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Assistant Professor, Health Economics

University of Michigan, Health Management & Policy Department

Job Title: Assistant Professor, Health Economics
Job Location: Ann Arbor , MI
United States
Status: Full-Time
Job Category: Health sciences, nursing, kinesiology
Business: accounting/economics/finance
Application Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Date Posted: 2017-11-01
Industry: Academic/Education

Job Description





Assistant Professor, Health Economics
Health Management and Policy Department
University of Michigan


The Department of Health Management and Policy (HMP) at the University of Michigan is seeking a faculty member at the rank of assistant professor—within the field of health economics.

We are particularly interested in candidates with expertise in global health, with a focus middle or lower income countries. However, we welcome applications from diverse areas of health economics. Combinations of areas of expertise are welcome and interdisciplinary approaches are encouraged.

Initial interviews will be conducted at the American Economic Association meetings; we will accommodate applicants not attending the meetings as needed.

We seek researchers with strong scholarly credentials and a promise of external research funding. The faculty member will be expected to teach at the masters and doctorate level within HMP and may also teach in the School of Public Health’s undergraduate program.

HMP has a longstanding reputation for its contributions to design of the health care and public health system and has held the #1 position among health management and policy programs in the U.S. News and World Report rankings for over 20 years. HMP faculty have evaluated the effect of health care initiatives, both large and small, and pioneered sustainable health financing methods.

Job Requirements

Successful candidates should have an earned doctoral degree by September 1, 2018.

We are particularly interested in candidates with expertise in global health, with a focus middle or lower income countries. However, we welcome applications from diverse areas of health economics. Combinations of areas of expertise are welcome and interdisciplinary approaches are encouraged.

Individuals who have or will complete degrees in economics, public health, health services, business, and related areas are encouraged to apply.


Information and Application Process Instructions

HMP values diversity as a necessary part of success in any aspect of health teaching, research and leadership, and encourages candidates to share their personal experiences of diversity with the committee.

Candidates should submit an application to HMP by following the link below

HMP Application link: https://form.jotform.com/73034383921151

That application should contain the following:

  • A cover letter that discusses research and teaching interests.
  • CV
  • Names and contact information for three recommenders (optional)
  • Up to two examples of scholarship

Candidates must also apply online at careers.umich.edu. Search for the job posting ID# 149699 under “keyword”.

Review of applications will begin 15 November 2017.

For more information, please contact search co-chairs Edward C. Norton at ecnorton@umich.edu or Richard A. Hirth at rhirth@umich.edu.

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/ affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. The University of Michigan is responsive to the needs of dual career couples.

When inquiring or applying for this position, please also reference AcademicCareers.com

Applicants with dual-career considerations can find university jobs such as professor jobs, dean jobs, chair / department head jobs, and other faculty jobs and employment opportunities at the University of Michigan and at other institutions of higher education in the region on www.AcademicCareers.com

To obtain more information or to submit your resume you can contact Chair of the Search Committee as shown below. If you apply for this position, please say you saw it first on www.AcademicCareers.com. Thank you.

Chair of the Search Committee
Please Apply as Included Above


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