JOE - February 2012

University of Washington
School of Public Health
Health Services
Assistant Professor
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Assistant Professor
Section: 1 -- US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Seattle, WA, USA
JEL Classification: I1 -- Health
Keywords: Health Economics, Decision Sciences, Health Services Research, Health Policy, Pharmacy
Deadline Information: Position open until filled, review of applications to begin on 2/1/12.
Deadline Date: 02/1/2012

JOE ID Number: 201202_396845

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The Department of Health Services at the University of Washington seeks to fill one full-time (100% FTE) faculty position in Health Economics at the rank of Assistant Professor WOT with an anticipated start date of September 1, 2012. ("WOT" denotes positions that do not confer tenure automatically upon promotion to Associate Professor. Subsequent to promotion, WOT faculty are eligible for tenure contingent upon the availability of funding and meeting the Department's criteria for tenure.) The position comes with responsibilities of 50% research and 50% teaching and advising. Applicants must have a doctoral degree (expected completion by June 30, 2012 is acceptable) in Economics, Health Economics, Decision Sciences, Health Services Research, Health Policy, or a related field. Ideal applicant(s) are expected to show exceptional potential to become intellectual leaders in their fields and be able to develop a successful grant track record as leader or principal investigator of significant research projects. The successful candidate will be expected to develop an internationally recognized research program and to participate in the teaching and service missions of the Department of Health Services. Depending on the interests and qualifications of the successful candidate, a joint appointment is possible in the School of Pharmacy (Pharamaceutical Outcomes Research and Policy Program), the Department of Pediatrics/Seattle Children's Hospital and other relevant academic units within the University. For more information on the Department and the complete text of the ad, please visit:

The University of Washington is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. The University is building a culturally diverse faculty and staff and strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and covered veterans. University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research and service.
Application Instructions:

Submit letter of interest describing research and teaching plans and history, curriculum vitae and four original letters of reference. The position is open until filled, initial review of applications will begin February 1, 2012. Send application to: Holly Bergstrom (,
Department of Health Services, Box 357660, 1959 NE Pacific Street, Seattle, WA 98195.

Email for Applications:
FAX for Applications: 206-543-3964

More Application Contact Details
Holly Bergstrom
Manager of Faculty Human Relations
Department of Health Services
Box 357660
1959 NE Pacific Street
H664 Health Sciences Building
Seattle, WA USA 98195-7660

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For more information, phone: 206-616-7205

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