JOE - December 2012

Cornell University
College of Human Ecology
Department of Policy Analysis and Management
Assistant, Associate or Full Professor - Health Economics
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Assistant, Associate or Full Professor - Health Economics
Section: 1 -- US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Ithaca, NY, other, USA
JEL Classifications:
A1 -- General Economics
I -- Health, Education, and Welfare
Keywords: health economics, health care, insurance

JOE ID Number: 201212_397951

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Full Text of JOE Listing:
The Department of Policy Analysis and Management in the College of Human Ecology at Cornell University is seeking to hire faculty in Health Economics for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position at any level: Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor.

Responsibilities will be 50% research and 50% teaching and advising. The new hire will conduct empirical research in the area of health economics, with preference for research on the economics of health care and health insurance. Teaching and advising responsibilities will include support of the Sloan Master in Health Administration program and an undergraduate major in Policy Analysis and Management and advising students at the undergraduate, masters, and/or Ph.D. level.

This position is in an applied multidisciplinary department with research interests in the areas of health policy, regulatory policy, and social policy, and with faculty members drawn from economics, sociology, public policy and other disciplines. The research environment offers ample opportunity for faculty cooperation and interactions, both within the department and across the university.

Qualifications: Candidates should have a strong background and interest in research and teaching in the area of health economics with a focus on health care and insurance. A Ph.D. in economics, health services research, public policy or other appropriate field is required.

Salary: Negotiable depending on experience and qualifications. Competitive benefit package.

Cornell University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action educator and employer. We are interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of our academic community through their research, teaching, and/or service.
Application Instructions:

To apply, please submit a curriculum vitae, samples of research, and three letters of recommendation through The search committee will not accept paper applications. The search committee pays particular attention to the applications of candidates who signal their interest in the position through the AEA signaling mechanism.

We will begin reviewing applications immediately and will continue to accept applications until the position is filled. For full consideration, please respond by December 10, 2012.

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