Job Postings

The Department of Economics at Virginia Tech invites applications for three (3) open rank positions at the Assistant/Associate/Full Professor ranks.

The Department has been growing and will continue to hire several positions over the next few years. All positions have an appointment start date of August 2018.

Big Data Economist (www.jobs.vt.edu Posting # TR0170147)

FIND APPLICATION HERE


The Intercollegiate department of Chicanx-Latinx studies is hiring.

We’re hiring in CLS! Please share with all who might be interested. The deadline is approaching — December 1.

The Intercollegiate Department of Chicana/o Latina/o Studies of the Claremont Colleges invites applications for a tenure-track position at Pomona College at the Assistant Professor level. We are seeking a scholar in the interdisciplinary field of Chicanx-Latinx Studies with a demonstrated commitment to teaching and cutting-edge research.

A Ph.D. in Chicanx-Latinx Studies or another interdisciplinary field is preferred. While we welcome degrees from traditional disciplines, the department seeks expertise in fields other than our existing strengths in history, sociology and psychology.

The teaching load for this appointment will be four courses (2/2) annually. The successful candidate will be expected to teach courses in their field of expertise and required departmental courses (on a rotating basis). The candidate will be expected to work collaboratively in an intercollegiate and interdisciplinary setting.

The successful candidate will have experience working with students from diverse backgrounds and a demonstrated commitment to improving higher education for underrepresented students.

Interested candidates with PhD in hand or expected by July 2018 should submit the following via Academic Jobs Online (https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/9986):
1) letter of application
2) curriculum vitae
3) transcripts
4) three brief statements—one addressing teaching philosophy and experience, one addressing scholarship and including your future directions, and one addressing demonstrated ability to mentor a diverse student body
5) three letters of recommendation

Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2017. Please note: The Academic Jobs Online site is on Eastern Standard Time.

Contact Person:
Rita Cano Alcalá, Chair
Intercollegiate Department of Chicana/o Latina/o Studies of the Claremont Colleges
Rita.Alcala@ScrippsCollege.edu


Full-time Assistant Professor

The Department of Economics at Vassar College invites applications for a full-time Assistant Professor or Instructor position to begin August 2018.

Vassar College is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer with a strong commitment to increasing the diversity of the campus community and the curriculum, and promoting an environment of equality, inclusion, and respect for difference. Candidates who can contribute to this goal through their teaching, research, advising, and other activities are encouraged to identify their strengths and experiences in this area. Individuals from groups whose underrepresentation in the American professoriate has been severe and longstanding are particularly encouraged to apply.

Vassar is a highly selective residential liberal arts college located in the beautiful and historic Hudson Valley, seventy-five miles north of New York City.

Evidence of excellent teaching skills and research potential is essential; PhD by July 2018 desired but individuals nearing completion will be considered. Teaching responsibilities will include courses in the successful candidate’s specialty in addition to courses in introductory and intermediate economics.

Applications, which must include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, scholarship sample, statement of teaching philosophy showing interest in the liberal arts, diversity statement highlighting contributions to and/or future plans for promoting diversity and inclusion through teaching, research and/or professional involvements, graduate transcript (unofficial copy acceptable for initial application), and three (3) letters of reference, may be submitted at https://www.econjobmarket.org/. Candidates with teaching experience are also encouraged to submit evidence of teaching effectiveness.

To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by November 17, 2017.


Assistant Professor of Economics

Department of Economics
Sam M. Walton College of Business
University of Arkansas

JEL Classifications:

  • C1 – Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology
  • C81 – Methodology for Collecting, Estimating, and Organizing
  • C51 – Model Construction and Estimation
  • L – Industrial Organization
  • L81 – Retail and Wholesale Trade • e-Commerce
  • O12 – Microeconomic Analyses of Economic Development

Key Words: Applied Econometrics, Big Data, Empirical Methods, Industrial Organization

Deadline: 2017-12-01

The Department of Economics in the Sam M Walton College of Business at The University of Arkansas invites applications for an opening for a tenure track assistant professor in applied econometrics beginning in August 2018. Primary duties include teaching economics at the graduate and undergraduate levels, engaging in a research program that results in outstanding scholarly publications, and performing service as assigned by the Department, College, and University.

Required Qualifications: (1) A doctoral degree in economics with a field in applied econometrics and a supporting field in industrial organization, development, labor, or other areas of applied microeconomics as these areas would complement the current faculty’s teaching and research interests; (2) the potential to produce high quality academic research in leading journals and secure external research funding; (3) a commitment to high quality teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Applicants are expected to have earned a Ph.D. in economics by August 2018.

Preferred Qualifications: Preference will be given to applicants with strong applied econometrics skills and a familiarity with econometric methods for big data analytics. Experience with firm-, household-, and/or industry-level data is especially valued, as are skills in data manipulation, analysis, and big data techniques.

Application Procedure: Applicants must submit a letter of application, curriculum vita that includes a list of three references, and at least one, and preferably two, current unpublished papers through the University of Arkansas online hiring system at: https://jobs.uark.edu/postings/22961. In addition, three letters of reference should be submitted through the JOE network at https://www.aeaweb.org/joe/ (click on “Apply for this Job” link in the JOE ad).

