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Assistant Research Professor in Health Management and Policy

companyUniversity of Kentucky
locationFayette County, Lexington, KY, USA
PublishedPublished: 6/13/2024
Full Time

Job Title
Assistant Research Professor in Health Management and Policy

Requisition Number

Working Title

Department Name
7P160:Dept of Health Mgmt & Policy

Work Location
Lexington, KY

Type of Position

Position Time Status

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 August 1, 2024, or earlier.

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.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?

Preferred Education/Experience

Deadline to Apply

Open Until Filled

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.