Assistant or Associate Professor

Washington, DC
Apr 06, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


Posting Number: F000998 Academic Title: Assistant or Associate Professor Rank: Administrative Title: Discipline Public Health Specialty: Health Economics Contract Type: With Tenure, Tenure Track Required Licenses/Certifications and other Specific Requirements: Criminal History Screening, Education/Degree/Certifications Verification, Social Security Number Trace, and Sex Offender Registry Search Proposed Start Date: 07/01/2017 Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time Position Description Summary:

The Department of Health Policy and Management in the Milken Institute School of Public Health at the George Washington University is seeking applicants for a tenured or tenure-track faculty position in the area of health economics at the Assistant or Associate Professor level (12-month appointment).

The Department offers a number of degrees, including an MPH in health policy, MS in health services research, a Master's in Healthcare Administration (MHA), executive and online graduate programs, and doctoral programs including a DrPH in health policy and a PhD program in public policy with a concentration in health policy. Department faculty are engaged in a wide variety of externally funded research projects focusing on social determinants of health, health system reform, health care financing and pricing, healthcare quality, healthcare access and disparities, health equity, and health workforce issues.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

The successful candidate will teach in the Department's academic programs; mentor and advise master and doctoral degree students; engage in a vibrant research agenda; and pursue external funding. The department welcomes a broad research agenda that may encompass multi-disciplinary research, collaboration with health sector practitioners, and specialized health economics research. Additionally, collaboration opportunities with the George Washington University's Department of Economics, the Trachtenberg School of Public Policy, the School of Medicine, and the School of Nursing are encouraged.

Minimum Qualifications:

Applicants must have a Ph.D. in economics or an allied field such as public policy, health services research, health economics or business economics by the date of appointment. Applicants also must have the ability to teach health economics or related courses, and must demonstrate the ability to conduct externally funded health services or health economics research.

Advertised Salary: Rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications. Other Benefits: Other Information: Special Instructions to Applicants:

Please upload a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching and research interests, sample research paper, and contact information for three references. Review of applications will begin November 7, 2016 and will continue until the position is filled. Only complete applications will be considered.

Department Link: Posting Close Date: Open Until Filled: Yes Background Screening Successful Completion of a Background Screening will be required as a condition of hire. EEO Statement:

The university is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not unlawfully discriminate in any of its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

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Posting Specific Questions
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
  1. * Do you have the ability to teach health economics or related courses?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Can you demonstrate the ability to conduct externally funded health services or health economics research?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Will you have a PhD in Economics or an allied field such as public policy, health services research, health economics by the date of appointment?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Sample Publications
  4. Statement of Teaching and Research Interest
Optional Documents


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