JOE - May 2012

Mississippi State University
Social Science Research Center
Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Section: 2 -- US: Other Academic (Temporary, Adjunct, Visiting, Part-Time)
Location: Starkville, MS, USA
JEL Classifications:
I1 -- Health
I2 -- Education and Research Institutions
O1 -- Economic Development
Keywords: health, health economics, health policy, health systems, economic development, research, Mississippi, Harvard, rural, nutrition, agriculture, workforce, development
Deadline Information: Open Until Filled

JOE ID Number: 201205_397090

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The Social Science Research Center (SSRC) at Mississippi State University (MSU) and the Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) announce a Postdoctoral Research Fellow position for graduates in the areas of health economics, health policy and/or health systems. This full-time, 2-year appointment will begin June 1, 2012, or later.

The Fellow will explore the economics of health and health systems, with particular emphasis on health and economic development in the Mississippi Delta region. They will facilitate the development of interdisciplinary teams, engage in research and education activities, and present their research in public forums.

Three-quarters time will be spent in Starkville, Mississippi, at the SSRC, under the direction of Prof. Arthur G. Cosby. One-quarter time will be spent in Boston at HSPH, under the direction of Prof. David Bloom.

The ideal candidate will have a PhD; strong writing, research, organizational and communication skills; the ability to work independently and manage research projects. Travel throughout Mississippi will be required.
Application Instructions:

To apply or view the job description, go to: and click Applicant Site, then Search Postings. Search for the title of Postdoctoral Research Fellow or the department, the Social Science Research Center. Please contact Jennifer Flannagan at with questions.

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