Open Rank Tenure Track Faculty, Cancer Outcomes

Open Rank Tenure Track Faculty, Cancer Outcomes

Open Rank Tenure Track Faculty, Cancer Outcomes

Posting Date: 03/22/2022

Closing Date: 05/31/2022

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Open Rank Tenure Track Faculty, Cancer Outcomes

Primary Purpose of Organizational Unit
Our top-ranked Department of Health Policy and Management trains the next generation of leaders in management, policy making and research to address the complex challenges of health care delivery and produce cutting-edge research. We prepare our students to improve population health both domestically and globally. We are committed to ensuring that all people – irrespective of age, gender, race, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, geographic origin, religion or economic resources – have access to high-quality health care services.

The Cancer Outcomes Research Program at the Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill ( is comprised of an interdisciplinary group of clinicians, researchers, and advocates dedicated to furthering our understanding of and, ultimately, improving the quality of cancer care. We bring together faculty and trainees across the Schools of Medicine, Public Health, Nursing, Pharmacy at UNC Chapel Hill with expertise spanning diverse perspectives and disciplines.

Specific [email protected] areas of interest include Quality of Care, Patient-reported Outcomes (PROs), Comparative Effectiveness, Health Informatics, Cancer Disparities, and Health Economics. The work of the program is supported by unique shared Core Resources for PROs, and Large Database Analyses. In this exceptionally rich, collegial environment, members of the program are pursuing a broad and deep portfolio of funded research, which in turn supports the training and mentorship of junior investigators

Position Summary
THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH POLICY AND MANAGEMENT, at the top-ranked UNC GILLINGS SCHOOL OF GLOBAL PUBLIC HEALTH, UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA AT CHAPEL HILL is seeking applicants for one full-time, open-rank tenure-track position with a research focus on cancer outcomes. Rank will be consistent with qualifications and experience. This will be a 12-month appointment within the Department of Health Policy and Management. The successful candidate will also become a member of the Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center (LCCC), specifically within the Cancer Outcomes Research Program (

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements
All applicants must have a PhD (or similar doctoral-level degree). 

Preferred Qualifications, Competencies, and Experience

High potential to develop an externally funded research program focused on cancer outcomes
Demonstrated commitment to advancing diversity, equity and inclusion
Ability and willingness to teach and mentor students in at least one of five doctoral minor areas: decision sciences and outcomes research, economics, health politics and policy, quality and access, and organization and implementation science (
Ability and willingness to teach and mentor DrPH, masters and/or undergraduate students (a list of our courses can be found here:
Ability to teach in residential or online formats
Special Instructions
Please apply electronically at the following website: and include: (1) a cover letter describing your interest in the position, how you meet the qualifications for the position, and any barriers you have faced that have prevented you from meeting any of the qualifications for the position; (2) your complete curriculum vitae; (3) names and addresses of three professional references; and (4) a separate diversity statement to be uploaded as an “other” document.

The Department of Health Policy and Management at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is committed to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in all areas of faculty effort including research, teaching and service. Candidates should address at least one of these areas in the Diversity Statement, describing past experiences, current interests or activities, and/or future goals to promote a climate that values diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging. Stronger statements will include a range of examples of how you have incorporated equity into your research, teaching and/or service.

The Department is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion in the hiring process. An independent equity advocate will be involved throughout the hiring committee proceedings. Candidates identified for interviews will be provided with all evaluation rubrics, criteria for promotion, and information about potentially relevant University and School centers, programs, and resources.

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.


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