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Position Type: Faculty Full-time (Tenure/Tenure Track)
Location: Boston Main Campus
Categories: Bouve College of Health Sciences

About Northeastern:

Founded in 1898, Northeastern is a global research university and a world leader in experiential learning. The same commitment to connecting with the world drives our use-inspired research enterprise. The university offers a comprehensive range of undergraduate and graduate programs leading to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools. Our campuses in Charlotte, N.C., San Francisco, Seattle, and Toronto are regional platforms for undergraduate and graduate learning and collaborative research. Northeastern pursues advanced research in security and materials at the Innovation Campus in Burlington, Massachusetts, and in coastal sustainability at the Marine Science Center in Nahant, Massachusetts.

 

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Responsibilities:

The Department of Health Sciences at Northeastern University seeks a candidate in the areas of health policy or health economics. Preferred research domains include health behavior, health care financing, health services, health equity, and social determinants of health. We are interested in the intersection of these domains with access to care and health disparities among vulnerable populations. Rank is open. Ability to teach courses related to the American health care system, health care administration, health policy, or health economics preferred. The department seeks candidates whose research, teaching, and/or service reflects a commitment to diversity and inclusion.  

 To apply, visit http://www.northeastern.edu/bouve/ and click on `Faculty Positions.’ For more information, please contact the search committee chair: Dr. Gary Young ga.young@northeastern.edu   Screening of applications will begin immediately.  For full consideration, applications should be received by November 8, 2019. However, applications will be accepted until the search is completed.

 

Qualifications:

Candidates will have earned a doctorate in Public Health, Health Policy, Health Services Research, Economics, or related field no later than the effective employment date. Candidates must demonstrate evidence of undergraduate/graduate teaching excellence and a record of interdisciplinary scholarly achievement commensurate with rank. The successful applicant will have a high-profile research portfolio or the potential to develop such a portfolio.  Applicants should be able to demonstrate that they can secure extramural funding or show promise in securing such funding. 

 


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Additional Information:

Bouvé College of Health Sciences has over 200 faculty members, with approximately 2,000 undergraduate and 2,400 graduate students. It is the leading national model for education and research in the health, psychosocial and biomedical sciences and supports the University’s mission of educating students for a life of fulfillment and accomplishment and creating and translating knowledge to meet global and societal needs. Within Bouvé, the Behrakis Health Sciences Center houses a state of the art human performance and exercise laboratory with teaching and research space, including fully equipped exercise stress testing stations, metabolic carts, Lunar DEXA machine, an underwater weighing tank, Cybex and Keiser strength and power equipment, wet lab facilities for blood processing and muscle biopsies. The Arnold S. Goldstein Simulation Laboratories Suite, opened in 2013, provides a state-of-the-art simulation center for interprofessional education.

Northeastern University is on an exciting trajectory of growth and innovation. The University is a leader in inter- disciplinary research, urban engagement, experiential learning, and the integration of classroom learning with real-world experience. Northeastern University is home to 20,000 students and to the nation’s premier cooperative education program. The past decade has witnessed a dramatic increase in Northeastern’s international reputation for research and innovative educational programs. A heightened focus on interdisciplinary research and scholarship is driving a faculty hiring initiative at Northeastern, advancing its position amongst the nation’s top research universities. Northeastern University is situated on the Avenue of the Arts in Boston’s historic Back Bay, four blocks from the Longwood Medical Area, encompassing Harvard Medical School, Children’s Hospital Boston, Brigham & Women’s Hospital, and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, and eight blocks from the Boston Medical Center.

 

 

Northeastern University is an equal opportunity employer, seeking to recruit and support a broadly diverse community of faculty and staff.  Northeastern values and celebrates diversity in all its forms and strives to foster an inclusive culture built on respect that affirms inter-group relations and builds cohesion. 

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability status, or any other  characteristic protected by applicable law.

To learn more about Northeastern University’s commitment and support of diversity and inclusion, please see www.northeastern.edu/diversity.

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