JOE - October 2012

University of Rhode Island
Assistant Professor
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Assistant Professor
Section: 1 -- US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Kingston, RI, USA
JEL Classification: I -- Health, Education, and Welfare
Keywords: Health, Education, Welfare, Gerontology, Economics, University of Rhode Island, URI,
Deadline Information: Applications will be reviewed starting October 15, 2012

JOE ID Number: 201210_397578

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The University of Rhode Island seeks a health economist as part of a cluster hire initiative on Aging and Health to expand its interdisciplinary research and educational programs. The health economist's position will focus on the economic aspects of health care, health promotion, and/or health behavior as they relate to aging. The other positions filled as a part of this cluster will focus on health care policy and health disparities relating to aging. Each position in the cluster will have an appointment or joint appointment in an appropriate academic department(s). For appointment in the Department of Economics, a completed Ph.D. in economics by fall 2013 is required.

Successful candidates will actively participate in a collaborative, interdisciplinary research program and be involved in teaching interdisciplinary courses as part of this cluster initiative. Teaching within the department of primary appointment is also expected. In addition, successful candidates will become Faculty Fellows in Aging and Health at the University as an expression of this focus for their work, which will become an important component in performance evaluations.

Applications Instructions:
Please visit our website at ( to apply and view complete details for job posting # (6000895). Applications will be reviewed starting October 15, 2012; the positions will remain open until filled. Applications should include three documents (PDF attachments): (1) a cover letter providing description of how your qualifications match the requirements for the position, (2) Curriculum vitae (CV to include the names and contact information for three references, and (3) Other document, which is a sample of relevant scholarly work or publications. Only online applications will be accepted. The University of Rhode Island is an AA/EEOD employer and values diversity.
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Philip Clark
Search Committee Chair
University of Rhode Island
100 Quinn Hall
Kingston , RI USA 02881

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