Apply by December 1, 2017 to receive full consideration. Interviews will be conducted at the ASSA meetings in Philadelphia, PA, in January 2018. The posting is expected to remain open until filled. The candidate selected for this position will be required to submit a disclosure and consent form authorizing a background investigation.

Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience and achievements.

The University of Arkansas is an equal opportunity institution committed to achieving diversity in its faculty. Therefore, the university is especially interested in applications from qualified candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our academic departments. The university welcomes applications without regard to race/color, sex, gender, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability, religion, marital or parental status, protected veteran or military status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal or state law.  Persons must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States on the first day of employment. All applicant information is subject to public disclosure under the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act.

Additional Position Information:

The University of Arkansas is a land grant, nationally-competitive, student-centered, research university serving Arkansas and the world. The University of Arkansas has approximately 28,500 students and the Walton College has over 5,200 students.
Location: The University of Arkansas is in Fayetteville, in the Ozark Mountains of Northwest Arkansas. The Fayetteville area offers high quality of life, a mild climate, excellent health care, a variety of restaurants, a moderate cost of living, and many cultural and recreational activities. U.S. News and World Report recently ranked Fayetteville as #5 on its list of the most desirable places to live in the U.S. Fayetteville’s Walton Arts Center offers a rich variety of Broadway, symphony, dance, jazz, and other performances and special events. Fayetteville is minutes from lakes and rivers for fishing, swimming, boating, has a regional bike trail system and has become a destination spot for elite mountain bikers. It is a city of approximately 73,000 with a regional population of more than 400,000. The region has one of the highest growth rates in the U.S. and is consistently listed among the most desirable places to live. Fayetteville is also an excellent location for business and careers as evidenced by Forbes ranking Fayetteville 4th in Best Places for Business and Careers. Several Fortune 500 companies have their headquarters in Northwest Arkansas, including Wal-Mart, Tyson Foods, and J.B. Hunt Transport.


Barnard College Economics Assistant Professor

 
Date Posted: 11/01/2017
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Assistant Professor
Section: US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: New York City, New York, UNITED STATES
JEL Classifications:
B — History of Economic Thought, Methodology, and Heterodox Approaches
E — Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics
Keywords:

History of Economic Thought, Methodology, and Heterodox Approaches
Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Economics Department at Barnard College, an affiliate of Columbia University, invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position beginning in Fall 2018 in the fields of Macroeconomics and History of Economic Thought/Methodology. Responsibilities include teaching, active research and faculty service.

Barnard College is an independent liberal arts college for women affiliated with Columbia University. We seek highly qualified candidates who will thrive in our unique academic environment, where both teaching and scholarship are important for appointment and tenure, in a department that promotes a broad conception of economic science and its relation to other disciplines. We value the ability to contribute to the College’s interdisciplinary programs, such as Human Rights, Urban Studies, or Women’s Studies.

Please submit a Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae, Job Market Paper, evidence of teaching excellence and the contact information for three letters of reference to: http://careers.barnard.edu/postings/3133. Completed applications received by November 26, 2017, will be assured full consideration. Must have Ph.D. in economics or related discipline by start date. For more information see https://economics.barnard.edu/faculty-search.

Barnard College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Barnard does not discriminate due to race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender and/or gender identity or expression, marital or parental status, national origin, ethnicity, citizenship status, veteran or military status, age, disability, or any other legally protected basis, and to the extent permitted by law. Qualified candidates of diverse ethnic and racial backgrounds are encouraged to apply for vacant positions at all levels.

Application Requirements:
  • Letters of Reference Instructions Below
  • External Application Link
Reference Instructions: Contact information for three letters of recommendation are requested when applying online.
Additional Information For Applicants:

Please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, job market paper, evidence of teaching excellence and the contact information for three letters of reference.

Link to apply online


Economists and Senior Economists

Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Washington, District of Columbia, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: 00 — Default: Any Field
Keywords:

B – History of Economic Thought, Methodology, and Heterodox Approaches
C – Mathematical and Quantitative Methods
D – Microeconomics
E – Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics
F – International Economics
G – Financial Economics
H – Public Economics
I – Health, Education, and Welfare
J – Labor and Demographic Economics
K – Law and Economics
L – Industrial Organization
N – Economic History
O – Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth
Q – Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics
R – Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Federal Reserve Board in Washington, D.C. welcomes diversity and is seeking new and experienced Ph.D. economists with a broad range of interests, skills, and backgrounds to conduct innovative research and policy analysis in a collaborative workplace. 

Candidates must demonstrate the potential to contribute creatively to academic research and policy and to participate in policy analysis as part of teams with diverse backgrounds, skills, and viewpoints. Candidates must have a Ph.D. in economics, finance, or a related discipline, or must be nearing completion of their doctoral dissertation. At the senior level, candidates must have a strong ongoing publication record in areas of interest to the Board.

The Board is interested in a broad range of topics in economics and finance, including, but are not limited to: behavioral economics; econometrics; economic measurement; financial institutions and markets; financial stability and macroprudential policy; foreign economies; industrial organization; international trade and finance; labor; macroeconomics; microeconomics; monetary economics; payment systems; and public economics. 

