University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC)
Research Faculty (Health Policy/Health Economics)

The Maryland Institute for Policy Analysis and Research (MIPAR) at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) seeks to fill up to two positions.

JOB DESCRIPTION: The first is the position of Senior Research Scientist. The principal responsibilities of this position are: 1) to develop proposals to secure extramural funding for applied and scholarly research, especially but not limited to the area of health policy broadly defined; and 2) to direct, supervise and participate in the conduct of such research. Successful applicants for this position must have a PhD in a field related to public health and present with specific training and expertise in health economics and must also have a minimum of five (5) years post-doctoral experience and a record of successfully developing proposals for extramural research funding.

The second is the position of Post-Doctoral Research Fellow. The principal responsibilities of this position are: 1) assist senior faculty in MIPAR to conduct externally funded health policy research; and 2) assist senior faculty in MIPAR to develop proposals to secure external funding for research, especially but not limited to the area of health policy broadly defined. Successful applicants for this position must have a PhD in a field related to public health and present with specific training and expertise in health economics.

There will be the opportunity, although not a requirement, to teach courses in UMBC's Department of Public Policy.

APPLICATIONS/FURTHER INFORMATION: These are 12 month positions with full benefits. Review of applications will begin on October 8, 2012 and continue until position(s) is (are) filled. Salary is competitive. Additional information about MIPAR can be found at: http://www.umbc.edu/mipar

Applicants must indicate for which of the two positions they are applying and should email a letter of application, a full CV, and the names, postal and email addresses and telephone numbers of at least three references to:

Dr. Donald F. Norris, Director
Maryland Institute for Policy Analysis and Research
University of Maryland, Baltimore County
1000 Hilltop Circle
Baltimore, MD 21250
Tel: 410-455-1080
mipar_info@umbc.edu

UMBC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.



Posted 10/16/12