Non Tenure Assistant/Associate Professor, Research

at University of Delaware in Newark, Delaware, United States

Job Description

Non Tenure Assistant/Associate Professor, Research

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Work type: Faculty

Location: Newark

Categories: Public Policy & Administration, Full Time

Assistant or Associate Research Professor (non-tenure track)

The University of Delaware’s Joseph R. Biden, Jr. School of Public Policy and Administration invites applications for an Assistant or Associate non-tenure track Research Professor position with expertise in health services research and/or public health. We seek an exceptional colleague to work in the Biden School’s Center for Community Research and Service. They should have expertise in health services research or public health, and experience with performing quantitative research using administrative datasets. Familiarity with Medicaid and related policy is a plus. The successful candidate will work with a team of researchers on projects related to Medicaid claims data provided by the State of Delaware and will be expected to generate extramural funding based upon Medicaid data and/or on their own research agenda.

Qualified candidates should have a Ph.D. by Fall 2022 and will have a scholarly record (including but not limited to scholarly publications, conference presentations, and funding) that demonstrates the ability to lead research projects and secure research funding. The department seeks candidates who address diversity and equity in their research and who will collaborate with colleagues and students on topics related to Medicaid and, more broadly, to social determinants of health and other policy-relevant health and health care topics involving vulnerable populations. Responsibilities may also include some teaching in areas related to the candidate’s areas of expertise.

The Center for Community Research and Service (CCRS) has, since 1972, engaged in community-based research, development and service activities in Delaware and beyond. The programs in CCRS share a commitment to enhancing the well-being of people and places, particularly those that experience disadvantages relative to other communities. This includes research performed in partnership with the State of Delaware’s Division of Medicaid and Medical Assistance; research on housing with a focus on homelessness and its impacts among at-risk populations; Public Allies Delaware, part of the AmeriCorps national service network; KIDS COUNT in Delaware, in conjunction with the Annie E. Casey Foundation; and provision of technical assistance, continuing education, and other support to community development initiatives and community-based non-profit organizations throughout Delaware. For additional information on CCRS’s Medicaid program, go to:

The Biden School of Public Policy and Administration engages faculty, professional staff, and students from a variety of disciplines and diverse backgrounds in the classroom, on public service and research project teams, and in collaboration with outside organizations. The Biden School offers a range of undergraduate majors and graduate degrees.

TO APPLY: Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants should upload a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references. For additional information, please contact the committee chair Steve Metraux (

The University of Delaware and the Biden School is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusive excellence. We value diversity of race, religion, color, sex, age, ability, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, and national origin. We aspire to increase the diversity of our faculty. We particularly welcome candidates from underrepresented groups and those with demonstrated experience in and/or commitment to teaching and working effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds and members of underrepresented groups.

SALARY AND BENEFITS: Compensation packages are highly competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications. The UD benefits package is one of the best in the nation.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY: The University of Delaware is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from members of underrepresented groups. The University’s Notice of Non-Discrimination can be found at

Notice of Non-Discrimination, Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action

The University of Delaware does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, marital status, disability, religion, age, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by applicable law in its employment, educational programs and activities, admissions policies, and scholarship and loan programs as required by Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other applicable statutes and University policies. The University of Delaware also prohibits unlawful harassment including sexual harassment and sexual violence.

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Job Posting: JC199229519

Posted On: Dec 06, 2021

Updated On: Jan 20, 2022