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Jacobs Institute of Women's Health
The George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Services
2021 K Street, NW, Suite 800
Washington, DC 20006
D. Richard Mauery, MS, MPH
Managing Director
202.296.0025 (fax)


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May 31, 2007

Vacancy Announcement


Associate or Full Professor

Women's Health Policy


The George Washington University

School of Public Health and Health Services

Department of Health Policy

Washington, DC


The Department of Health Policy of the GWU School of Public Health and Health Services is recruiting for a dynamic, full-time tenure or tenure track faculty member at the rank of associate or full professor. The individual who holds this position will occupy a central position in the Department, the School and the Medical Center.  Rank, salary and employment in either a tenure or tenure-track position will be commensurate with experience.

The successful candidate will also serve as the head of the Department's Jacobs Institute of Women's Health, an organization dedicated to improving health care for women.  The Jacobs Institute publishes a peer-reviewed journal, Women's Health Issues, and is recognized nationally and internationally for its research and translational work with health care professionals, researchers, policymakers, consumers and advocates.

The Department of Health Policy focuses on all phases of health policy and health services and prepares public health professionals to tackle complex health policy issues. The Department houses the Center for Health Services Research and Policy and is renowned for its work in metropolitan Washington D.C. health policy; population health disparities; women's health policy; health policy related to health information technology; health care quality and disparities in health care; HIV/AIDS; mental illness and substance abuse; health law and policy; health care for medically underserved and vulnerable populations; and the health care safety net.


Basic Qualifications: Applicants must: (1) hold a doctoral degree in health policy or health services research or must have doctoral level disciplinary training that has led to a developed and recognized expertise in health policy or health services research; (2) possess a national reputation in evaluation and/or development of women’s health policy, programs, services, or systems; and (3) demonstrate capacity to secure extramural support for advanced health services research.


Preferred Qualifications: Applicants should possess knowledge of comparative health policy as it relates to women's health, as well as a strong reputation for teaching, scholarship and service.


Responsibilities will include assuming the position of head of the Jacobs Institute, as well as maintaining an active research program; teaching graduate-level courses in the Department of Health Policy; and advising masters and doctoral-level students.  Review of applications will begin on July 9, 2007, and will continue until the position is filled. Applications from women and minorities are strongly encouraged.  The George Washington University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.


Application Procedure: To be considered, interested applicants should submit the following documents electronically: 1) a curriculum vitae; 2) a letter of interest including a statement of qualifications; 3) three names of references.



Search Committee, Women's Health Policy

c/o Johanna Inglis, Department Administrator

Department of Health Policy

School of Public Health and Health Services

The George Washington University Medical Center

(please submit all materials electronically to this email address)


Only complete applications will be considered.


Additional information about the SPHHS and DHP can be found at http://www.gwumc.edu/sphhs/ and http://www.gwumc.edu/dph/.







Vacancy Announcement 5/31/07
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