Matheson Endowed Chair in Health Care Studies

University of Utah - Salt Lake City, UT4.2

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Governor Scott M. Matheson Endowed Chair in Health Care Studies
Fostering Collaboration in Research and Education

As a part of an interdisciplinary Transformative Excellence Program in Health Policy and Economics, the University of Utah is seeking applicants for a tenured endowed chair position in the Governor Scott M. Matheson Center for Health Care Studies. Candidates should have extensive research, teaching and service related to health care policy, management, and economics. The scholar filling the chair is expected to contribute and to strengthen the consortium of scholars from across the university who are committed to understanding and to transforming health care finance and delivery in an era of evolving demographic, technological and regulatory environment.

The mission of the endowed chair and center is facilitating faculty research development and broadening community connections in the understanding of health care policy, management, and economics. A second focus is to ensure that the center is positioned organizationally to act as a stimulus for interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary initiatives across the University of Utah. This includes collaboration with existing educational programs such as the Master of Healthcare Administration in the School of Business, Masters of Policy Administration in the School of Social and Behavioral Sciences, PhD programs in Political Science, Population Health Science, and Economics.

To apply, follow the link: http://utah.peopleadmin.com/postings/69126

Matheson Center
The Center seeks opportunities to build a mutual understanding of health care delivery from the perspective of academic researchers, providers, policy makers and patients and the broader community. Special attention is given to building links among the health sciences, policy, economics, and other disciplines to support these basic purposes.

Qualifications
All candidates should have a Ph.D. or equivalent, an excellent and sustained record of research, teaching interests in the area, and experience working across disciplines commensurate with their career stage. The search committee will place a high value on a demonstrated ability to generate extramural funding.

For more information about the Governor Scott M. Matheson Center for Health Care Studies please see: www.matheson.utah.edu

For more information about the Transformative Excellence Program in Health Policy and Health Economics or to apply for this position please see: www.utah.edu/faculty/hphe

For questions regarding this position, contact Lauren Budinger at (801) 587-2258 or via email: lauren.budinger@hsc.utah.edu

The University of Utah Health (U of U Health) is a patient focused center distinguished by collaboration, excellence, leadership, and respect. The U of U Health values candidates who are committed to fostering and furthering the culture of compassion, collaboration, innovation, accountability, diversity, integrity, quality, and trust that is integral to our mission.