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Harvard University

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Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Department of Health Policy and Management
Professor of Health Economics and Policy

JOE ID Number: 2017-02_111459697
Date Posted: 12/20/2017
Date Inactive: 01/31/2018
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Professor of Health Economics and Policy
Section: US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: I1 -- Health
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Department of Health Policy and Management (HPM) is seeking a tenured Professor of Health Economics and Policy. Candidates should have a distinguished record of research and education in the areas of health economics and the economics of health policy. Candidates with doctoral level training in health economics, strong econometric skills, and actual policy experience are particularly encouraged to apply, but the position is also open to others with a doctoral degree in a field relevant to economics.

The successful candidate will lead a research program in the economics of health policy with a primary focus on American health policy. In addition, this individual will teach in the School’s Master’s degree program and in the University-wide PhD program and mentor junior faculty members.

Qualifications include a doctoral degree in economics or a closely related field; a strong background in research; a successful track record in graduate education; and the capacity to work collaboratively with other scholars and with interdisciplinary groups.

HPM is committed to training and inspiring the next generation of health care leaders. Our students and faculty are passionate about making the world a better place by improving health and health care. We work on compelling and important problems, from making the delivery of care safer and more efficient, to expanding health insurance coverage and eliminating disparities, and designing and improving the performance of entire health systems. For more information, please visit

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The Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health seeks to find, develop, promote, and retain the world’s best scholars. We are committed to upholding the values of diversity, equity, and inclusion in our hiring and promotion processes. Applications from women and minority candidates are strongly encouraged.

Harvard University an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer: all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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