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ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR/PROFESSOR OF HEALTH ECONOMICS – Forrest D. McKerley Professorship in Health Economics

Location: Durham, New Hampshire, United States, 03824

The University of New Hampshire’s flagship campus invites nominations and letters of application for the appointment of the Forrest D. McKerley Professorship in Health Economics beginning in Fall 2020. The Chair is a joint appointment by the College of Health and Human Services (CHHS) and the Peter T. Paul College of Business and Economics (Paul). The responsibilities of the position include teaching graduate and undergraduate courses, working with doctoral students, conducting applied research in health policy analysis, and providing leadership in the development and implementation of health services and health economics research at the University of New Hampshire in the Health Management and Policy Department in CHHS and the Economics Department in Paul. The University actively creates and nurtures a dynamic learning environment in which qualified individuals of differing perspectives, life experiences and cultural backgrounds pursue goals with mutual respect and a shared spirit of inquiry.

The candidate is expected to hold an earned doctoral degree in an appropriate discipline, e.g. economics or health economics. We are particularly interested in candidates with expertise in one or more of the following areas: comparative effectiveness, pharmaceuticals, medical technology, hospitals, physicians, health care finance, and competition in health care supply, but welcome all applications. Candidates must have a strong record (appropriate to their rank) of teaching, scholarship, and research funding. The successful candidate will demonstrate ability to lead in an increasingly diverse cultural, social, and ethnic community. Applicants should be eligible for appointment at the rank of Associate or Full Professor.

Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, recent evidence of teaching effectiveness and at least one recent research paper. Please upload application materials to The Committee will begin reviewing applications immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Finalists will be required to provide five (5) confidential letters of recommendation. Referees of finalists will receive a system notification to upload letters via the portal.

The University of New Hampshire is a major research institution, providing comprehensive, high-quality undergraduate programs and graduate programs of distinction. UNH is located in Durham on a 188-acre campus, 60 miles north of Boston and 8 miles from the Atlantic coast, and is convenient to New Hampshire’s lakes and mountains. There is a student enrollment of 12,800 undergraduate and 2,400 graduate students, with a full-time faculty of over 600, offering 90 undergraduate and more than 70 graduate programs, including the Ph.D. in Economics, based at Paul College.

The University System of New Hampshire is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action employer. The University System is committed to creating an environment that values and supports diversity and inclusiveness across our campus communities and encourages applications from qualified individuals who will help us achieve this mission. The University System prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, or marital status. Application by members of all underrepresented groups is encouraged. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the U.S.

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