Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of Behavioral Health (Faculty)

Rutgers University - New Brunswick

New Brunswick, NJ

Job posting number: #7071069

Posted: October 16, 2020

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Posting Summary
Overview
The Institute for Health, Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences, and the substantial resources of Rutgers University offer a rich collaborative environment for conducting research in health disparity and health equity. IFH is the home to a variety of program focused on health disparities and health equity, including NIA funded P30 RCMAR Center. 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 for clinical-academic research partnerships. Research among these units expands considerably the opportunities for this position.
The Institute for Health has faculty, staff and other investigators with considerable expertise in the health disparity and health equity research, social and clinical sciences, health research and policy, pharmacoepidemiology, public health, and related fields. The faculty have exceptional capacity and decades long history of addressing the most pressing health and healthcare challenges. The Institute and its Survey Data Core is home to considerable expertise 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.
For submission, please follow Rutgers HR system for online submission. For additional information about the position, visit: www.ifh.rutgers.edu or contact Natalie Tuseth, administrative coordinator, at ntuseth@ifh.rutgers.edu

The Institute for Health, Health Care Policy and Aging Research, a unit of Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS), invites applications for multiple faculty positions in behavioral health with emphasis in population health research experience or training. Successful candidates will develop a program of scholarly research in the areas of psychiatry or psychology in adult and/or child and adolescent populations, including mood disorders, anxiety disorders, addiction medicine, public mental health and/or special patient populations such as immigrant populations, incarcerated populations, among others. A proven track record of success in producing high-quality scholarly work, in addition to excellence in teaching/mentorship and established expertise in their respective field is expected of potential faculty. Areas of training for possible candidates could include, but are not limited to, psychiatrists, psychologists, neuropsychiatrists, and neuropsychologists. In addition, applicants with perspectives from clinical medicine, public health, medicine, nursing, sociology, or other related fields in addition to geography are encouraged to apply.
Potential candidates should have a strong interest in working collaboratively with a multidisciplinary group of social scientists, behavioral scientist, clinicians and policy scholars to build a population health research portfolio and a track record or high potential for independent federal funding.
The successful candidate will develop a program of research in any of a number of potential areas of research in behavioral health as noted above, but also foster collaborations including, but not limited to, health disparity and health equity, aging/gerontology, trauma exposure, violence, biopsychosocial behaviors in prevention and treatment, chronic disease management and health outcomes, and evaluation of health policy and delivery system initiatives. In line with the Institute’s mission, research addressing population health, translational scientific research, and the needs of vulnerable and disadvantaged groups is highly desirable



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