American University Assistant/Associate Development Microeconomics
Advertiser: Department of Economics, American University
Field(s) of specialization: Development; Growth - Microeconomics
Position type(s): Assistant Professor, Associate Professor
Location of job: Kreeger 104, 4400 Massachusetts Ave NW, Washington, DC, 20016, United States
Job start date: Flexible
Job duration: Continuing/permanent
Letters of reference required: 3
Application deadline: 15 Nov 2019 midnight UTC (no longer accepting applications)
Current search status: Reviewing applications
Posting end date: 15 Nov 2019
Interviews: Interviews will be conducted at
Ad text:

One tenure-line opening beginning August 2020 in  development economics at the assistant or associate professor level. The department seeks applicants in all fields of development microeconomics 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 2020. 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, 2019 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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  • Letters of reference: 3
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