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August 1, 2019 - January 31, 2020

University of Texas at Austin

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Department of Economics
Open Rank - Biosocial Approaches to Health Disparities

JOE ID Number: 2019-02_111464293
Date Posted: 11/13/2019
Date Inactive: 01/31/2020
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Open Rank - Biosocial Approaches to Health Disparities
Section: US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Austin, Texas, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: I1 -- Health
Full Text of JOE Listing:

Open Rank - Biosocial Approaches to Health Disparities

College/School/Unit: College of Liberal Arts

Department: Economics

Posted: Oct 22, 2019

Apply By: Open until filled

The Department of Economics at The University of Texas at Austin is seeking a faculty member to contribute to a University-wide cluster hiring initiative in biosocial approaches to understanding health disparities. We are seeking a productive scholar whose research focuses on identifying and understanding how social and biological factors interact to influence health across the life course and create health inequities. The position will be at the Advanced Assistant or Associate/Full level, and duties will include teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels, research, and service. Applicants must have a PhD in Economics, have a clearly defined and productive research agenda, and demonstrate a commitment to teaching excellence.

The successful candidate for this position will be joining the UT Austin faculty as part of the The selected candidate will be expected to actively participate as a core member of “Biosocial Approaches to Health Disparities.” Contributions to the cluster will be an important facet of the faculty member's annual performance evaluations and consideration for promotion/tenure. Interdisciplinary cluster hiring in biosocial approaches to health disparities is coordinated by the (PRC).

Application Instructions
Interested candidates should submit a cover letter that includes a description of current and planned research, fit with the cluster hiring initiative in biosocial approaches to health disparities, fit with the Population Research Center, a curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information of three references to: Questions about the position may be directed to the chair of the Economics department, Dr. Jason Abrevaya, Review of applications will begin on October 15, 2019. The University of Texas is an AA/EEO employer.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
The University of Texas at Austin, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.

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Application Requirements:
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Application deadline: 01/31/2020