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Tenure-Track or Tenured Faculty Position – Open Rank


Tenure-Track or Tenured Faculty Position – Open Rank

Department of Health Management and Policy

College of Public Health, The University of Iowa


The Department of Health Management and Policy in the University of Iowa’s College of Public Health seeks applicants for an open rank tenured or tenure-track faculty position in health economics to begin in academic year 2018-2019. Candidates must possess a doctoral degree in economics, health economics, health services research with a health economics focus, or a related discipline at the time of appointment. Commensurate with years of experience, candidates must demonstrate the potential to teach Departmental courses, advise and mentor students, conduct extramurally funded research, and publish in high quality peer-reviewed journals. We seek candidates with teaching and research interests or experience in one or more of the following areas: health economics, healthcare economics, health services research, economic evaluation, and research/econometric methods.  At the Associate Professor or Professor rank, candidates must have an active, externally funded research portfolio and be able to mentor junior faculty. Applicants at the Assistant Professor level must show promise of developing an active, externally funded research portfolio.

Successful candidates will be expected to maintain the Department’s levels of academic productivity in research, service and teaching and support the Department’s commitment to interdisciplinary collaboration.  Salary and rank commensurate with experience.  Information about the College of Public Health and the Department of Health Management and Policy is available at our website:  Candidates should apply electronically: Requisition #71806.  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Preference for scheduling interviews at the ASSA/AEA meeting in January 2018 will be given for applications received by December 8, 2017. Inquiries regarding the position can be made to Dr. George Wehby, Chair of the Search Committee,  Applications should include a letter outlining interest and relevant experience, curriculum vitae, name/contact information for three references, and a research paper.

The Department of Health Management and Policy is committed to increasing the diversity of our faculty.  The University of Iowa is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.  The University also affirms its commitment to providing equal opportunities and equal access to University facilities.  Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply for all employment vacancies.