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  • Five Faculty Recruitment Announcements

    • Inaugural Director, enter for Healthy Aging

    • Associate or Full Professor with Tenure, Center for State Health policy

    • Assistant/Associate Professor of Clinical Health Services Research

    • Assistant/Associate Professor of Health Services Research

    • Assistant/Associate Professor of Gerontology or Geriatric/Palliative Medicine

    1- INAUGURAL DIRECTOR, CENTER FOR HEALTHY AGING

    The Institute for Health, Health Care Policy and Aging Research seeks an inaugural Director of the Rutgers Center for Healthy Aging. This is a senior, full-time, twelve-month position. The Director will have a faculty appointment in an appropriate school or department with credentials and a track record commensurate with an academic rank of full Professor in the candidate’s field. This newly created position has a large administrative component and will be responsible for developing the Center for Healthy Aging into a nationally and internationally recognized entity. Responsibilities include developing strategic partnerships, alliances and collaborations both on and off-campus; coordinating activities across campus and community; representing the University through networking and professional collaboration with external constituents, industry stakeholders, schools and organizations; and developing resources for programmatic growth and sustainability.

    The ideal candidate will have a strong research program in aging research that we expect to move to Rutgers University. The candidate will demonstrate strong leadership skills and be an effective communicator able to convey the vision for the Center to multiple audiences; demonstrate strategic thinking skills, organizational savvy and be visionary, creative and inspirational; show effective group communication skills and capacity to assimilate organizational vision, mission, values and goals; and have experience in directing a research center with evidence of leadership in the context of interdisciplinary research teams. A solutions-oriented decision maker is sought to lead others effectively toward common goals.

    Additional Required Qualifications:

    • BA PhD, MD or other advanced degree(s) plus a minimum 5 years of relevant administrative level experience.
    • Credentials and track record commensurate with academic rank of full Professor in the can's field.
    • An established NIH funding record in research related to healthy aging.
    • Evidence of significant contributions to successful large interdisciplinary scientific initiatives and/or entrepreneurial activities.
    • Demonstrated success with fundraising or entrepreneurial revenue generation.
    • Evidence of scholarly accomplishments in refereed publications, technical reports, books, and grantsmanship.
    • Experience with strategic planning and long-range project coordination.
    • Demonstrated excellent written communication ability.
    • Highly motivated individual with demonstrated ability to coordinate multiple projects in an organized and efficient manner.

    Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

    Start Date: March 1, 2019

    To Apply: Please apply at: http://jobs.rutgers.edu/postings/73340 by November 1, 2018 with cover letter outlining how your professional background and experience match the qualifications for the position; curriculum vitae; and 3-5 professional references.

    2- ASSOCIATE OR FULL PROFESSOR WITH TENURE, CENTER FOR STATE HEALTH POLICY

    The Center for State Health Policy seeks to broaden its capacity to contribute important new knowledge to inform effective state health policies by recruiting an experienced scholar to join its leadership team. Candidates are sought who bring deep expertise in one or more areas relevant to major US state health policy issues, such as health equity and disparities, health care financing and delivery, aging and long-term services and supports, and population health improvement.

    The successful candidate will be expected to advance a portfolio of research that explores and addresses significant health policy challenges facing states, assume an active role in the Center’s strategic planning, and take on increasing leadership and mentorship responsibilities within the Center over time.

    Required Qualifications:
    • Doctoral degree in a relevant discipline, such as political science, economics, or sociology, or other professional or applied research field such as law, public policy, or health services research. Candidates with clinical practice degrees who also have advanced research training and experience are encouraged to apply.
    • Strong empirical skills and theoretical grounding needed to support the development and leadership of a rigorous extramurally funded program of research.
    • Demonstrated record of success in competing for federal or other substantial research grants.
    • Experience and enthusiasm in contributing to the professional development and mentorship of junior faculty, fellows, research staff, and students.
    • Qualified candidates with additional experience in pertinent government agencies or similar positions are encouraged to apply.

