Michigan State University actively promotes a dynamic research and learning environment in which qualified individuals of differing perspectives and cultural backgrounds pursue academic goals with mutual respect and shared inquiry.
The Department of Economics is seeking a scholar who specializes in Health Economics to join the Department as an Assistant or Associate Professor, with level based on qualifications. The successful applicant will demonstrate excellence in research, teaching, and service commensurate with the level of experience. Diversity, equity, and inclusion are intrinsic to the Department’s mission to provide high-quality instruction, conduct leading-edge research, and contribute leadership and service through community engagement. The successful applicant will demonstrate evidence of a commitment to advancing equity and inclusion.
The new faculty member will be expected to contribute to the “1855” (the year Michigan State University was founded) university initiative to support quantitatively oriented researchers who study sources of physical and mental health disparities and evaluate programs and policies intended to reduce them. The 1855 positions include a generous start-up package and the title of “1855 Professor.”
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or protected veteran status.
PhD by date of hire in Economics or a closely aligned area.
Scholar who specializes in Health Economics with at least 4 years of experience as a PhD economist, with demonstrated excellence in research, teaching, and service commensurate with the level of experience.
Required Application Materials
List of references (names and emails only)
List of your publications, and up to two publications in pdf format
A statement on contributions to diversity, a statement on teaching.
Please include a list of grants received (including funding amounts) and sponsored research as part of your vitae.
The mission of the Department of Economics at Michigan State University consists of three interrelated components: providing the highest quality instruction to our undergraduate and graduate students, conducting leading-edge research in economics, and providing leadership and service to our professional communities. As a unit in a major land-grant university, we are committed to excel in all three components of our mission.
Michigan State University is in East Lansing, MI, a growing college town adjacent to the state capital in an area with excellent school districts and easy access to Lake Michigan, Detroit, and Chicago. To learn more about our department, faculty, and students, please visit our website at http://econ.msu.edu/. MSU is also proactive in exploring opportunities for employment for dual career couples, both inside and outside the University. Information about MSU's dual career support can be found at http://miwin.msu.edu/.
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