ability to engage effectively with students, faculty and staff of diverse backgrounds.


The Department of Health Systems, Management and Policy in the Colorado School of Public Health invites applications for one or more tenure-track faculty positions at the rank of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor or Professor. We seek candidates with deep expertise in health policy, health economics, and/or health services research who will advance scientific knowledge about strategies for improving health system performance, eliminating health inequities, and constraining healthcare costs. Expertise in economic evaluation methods including cost-effectiveness analysis is desired for at least one of the faculty positions. Other relevant areas of expertise include value-based care models, healthcare data science, systems science, implementation science, health system interventions to address social determinants and health equity, and Medicaid and Medicare policy innovations.

The successful candidate(s) will conduct rigorous, externally funded research that contributes to the department's mission of health systems improvement, and will teach, advise, and mentor students in one or more of the department's graduate degree programs.Applicants should have an existing record of peer-reviewed research publications related to health systems and/or health policy, along with evidence of success or ability in obtaining extramural research funding. Applicants also should have strong potential for success in graduate-level teaching and student advising.

The Department of Health Systems, Management and Policy supports a multidisciplinary collection of research-intensive faculty members and offers graduate education through M.P.H., M.S. and Ph.D. programs in health services research as well as a Ph.D. program in health economics offered with the Department of Economics. Faculty enjoy rich opportunities for collaboration with numerous academic and clinical units affiliated with the $4 billion state of the art Anschutz Medical Campus, including University of Colorado Hospital, the NCI-designated comprehensive cancer center, the Adult and Child Consortium for Health Outcomes Research and Delivery Science (ACCORDS), Children's Hospital Colorado, and the VA Eastern Colorado Health Care System. Beyond campus, faculty collaborate with innovative healthcare systems and government agencies regionally and nationally, utilizing a robust data environment that includes a campus-wide clinical data warehouse, regional electronic health data networks, a statewide all-payor claims database, and access to restricted federal data sources. The Colorado School of Public Health is the only accredited school of public health in the Rocky Mountain region, operating as a partnership of the University of Colorado, Colorado State University, and University of Northern Colorado.


The faculty positions will report to the Chair of the Department of Health Systems, Management and Policy.


Depending on the rank of hire, the faculty positions may have supervisory responsibilities for professional research assistants and graduate research assistants seeking MS and PhD degrees, postdoctoral fellows, and/or early-career faculty.

• Publish research manuscripts in top peer-reviewed journals.
• Submit research proposals and obtain extramural funding for research.
• Teach courses in the PhD, MS and/or MPH programs.
• Mentor graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, and/or early-career faculty. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

Successful candidates will have the ability to design and conduct rigorous, quantitative health services and health policy research. Candidates will have expertise that enables them to teach masters and doctoral level classes in health services research methods, health policy, health economics, healthcare systems, health econometrics, and/or economic evaluation methods.


The Salary range for this position is commensurate with skills and experience. The University of Colorado offers a full benefits package. Information on University benefits programs, including eligibility, is located at .

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The University of Colorado | Anschutz Medical Campus is committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse student body, faculty and administrative staff. The university strives to promote a culture of inclusiveness, respect, communication and understanding. We encourage applications from women, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities and all veterans. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.


Required Qualifications:

Appointment to the rank of Assistant Professor requires:
• A research-oriented doctoral degree in economics, health services research, public policy or a related discipline.
• Demonstrated potential to establish an independent, externally funded program of research.
• Demonstrated potential for successful teaching at masters and doctoral levels. Appointment to the rank of Associate Professor or Professor requires:
• A research doctoral degree in economics, health services research, public policy or related discipline.
• Academic and scholarly accomplishments commensurate with the criteria for appointment at the academic rank of Associate Professor or Professor at the University of Colorado, Colorado School of Public Health, including:
• Exceptional record of peer-reviewed research publications.
• Strong teaching evaluations and experience mentoring students.
• An established program of extramurally funded research as Principal Investigator.
• An established record of leadership & service in the fields of health policy, healthcare delivery, health services research, and/or public health practice. Preferred Qualifications:

Demonstrated experience in collaborating with clinician researchers, health care professionals, health policy officials, and/or public health professionals on research projects is desirable at all ranks.

Preferred qualifications at the rank of Assistant Professor include:
• Experience in developing research grant applications.
• Experience in publishing peer-reviewed scientific articles. Preferred qualifications at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor include:
• Successful record of mentoring PhD students, postdoctoral fellows, and early-career faculty.
• Experience in developing and leading multi-disciplinary research teams, large-scale research projects and center grant proposals. Special Instructions to Applicants : References: - Applicants for appointment at the Assistant Professor level only should provide the names and contact information for three references and should arrange for those individuals to send us letters of reference directly. - Applicants for appointment at the Associate or Full Professor level should not arrange to have letters of reference sent but should provide a list of names and contact information for three references: names, addresses, daytime telephone numbers and e-mail addresses for three professional references. Questions should be directed to Rich Lindrooth, Ph.D., Faculty Search Committee Chair, Department of Health Systems, Management and Policy, Colorado School of Public Health. Email: RICHARD.LINDROOTH@CUANSCHUTZ.EDU Application Materials Required : Cover Letter, Resume/CV, List of References, Additional Attachments - Refer to Application Materials Instructions Below Application Materials Instructions : A review of the application material will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Applicants must apply online at Please do not submit any of your application material via email to the job posting contact. Applicants must include: 1) A letter of application that includes: - the faculty rank you are applying for - Summary of research accomplishments - Statement of research interests and goals - Summary of teaching experience. 2) A full curriculum vitae 3) A draft of a current research paper as first author

Job Category: Faculty

Department: U0001 -- DENVER & ANSCHUTZ MED CAMPUS - 21439 - CSPH-HSMP General Ops

Posting Date: Oct 16, 2019

Closing Date: Ongoing

Contact Name: Richard Lindrooth, PhD


Posting Number: 00769054