JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2023 - January 31, 2024

American University

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School of Public Affairs
Public Administration & Policy
Assistant Professor

JOE ID Number: 2023-02_111472157
Date Posted: 08/23/2023
Date Inactive: 11/30/2023
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Assistant Professor
Section: US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Washington, District of Columbia, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: 00 -- 00 - Default: Any Field
health policy or services
public policy
political science
Salary Range: Salary and benefits are competitive
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Department of Public Administration and Policy (DPAP) in the School of Public Affairs (SPA) at American University invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning August 1, 2024.

Candidates who are at the level of senior Assistant Professor will also be considered. Applicants should have a PhD, or an anticipated PhD completion by August 2024, in health policy or services, public policy, political science, economics, or a closely related field. Candidates must be strongly committed to excellence in scholarly research and should be effective teachers. We welcome applications from candidates with an excellent record or promise of scholarly research and exceptional teaching in health services and policy. Research topics of interest include but are not limited to evaluating and improving health insurance design; analyzing health care markets and provider behavior; policies or behavioral approaches to encourage cost-effective care; improving patient access, outcomes, and reducing disparities; evaluating health services interventions and implementation; and the use of new methods of data analytics and machine learning in health care treatment and service delivery. The ideal candidate will also have an existing record or promise in the ability to raise external funding to support research and training.

Application Requirements:
  • External Application URL and Instructions Below
Application Instructions:
Salary and benefits are competitive. Review of applications will begin on October 1, 2023, and will continue until the position is filled. Please submit applications via

Applications must include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, copies of recently published articles and/or working papers, and three letters of recommendation. Please email if you have any questions.