Open Position at the University of Minnesota

The Division of Health Policy and Management in the School of Public Health at the University of Minnesota is seeking a unique individual to assume the Robert L. Kane Endowed Chair in Long-Term Care and Aging to lead the tradition of innovation that transforms LTSS and aging.  This position will be as a tenured faculty member at the Full Professor level. The Chair holder will have the opportunity to make a real difference in the lives of individuals receiving care and services in a wide range of long-term care settings as well as demonstrate the value and importance of research on aging as a way to improve community health and well-being.

Required Qualifications: Candidates must have a Ph.D., Sc.D., M.D., or equivalent degree and credentials commensurate with appointment as a tenured full professor in the SPH. Candidates should have a nationally-recognized record of scholarship in long-term care and aging, including external funding; demonstrated excellence in leadership and mentorship of junior faculty and graduate students; and experience in graduate and/or clinical program teaching in a large diverse academic institution.  This individual will bring expertise in one or more current issues facing LTC and aging, such as dementia research, LTC transformational models, community-based services, financing, social determinants of health, health equity, and of the epidemiology of aging.

This 12-month, 100% time appointment offers the standard University benefits ( This national search will continue until position is filled. To apply for the position, please submit a cover letter, CV including publications list, and a list of at least three references on-line at  Search for job opening ID# 318802.  Salary will be competitive and commensurate with qualifications and background.  Contact Search Committee Chair Dr. Ira Moscovice ( with questions.

August 22, 2017