Department of Health Services, Policy and Practice
The Center for Gerontology & Healthcare Research at Brown University invites applications for a new research faculty position in implementation and dissemination science at the Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor level. The non-tenure track, academic appointment will be to the Department of Health Services, Policy & Practice.
One of top-flight research centers and institutes within the School of Public Health (SPH), the Center for Gerontology and Health Care Research is nationally renowned for health services research focusing on chronic illness and long-term care. The Center's mission is to promote and improve health, health care and health-related quality of life for older and middle-aged persons with chronic disease through research. Collaborative opportunities extend across a successful array of research groups within the School of Public Health, across the University, and through local and regional partners.
The Center houses an interventional research center, the Center for Long-Term Care Quality & Innovation, and many Center investigators hold joint appointments with the Providence Veterans Administration's Center of Innovation in Long Term Services and Supports. Notably, the Center recently launched a major multi-site initiative to evaluate the most effective non-pharmacological options to help people with Alzheimer's and Related Dementias, the NIA Imbedded Pragmatic AD/ADRD Clinical Trials (IMPACT) Collaboratory. Further implementation science opportunities exist through an active rehabilitation sciences health services research training program (LeaRRn).
Applicants must have a doctoral degree (PharmD, MD, or PhD) in implementation science or substantial field experience and/or training in implementation and dissemination science with disciplinary training in health services research, epidemiology, anthropology, behavioral health science, public health, nursing, rehabilitation science, pharmacy, social work, psychology, gerontology, political science, economics, or health informatics. Candidates should have evidence of rigorous research training and experience and demonstrate a strong capacity to secure external funding.
The level of academic appointment will depend on the candidate's experience, publications, and external funding record (or potential for Assistant rank). Applicants for the Associate or Full Professor level must have a national/international reputation in implementation science, an independently funded research program, and a proven record of leadership in research and professional service. Interested applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and diversity statement through Interfolio.
Candidates for Assistant Professor should arrange for at least three letters of recommendation to be submitted through Interfolio. Please indicate in your letter of application whether you are applying for Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor. We ask that you provide a vision for dissemination and implementation science, and how they will plan a program of D&I research that involves members from Brown SPH and across Brown University.
We welcome and encourage diversity. We seek applications from individuals of diverse backgrounds; with a history of mentoring students from underrepresented groups; with a commitment to supporting diversity and equal opportunity in education, research and creative activity; an interest in health and health care equity; and/or a history of engagement with stakeholders (e.g., healthcare organizations, community-based organizations, advocacy groups, and/or government agencies) to accomplish healthcare quality and equity objectives.
In your diversity statement, please address how your past and present work demonstrates a commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion, and how you intend to continue your commitment to diversity in future work. We value the different ways this might be demonstrated through scholarship, teaching, mentoring, service and community engagement.
Review of applications will begin on 12/1/2020 and will continue until an appropriate candidate is identified or the search is closed.
Brown University is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic global community; as an EEO/AA employer, Brown considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of, gender, race, color, national origin, sexual orientation, religion, protected veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.
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