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Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Health Economics

The Department of Economics invites applications for a tenure-track position starting fall of 2024. The appointment will be at the rank of assistant professor. We seek an economist who can develop and maintain an active research program in health economics that leads to publications in peer-reviewed scholarly outlets and one who can seek extramural funding, where available. The candidates are expected to be committed to excellence in undergraduate liberal arts education and undertake advising and mentoring duties, in addition to professional contributions and service. The successful candidate is expected to teach health economics to economics majors and students in the Health and Society program, in addition to other courses in the economics department.

Ph.D. in hand by date of appointment is required. Apply online at Search for the position using department name (Economics) only.

Application Process:
Review of applications will begin November 10, 2023. We plan to conduct virtual interviews in December 2023.

Applicants are asked to include:
• A letter of application,
• Curriculum vitae,
• Sample of research,
• Teaching philosophy,
• Evidence of teaching effectiveness,
• Inclusiveness/diversity statement and
• Names and contact information of three professional references. The reference providers will be emailed information on how to submit their letters.

Anticipated start date is August 21, 2024.

Questions may be directed to Sara Solnick, Chair of the Department of Economics, at

Establishing a diverse and inclusive culture is a priority at the University of Vermont. In fact, UVM holds that diversity and academic excellence are inseparable. Read UVM’s Why Diversity Statement and Our Common Ground values. The University of Vermont is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other category legally protected by federal or state law. The University encourages applications from all individuals who will contribute to the diversity and excellence of the institution.

UVM is especially interested in scholars who can contribute to the College of Arts and Sciences diversity plan, which was designed in part to ensure faculty, students, and staff members from underrepresented and marginalized populations are an integral part of the life and governance of the institution. Applicants are requested to include in their cover letter information about how they will further this goal.

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