Assistant Professor of Economics
Advertiser: Economics, Pennsylvania State University
Field(s) of specialization: Econometrics - International Trade - Macroeconomics; Monetary - Microeconomics - Theory
Position type(s): Assistant Professor
Location of job: 610 Kern Building, University Park, PA, 16802, United States
Degree required: Doctorate
Job start date: 2024-07-01
Job duration: Continuing/permanent
Letters of reference required: 3
Application deadline: 29 Mar 2024 midnight UTC (no longer accepting applications)
Current search status: Reviewing applications
Posting end date: 29 Mar 2024
Ad text:

The Department of Economics at The Pennsylvania State University at University Park, PA, USA, seeks to fill a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Economics. We will consider scholars from all fields of economics.

Candidate must have a Ph.D. in Economics or related field by date of appointment, demonstrate an interest in and an excellent potential for conducting high-quality scholarly research, and have a high level of teaching competence. In this role, we expect the Assistant Professor of Economics to pursue an active research program, perform undergraduate teaching, help to supervise graduate students and engage in professional service.

Applicants can apply through Penn State’s Job Posting Board.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

In addition, successful candidates must either have demonstrated a commitment to building an inclusive, equitable, and diverse campus community or describe one or more ways they would envision doing so, given the opportunity.

Penn State is committed to and accountable for advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in all its forms. We embrace individual uniqueness, foster a culture of inclusion that supports both broad and specific diversity initiatives, leverage the educational and institutional benefits of diversity, and engage all individuals to help them thrive. We value inclusion as a core strength and an essential element of our public service mission.

Penn State offers competitive benefits to full-time employees, including medical, dental, vision, and retirement plans, in addition to 75% tuition discounts (including for a spouse and dependent children up to the age of 26) and paid holidays. Please visit for more detailed information.

Submission materials required
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Job market paper
  • Additional paper (optional)
  • Additional paper (optional)
  • Cover letter
  • Other material (in one file) (optional)
  • Video presentation of job market paper (optional)
  • Letters of reference: 3
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