The Board employs over 300 Ph.D. economists with a wide range of backgrounds, interests, and expertise. Researchers at the Board benefit from extensive and unique data resources, state-of-the-art computing facilities, highly trained and motivated research assistants, and active speaker series and workshops. More information on our research staff and resources is available at www.federalreserve.gov/research

Please apply, no later than November 27, 2017, through the Job Openings for Economists website (application link below) with a curriculum vitae, job market paper, and three letters of recommendation. Citizenship may be a consideration for some positions, so candidates must indicate their visa status and country of citizenship in the application. Questions can be addressed to Debbie Flores at EconomistRecruiting@frb.gov

This announcement is intended for posting on the American Economic Association’s Job Openings for Economists (JOE) only. The Federal Reserve Board is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to supporting and fostering diversity within the broader economics research community.

Application Requirements:
  • CV
  • Job Market Paper
  • Letters of Reference
  • Questions for Candidates
Application deadline: 11/27/2017

Three tenure-track positions in Economics

The University of Oregon is hiring three tenure-track positions in economics this year: two open-field lines and one line dedicated to the intersection of data science and social equity, broadly defined.  We don’t want to miss any well-qualified candidates who could help us also enhance our department’s established commitment to diversity, especially if these candidates have not yet considered applying for these University of Oregon positions. 

If you are aware of any current or recent Ph.D. students who are well-qualified for either of the positions detailed in the links below, please forward this information directly to them.  Diversity, equity and inclusion collectively comprise an important emphasis for our department and University, and we especially encourage applications by people from under-represented backgrounds.

University of Oregon Job posting:

Academic Jobs Online:

Professor of Public Policy

The School of Public Policy of Pepperdine University invites qualified candidates with a strong research background in the quantitative aspects of public policy analysis to apply for the James Q. Wilson Visiting Professor of Public Policy position for the academic year 2018-2019. This position may be renewed for a second year (2019-2020) upon mutual agreement. To be seriously considered, applicants will demonstrate in their very first correspondence that they are familiar with the mission of Pepperdine University and the unique approach of the Pepperdine School of Public Policy, with its interdisciplinary emphasis on the moral and historic underpinnings of free institutions and its recognition of the key role of the “public” in solving policy challenges.

The James Q. Wilson Visiting Professor will teach a core policy analysis class in the fall and spring semesters along with an elective course in the spring semester.  Candidates can come from academic and think tank environments, but should have teaching experience (graduate-level coursework preferred). Minimum basic qualifications required are PhD, DPhil, JD, or equivalent degree at the time of application. Candidates will be innovative scholars able to demonstrate expertise in the policy arena and the role of quantitative and philosophical elements of public policy analysis and public leadership. Areas of policy expertise may include, but are not limited to, energy, environmental, tax, healthcare, education, civic engagement, entitlement, criminal justice, and the impact of “big data” on research into these policy areas and/or related fields.

Preference will be given to applications postmarked before December 15, 2017. To apply, please send a curriculum vitae, and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three references to: Pete Peterson, Dean, Pepperdine University, School of Public Policy, 24255 Pacific Coast Highway, Malibu, CA, 90263-7490. 


St. Lawrence University Academic Affair Economics Assistant Professor

JOE ID Number: 2017-02_111458974
Date Posted: 10/11/2017
Title: Assistant Professor
Section: US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Canton, New York, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: G0 — General
Keywords:
Financial Economics
Salary Range: Competitive Salary and Comprehensive Benefits Package
 
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Department of Economics at St. Lawrence University invites applications for one Tenure-Track position at the Assistant Professor level beginning August 2018. Located at 23 Romoda Drive in Canton, N.Y., St. Lawrence University is a coeducational, private, independent liberal arts institution of about 2,400 students from more than 40 states and 40 nations. The Department of Economics consists of 12 members covering a broad range of fields and interests. We are committed to excellence in teaching and scholarship in a diverse liberal arts environment.

Both the University and Economics Department are committed to diversity among its faculty, staff and students. Such a commitment ensures an atmosphere that is diverse and complex in ways that are intellectually and socially enriching for the entire campus community. Applications by members of all underrepresented groups, as well as from individuals with experience teaching or working in a multicultural environment, are encouraged. St. Lawrence University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. (See the diversity statement at: http://www.stlawu.edu/president/statement-diversity).

We seek candidates trained as economists with demonstrated success teaching courses on financial economics. The typical teaching assignment is 3 courses per semester including 2 sections from the core (Micro, Macro, and Quantitative Methods) and one upper level elective in Financial Economics. A Ph.D. in Economics or ABD. For additional information about St. Lawrence, please visit http://www.stlawu.edu.

For consideration, candidates must complete the following two-part application process:

1. Submit a cover letter, curriculum vita, evidence of teaching effectiveness, a statement on how your teaching, research, and/or service contribute to a diverse and inclusive academic environment, a sample of research, and 3 confidential letters of recommendation at www.aeaweb.org/joe/cand.php

2. Applicants must also complete an online application at http://employment.stlawu.edu

For full consideration, applications should be received by November 20, 2017.

All offers of employment are contingent upon the finalist successfully passing a background (including criminal records) check.

Application Requirements:
  • Cover Letter
  • CV
  • Teaching Evaluations
  • Research Papers
  • Letters of Reference
  • Diversity Statement
Application deadline: 11/20/2017
Additional Information For Applicants:

Applicants must also complete a St. Lawrence University online application form only at http://employment.stlawu.edu.

