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Editor: Katharine Van Tassel
Concordia University School of Law

Monday, January 3, 2011

Health Law and Policy Faculty Position

Northeastern University School of Law and the Bouvé College of Health Sciences at Northeastern University are seeking a full time faculty member at the Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Full Professor rank committed to health law and policy. This will be a tenure-track or tenured position with full salary support from the University. The appointment will be to both units; tenure may be at either. 

Applicants must hold a JD, PhD, or comparable degree from an accredited institution. Applicants with dual degrees are particularly encouraged to apply. Applicants must demonstrate an accomplished record of teaching and scholarship either in law or in a health policy-related field, such as health services research, public health, or health economics. Areas of particular interest include: health delivery systems, public and private reimbursement systems, health care quality improvement, comparative health care systems, law and policy issues relating to the pharmaceutical industry, elder care, long-term care, fraud and abuse, health disparities, and health reform. Expertise in empirical research will be highly regarded. Candidates must be committed to interdisciplinary research and collaboration and be willing to teach at both the School of Law and the Bouvé College of Health Sciences. Compensation will be commensurate with education, training, and experience and includes an outstanding benefits package. 

Additional Information:  Northeastern University is a national research university that has recently undertaken a major strategic commitment to developing outstanding research and educational programs in health policy, health care management, and related areas. To support this initiative, the University has established a university-level center dedicated to health policy and health services research.

Northeastern University has a strong tradition of diversity and accessibility. The search committee is especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute, through their research, teaching, and or service to the diversity and excellence of the academic community. We also encourage applications from persons whose characteristics will further our commitment to diversity, including racial and ethnic minorities, women, persons with disabilities, gays, lesbians, bisexual and transgendered persons.

How To Apply: Applications must be submitted online by visiting the College website or here and click on "Faculty Positions."  Applicants should submit a formal letter of interest, along with curriculum vitae and the names and addresses of three references.  Applications will be reviewed upon receipt and the search will continue until the position is filled.

More information regarding this position can be obtained by contacting Professor Wendy Parmet, Chair, Appointments Committee, at 77 Cargill Hall, 400 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA  02115, or via email at

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