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August 1, 2015 - January 31, 2016

Milken Institute School of Public Health

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Global Health
Assistant Professor or Associate Professor

JOE ID Number: 2015-02_111454913
Date Posted: 11/27/2015
Date Inactive: 01/31/2016
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Assistant Professor or Associate Professor
Section: US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Washington, District of Columbia, UNITED STATES
JEL Classifications:
I2 -- Education and Research Institutions
H -- Public Economics
J -- Labor and Demographic Economics
O -- Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth
I -- Health, Education, and Welfare
Health economics, public health, global health economics, applied global health economics
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Department of Global Health in The Milken Institute School of Public Health at George Washington University is recruiting a tenured or tenure track Assistant or Associate Professor (12 month appointment) with expertise in health economics, with a focus on applied global health economics research, teaching and practice. Rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications.

The Milken Institute School of Public Health has a diverse and growing faculty, with a $40 million research portfolio. As the only school of public health in the nation’s capital, faculty and students have a unique opportunity to work closely with government agencies such as the National Institutes of Health, the US Department of Agriculture, United States Agency for International Development, and the Food and Drug Administration, as well as the numerous non-governmental and international organizations that are headquartered in DC such as the World Bank and International Food Policy Research Institute, and many others.

The Department of Global Health has faculty with expertise in health communications, design, monitoring and evaluation of global health programs, nutrition, infectious disease epidemiology and control, maternal and child health, environmental health, medical anthropology, medical sociology, demography, and economics. The Department offers both an MPH and a DrPH, and there are opportunities to work with doctoral students both in the School, as well as in the Department of Economics.

Primary responsibilities for the position include an active role in global health economics research, teaching, and service. The successful candidate will bring or develop a successful externally funded research portfolio and devote at least 50% effort to this research, and 50% to teaching and mentoring both undergraduate and graduate students. It is expected that the successful applicant will conduct applied global field research and provide comprehensive health economics grant support to other faculty.

Basic qualifications: Applicants must have a PhD in economics or an allied field such as public policy or health economics in a field related to global public health including economics, public policy, public health, or medicine. ABDs will be considered but must complete all requirements for the PhD no later than the date of appointment. Applicants must have a demonstrated record of research including a track record of, or demonstrated potential to obtain, external funding, as well as a history of practice in global health economics.

To apply, please complete an online faculty application at and upload the following documents: 1) a curriculum vitae; 2) a statement of research interests including accomplishments, and plans; and 3) a statement of teaching interests including mentoring experience, and 4) job market paper. Review of applications will begin on December 21, 2015 and will continue until the position is filled. Only complete applications will be considered. Employment offers are contingent on the satisfactory outcome of a standard background screening.

The university is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not unlawfully discriminate in any of its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity expression, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

Application Requirements:
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