American University Assistant/Associate Development Economics
Advertiser: Department of Economics, American University
Field(s) of specialization: Development; Growth
Position type(s): Assistant Professor, Associate Professor
Location of job: 4400 Massachusetts Ave NW, Washington, DC, 20016, United States
Job start date: Flexible
Job duration: Continuing/permanent
Letters of reference required: 3
Posting end date: 15 Nov 2018 (check the ad text for information about the application deadline)
Interviews: Interviews will be conducted at
Ad text:

One tenure-line opening beginning August 2019 in development economics at the assistant or associate professor level. The department seeks applicants in all fields of development economics and is open to candidates with a wide range of theoretical and empirical approaches. Candidates should have an interest in policy-relevant research, strong quantitative skills, excellent teaching credentials, and the ability to supervise doctoral students. Applicants should have completed a PhD or anticipate completion by August 2019. Applications must include a cover letter or statement, curriculum vitae, sample research paper, and letters from three references and must be sent to  Consideration of applications will continue until the position is filled, but complete applications received by November 15, 2018 will receive priority for interviews at ASSA meetings.  American University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution that operates in compliance with applicable laws and regulations.  The university does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, political affiliation, source of income, veteran status, or any other bases under federal or local laws (collectively “Protected Bases”).  It is a tobacco and smoke free campus. For more information, see or write to

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