Assistant Professor - Economics
Advertiser: Harris School of Public Policy, University of Chicago
Field(s) of specialization: Any field
Position type(s): Assistant Professor
Location of job: 1307 East 60th Street, Chicago, Illinois, 60637, United States (map)
Degree required: Doctorate
Job start date: Flexible
Job duration: Continuing/permanent
Letters of reference required: 2
Application deadline: 31 Dec 2020 (accepting applications)
Posting end date: 31 Dec 2020
Ad text:

The Harris School of Public Policy at the University of Chicago invites applicants for tenure-track faculty positions in Economics at the Assistant Professor level. The search is open with respect to field, but we especially encourage applications from scholars with an interest in energy, environmental, or development economics. Applicants are expected to complete a Ph.D. in Economics or a closely related field by July 31, 2021 and demonstrate strong promise for a scholarly career.

To apply for this position, candidates must submit their application through the University of Chicago’s Interfolio academic job board at: Applicants are required to submit: 1) curriculum vitae, 2) two letters of recommendation, and 3) one writing sample. Applicants may also submit additional optional documents such as: additional writing samples and/or a third letter of reference. Review of applicants will begin on October 22, 2020. No applications will be accepted after May 1, 2021.

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