St. Lawrence University Academic Affairs-Economics Assistant Professor

JOE ID Number: 2017-02_111458969
Date Posted: 10/11/2017
Title: Assistant Professor
Section: US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Canton, New York, UNITED STATES
JEL Classifications:
C0 — General
D0 — General
E0 — General
Keywords:
Macroeconomics
Microeconomics
Quantitative Methods

Salary Range: Competitive Salary and Comprehensive Benefits Package

 
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Department of Economics at St. Lawrence University invites applications for one, and possibly two, tenure-track positions at the assistant professor level beginning August 2018. Located at 23 Romoda Drive in Canton, N.Y., St. Lawrence University is a coeducational, private, independent liberal arts institution of about 2,400 students from more than 40 states and 40 nations. The Department of Economics consists of 12 members covering a broad range of fields and interests. We are committed to excellence in teaching and scholarship in a diverse liberal arts environment.

Both the University and Economics Department are committed to diversity among its faculty, staff and students. Such a commitment ensures an atmosphere that is diverse and complex in ways that are intellectually and socially enriching for the entire campus community. Applications by members of all underrepresented groups, as well as from individuals with experience teaching or working in a multicultural environment, are encouraged. St. Lawrence University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. (See the diversity statement at: http://www.stlawu.edu/president/statement-diversity).

While the available positions are open field, we seek candidates capable of teaching and conducting research in at least two of our three core curricular areas of macroeconomics, microeconomics, and quantitative methods. The typical teaching assignment is 3 courses per semester including 2 sections from the core and one upper level elective. A Ph.D. in Economics or ABD. For additional information about St. Lawrence, please visit http://www.stlawu.edu.

For consideration, candidates must complete the following two-part application process:

1. Submit a cover letter, curriculum vita, evidence of teaching effectiveness, a statement on how your teaching, research, and/or service contribute to a diverse and inclusive academic environment, a sample of research, and 3 confidential letters of recommendation at www.aeaweb.org/joe/cand.php

2. Applicants must also complete an online application at http://employment.stlawu.edu

For full consideration, applications should be received by December 1, 2017.

All offers of employment are contingent upon the finalist successfully passing a background (including criminal records) check.

Application Requirements:
  • Cover Letter
  • CV
  • Teaching Evaluations
  • Research Papers
  • Letters of Reference
  • Diversity Statement
Application deadline: 12/01/2017
Additional Information For Applicants:

Applicants must also complete a St. Lawrence University online application only at http://employment.stlawu.edu.

Associate or Full Professor in Economics of Education, Teachers College, Columbia University

Position: The program in Economics of Education at Teachers College, Columbia University (TC) seeks to hire an Associate (tenured or tenure-track) or Full Professor (tenured) with expertise in the Economics of Education. We are seeking a nationally-recognized scholar to join our engaging academic and professional environment, in a world-class university with outstanding faculty and students. While research focus is flexible, we are particularly interested in scholars whose work examines issues of economic, racial, and/or gender inequality in the context of education.

The Economics of Education program is housed within TC’s interdisciplinary Department of Education Policy and Social Analysis (EPSA), which also includes programs in Education Policy, Politics and Education, and Sociology and Education. Three active research centers are currently associated with the program. Program faculty are members of the Columbia Committee on the Economics of Education (CCEE), which brings together economists from across the university (including the Department of Economics, the Business School, Barnard College, the School of International and Public Affairs, and TC). This consortium sponsors a weekly economics of education seminar, hosted by TC and featuring nationally-recognized scholars from around the country. In addition, our location in New York City offers rich research and data opportunities for scholars interested in urban education issues (both at the K-12 and postsecondary level) as well as international education (our student population comes from all over the world). 

Responsibilities: Maintain an active research and publications profile; policy work and public engagement are also encouraged. Teach graduate courses in economics of education. Advise masters and doctoral students, and participate in program administration and leadership activities. Work collegially with students and faculty from both EPSA and the CCEE to build upon common research and intellectual interests. 

Qualifications: Earned doctorate in economics or public policy, or a related field with a demonstrated concentration in economics; strong record of academic publication on education-related topics; history of external research support. Demonstrated interest and/or involvement in education policy, ability to communicate across disciplinary boundaries and outside academe, experience working with students from a wide range of backgrounds, and a demonstrated commitment to broadening diversity within the field will also be considered in the review process. 

To apply: Send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and one publication or working paper (e.g., journal article, book chapters, conference paper) to: econofedsearch@tc.columbia.edu.  Please include, with letter of application, the names, titles, and contact information of three individuals writing letters of recommendation. 

Application deadline: Application review will begin December 1, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled. The start date for the position is September 1, 2018.

Teachers College as an institution has long been committed to a policy of equal opportunity in employment. The College is committed to providing expanding employment opportunities to minorities, women and the disabled in its own activities and in society.

Link: http://www.tc.columbia.edu/provost/faculty-searches/associate-or-full-professor-economics-of-education/ 


Assistant Professor

The Department of Economics at Binghamton University is hiring in Econometrics this year.  Information on the position is available on the JOE website at: https://www.aeaweb.org/joe/listing.php?JOE_ID=2017-02_111458605 .


