Faculty Openings

 



Full Time Faculty Positions, Health Law, Policy & Management

The Department of Health Law, Policy & Management in the Boston University School of Public Health invites applications for four or more new full time faculty positions. Ranks are open. A doctoral degree in a relevant field is required.

The growing department is dedicated to research focused on disadvantaged populations in line with the mission of the School of Public Health and the adjacent Boston Medical Center, a safety-net hospital. The department is also affiliated with a two-site health services research center of excellence funded by the Department of Veterans Affairs.

Candidates must have demonstrated research interest and expertise in health services, health economics and finance, health policy and system transformation, implementation science, strategic or operations management, health care finance, or pharmaceutical management and policy. Duties will include teaching and advising Master of Public Health students.

The balance between teaching and externally-funded scholarly research is flexible and can be individualized. Faculty are appointed under a system of continuously rolling multi-year appointments. The duration of these appointments will correspond to rank and annual merit reviews.

Please send electronic copies of curriculum vitae, statement of teaching and research interests and experiences, teaching evaluations (if available), and names of references to Karen Molloy, Health Law, Policy & Management Department, BUSPH (molloyk@bu.edu). Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, beginning on November 1, 2016 so applicants should submit materials promptly. The search will remain open until the positions are filled.

Boston University is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

 


Full time Faculty Position – Center for Health Law, Ethics and Human Rights and the Department of Health Law, Policy and Management

Boston University School of Public Health invites applications for a full-time faculty position in health law in the Center for Health Law, Ethics & Human Rights and the Department of Health Law, Policy and Management. We seek a faculty member to join us in educating innovators in health law and policy and advancing the Center’s research agenda. The Center has 40 years of experience in real-world scholarship and advocacy in health law, ethics and human rights, both globally and domestically.

Responsibilities include:

  • teaching 2 to 4 health law courses per year, including a required course (Health Systems, Policy and Law)
  • advising students in the Master of Public Health degree program
  • participating in multidisciplinary research as a member of the Center for Health Law, Ethics & Human Rights
  • developing and pursuing a portfolio of scholarly research

Appointment rank and length depend on qualifications.

Qualifications: Applicants must have a J.D. from a United States law school and a record of either demonstrated excellence or potential for excellence in teaching and scholarship in one or more of the following areas: health care organization and financing law, health insurance law, public health law, privacy law, mental health law, drug (prescription and illicit) regulation, research with human subjects, biomedical ethics, public health ethics, human rights and health. Areas outside the scope of this position include environmental, occupational, and professional liability law.

Faculty in the School of Public Health are engaged without tenure under a system of rolling appointments corresponding to faculty rank and merit reviews. Salary and benefits are competitive.

To apply, please send electronic copies of the following to Ms. Gina Duong, Center for Health Law, Ethics & Human Rights, BUSPH [gduong@bu.edu]:

  • Cover letter, including a statement of teaching and research interests and experience, addressed to Professor Wendy Mariner, Chair, Health Law Search Committee, Boston University School of Public Health, 715 Albany Street, Boston, MA 02118
  • Résumé
  • Names and contact information of references (the search committee will request reference letters as appropriate)
  • Teaching evaluations (if available)

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, so applicants should apply as soon as possible.

 


Faculty Positions in Biostatistics

The Department of Biostatistics at the Boston University School of Public Health seeks candidates for one or more faculty positions to lead on innovative biostatistical scholarship and to work collaboratively with Biostatistics faculty and investigators from various biomedical disciplines, and to teach and mentor students. Preference will be given to the Assistant Professor level, but exceptional candidates at Associate or Full Professor will receive consideration.

The Department of Biostatistics is comprised of 29 full-time faculty, who are internationally recognized for their innovation in research and scholarship in various areas of biostatistics including statistical genetics, clinical trials, surveillance, longitudinal studies, Bayesian statistics and risk prediction. Biostatistics faculty play leading roles in several large clinical trials and observational studies such as the renowned Framingham Heart Study, Long Life Family Study, and the Black Women’s Health Study. Their work has contributed new knowledge on genetic and non-genetic factors for cardiovascular disease, dementia and Alzheimer’s disease, osteoporosis and arthritis, nutritional epidemiology, healthy aging and extreme longevity. Many of these findings have been effectively translated into current clinical practice.

The department has a large and successful graduate program (PhD and MA), and a federally funded doctoral program for interdisciplinary training of biostatisticians. The department will also start a new MS in Applied Biostatistics in Fall 2017.

Successful applicants will actively engage in both methodological and collaborative research; participate in teaching and mentoring students in the Master of Science, Master of Arts, and Ph.D. programs in Biostatistics, in the Master of Public Health program, and in other programs across the university; and provide service to the department, university, and profession.

Applicants should have a Ph.D. in Biostatistics, Statistics, or other quantitatively oriented field. Applicants must have a demonstrated research record, a strong commitment to teaching, and excellent communication and writing skills.

Applicants should provide their curriculum vitae, a cover letter, a research statement describing their research interests and previous experience, a teaching statement, and three letters of reference at https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/8721.

Application review begins January 15, 2017 and will continue to be accepted until the positions are filled.

 


Boston University is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.