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Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor Health Economics


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.  The ability to develop an independent and sustainable scholarly research program, teach in the classroom and mentor graduate students, and participate in outreach and service is required. Successful applicants will also contribute collaboratively to multidisciplinary efforts as part of their scholarly work.

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.

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