Tenure-track position

The Economics Department at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina, seeks applicants for a tenure-track or tenured faculty position at the assistant, associate, or full professor level, and is searching to fill needs in all areas. This position’s start date is July 1, 2018. Both candidates in the final phases of their PhD training and candidates already holding positions at other universities will be considered. Applications can be submitted online at https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__www.academicjobsonline.org&d=DwIFaQ&c=HPMtquzZjKY31rtkyGRFnQ&r=uw0Hni0cvsF9CppQ-4HpKhZL88cs-OOTTNBznRgt_CM&m=UWMut-tmAU5qik1NO2HMdLwlBUjIMQesyFv07Uxluns&s=J102B-1qSF-fBu_JNKgI1AqyyRwkhkc92nTutRI1Xdk&e=, ad #11075. No paper applications will be accepted unless specifically solicited. Applications should include a CV and writing sample, as well as a minimum of 3 letters of reference. All applications received by November 30, 2017, are guaranteed full consideration.

Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual’s age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status. Duke also makes good faith efforts to recruit, hire, and promote qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans.


Tenure-track positions

The Department of Economics at Tulane University invites applications for three tenure-track positions, in the following fields:

 C1 Econometric and Statistical Methods

The Department of Economics at Tulane University invites applications for one full-time tenure-track position, most likely at the rank of Assistant Professor, beginning in August 2018. Applicants should have primary research and teaching interests in econometric and statistical methods, mainly in microeconometrics. Preference will be given to applicants who also have applied interests in areas where the Department has existing strengths and is focusing its graduate programs: development, inequality, and poverty; the economics of education; health and labor economics; and public economics. All applications must be submitted through Interfolio (https://apply.interfolio.com/45076 ).

D0 Applied Microeconomics
H0 Public Economics
I0 Health, Education, and Welfare
J0 Labor and Demographic Economics

The Department of Economics at Tulane University invites applications for one full-time tenure-track position, most likely at the rank of Assistant Professor, beginning in August 2018. Applicants should have primary research and teaching interests in applied microeconomics. Preference will be given to applicants who also have applied interests in areas where the Department has existing strengths and is focusing its graduate programs: development, inequality, and poverty; the economics of education; health and labor economics; and public economics. All applications must be submitted through Interfolio (http://apply.interfolio.com/45079).

I1 Health

The Department of Economics at Tulane University invites applications for one full-time tenure-track position, most likely at the rank of Assistant Professor, beginning in August 2018. Applicants should have primary research and teaching interests in health economics. Preference will be given to applicants who also have applied interests in areas where the Department has existing strengths and is focusing its graduate programs: development, inequality, and poverty; the economics of education; health and labor economics; and public economics. All applications must be submitted through Interfolio (http://apply.interfolio.com/45083 ).

In each case, required materials include a letter of interest, a vita, three reference letters, and a research paper. The complete application must be received by December 1, 2017 to be given full consideration; candidates will be considered until the position is filled. Tulane University is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action/persons with disabilities/veterans employer committed to excellence through diversity. Tulane will not discriminate against individuals with disabilities or veterans. We invite women and minorities to apply.

Contact: Paul Watson, Department of Economics, 206 Tilton Hall, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA, 70118 (economic@tulane.edu).


Assistant Professor

The Department of Economics at Binghamton University is hiring in Econometrics this year.  Information on the position is available on the JOE website at: https://www.aeaweb.org/joe/listing.php?JOE_ID=2017-02_111458605 .


The Federal Reserve System—including the Board of Governors and each of the 12 Reserve Banks

We are expecting to hire more than 100 research assistants over the coming months. A number of summer internship opportunities also will be available. We would like to enlist your support in referring qualified candidates to these positions.

We are committed to recruiting students with diverse backgrounds, interests, and perspectives. As a major employer of PhD economists, the Federal Reserve is taking on a leadership role in making sure women and students from underrepresented minority groups have the opportunity to become interns and research assistants and explore career paths in economics.

These are highly sought-after positions. Fed RAs have the opportunity to work with leading economists on both research and policy work. After a few years as an RA, most go on to top graduate schools in economics, law, and public policy, while others find competitive positions elsewhere within the Fed System or in the public or private sector.

A description of our program, highlighting the benefits of being an RA and recruiting time frames, can be found on our newly developed portal, www.fedeconjobs.org. Direct links to each of the 13 Fed institutions—the Board and the 12 District Banks—are available by accessing this site.


Paid US Forest Service Fellowship for Latinx students in Washington DC! Deadline: October 25th

Hispanic Access Foundation and the US Forest Service are thrilled to announce the first year of the USFS Hispanic Access Resource Assistant Fellowship.

We would like to ask for your help to recruit talented recent graduates who have an interested in working with the US Forest Service for a 1-year paid-fellowship.

This coming year 2018, we will host RA fellows in two USFS offices in Washington, DC. Please use the links below to find more information on these positions: US Forest Service Headquarters – Conservation Education/Partnership Coordinator

US Forest Service Headquarters – Wilderness and Wild & Scenic Rivers Fellow

For more information regarding this program, benefits and time-frame please read our promotional flyer.

Lastly, please encourage potential candidates to contact us by e-mail (rafellowship@hispanicaccess.org) with any questions they might have regarding the program, and to follow Hispanic Access Foundation on Facebook and/or Twitter for more updates on this and other programs.


1755 Senior Researcher – Durham, NC

The Organization:

The Center for Responsible Lending (CRL) is a nonprofit, nonpartisan research and policy organization that promotes responsible lending practices and access to fair terms of credit for low-wealth families. CRL was created in 2002 to protect homeownership and family wealth by working to eliminate predatory lending and other abusive financial practices. Our work has helped lead to major changes in lending practices, saving families over $2 billion annually. CRL has more than 40 employees and offices in Durham, NC; Oakland, CA; and in Washington, DC.

