Associate Professor/Full Professor of Economics

first_imgSyracuse University’s Department of Economics seeks to fill aposition in health economics at the Associate or Full Professorlevel. This position is part of an ambitious cluster hireinitiative in the broad area of Aging, Health, and Neuroscience andthe subarea of Population Health into which several positions arebeing filled from different disciplines. Faculty hired into thesepositions will build on our existing strengths in the focus areaand will participate in an organized research cluster that spansmultiple departments in the Maxwell School of Citizenship andPublic Affairs as well as the University. Further information onthe campus-wide hiring initiative can be found at the SyracuseUniversity Office of the Provost website. Job CategoryFaculty RankAssociate Qualifications Physical Requirements Syracuse is a medium-sized city situated in the geographic centerof New York State approximately 250 miles northwest of New YorkCity. The metro-area population totals approximately 500,000. Thearea offers a low cost of living and provides many social,cultural, and recreational options, including parks, museums,festivals, professional regional theater, and premier shoppingvenues. Syracuse and Central New York present a wide range ofseasonal recreation and attractions ranging from water skiing andsnow skiing, hiking in the Adirondacks, touring the historic sites,visiting wineries along the Finger Lakes, and biking on trailsalong the Erie Canal. Hours Tools/Equipment FLSA StatusExempt CampusSyracuse, NY Pay RangeCommensurate w/ Experience Job TypeFull-time Job Description As determined by department chair. LocationSyracuse University Open Until FilledYes Unionized Position CodeNot Applicable Responsibilities Commitment to a Diverse and Inclusive Campus Community Syracuse University is a private, international research universitywith distinctive academics, diversely unique offerings and anundeniable spirit. Located in the geographic heart of New YorkState, with a global footprint, and nearly 150 years of history,Syracuse University offers a quintessential collegeexperience.The scope of Syracuse University is a testament to its strengths: apioneering history dating back to 1870; a choice of more than 200majors and 100 minors offered through 13 schools and colleges;nearly 15,000 undergraduates and 5,000 graduate students; more thana quarter of a million alumni in 160 countries; and a studentpopulation from all 50 U.S. states and 123 countries. For moreinformation, please visit Syracuse University is an equal-opportunity, affirmative-actioninstitution. The University prohibits discrimination and harassmentbased on race, color, creed, religion, sex, gender, nationalorigin, citizenship, ethnicity, marital status, age, disability,sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression, veteranstatus, or any other status protected by applicable law to theextent prohibited by law. This nondiscrimination policy coversadmissions, employment, and access to and treatment in Universityprograms, services, and activities. Job Specific Qualifications Priority Consideration In addition to completing an online application, please attach acurriculum vitae, cover letter and a writing sample. EEOC Application Instructions Job #075468 Candidates must have completed a Ph.D in Economics. Preference willbe given to those who have done research in health economics. Candidates are expected to have an outstanding research recordaccording to rank, along with the capacity to advise Ph.D. studentsin their research. Successful candidates would also be expected toteach undergraduate and/or graduate courses in health economics andprovide service to the department. We seek candidates who haveinterdisciplinary interests that complement the broader mission ofthe Maxwell School and the broader University interests in thisarea. While all areas of health economics will be considered,preference will be given to individuals with interest in continuingor developing work related to cognitive impairment, substance usedisorders, or mental health.Special attention will be given to fostering additional demographicdiversity within the department. The search begins immediately andwill remain open until the position is filled. Commitment to Supporting and Hiring Veterans About Syracuse University Syracuse University has a long history of engaging veterans and themilitary-connected community through its educational programs,community outreach, and employment programs. After World War II,Syracuse University welcomed more than 10,000 returning veterans toour campus, and those veterans literally transformed SyracuseUniversity into the national research institution it is today. TheUniversity’s contemporary commitment to veterans builds on thishistorical legacy, and extends to both class-leading initiativesfocused on making an SU degree accessible and affordable to thepost-9/11 generation of veterans, and also programs designed toposition Syracuse University as the employer of choice for militaryveterans, members of the Guard and Reserve, and military familymembers. Quick Link Posting Details About the Syracuse area Job Posting Date12/04/2020 Application Deadline The candidate for this position should anticipate participation inan organized research cluster, engagement in publishable researchin economic journals, provide guidance and advice to doctoralstudents, help staff Ph.D. and undergraduate classes, and provideservice to the department. Syracuse University maintains an inclusive learning environment inwhich students, faculty, administrators, staff, curriculum, socialactivities, governance, and all other aspects of campus lifereflect a diverse, multi-cultural, and international worldview. TheUniversity community recognizes and values the many similaritiesand differences among individuals and groups. At Syracuse, we arecommitted to preparing students to understand, live among,appreciate, and work in an inherently diverse country and worldmade up of people with different ethnic and racial backgrounds,military backgrounds, religious beliefs, socio-economic status,cultural traditions, abilities, sexual orientations and genderidentities. To do so, we commit ourselves to promoting a communitythat celebrates and models the principles of diversity andinclusivity. Job TitleAssociate Professor/Full Professor of Economics Message to Applicantslast_img read more

Press release: New UK support to boost long-term stability in Somalia

first_img Somalia is at a critical juncture and sustainable, predictable funding and support for the troops who are building stability in the region is vital to support a transition to Somali-led security, when the conditions for a handover are right. more than £60 million to help over a million people cope with and recover from the impact of conflict and drought. Lifesaving food, clean water and medicine, along with support to find stable jobs, will help Somalis to look after themselves and their families in the long-term, reducing their dependence on humanitarian aid more than £25 million to support Somalia as it works to establish a stable and democratic political system. This will include advice to help develop rules on resource and power-sharing, and to prepare for landmark elections, including through support for voter and political party registration Last year the UK contributed £385 million towards international efforts to help the Somali people build an increasingly secure, stable and prosperous country.The Prime Minister hosted the London Somalia Conference in 2017 which agreed the international community’s new partnership with the Federal Government of Somalia.While in Kenya, she will announce further funding to support Somalia in a range of areas, including:center_img The international community must do more to help the African Union lead the fight against al-Shabaab as Somalia takes on greater responsibility for its own security, Theresa May will say today.The UK has a strong track record both in supporting the African Union and helping Somalia rebuild its police and military forces after decades of insecurity.On a visit to a UK-backed Counter-IED training centre in Nairobi the Prime Minister will see British troops helping prepare soldiers from Kenya and the region to deploy as part of the African Union Mission to Somalia (AMISOM).British instructors and their Kenyan counterparts are training troops in the tactics and techniques needed to identify and destroy the home-made bombs which are increasingly the weapon of choice for terrorists in the region.Announcing over £7 million of new UK funding to support the AU’s peacekeeping mission in Somalia, she will call on international donors to contribute more, setting out that an unstable Somalia has a knock-on effect on stability across the region and further afield.Prime Minister Theresa May said:last_img read more