Health Care Delivery and Effectiveness Research - Professor

Faculty Position

Professor of Health Care Delivery and Effectiveness Research

Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute and Harvard Medical School


The Harvard Medical School Department of Population Medicine at the Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute seeks a leader to develop a new program in Health Care Delivery and Effectiveness Research. This full time position is intended for a senior academic leader up to the rank of professor.


The faculty member will develop an expanded departmental portfolio of research, teaching, and policy development that includes both comparative effectiveness and delivery science research. The department has current activities in these domains that relate to purchasers, public and private payors, delivery systems, and direct engagement of patients and covered populations. Several activities bridge health system and community-based programs. The new faculty member will also have an active role in shaping the Department’s agenda in areas critical to reshaping the U.S. health care system to better meet the population’s needs. In addition to conducting independent and collaborative research based on external grant funding, the faculty member will also participate in the Department’s teaching activities, which involve fellows, primary care residents, graduate students, and medical students.


The Department is an appointing department of Harvard Medical School, at the Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute. Ideal candidates for this position will have an MD degree, plus either an MPH or a doctoral degree in a relevant discipline. However, well-qualified non-physicians are also encouraged to apply. The Department offers a supportive and collaborative environment, and actively encourages applications from women and minorities.


Candidates should submit their CV to:


Dr. Richard Platt, MD, M.Sc

Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute

133 Brookline Ave., 6th Floor, DPM

Boston, MA 02215