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Description

The Brown University School of Public Health invites innovative, experienced, and highly collaborative leaders to apply for the position of Director of the Center for Gerontology and Health Care Research, a position that comes with a tenured appointment in the Department of Health Services, Policy and Practice in the School of Public Health.

Qualifications

Candidates should have a national reputation, a record of scholarly achievements and significant leadership experience. Required qualifications include a record of scientific productivity and grant funding appropriate for a senior tenured (associate or full professor) academic appointment at Brown, and successful mentoring and academic leadership. The Director provides strategic vision, intellectual leadership, and administrative oversight to the Center, and advances and promotes its mission to enhance the quality of life of persons with chronic illnesses, especially older adults, through both methodological and substantial research. 

Research. The Director is expected to have a program of externally supported, peer reviewed, research to which the successful candidate will devote half time.

Teaching. The Department of Health Services, Policy & Practice has numerous teaching opportunities to doctoral, masters and undergraduate students as well as to post-graduates. Faculty teach two courses a year, advise doctoral students and masters theses as well as mentor post-doctoral fellows and junior faculty.

Administrative & Service Responsibilities. The Director of the Center for Gerontology & Health Services Research is responsible for managing Center finances and Center resources, supported by an administrative team. The Director reports to the Dean of Public Health and is senior faculty in the Department of Health Services, Policy & Practice, setting academic policy and Departmental direction. Additionally, all senior faculty are expected to actively participate in all activities of the Department.

Application Instructions

Please upload your cover letter and CV to Interfolio at:

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You may address your cover letter to Vincent Mor, PhD, Search Committee Chair, Department of Health Services, Policy and Practice, 121 South Main Street, Providence, RI 02903.

Please contact Audrey Kydd at 401-863-3631 or by email at [email protected] if you have any questions or issues uploading your documents to Interfolio.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Brown University is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic global community; as an EEO/AA employer, Brown considers applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of, gender, race, protected veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.

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Description

Unique interdisciplinary fellowship training opportunities in Health Services Research and Geriatrics/Gerontology are available at Brown University for MDs, PhDs and those seeking doctoral training in health services research. The position requirements for a post-doctoral fellowship are: MD and continuation of basic clinical training, or PhD in health services research, sociology, epidemiology, economics or related field. Qualified candidates for doctoral training in health services research are also eligible.  Physicians seeking a post-doctoral appointment may opt to pursue a Master’s degree in Epidemiology, Translational Research or an MPH. Pre- and post-doctoral fellows are integrated into on-going externally funded research in one or more substantive areas, including chronic disease management, long-term care, community-based systems of care, health care organizations and methodological approaches to comparative effectiveness research.

Term of appointment is for two years, renewable contingent upon funding.

Screening for post-doctoral positions will continue until all successful candidates have been identified or the search is closed while pre-doctoral applications are subject to standard application deadlines for Brown’s Graduate School. Brown University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Must be U.S. citizen or permanent resident to apply.

Qualifications

The position requirements for a post-doctoral fellowship are: MD and continuation of basic clinical training, or PhD in health services research, sociology, epidemiology, economics or other related field. Qualified candidates for doctoral training in health services research/clinical
epidemiology are also eligible. Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents.

Application Instructions

Interested physicians who have completed some clinical training (preferably a residency and clinical fellowship, if appropriate) and nonphysicians who have completed a PhD are invited to apply. Once applications have been reviewed by the faculty, a select group of candidates is invited for an interview. An invitation is based on a candidate's demonstrated academic ability, depth of commitment to health services research, and compatibility of research interests with ongoing projects at the Center.

Invited candidates spend an entire day at the Center, give a research presentation, interview with the faculty who comprise the Evaluation and Review Committee, and meet the current postdoctoral fellows. The program director and the faculty review written evaluations by faculty and fellows, as well as information provided through informal discussions.

Applicants must be U.S. Citizens or permanent residents.

Applicants are required to upload the following into Interfolio:

  • an essay (500 to 1000 words) describing your career plans in the area of health services research. Include any particular research interests and experience
  • a curriculum vitae
  • three current letters of reference, at least one of these from a faculty member in your doctoral program, letter writers should upload their letters directly to Interfolio using the link
  • a copy of your best written work

Interested applicants can apply through Interfolio at: http://apply.interfolio.com/61529

Contact Andrea Medeiros for program description and application at: [email protected] or (401) 863-3673.

 

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Brown University is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic global community; as an EEO/AA employer, Brown considers applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of, gender, race, protected veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.