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Tenure Track Faculty Positions at Saint Louis University

  • 1.  Tenure Track Faculty Positions at Saint Louis University

    Posted 12-21-2021 23:47
    Announcing TWO tenure track faculty positions:


    Department of Health Management & Policy
    College for Public Health & Social Justice
    Saint Louis University
    Tenured/Tenure-Track Faculty

    The Department of Health Management and Policy (HMP), in the College for Public Health and Social Justice (CPHSJ) at Saint Louis University, is seeking qualified applicants for a 9-month, tenured or tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Professor, Associate, or Assistant Professor to begin Fall of 2022. The candidate may be invited to fill the James R. Kimmey Endowed Professorship position. The Department of HMP offers one of the largest, highly ranked, CAHME-accredited Master of Health Administration degrees in the country, as well as a Master of Public Health in Health Management and Policy, and a growing Bachelor of Science degree program in Health Management.

    Saint Louis University CPHSJ is an accredited school of public health in a Catholic, Jesuit university, and is committed to social justice, excellence in education, community engagement, and research that leads to improved population health. The CPHSJ is nationally recognized for applied and community-based research and includes programs in behavioral sciences/health education, epidemiology, and biostatistics. We are a mission-driven academic community where teaching, research, and service foster the growth of a more just and equitable society at home and around the world. The College has experienced an 83% increase in enrollment in the past three years and foresees continued growth. Students who enroll in the College and in HMP programs share the mission of community service, health equity, and social justice.

    SLU is home to more than 200 years of research excellence. Our research addresses big questions and emerging issues around the globe. In the last few years, SLU researchers have done groundbreaking research on the COVID-19 pandemic, joined regional leaders in transforming St. Louis into a national geospatial hub, and launched six interdisciplinary institutes covering a variety of issues from water to drug discovery to health disparities. Saint Louis University welcomes and values partnerships with industry and organizations interested in advancing research and education. Our faculty and students work side-by-side with experts and professionals to take their research out of the lab and into communities around the world. SLU researchers engage with industry on research, education, workforce development, entrepreneurship, and philanthropic partnerships. SLU is in the final year of a $500 million fundraising campaign, and it appears we will surpass that goal. In 2020 SLU opened a new $500 million hospital. In addition, the St. Louis region is a health care hub with many potential partnership opportunities and is a growing home of entrepreneurial start-ups. In fact, St. Louis is one of the top regions in the nation for start-ups, a large portion of which are health care related. St. Louis is home to leading health care systems: BJC HealthCare; Mercy; SSM Health; Ascension; Centene (the nation's largest Medicaid insurer); Cigna/Express Scripts (largest pharmacy benefit management company in the US); and Bayer, to name a few. It is also home to the Cortex Innovation Community. Many SLU MHA alumni are leaders in these organizations.

    The successful candidate will be an energetic leader and nationally recognized scholar in the field of health services research, health management, or policy. Applicants for this position must hold an earned doctorate in Health Services Research, Health Care Management, Management, Organizational Studies, Public Policy, Economics, or a related field with a research focus on health services or health policy. Applicants must demonstrate a history of high achievement in research, including publication and external funding, as well as excellence in teaching. Primary responsibilities include conducting and publishing research, obtaining external funding, teaching at the undergraduate or graduate level, and professional service.

    Salary and benefits package is competitive and is dependent on qualifications, experience, and current research funding.

    All applications must be made online at https://slu.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/Careers; applications must include curriculum vitae, cover letter, and 3 to 5 professional references with contact information. Applicants should include a detailed statement on how they have addressed diversity, equity, and inclusion in teaching, research, and/or service. Formal review of applications will begin on January 10, 2022 and will continue until the positions are filled. Please contact HMPFacultySearch@slu.edu with questions.

    Saint Louis University is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages nominations of and application from women, people in demographic minority groups, and people with disabilities.

    Saint Louis University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for the position applied for without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, military/veteran status, gender identity, or other non-merit factors. We welcome and encourage applications from minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities (including disabled veterans). If accommodations are needed for completing the application and/or with the interviewing process, please contact Human Resources at 314-977-5847.

    Cheryl Rathert
    Associate Professor
    Saint Louis University
    St Louis MO