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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 www.jobs.vt.edu, posting # TR0160137. Applicants also must arrange for three letters of recommendation to be submitted online through http://www.econjobmarket.org/.

    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 (ges@vt.edu).

    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 astanfor@vt.edu, 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.

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