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Assistant Professor Position available


Position Title: Assistant Professor of Economics

Location: UMBC, Baltimore, MD

Position Type: Faculty

Position Description

Duties entail active publication in peer reviewed journals along with graduate and undergraduate teaching in the field of health economics and related areas of applied microeconomics.  While teaching will be focused in the Department of Economics, the successful applicant for this position will have opportunities to participate in teaching and dissertation advising in the health policy and economics tracks of the Public Policy PhD program at UMBC.  UMBC is initiating a multi-year interdisciplinary faculty hiring initiative related to the theme of Health Equity/Health Disparities. Opportunities for collaboration by the successful candidate with this nascent research group will be available. 

The University of Maryland, Baltimore County is a mid-sized research university located between Washington and Baltimore with a Carnegie classification of RU/H: Research Universities (high research activity).  UMBC is especially proud of the diversity of its student body, and we seek to attract an equally diverse applicant pool for  this position. We have a strong commitment to increasing faculty diversity. We encourage applications from women, minority group members, veterans,  and individuals with disabilities. 

Qualifications: Completion of PhD is required.  

Application Instructions

Applicants should submit on interfolio a cover letter briefly outlining research interests, research agenda, and teaching interests, a cv, job market paper, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and arrange for three letters of recommendation to be submitted through interfolio. The cover letter or cv should list the names and contact information of those who will write recommendation letters. For best consideration, all application materials should be submitted by November 15, 2014.  Applications will not be considered until all materials have been submitted. 

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
UMBC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

Posted: November 4, 2014, 6:52 PM