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Tenure-Track Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor


Tenure-Track Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor

Division of Health Policy and Management

School of Public Health, University of Minnesota

Minnesota is known to be a leader in health care delivery and policy innovation in the United States. The University of Minnesota, as the state’s flagship research and land-grant institution, has long played a central role in fostering robust, engaged partnerships to advance health care locally, regionally, and nationally. The school’s history of translating research to practice and policy has solidified its role as a public good within the state and beyond.

The Division of Health Policy and Management, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota is seeking a unique individual to join its ranks as a tenure-track Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor in health economics. Applicants must have a doctorate in economics or a closely-related field (e.g., health policy with a specialization in economics); demonstrated strong methodological skills; demonstrated strong written and oral English communication skills; demonstrated ability to collaborate with others in a multi-disciplinary research department; potential for excellence, or demonstrated excellence, in research, teaching, and advising master’s and doctoral student; and strong relationship building skills working with individuals from diverse communities and cultures. 

Both new PhDs and those with post-graduate experience are encouraged to apply. Candidates at the associate and full professor level are expected to demonstrate sustained success in funded scholarly activities.  Demonstrated experience in preparing research grants, publishing in quality peer-reviewed journals, and presentations in relevant professional meetings is necessary. Highly-qualified candidates for associate and full professor with tenure may be considered for an endowed professorship position.

Duties include: Teach and advise MHA, MPH, MS, and/or PhD students; collaborate with and lead efforts to design research projects working with faculty, staff and students from a variety of backgrounds and experiences, acquire funding and conduct high-quality research in health economics; publish peer-reviewed articles, book chapters, and/or books; serve on Division, School, University, and community committees; and build strong relationships with individuals in our communities from a variety of cultures and backgrounds.

Successful candidates will join a multi-disciplinary faculty of 34. The Division has four active teaching programs with a combined enrollment of close to 400 students, including an MPH in Public Health Administration and Policy and an Executive-PHAP program, a Master of Healthcare Administration (MHA) program and an Executive MHA program, and MS and PhD programs in Health Services Research, Policy and Administration. The Division is one of four in the School of Public Health, which is located in a large Academic Health Center, and enjoys close working relations with a variety of health care programs and organizations locally and across the country, as well as governmental agencies at the local, state and national levels. Information about the Division is available at:

The School of Public Health is committed to supporting an inclusive community and holistically assesses the qualifications of each applicant.  In pursuit of this goal, we consider an individual’s record working with students and colleagues with diverse perspectives, experiences, and backgrounds, and experience overcoming or helping others overcome barriers to academic success.

This 12-month, 100% time appointment offers the standard University benefits (see Salary is based on experience and qualifications. The position is open until filled and review of applications begins immediately. Candidates will be asked to provide contact and demographic information, a cover letter, one writing sample, CV and contact information for three references. To apply for the tenure-track position, go to: To apply for the tenured position, go to: E-mailed applications are not accepted. Contact the Search Committee Chair Professor Jon Christianson ( with questions.

Any offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check. Our presumption is that prospective employees are eligible to work here. Criminal convictions do not automatically disqualify finalists from employment.


The University of Minnesota is an equal opportunity educator and employer.