    The incumbent will hold a tenured appointment in a Rutgers school or department appropriate to her/his academic credentials where s/he will teach and mentor students. Initial support for establishing a strong program of research will be provided with the expectation that the incumbent will independently support and grow their research program with extramural funds over time.

    Salary and Rank: Commensurate with academic achievements including peer-reviewed funded research, scholarly publication record, and other relevant professional experience.

    To Apply: Please apply at: http://jobs.rutgers.edu/postings/74223 with letter of interest, full curriculum vitae, and contact information for at least five professional references.

    3- ASSISTANT/ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR OF CLINICAL HEALTH SERVICES RESEARCH

    The Institute for Health, Health Care Policy and Aging Research invites applications for a Clinical Health Services Researcher with health care delivery and/or policy research experience or training.
    • Candidates must have a strong interest in building a services or policy research portfolio working collaboratively with a multidisciplinary group of clinicians, social scientists, and policy scholars and a track record or high potential for federal funding.
    • Within the broad framework of the strategic plans of RBHS and the Institute for Health, the successful candidate will develop a program of research in any of a number of areas of potential interest including, but not limited to, comparative effectiveness research, health services delivery, quality of care, health disparities, integrated care for behavioral health and primary medical care, aging, mental health services and substance abuse, financing and organization of health care, chronic disease management and outcomes, biopsychosocial behaviors in prevention and treatment, and evaluation of health policy and delivery system policy reforms and initiatives.
    • Research addressing population health, translational scientific research, and the needs of vulnerable and disadvantaged groups is highly desirable.
    • Successful applicants must have a clinical degree (e.g., MD, PhD, DO, DNP, DNS) with strong theoretical grounding and empirical skills, quantitative and/or qualitative research skills, and excellent oral and written communication skills to support developing a rigorous program of resrch.
    • Interest and capacity in successfully competing for research grants is essential and a demonstrated record of obtaining grants is desirable.
    • The successful candidate will be jointly appointed in the Institute for Health with tenure-track or tenured appointment within an appropriate Rutgers school or department with teaching, clinical, and/or mentoring responsibilities.
    • Opportunity exists for appointment as a Chancellor’s Scholar.

    Salary and academic rank will be commensurate with scholarly achievements. Initial support for establishing a strong program of research will be provided with the expectation that the research program will be increasingly supported by extramural funds.

    The Institute for Health, Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS) and the substantial resources of Rutgers University offer a rich collaborative environment for conducting health services research by clinicians. RBHS is home to Rutgers Health Group, New Jersey’s largest multi-specialty medical group that includes the state’s only NCI-designated comprehensive cancer center, a large behavioral health delivery system, and Robert Wood Johnson Partners, a commercial and Medicare ACO. RBHS partners with RWJBarnabas Health, the state’s largest healthcare delivery system. Research among these units expands considerably the opportunities for clinician researchers.

    The Institute for Health has faculty and other researchers with considerable expertise in the social and clinical sciences, health research and policy, pharmacoepidemiology, public health, and related fields. Considerable expertise exists in the analysis of large, integrated health-related clinical and administrative datasets, national surveys, Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance data with the application of social science theory and advanced statistical techniques.

    To Apply: Please apply at: http://jobs.rutgers.edu/postings/61222 with letter of interest, full curriculum vitae, and contact information for at least five professional references. Review of materials will begin immediately and continue until the appointment is made.

    4- ASSISTANT/ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR OF HEALTH SERVICES RESEARCH

    The Institute for Health, Health Care Policy and Aging Research, a unit of Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS), invites applications for a Health Services Researcher with health care delivery and/or policy research experience or training.

    Required Qualifications:
    • Strong interest in building a health services or policy research portfolio working collaboratively with a multidisciplinary group of social scientists, policy scholars and clinicians.
    • Doctoral or clinical degree (e.g., PhD, MD, DrPH) with strong theoretical grounding.
    • Empirical skills, quantitative and/or qualitative research expertise.
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills to support developing a rigorous program of research.
    • Demonstrated ability to develop strong, well-designed applications for federal research funding.

