Faculty Health and Applied Microeconomics

Cornell University Published: October 16, 2017
Ithaca, New York
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Faculty – Health and Applied Microeconomics
Department Of Policy Analysis And Management
Cornell University - College of Human Ecology

The Department of Policy Analysis and Management in the College of Human Ecology at Cornell University is seeking to hire two Assistant Professors, one in Health and one in Applied Microeconomics. These tenure-track positions will have responsibilities of 50% research and 50% teaching and advising. The Health hire will conduct empirical research in health economics and/or health disparities. The Applied Microeconomics hire will conduct empirical research in one or more of the following areas: behavioral economics, development, economic demography, education, health, law and economics, environmental economics, labor economics, public finance, and regulation. Teaching and advising responsibilities will include support of an undergraduate major in Policy Analysis and Management, professional master's students, and Ph.D. programs in Policy Analysis and Management, Economics, and Sociology.

This position is in an applied multidisciplinary department with research interests in the areas of health policy, social policy and regulatory policy, with faculty members drawn from economics, sociology, public policy and other disciplines. The research environment offers ample opportunity for faculty cooperation and interactions, both within the department and across the university.

Qualifications: A Ph.D. in economics, public policy, sociology, public health, or other appropriate field is required.

Application Process: To apply, please submit a curriculum vitae, letter of interest, and names of three references through Academic Jobs Online https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/9983. Please contact the Search Committee Chair, Sean Nicholson (sean.nicholson@cornell.edu), with any questions. Cover letters can be addressed to: Rosemary Avery, Department Chair, Department of Policy Analysis and Management, 2301G MVR Hall, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853-4401.

We will begin reviewing applications immediately and will continue to accept applications until the position is filled.

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We offer a rich array of services, programs and benefits to help employees advance in their career and enhance the quality of personal life, including: employee wellness, workshops, childcare and adoption assistance, parental leave, flexible work options.

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