The University of Alabama College of Community Health Sciences (CCHS), which also serves as a regional campus of the University of Alabama School of Medicine, seeks an Assistant or Associate Professor of Health Economics, tenured or tenure-earning track. The faculty rank position in the Department of Community Medicine and Population Health includes responsibilities in the CCHS Institute for Rural Health Research and in the areas of rural and population health.
Applicants must hold a PhD (or equivalent) degree in health economics or a related discipline. Research fellowship training is desirable. Preferred candidates will have strong experience in health economics or related field, excellent quantitative and/or qualitative research skills, strong methodological skills, and a demonstrated track record of research funding or a strong intention to build a research portfolio. Clinical experience and training is a plus, as is a collaborative and entrepreneurial spirit, the ability to work in multidisciplinary research teams, experience working with or engaging community-based partners, demonstrated expertise in an area of population or public health research, such as health disparities, rural health, and/or primary care health outcomes.
For information, visit http://cchs.ua.edu/ and contact Lea G. Yerby, PhD, vice chair of the Department of Community Medicine and Population Health at email@example.com or 205-348-0025.
Applications, a letter of interest, a CV, and three references with whom you have worked, must be submitted at http://facultyjobs.ua.edu. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
Internal Number: 0811197
About The University of Alabama
The University of Alabama College of Community Health Sciences was established in response to the 1972 Alabama Legislature mandate to meet the critical need for health care in rural Alabama, CCHS is dedicated to improving and promoting the health of individuals and communities in Alabama and the region through leadership in medical education and primary care; the provision of high quality, accessible health care services; and scholarship. As a regional campus for the University of Alabama School of Medicine, CCHS trains approximately 70 third and fourth year medical students each year. In this role, CCHS focuses especially on the preparation of family physicians for Alabama and the region, with an emphasis on rural and underserved communities, the general professional education of medical students, clinical care for the community, community engagement, and scholarship that advances our educational mission and our ability to help communities improve the health of their populations. Since its founding, CCHS has educated more than 465 Family Medicine residents and over 800 clinical year medical students. Today, the College also includes the University Medical Center, which is the larg...est multispecialty group practice in West Alabama, the Rural Health Leaders Pipeline programs, graduate level training, and the Institute for Rural Health Research.
UA is the flagship campus of the UA System, offering exceptional educational, cultural, sports and recreational opportunities. UA is a comprehensive research institution, with an enrollment of over 35,000 students and a wide variety of opportunities for faculty and their families.