Assistant or Associate Professor, Healthcare Economics, Finance & Insurance
Job Title: Assistant or Associate Professor, Healthcare Economics, Finance & Insurance
Job ID: 2018288
Location: Storrs Campus
The Programs in Healthcare Management & Insurance Studies within the School of Business Department of Finance at the University of Connecticut invites applications for a full-time, Assistant/Associate Professor for research, teaching, and service. The position will begin in Fall 2018. Candidates with tenure at the rank of associate professor, as well as those currently under consideration for tenure and promotion to Associate level at peer or aspirant institutions, will be considered for tenure at hire at the Associate Professor level based on their records.
The University of Connecticut (UConn) is entering a transformational period of growth supported by the $1.7B Next Generation Connecticut (http://nextgenct.uconn.edu/) and the $1B Bioscience Connecticut (http://biosciencect.uchc.edu/) investments and a bold new Academic Plan: Path to Excellence (http://issuu.com/uconnprovost/docs/academic-plan-single-hi-optimized_1). We are pleased to continue these investments by inviting applications for faculty positions in the Department of Finance.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The successful candidate is expected to contribute to research & scholarship in healthcare economics, insurance, and finance through publications in high quality academic journals in economics, finance, and, insurance. The successful candidate is expected to teach courses in healthcare economics, the U.S. healthcare system, and economics of health and social insurance at the undergraduate, masters, and/or PhD levels, and participate in service activities and programs of the healthcare management and insurance studies program. Successful candidates will also be expected to broaden participation among members of under-represented groups; demonstrate through their research, teaching, and/or public engagement the richness of diversity in the learning experience; integrate multicultural experiences into instructional methods and research tools; contribute to the development of pedagogical techniques designed to meet the needs of diverse learning styles and intellectual interests.
- An earned Ph.D. in economics, finance, insurance or a related field. Equivalent foreign degrees are acceptable.
- Evidence of research for publication in the premier academic journals in economics, finance, and or insurance.
- The promise of excellence in teaching supported by evidence of superior classroom performance at the undergraduate and graduate levels.
- A deep commitment to promoting diversity through their academic and research programs.
- Applicants at the rank of associate professor should possess an established and excellent record of research, and teaching effectiveness.
- Effective communication skills.
- Evidence of publications, acceptances or papers at advanced stages of review in leading academic journals in economics, finance, and or insurance.
- Experience and an excellent record of teaching undergraduate and MBA level courses specializing in healthcare economics, healthcare management and insurance.
- A strong research agenda that may lead to premier publications.
This is a full-time, 9-month position with an anticipated start date of August 23, 2018. Rank, eligibility for tenure, and compensation package will be commensurate with background, qualifications and experience. The successful candidate's primary academic appointment will be at the Storrs campus with the possibility of assignment at other UConn regional campuses and candidates may teach in the Undergraduate, Master's and Ph.D. Programs. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications, experience, and rank.
Select "Apply" to submit the following: a cover letter, curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching ability and a research paper suitable for presentation at a workshop. Additionally, please follow the instructions in Academic Jobs Online to direct three reference writers to submit letters of reference on your behalf. Screening of applicants will begin immediately, with full consideration given to applicants who apply by February 1, 2018, and continue until the position is filled. Employment of the successful candidate will be contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check. (Search # 2018288).
For more information regarding the Department of Finance as well as Healthcare Management & Insurance Studies, please visit the respective websites at https://finance.business.uconn.edu/ and https://healthcare.business.uconn.edu/. Inquiries other than applications can be directed to: Dr. Chinmoy Ghosh, Finance Department Head, University of Connecticut, School of Business, 2100 Hillside Road, Unit 1041, Storrs, CT 06269-1041 or via email to [email protected]
All employees are subject to adherence to the State Code of Ethics which may be found at http://www.ct.gov/ethics/site/default.asp.
The University of Connecticut is committed to building and supporting a multicultural and diverse community of students, faculty and staff. The diversity of students, faculty and staff continues to increase, as does the number of honors students, valedictorians and salutatorians who consistently make UConn their top choice. More than 100 research centers and institutes serve the University's teaching, research, diversity, and outreach missions, leading to UConn's ranking as one of the nation's top research universities. UConn's faculty and staff are the critical link to fostering and expanding our vibrant, multicultural and diverse University community. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer, UConn encourages applications from women, veterans, people with disabilities and members of traditionally underrepresented populations.