Jan 26, 2017
Faculty Jobs
Social Sciences, Economics
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Job Description: The Department of Economics at East Carolina University (ECU) invites applicants for an Assistant, Associate or Full Professor position in the field of Health Economics. We seek a candidate with research and teaching interests in health economics broadly defined, including but not limited to, health-care data analytics, health policy evaluation, health behaviors, health outcomes, and coastal/marine public health. The successful candidate will be expected to conduct interdisciplinary work with researchers from units such as the Brody School of Medicine, the College of Allied Health Sciences, the East Carolina Heart Institute, the Center for Health Disparities and the North Carolina Agromedicine Institute. Applications are invited for a tenure-track or tenured position at the rank of Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor in the Department of Economics to begin August 14, 2017. ECU is a public doctoral degree granting institution. It is the third largest member of the UNC system, with a diverse body of nearly 29,000 undergraduate and graduate students. ECU is located in the coastal region of North Carolina in Greenville. The ECU Department of Economics ( has three undergraduate programs and an M.S. in Quantitative Economics and Econometrics, while participating in interdisciplinary M.S. and Ph.D. programs.

Minimum Qualifications: Ph.D. in Economics or closely related field, (eg. JD, MD/PhD or interdisciplinary health/economics PhD) is required. Qualifying degrees must be conferred and received from appropriately accredited institutions. The successful candidate will have an active research agenda supported by external funding, demonstrated command of data analytics using large, high-quality data sets and a strong record of teaching and service to the university, community, and profession.

Special Instructions to Applicants: Applicants must complete a candidate profile and submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and one current research paper online at for position 002582. In addition, arrange for three current letters of recommendation to be sent to: Health Economics Search Committee, Department of Economics, Thomas Harriot College of Arts and Sciences, Brewster Building A-427, Mail Stop 580, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC 27858-4353. Letters may be submitted electronically by a university or commercial placement agency, together with agency cover letter, to the Health Economics Search Committee at Screening will begin February 24, 2017, and continue until the position is filled. Official graduate transcript, documentation of identity and employability are required upon employment.

Date Initial Screening Begins: 02-24-2017

Job Close Date: Open Until Filled

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