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7th Biennial Conference of the
American Society of Health Economists

June 10 – June 13, 2018

Emory University

Atlanta, GA

Jul 11 17

Director of Data Science, Harvard School of Dental Medicine

by Tara Sheehan

The integration of primary care and oral health is a strategic focus for the Harvard School of Dental Medicine (HSDM), where several initiatives are underway to promote inter-professional training and care delivery. HSDM is recruiting a health economist to contribute to its initiative for the integration of oral health and medicine. HSDM seeks to create a program in dental health economics which will develop the evidence base needed to promote policy change and population health approached to health that include  oral health as an integral part of overall health and wellness.

This academic appointment comes with the rank of instructor, assistant professor or associate professor, commensurate with experience and qualifications, in the appropriate academic department based on successful candidate’s area of expertise. The successful candidate will have a dual reporting relationship to the Executive Director of the Initiative to Integrate Oral Health and Medicine (IIOHM)/Assistant Dean for Global and Community Health as well as his/her academic Department Chair.

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Jul 5 17

Call for Papers: 3rd Annual Caribbean Health Economics Symposium

by Tara Sheehan

We are pleased to invite you to submit a paper for the 3rd Annual Caribbean Health Economics Symposium to be held December 10-12, 2017 at the Bitter End Yacht Club, British Virgin Islands ( ). The conference will provide a global forum for path-breaking health economics research critical to public policy, financing and technology innovation. Eight papers will be selected by the organizing committee for presentation on December 11 and 12. Up to two presenters for each paper will be eligible for a travel and lodging honorarium. Brief panel discussions with medical industry experts will be woven into the program. Additional attendees not presenting papers will be invited to participate in the program and sponsored activities such as the US versus UK health economics sail challenge (with defending North American boat from CHES 2016 and winning UK boat from CHES 2015).

Now Accepting Papers – 15 August, 2017 Submission Deadline. Please submit extended abstracts (one page), and/or complete paper drafts if available.

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Jun 13 17

University of Alabama, Birmingham: Open Rank Faculty – Health Care Organization and Policy

by Tara Sheehan

The Department of Health Care Organization and Policy, School of Public Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) invites applications for a full-time, 12-month faculty position. Faculty rank and tenure status will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. The successful candidate will hold a doctoral degree in Economics, Health Services Research or a related social/behavioral science discipline with a focus on health. Preference will be given to candidates with research interests in outcomes research, cost-effectiveness analysis, clinical decision making, and research methods. The successful candidate’s primary responsibilities will include teaching, scholarly research, and service, with the expectation that the successful candidate will develop an independent, extramural-funded research agenda and engage in interdisciplinary collaborations.

For more information and to apply, click here.



Jun 9 17

Economist, USC

by Tara Sheehan

The University of Southern California (USC), founded in 1880, is located in the heart of downtown L.A. and is the largest private employer in the City of Los Angeles. As an employee of USC, you will be a part of a world-class research university and a member of the “Trojan Family,” which is comprised of the faculty, students and staff that make the university what it is.

The mission of the Leonard D. Schaeffer Center for Health Policy & Economics is to measurably improve value in health through evidence-based policy solutions, research and educational excellence, and private and public sector engagement.

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May 25 17

Associate or Full Professor (Ladder Rank, Ladder Rank/In Residence) – Health: Policy, Economics, or Services Research Faculty

by Tara Sheehan

University of California San Diego

The Department of Family Medicine and Public Health (FMPH) at the University of California, San Diego’s School of Medicine (, is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body and invites applications for one or more faculty positions in the area of health policy, health economics, or health services research. Applicants are sought with expertise in health policy as it relates to health behavior, health care systems, health insurance and health care costs, health outcomes, dissemination and implementation, regulatory science, and other areas. Individuals who have produced research that has demonstrably influenced either health policy or health care practice are encouraged to apply.

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