1+ months

Assistant Research Professor in Health Management and Policy

Lexington, KY 40507
Posting Details

Job Title Assistant Research Professor in Health Management and Policy
Requisition Number FE03155
Working Title
Work Location Lexington, KY
Type of Position Faculty
Position Time Status Full-Time
Tenure Track Status Non-Tenure Track
Required Education
PhD, DrPH or equivalent terminal degree in health management, health policy, or related discipline
Required Related Experience
Experience conducting independent research; publication history
Required License/Registration/Certification
Job Summary
The College of Public Health, Department of Health Management and Policy is seeking an academic researcher to provide expertise to further the goals of the college consistent with its mission. This Research Title Series position (non-tenure eligible, 12-month assignment period) will provide quantitative methods and analytical expertise to support the implementation of the Transformational Collaborative Outcomes Management (TCOM) framework using the Child and Adolescent Needs and Strengths (CANS) and related TCOM tools within the Center for Innovation in Population Health. The position requires a candidate with the ability to develop and implement innovative methods and research projects using TCOM data, prepare and submit papers to peer-reviewed journals based on this work, and offer educational workshops and curricular support for population-based data related to the mission of the Center.

This faculty position will liaise with multiple TCOM system partners and work with University of Kentucky and College of Public Health researchers to shape their research to include person-centered perspectives and data. The anticipated start date is early 2023.

The individual in this position will be expected to conduct rigorous research using quantitative methods to support the mission of the Center (e.g. Transformational Collaborative Outcomes Management or TCOM-related work with agencies and jurisdictions). This empirical work will include developing and conducting research projects in the candidate’s areas of methodological expertise to identify gaps and create new knowledge related to TCOM. This faculty member will serve as a critical member of the Center team, offering input on projects and papers in their areas of expertise. They will also provide technical and analytic assistance in their areas of expertise and contribute to curriculum development and educational programming for social service and behavioral health professionals in the field. In time, this individual will be expected to prepare applications for contract and/or grant funding and make scientific and educational presentations at professional meetings. No regularly scheduled teaching activity will be assigned. The anticipated distribution of effort is Research/Scholarly Activity 95%; Professional Development 5%. Faculty distribution of effort is negotiated annually with the department chair and adjusted as needed.

Faculty are eligible for a generous benefits package, including health, dental, and vision insurance. Additional information and updates to benefits can be found at:
Applicants should submit a cover letter outlining interest in the position, as well as a current curriculum vitae. Please also include the names and contact information for at least three individuals who can serve as professional references when prompted in the application. This information may be utilized to solicit recommendations from your references; however, references will not be contacted without the candidate’s consent.

Inquiries may be made to search committee chair Dr. John Lyons, john.lyons@uky.edu. Applications will be reviewed immediately and the position will remain open until filled.

The University of Kentucky considers the health, safety and well-being of our entire community to be a top priority. In alignment with this priority, all new hires must provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination or obtain an approved medical or religious exemption as a condition of employment. For areas that fall under the federal CMS mandate, start of employment cannot occur until two weeks after receiving the full COVID-19 vaccination series or upon obtaining an approved exemption. Only vaccines approved by the World Health Organization can be accepted.
Skills / Knowledge / Abilities
Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? Yes
Preferred Education/Experience
Deadline to Apply
Open Until Filled Yes
University Community of Inclusion
The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.


Posted: 2022-08-31 Expires: 2023-06-10

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