JOE - March 2013

 
University of Louisville
Division of Medical Oncology/Hematology
James Graham Brown Cancer Center, School of Medicine
Research Economist
 
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Research Economist
Section: 1 -- US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Louisville, KY, USA
JEL Classification: C9 -- Design of Experiments
Keywords: Research, Economist
Deadline Date: 04/1/2013
Salary Range: Min. salary of $46,771.00 and Midpoint of $64,008.00.

JOE ID Number: 201303_398565

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Full Text of JOE Listing:
The James Graham Brown Cancer Center at the University of Louisville is seeking to hire a Research Economist.

Position Description:
Tobacco harm reduction (THR) is the substitution of vastly safer smoke-free tobacco products by smokers who cannot achieve nicotine and tobacco abstinence. The impact of THR on smoking has been documented in Sweden and in the U.S., but the economic implications of this free-market based strategy have not been studied. We are seeking a researcher to investigate the economic effects of THR, including government expenditures by Medicaid and state employee health insurance and the optimal state excise taxes for cigarettes and smokeless tobacco products, He/she will be engaged in full-time research and scholarship with a senior scholar in preparation for an academic and/or research career and will be responsible for assisting in the planning and execution of the program, including dataset identification, design, analysis of data, the preparation of written reports and oral presentations.
Application Instructions:

To apply, visit http://louisville.edu/hr/employment/current-openings#, and apply to Job ID# 28918 during January 31st through April 1st, 2013. Answer all required fields and click "Submit". Instructions are available at louisville.edu/jobs, "My Career Tools" section.

The University of Louisville is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.



For more information, phone: 502-852-2522

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