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Advanced Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of Economics, Health Economics Field

Title: Advanced Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of Economics, Health Economics Field

  • Employer: Montana State University-Bozeman (Agricultural Economics & Economics)
  • Location: United States
  • Position Type: Professor Any Level
  • Deadline: Nov 15, 2017

  • Job Description:

    General Information:
    The Department of Agricultural Economics and Economics (DAEE) is jointly administered by the College of Agriculture and the College of Letters and Science. The Department has 20 tenured or tenure-track faculty members. The Faculty members are highly productive scholars with a focus on high quality publications in leading refereed journals. Undergraduate degrees are offered in Agricultural Business, Economics, and Financial Engineering, with undergraduate majors numbering about 260, and a rigorous, highly respected Master's degree in Applied Economics, graduating an average of six students per year.

    The proposed MSU Center for Regulatory and Applied Economic Analysis (CRAEA) is located in the DAEE. The mission of CRAEA is to engage undergraduate and graduate students with faculty in academic research that will further the understanding of the impact of economic regulation on societal well-being. The Center conducts economic research on United States regulation in the areas of agriculture, healthcare, technology, finance, natural resources, education, public safety, and other sectors. CRAEA provides renewable research fellowships and grants to MSU faculty. Fellows conduct research projects related to the proposed Center’s mission; produce publicly accessible white papers, policy issues papers, and other communications that inform law makers, policy advisors and the general public; and participate in workshops and conferences organized by the proposed Center. Fellows receive funding of up to $20,000 annually for two years and an additional annual travel budget of up to $3,000 a year, with the possibility for competitive renewal in subsequent years.

    Duties and Responsibilities
    This tenure-track position will be responsible for providing high-quality research, teaching, and service. The area of research emphasis for this position is health economics, particularly as it relates to US health policy. Candidates that solely focus on non-US related research areas will not be considered. Research is expected to result in publications in leading disciplinary refereed journals. Teaching will be in DAEE courses at the undergraduate and possibly master's levels. It is anticipated that the candidate will be affiliated with the CRAEA, conduct research on topics covered by the Center’s mission (including submission of resulting research papers to peer-reviewed academic journals), mentor graduate students, and participate in the Center’s programs (i.e., participating in CRAEA workshops, seminars, and conferences). The ideal candidate for this position would be highly competitive for Center research fellowships and grants.

    We hope to attract applicants who can teach in a diverse University community and have demonstrated ability in helping students from diverse backgrounds succeed.

    Required Qualifications
    1. Ph.D. in economics, finance, or closely related discipline.
    2. Experience in a tenure-track position or equivalent research and teaching experience. Full, associate, and advanced assistant professors are welcome to apply.
    3. Established research program related to health economics in the United States with publications in disciplinary refereed journals.
    4. A record of teaching experience.
    5. Interest in affiliation with the CRAEA.

    Preferred Qualifications
    1. Demonstrated success in communicating research to a wide array of audiences.
    2. Demonstrated record of extramural funding that supports and results in peer-reviewed research publications.
    3. Research agenda competitive for research fellowship awarded by the CRAEA.
    4. Demonstrated ability to work with and engage diverse colleagues and students.

    The Successful Candidate Will
    Have excellent verbal and written communications skills, strong interpersonal skills, excellent organizational skills, demonstrated leadership qualities, the ability to successfully contribute to DAEE programs, an appreciation for diverse constituencies, and the ability to present their research to a wide array of audiences including government officials, policy advisors, faculty, and the general public.

    Application Instructions
    Applicants should submit the following materially via

    (1) A letter of application addressing the required and preferred qualifications listed above, (2) a curriculum vita, (3) a recent publication or working paper, (4) a teaching statement, (5) a research statement, and (6) three reference letters.

    Screening will commence November 15, 2017 and continue until the position is filled. Departmental representatives will be attending the ASSA annual meetings in January 2018. For more information, please contact Chris Stoddard (

    MSU is an ADA/EEO/Vet Pref Employer.

  • This position has closed. Applications are no longer accepted.