Open Rank, Tenure-Track
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Vacancy ID #: FAC0000225
THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH POLICY AND MANAGEMENT, UNC GILLINGS SCHOOL OF GLOBAL PUBLIC HEALTH, CONJUNCTION WITH THE LINEBERGER COMPREHENSIVE CANCER CENTER, UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA AT CHAPEL HILL seeks outstanding candidates for a tenure-track open-rank faculty position in health economics with a special emphasis in cancer. Applications will be accepted and reviewed until the position is filled. The anticipated start date is July 1, 2013 or when the position is filled.
The Department is situated in the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health with interdisciplinary investigators who generate about $100 million per year in external funding. The School is ranked second in the United States by U.S. News and World Report. UNC also houses the Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center (http://cancer.med.unc.edu/ ) and the Cecil G. Sheps Center for Health Services Research (http://www.shepscenter.unc.edu/ ).
The faculty and students of the Department are multidisciplinary and engage in research that encompasses a wide array of topics including cancer, dental public health, mental health, children’s health, comparative effectiveness, and rural healthcare. Faculty come from varied backgrounds including finance, economics, decision sciences, policy, public administration, sociology, and other health management disciplines.
The Department offers the Bachelor of Science in Public Health (BSPH), Master of Healthcare Administration (MHA), Master of Public Health (MPH), Master of Science in Public Health (MSPH), Doctor of Public Health (DrPH), and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degrees. The MPH and MHA are offered in both a residential and non-residential basis. For more information, please visit www.sph.unc.edu/hpm 
The successful applicant will be expected to conduct research, teach, and advise students in our degree programs, especially our undergraduate students, and to provide support for undergraduate and master’s research design and writing.
Applicants should possess a doctoral degree (MD, PhD,ScD.
Qualification and Experience:
A candidate should have completed all the requirements for a doctoral degree when employed and have a minimum of 1 year of post-doctoral research experience.
Experience conducting research in cancer health economics. Special areas of research interest include: economic evaluation of cancer care using administrative claims data linked to tumor registries, behavioral economics, pay-for-performance, discrete choice experiments, cost modeling, and cost effectiveness analysis.
Department Contact Name: Peggy Leatt, Professor and Chair
Department Contact Telephone or Email: firstname.lastname@example.org 
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The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an Equal Opportunity Employer.