The Center for Gerontology & Healthcare Research invites applications for a new research faculty position at the Assistant, Associate or Full Professor level. The non-tenure, academic appointment will be in the Department of Health Services, Policy & Practice.
One of top-flight research centers and institutes within the School of Public Health, the Center for Gerontology and Healthcare 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 and other vulnerable populations 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 opportunities exist through an active rehabilitation sciences health services research training program (LeaRRn).
The application system will open on 11/30/2020. Review of applications will begin on 12/30/2020 and will continue until an appropriate candidate is identified or the search is closed.
Applicants must have a doctoral degree (PharmD, MD, or PhD) in health services research, implementation science, epidemiology, anthropology, behavioral health science, public health, economics, health informatics, or other related discipline. Candidates should have evidence of rigorous research training and experience and demonstrate a strong capacity to secure external funding. We welcome and encourage historically underrepresented candidates to apply. Furthermore, we encourage individuals with a history of mentoring students from underrepresented groups and those with a commitment to supporting diversity and inclusive practices in education, research and creative activity to apply. We also welcome applications from candidates with an interest in health and health care equity; and a history of engagement with health care organizations, community based organizations and advocacy groups, and/or government to accomplish health care quality and equity objectives.
The level of academic appointment will depend on the candidate's experience, publications, and external funding record (or potential for appointment at the Assistant rank). Applicants for the Associate or Full Professor level must have a national/international reputation in their discipline, an independently funded research program, and a proven record of leadership in research and professional service.
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. Brown University is committed to increasing diversity and inclusion of underrepresented groups. In your cover letter, applicants should address how your work demonstrates a commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion, and how you intend to continue your commitment to diversity through scholarship, teaching, mentoring, service and/or community engagement.
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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