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Wednesday, March 2, 2011

Position Opening: Assistant/Associate Professor of Law and Health Policy

Columbia University, Mailman School of Public Health, Department of Health Policy and Management, Announces Opening for an Assistant/Associate Professor of Law and Health Policy

The Department of Health Policy and Management at the Mailman School of Public Health at Columbia University requests applications for the position of assistant or associate professor of law and health policy. This is a tenure-track position, with the academic rank to be determined in accordance with the successful candidate's record of research. The successful candidate will play a central role in the department's program of teaching and research.

Candidates must possess a law degree. The Department seeks applicants who have a strong research agenda, a record of (or potential for) receiving research funding, well-developed methodological skills, and the ability to teach health law to public health students. Graduate training in health policy, economics, politics, or a related social science discipline is desirable.

Please send a letter of application, including a statement of current and future research interests, a curriculum vitae, two sample publications or writing samples, and the names of three referees. Applicants should ask their three referees to submit their letters of recommendation directly and should address these to:

Professor Michael Sparer, J.D., Ph.D.
Chair, Department of Health Policy and Management
Mailman School of Public Health
Columbia University
722 West 168th Street
New York, NY 10032

Closing Date: application review will begin on March 1 and will remain open until filled. EEO Statement: Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Special Instructions to Applicants: All applications must be made through Columbia University's online RAPS application system: On the RAPS site, please upload a cover letter, current CV, at least one writing sample or publication (RAPS will accommodate uploads of maximum two megabytes in size), and provide the names of three persons who can provide a letter of reference. You may enable the RAPS system to collect the required letters of reference. Those letters may be uploaded directly by the reference providers. Wherever possible, letters should be uploaded in the online system.

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