CRL is an affiliate of Self-Help, a community development lender founded in 1980 that has provided over $5 billion dollars in financing to help over 70,000 low-wealth borrowers buy homes, build businesses and strengthen community resources.

Position Description:

 The Senior Researcher will help advance CRL’s mission by conducting research and policy analysis related to predatory lending and other abusive financial practices. The individual will be expected to conduct major quantitative and qualitative research projects from inception to publication.  In addition, the Senior Researcher will respond to short-term research requests from staff and will communicate with the public, regulators, researchers, and other policymakers about CRL’s research.

Essential Responsibilities: 

Design, manage and execute large multi-phase research projects on mortgage and consumer finance issues relevant to CRL’s mission.Perform and interpret quantitative and statistical analyses on mortgage and consumer finance data sets.Maintain familiarity with outside research, academic and otherwise, including conducting formal critiques where necessary to advance CRL’s policy goals.Provide statistical expertise for internal staff.Present research findings to internal and external audiences.Work closely with CRL’s policy, communications, and outreach staff to ensure CRL research is relevant to policymakers and the general public.Perform other duties as may be deemed necessary.

Minimum Qualifications:

Master’s degree in economics, statistics, planning, public policy, or related field.At least four years of research or policy-related experience, or experience in the housing finance or financial services industry.Strong knowledge of statistical methods, including econometrics.Experience with SAS or comparable statistical package.Self-starter, able to define and initiate new projects and manage multiple projects with competing deadlines.Proven record of primary responsibility for authoring major quantitative research reports.The desire to work with a diverse staff and commitment to economic and social justice.Strong writing and public speaking skills.Willingness to do some travel.Advanced proficiency with Excel, PowerPoint.

 

Desired Qualifications:

Understanding of mortgage origination and servicing policy and practiceUnderstanding of mortgage secondary markets, the role of GSE’s, and federal housing policy.Understanding of consumer finance, traditional and nontraditional underwriting, and the causes of market failures in the provision of credit to underserved populations.

Physical Requirements: 

Frequently requires the use of manual dexterity and repetitive motions, primarily with the wrists, hands, and fingers.  Ability to occasionally lift and exert a force of up to 10 pounds. 

Compensation:

Competitive nonprofit salary, based on experience, plus a generous benefits package. 

Application:

 

To apply, send resume and cover letter, describing why you are a fit for this position, to hiringmanager@self-help.org. Please include the position title as the subject.  Application must be received by October 30, 2017 to ensure consideration.  Applications received after this date may or may not be considered, depending on the applicant pool.  The position will remain posted until filled.

 

Self-Help is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all persons regardless of race, color, class, age, gender, religion, disability that can be accommodated, marital status, ancestry, nationality, family status or sexual orientation.


 Assistant Professor

UC Santa Cruz is recruiting at the Assistant Professor level in applied micro/trade and in macroeconomics.  We especially wish to encourage an excellent and diverse pool of candidates to apply. 
At the end of this email there are links to the sites where full descriptions and application instructions can be found, in addition to the “official” announcement and description of the position. We are also recruiting at the senior level in international macro and the link for that position is included as well.

Assistant Professor (tenure-track) position in macroeconomics:https://recruit.ucsc.edu/apply/JPF00467 

Assistant Professor, international trade/ applied micro:https://recruit.ucsc.edu/apply/JPF00466 ).

Associate or Full Professor, International Macro/IF (https://recruit.ucsc.edu/apply/JPF00470 ).


Assistant Professor

The Economics Department and the School of Public Policy at the University of Massachusetts Amherst invite applications for a joint tenure-system appointment at the rank of assistant professor. Under exceptional circumstances, candidates at other ranks may receive consideration.  Fields are open, and candidates should have a knowledge of and interest in public policy in their field. In particular, we encourage applications from candidates in the Political Economy of Health, Health Care, Public Health, Environmental Equity, and other health-related fields that have relevance for public policy . Our faculty employ heterodox and mainstream approaches.


Requirements:

A completed Ph.D. in Economics or a closely related field is required by time of appointment.  

Candidates will be judged on their scholarly research as well as teaching. Rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Additional Information:

We are seeking talented applicants qualified for an assistant professor position. Under exceptional circumstances, highly qualified candidates at other ranks may receive consideration.

The university is committed to active recruitment of a diverse faculty and student body. The University of Massachusetts Amherst is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of women, minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities and encourages applications from these and other protected group members. Because broad diversity is essential to an inclusive climate and critical to the University’s goals of achieving excellence in all areas, we will holistically assess the many qualifications of each applicant and favorably consider an individual’s record working with students and colleagues with broadly diverse perspectives, experiences, and backgrounds in educational, research or other work activities. We will also favorably consider experience overcoming or helping others overcome barriers to an academic degree and career.


Application Instructions:

To apply please submit a cover letter, CV, contact information for three references, a recent research paper, and, if possible, evidence of teaching effectiveness. 

