Assistant Professor in Health Policy
Indiana University O’Neill School of Public and Environmental Affairs
United States



Tenure Track Assistant Professor Faculty Position in Health Policy


The O’Neill School of Public and Environmental Affairs at Indiana University is searching for a tenure track assistant professor with specialties in U.S. health policy in one or more of the following areas: health care markets, health and healthcare equity, social determinants, race/ethnicity, genetics and social networks, behavioral and mental health, and related areas of policy. Research methods may be quantitative and/or qualitative in nature. Candidates may have research interests in policy design, implementation, and/or evaluation. The successful applicant will be expected to develop a nationally/internationally recognized program of high-quality research, including external funding support, and a successful record teaching and mentoring students from all backgrounds. The O’Neill School houses bachelors, masters, and doctoral programs and courses in health care management and health policy, public affairs, environmental science, and public and environmental policy, supported by excellent, collegial, and highly regarded faculty.


Minimum educational qualifications include a Ph.D. in a related field (e.g. economics, political science, public administration, public affairs/public policy, public health or sociology/demography). Candidates should have a record of publication commensurate with appointment at the Assistant Professor level. We are especially interested in applicants with a strong commitment to mentoring, teaching, or outreach to people from diverse backgrounds (including first-generation college students, low-income students, racial and ethnic minorities, women, LGBTQ+) and an interest in contributing to the O’Neill School’s programs, curricular offerings, and research portfolio in ways that enhance diversity, equity, and inclusion. Interest in disciplinary and interdisciplinary collaborations is strongly supported and encouraged.


O’Neill-Bloomington is the largest school of public affairs and public policy in the United States and for five years has ranked in one of the top two spots of the U.S. News & World Report rankings for graduate public affairs schools in the country. Five of its specialty programs are ranked in the top-five listings. The school attracts outstanding faculty and provides a collegial workplace environment and excellent professional support.


Indiana University is a major research University founded in 1820, and currently enrolls over 38,000 undergraduates and 10,000 graduate and professional students on the Bloomington campus. Additional information about the school and Indiana University can be found at Bloomington is a diverse community located in the beautiful, wooded hills of southern Indiana approximately 45 minutes from Indianapolis and 3.5 hours from Chicago, with abundant cultural and recreational opportunities, low housing costs, and excellent schools. Additional information about the city of Bloomington can be found at


To ensure full consideration, application materials must be received by October 31, 2021. The search will continue until the position is filled. Please submit 1) a cover letter, 2) current vita, 3) writing sample, 4) three letters of reference, and 5) a teaching statement to The expected start date is August 1, 2022; candidates are expected to have completed their Ph.D. by the time of appointment.


Inquiries regarding the position should be sent to the search chair Kosali Simon at Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status.

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