    Preferred Qualifications:
    • Developing and leading a program of research in substance abuse and mental health services would be especially of interest.
    • Expertise with health services research data resources, such as Medicaid, Medicare and private insurance datasets, is welcomed. Substantial multiyear data resources with opportunities for research with electronic health record data from an extensive Rutgers health system and affiliated health systems are available.
    Many opportunities exist for collaboration with significant existing lines of research on behavioral health including psychotropic oversight for foster care children, quality of care for persons with severe mental illness, psychotropic treatment in nursing homes, integrated behavioral health care, health system response to the opioid epidemic and other substance abuse and mental health topics.

    Other areas of interest include comparative effectiveness research, access to care, quality of care, health disparities, integrated care for behavioral health and primary medical care, financing and organization of health care, chronic disease management and outcomes, health care reform, aging research, mixed methods and evaluation of health policy and delivery system initiatives through analyses of Medicare and Medicaid programs. Research addressing population health, translation of health services research findings into practice and the needs of vulnerable and disadvantaged groups is valued.

    The successful candidate will be jointly appointed in the Institute for Health with tenure-track or tenured appointment in an appropriate Rutgers school or department with teaching, clinical, and/or mentoring responsibilities. Opportunity exists for appointment as a Chancellor’s Scholar.

    Salary and academic rank will be commensurate with scholarly achievements. Given the importance of the candidate’s ability to develop and lead a substantial program of externally funded research, preference would be for junior faculty with grant funding experience and mid-career to senior researchers with established grant funding records. Initial support for establishing a strong program of research will be provided with the expectation that the research program will be increasingly supported by extramural funds.

    To Apply: Please apply at: http://jobs.rutgers.edu/postings/67383 with letter of interest, full curriculum vitae, and contact information for at least five professional references. Review of materials will begin immediately and continue until the appointment is made.

    5- ASSISTANT/ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR OF GERONTOLOGY OR GERIATRIC/PALLIATIVE MEDICINE
    The Institute for Health, Health Care Policy and Aging Research, a unit of Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS), invites applications for a faculty position in gerontology or geriatric/palliative medicine with health care, services delivery and/or policy research experience or training.

    Required Qualifications:

    • A doctoral degree in gerontology, doctor of geriatric/palliative medicine or an advanced social science degree in psychology, sociology, nursing or social work combined with research, background or training in gerontology or aging studies.
    • A strong interest in building a services or policy research portfolio working collaboratively with a multidisciplinary group of social scientists, clinicians and policy scholars.
    • Demonstrated track record of successfully competing for research grants or high potential for federal funding.
    • Interest in developing a program of research in any of a number of potential areas in gerontology or geriatric/palliative medicine including, but not limited to, behavioral health, minority health, health equity, trauma exposure, violence, biopsychosocial behaviors in prevention and treatment, chronic disease management and health outcomes, and evaluation of health policy and delivery system initiatives.
    • Highly desirable is research addressing population health, translational scientific research, and the needs of vulnerable and disadvantaged groups.
    • A strong theoretical grounding and quantitative and/or qualitative research skills with excellent oral and written communication skills to support developing a rigorous program of research.
    The successful candidate will be jointly appointed in the Institute for Health with tenure-track or tenured appointment within an appropriate Rutgers school or department with teaching, clinical, and/or mentoring responsibilities. Opportunity exists for appointment as a Chancellor’s Scholar as well as protective efforts and support during the early years of hire.

    Salary and academic rank will be commensurate with scholarly achievements including funded research and publication record, as well as other relevant professional experience. Initial support for establishing a strong program of research will be provided with the expectation that the research program will be increasingly supported by extramural funds.

    To Apply: Please apply at: http://jobs.rutgers.edu/postings/63600 with letter of interest, full curriculum vitae, and contact information for at least five professional references. Review of materials will begin immediately and continue until the appointment is made.


    Rutgers is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of diversity among its faculty, staff and students.

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