Brown University

Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor in the Research Scholar Track (Non-Tenure) PH-258

School of Public Health/Center for Gerontology and Health Care Research

One of top-flight research centers and institutes within the School of Public Health, the Center for Gerontology and Health Care Research, is nationally renowned for health services research focusing on chronic illness and long-term care. The Center's mission is to promote and improve health, health care, and health-related quality of life for the older and middle-aged persons with chronic disease through research. Collaborative opportunities extend across a successful array of research groups within the School of Public Health, across the University, and through local and regional partners. The Center houses an interventional research center, the Center for Long-Term Care Quality & Innovation, and many Center investigators hold joint appointments with the Providence Veterans Administration's Center of Innovation in Long Term Services and Supports. Notably, the Center recently launched a major multi-site initiative to evaluate the most effective non-pharmacological options to help people with Alzheimer's and Related Dementias, the NIA Imbedded Pragmatic AD/ADRD Clinical Trials (IMPACT) Collaboratory. Further implementation science opportunities exist through an active rehabilitation sciences health services research training program.

Teaching - As this is a Research Scholar Track position, classroom teaching is not expected. However, engagement in teaching-related activities will be expected. Examples of such engagement include, but are not limited to, advising undergraduate or master's theses, leading a section of a class, or membership in a dissertation committee.

Research - The level of academic appointment will depend on the overall experience, publication record, and external funding history of the candidate. Applicants for the Associate or Full Professor level must also have a national/international reputation in health services research, an independently funded program of research and a proven track record of leadership in research, teaching, and professional service.

Service - The incumbent will be expected to actively participate in all activities of the Department and contribute to selected committees commensurate with rank.


Applicants must have a doctoral degree (PharmD, MD, or PhD) in implementation science or substantial field experience in implementation and dissemination science with disciplinary training in health services research, epidemiology, anthropology, behavioral health science, public health, economics, or health informatics. Candidates should have evidence of rigorous research training and experience and demonstrate a strong capacity to secure external funding.

Application Instructions:

Candidates for Assistant Professor should arrange for at least three letters of recommendation to be submitted through Interfolio.

Applicants for the Associate or Full Professor level must have a national/international reputation in implementation science, an independently funded research program, and a proven record of leadership in research and professional service.

All applicants should apply directly and submit a letter of application and curriculum vitae.

Please indicate in your letter of application whether you are applying for Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor.

Application Process:

This institution is using Interfolio's Faculty Search to conduct this search. Applicants to this position receive a free Dossier account and can send all application materials, including confidential letters of recommendation, free of charge.

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Last updated: 2020-03-09