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Assistant Professor in Economics

Title: Assistant Professor in Economics

  • Employer: Virginia Tech (Economics)
  • Location: United States
  • Position Type: Assistant Professor
  • Deadline: Feb 1, 2017

  • Job Description:

    Assistant Professor

    I -- Health, Education, and Welfare
    J -- Labor and Demographic Economics
    O -- Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth
    H -- Public Economics

    The Department of Economics at Virginia Tech invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in one of the following applied microeconomics areas: Health, Labor, Development, Education, or Public Finance. The new hire will conduct empirical research, teach at all levels, and occasionally be required to travel to professional meetings and conferences.

    Ph.D. in economics or a related discipline is required at the time of appointment. Foreign equivalent accepted. The appointment will begin in August 2017. The Department is in a growth phase and will be hiring several positions over the next few years.

    Candidates should have a Ph.D. in hand or firmly expected by August 2017 and should show promise of significant scholarship and teaching ability. A completed application will include a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, and a copy of publications or working papers. All candidates must apply online (and upload the required documents) at, posting # TR0160137. Applicants also must arrange for three letters of recommendation to be submitted online through

    Complete applications must be received by November 30, 2016 to be guaranteed full consideration. Selected candidate must pass a criminal background check prior to employment. For questions about the position please contact the Chair of the Search Committee Dr. Suqin Ge (

    Virginia Tech has a strong commitment to the principle of diversity and, in that spirit, seeks a broad spectrum of candidates including women, minorities, and people with disabilities.

    Individuals with disabilities desiring accommodations in the application process should notify Amy Stanford at 540-231-9636 or, or call TTY:1-800-828-1120.

    Mailing Address: Faculty Search Committee, Department of Economics, 3016 Pamplin Hall, 880 West Campus Drive, Virginia Tech Mail Code 0316, Blacksburg, VA 24061-0316.

  • This position has closed. Applications are no longer accepted.