Review of applications will begin on November 15, 2017, and continue until the position is filled. Candidates may interview at the ASSA meeting and are encouraged to use AEA signaling. 

https://umass.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=86799 


Analyst for its Public and Private Mandates Unit

The Congressional Budget Office is a small, nonpartisan agency that provides economic and budgetary analysis to the Congress. The Budget Analysis Division is seeking an analyst for its Public and Private Mandates Unit to help CBO carry out its responsibilities under the Unfunded Mandates Reform Act.

CBO’s estimates of the costs of federal mandates provide the Congress with important information as it considers proposed legislation. The Public and Private Mandates Unit works closely with Congressional staff; industry and business groups; and representatives of state, local, and tribal governments. The analyst’s portfolio will be determined at the time of hiring and could encompass a variety of program areas, such as income security and labor, justice, homeland security, general government and administration, and veterans benefits.

Candidates must have a graduate degree in public policy, public administration, economics, or a similar degree in a related field. Candidates must demonstrate strong quantitative and research skills and the ability to communicate clearly and concisely in writing, to accurately interpret and analyze legislative proposals, and to work well under tight deadlines.

This position can be viewed at www.cbo.gov/careers and people can apply online directly from there. Thank you for your assistance in making this available to others who may be interested.


Tenure track Assistant Professor position in Public Policy at Gettysburg College

Gettysburg College invites applications for a tenure-track position in Public Policy. The successful candidate will be expected to teach a variety of introductory and advanced courses in the interdisciplinary Public Policy major and fields of their expertise. The candidate will have the opportunity, working with the Public Policy advisory committee, to play a leading role in the continued development of the Public Policy major. The candidate will also advise major and undecided students and have the opportunity to teach in the First Year Seminar program. Faculty at Gettysburg College teach a 3-2 course load.

The successful candidate should have a Ph.D. in Public Policy or a related field with a policy emphasis, be committed to teaching in the liberal arts tradition, and show potential for scholarly engagement. Candidates should be able to show demonstrated excellence in teaching. Although the specific policy area is open, the ideal candidate’s area of expertise will complement existing majors or departments offered at the College. We strongly encourage candidates who can demonstrate through their teaching, scholarship, or governance that they can contribute to the diversity and excellence of our community.

Gettysburg College, an equal opportunity employer, complies with all applicable federal, state, local laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and admission. The College prohibits discrimination and harassment, and provides equal opportunity without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, marital/familial status, possession of a General Education Development Certificate (GED) as compared to a high school diploma, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, sex, age, or genetic information in all aspects of employment, educational programs, activities, and admissions. Pursuant to Title IX of the Education Amendment of 1972, Gettysburg College prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex (i.e., which includes but is not limited to the prohibition of sexual misconduct and relationship violence, including sexual assault and harassment) in all of its educational programs and activities.

A curriculum vitae, cover letter, writing sample, transcripts, and a separate statement of the applicant’s teaching philosophy should be submitted. In addition, applicants should enter the names and email addresses of three professional references, at least one of whom can speak to the applicant’s teaching effectiveness. After the applicant completes the online application, the professional references indicated will be contacted by Gettysburg College via email to submit letters of recommendation electronically.

Review of applications will begin immediately, and will continue until a successful candidate is found. Application materials must be received by October 31, 2017 for full consideration. Inquiries can be addressed to Dr. Char Weise at cweise@gettysburg.edu.
http://gettysburg.peopleadmin.com/postings/2249


Central Connecticut State University (CCSU) invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor

Central Connecticut State University (CCSU) invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level beginning August 2018. Responsibilities include teaching introductory and upper-division courses, engaging in scholarly research leading to refereed publications, serving on departmental and university committees, advising students, and participating in allied professional activities as outlined in the Department’s Promotion and Tenure Guidelines (http://web.ccsu.edu/facultysenate/files/Department_P__T_Guidelines/EconomicsPTGuide2017.pdf). Candidates are expected to be committed to multiculturalism and working with a diverse student body. Candidates are also expected to have familiarity/experience with the internship process and to have (or be willing to establish) professional relationships with local businesses and government agencies (those without existing relationships are expected to have a plan for how these relationships will be established). 

Required Qualifications:

  • Doctoral degree in Economics or related field, by the time of appointment, with primary specialization in Money and Banking (JEL Code E3, E4, or E5)
  • Commitment to serving culturally, ethnically, and linguistically diverse communities.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • A secondary specialization in Econometrics (with a focus on quantitative methods common to Macroeconomics) or International Economics
  • Evidence of demonstrated effectiveness in teaching as a primary instructor at the undergraduate level, scholarly research, and professional activity commensurate with experience.

The University: CCSU is one of four universities in the Connecticut State Colleges & Universities system. Excellent professors and a wide array of academic programs prepare students for success in whatever field they choose. Our motto welcomes everyone to “See Yourself @ CCSU”. CCSU serves approximately 12,200 students – 9,500 undergraduates, and 2,700 graduates with a richly diverse population: more than 30 percent of students are of traditional minority heritage. Visit our web site at http://www.ccsu.edu/.  

The Community: CCSU is located in New Britain, a city of some 70,000, within a 10-minute drive to the state capital in Hartford. New Britain is home to the nationally recognized New Britain Museum of American Art and offers a range of cultural opportunities, including the New Britain Symphony Orchestra, two theatres, and an extensive park system. The University is approximately two hours (by car) from both Boston and New York City. 

