Overview

The Oregon Health & Science University and Portland State University School of Public Health in Portland, OR invites applications for two tenure track Assistant or Associate Professor positions starting in the Fall of 2023 to contribute to advancing the School’s ongoing work on social justice, anti-racism, equity, diversity and inclusion through their teaching, research, governance, and professional service. The focus of teaching will be primarily in the Master of Public Health: Health Management and Policy and PhD in Health Systems and Policy programs. We seek faculty colleagues with broad expertise in health systems management and policy, with specific expertise in addressing health inequities from institutional, systems, policy, and/or managerial perspectives. Candidates should have the ability to teach in several areas related to health systems, health services delivery, and policy. The positions are nine-month, tenure track, renewable appointments at Portland State University.

Candidates must meet the following minimum qualifications:

·  Doctorate in health services management, health systems, health policy, public health, or related discipline.

·  Ability to communicate effectively with a wide variety of audiences.

·  Commitment to educational equity and promotion of diversity.

·  Beginning or developed track record of published scholarship and externally funded activity with an emphasis on addressing health inequities through health systems management and policy.

·  Experience teaching students in health services delivery, organization, policy, economics, finance, ethics, health information technology and/or systems-based approaches to health improvement.

The successful candidates will develop and maintain a robust program of research and scholarship, seek funding to support research, teach graduate and possibly undergraduate courses, and advise and mentor master’s degree and PhD students. All faculty are expected to participate in program and School governance, and to engage with community organizations for community-based learning. PSU faculty are represented by AAUP; faculty work-life policies and review procedures are negotiated through shared governance.

About Oregon Health & Science University - Portland State University School of Public Health

The OHSU-PSU School of Public Health is uniquely positioned within two universities. Portland State University (www.pdx.edu) is Oregon’s most affordable public research university, and is a comprehensive public urban university of national distinction, located in the heart of one of America’s most dynamic cities. Our mission of “Let knowledge serve the city” reflects PSU’s dedication to turning ideas into action in Portland and around the world. The city is our campus, giving students unmatched access to career connections, a vibrant cultural scene and hands-on learning experiences with hundreds of community partners. More than 27,000 students with a wide range of lived experiences, and approximately 2500 faculty and academic staff, bring diverse perspectives to our classrooms and campus life, from the tree-lined Park Blocks to the bustling Urban Plaza and state-of-the-art science labs. We are proud of our world-class faculty, groundbreaking research and international reputation for excellence in sustainability, community engagement, and innovation.

Oregon Health & Science University (www.ohsu.edu) is known internationally for groundbreaking and life-saving research in cancer and medicine. OHSU is Oregon’s only public academic health center, educating health professionals and scientists and providing leading-edge patient care, community service and biomedical research. OHSU offers educational programs in medicine, nursing, dentistry and pharmacy, in addition to public health. It houses numerous specialized research centers and institutes. OHSU employs approximately 3000 people, with an enrollment of 3500 students as well as over 1000 interns, residents and postdoctoral fellows.

The OHSU-PSU School of Public Health is a national model for community engagement and academic innovation. Together, the two universities offer unmatched opportunity for students to learn in the classroom and in real-world settings. After working together for over 20 years in the Oregon MPH Program, the two universities joined together in 2014 to create a new School of Public Health. This unique collaboration combines the strengths of a world-class academic health center with the deep community involvement and diversity of the state’s urban research university. Our vision is to become the premier destination in Oregon for students of all backgrounds who want to improve lives in their communities. We serve a heterogeneous student population, and aim to center anti-racism, intersectionality, equity, and inclusion in all our work.