The mission of the Department of Public Health of the Institute of Tropical Medicine is to conduct public health research of international standing, provide post-graduate education of high quality and engage in service delivery with the ultimate goal to advance global health. The department is organized in multidisciplinary research groups that bring together public health specialists, epidemiologists, social scientists, health economists, political scientists and nurses.
The Health Systems & Health Policy research group focuses on the organization of local (district) health systems, national and global health policies, universal health coverage and equity, governance, health in fragile settings and research methodology in health systems and policy research. The academic activities of the research group are inspired by the values of Primary Health Care. It is committed to Universal Health Coverage (UHC) and the Sustainable Development Goals and specifically aims at making health systems more people-centered, integrated, accountable, equitable and resilient.
Within this research group, ITM seeks to recruit a Professor of Health systems. Together with ITM’s partners in the South and the North, and adopting a complex systems perspective, the candidate will develop a comprehensive research and training portfolio in this field. The thematic focus is on co-designing, implementing and evaluating innovations in Universal Health Coverage, policy implementation and management of local health systems, with opportunities to develop research on the challenges that climate change, planetary health and/or urban health raise for the design and organization of health systems.
The ITM is an open and international campus where staff, students and researchers work on new international health challenges. We strive for excellence, integrity, specificity and efficiency. Your assignment contributes to our mission. We value human dignity and diversity, academic creativity and a critical spirit, solidarity and cooperation, and the well-being of employees, students, patients and clients. Together we ensure a pleasant working atmosphere with attention to work-life balance and opportunities for training. We offer you:
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|Title||Professor of Health Systems: theory and implementation|
|Employer||Institute of Tropical Medicine Antwerp|
|Job location||Nationalestraat 155, 2000 Antwerpen|
|Published||October 27, 2020|
|Application deadline||December 15, 2020|
|Job types||Professor,   Assistant / Associate Professor,   Tenure Track  |
|Fields||Biomedicine,   Health Science,   Health Politics and Policy,   Public Health  |