Application and Appointment: For full consideration, applications must be received by November 3, 2017. Salary is commensurate with education and experience. To begin the application process, go to https://hrat.ccsu.edu/index.php?job=228, click on the Apply Now button and electronically submit the following:

  • Letter of application addressing all the qualifications for the position. The letter should specifically detail: why you meet the qualifications for this position, your qualifications as a teacher and a scholar, and your ability to facilitate internship placements
  • Current curriculum vitae
  • Names of three current professional references with mail and email addresses, and telephone numbers
  • Statement of teaching philosophy
  • Teaching evaluations (summary page from all received)
  • A sample of recent research and a research agenda
  • Transcripts (Unofficial copies are acceptable; if selected, official copies will be required).

Please redact any personally identifiable information (i.e., SSN, DOB, marital status) from any documents submitted. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Emailed or mailed copies will not be accepted. 

For more information, contact Dr. Christina Robinson at 860-832-2727 or ChristinaRobinson@CCSU.edu

Central Connecticut State University is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer.


New or senior Assistant Professor level to start in Fall, 2018 in the fields of International Economics, Economic Development, Macroeconomics, Monetary Economics, and Financial Economics. 

Duties for the tenure-track position entail actively publishing in peer reviewed journals along with teaching courses in two or more of the following fields at both graduate and undergraduate levels: international economics, economic development, macroeconomics, monetary economics and financial economics. The successful candidate will also display dedication to inclusive excellence in higher education. While teaching will be focused in the Department of Economics, the successful candidate for this position will have opportunities to participate in teaching and dissertation advising in UMBC’s School of Public Policy.

The University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) is a mid-sized research university located between Washington and Baltimore with a Carnegie classification of RU/H: Research Universities (high research activity).  UMBC is especially proud of the diversity of its student body, and we seek to attract an equally diverse applicant pool for this position. We have a strong commitment to inclusive excellence in our faculty.  We encourage applications from women, minority group members, veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

Completion of Ph.D. is required for appointment as Assistant Professor. Applicants are encouraged to submit their applications by November 15, 2017 for best consideration. Please submit all application materials electronically via interfolio.  Required application materials and submission instructions are available at apply.interfolio.com/42535.  For questions contact Crystal Proctor (email: proctor3@umbc.edu).


Assistant/Associate or Full Professor in demography, health and public affairs, to begin fall 2018

The Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University invites applicants for an assistant, associate or full professor in demography, health and public affairs, to begin fall 2018. The appointment may be made jointly with a social or natural science department. Areas of particular interest include demographic methods, migration, fertility, marriage, epidemiology, health, disease, and development. Candidates should have a strong research agenda, a commitment to graduate and undergraduate teaching, and well-articulated interests in public policy; Ph.D. is required.

Interested candidates should submit online at at  https://puwebp.princeton.edu/AcadHire/apply/application.xhtml?listingId=3081

A letter of interest, a curriculum vita, a 2-3 page statement summarizing research accomplishments and future plans. Please provide contact information for three references. For junior candidates, referees will be contacted directly by email with instructions for submitting a confidential recommendation on your behalf. Screening will begin on October 1, 2017 and continue until positions are filled. Women and members of underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.


Vice President for Inclusion, Diversity and Equity, Smith College (Northampton, MA)

 ·    Reporting to the president and serving on her senior cabinet, the vice president serves as Smith’s chief diversity officer and leads the Office of Inclusion, Diversity and Equity (OIDE);
·    Broad areas of focus include programming, curricular initiatives, compliance, complaint investigation and recruitment and retention of faculty, students and staff;
·    Work with college-wide diversity-related committees, provide an overarching vision to these efforts and harness their power to create a compelling and powerful campus agenda;
·    Collaborate with all segments of the institution to advance inclusive excellence and facilitate transformative change.

This position is an exceptional opportunity for a strategic leader who has a documented history of successfully developing and advancing diversity. Smith College seeks candidates whose education, perspectives and personal and professional experiences have together prepared them to serve as an effective and collaborative leader of the college’s efforts to create a more diverse, equitable and inclusive environment. The ideal candidate will be an accomplished leader and broad-based manager with strategic capacity, operational strengths, outstanding communications skills and a deep conviction for the mission and values of Smith College.

Smith is a private, independent women’s liberal arts college with coed graduate and certificate programs, located in Northampton, Massachusetts. In its 2017 edition, U.S. News & World Report ranked it tied for 12th among the best National Liberal Arts Colleges. Smith is also a member of the Five College Consortium, which allows its students to attend classes at Mount Holyoke College, Amherst College, Hampshire College and the University of Massachusetts Amherst.

Full announcement, qualifications, and application instructions: http://bit.ly/2iDgq3V


Community Development Position at the Boston Fed

Many of you are aware of our research to document Racial Wealth Inequality in the Boston area. We want to build on that work and are now adding a new position within Community Development at the Boston Fed that will focus exclusively on designing strategies that have the potential to increase household economic security and equity. I am looking for a talented individual committed to better understanding the root causes of racial wealth disparities and spread this message across New England. This person will build on the momentum of the work that already started and continue to engage policy-makers, community organizations, foundations and academics to identify and surface local policy solutions. Please help us spread the word and encourage candidates to apply as soon as possible!

Link to posting: https://frb.taleo.net/careersection/jobdetail.ftl?job=251121&lang=en#.WWfF51hQq3E.mailtz