JOE - October 2012

American University
College of Arts and Sciences
Assistant or Associate Professor
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Assistant or Associate Professor
Section: 1 -- US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Washington, DC, USA
JEL Classifications:
D -- Microeconomics
E -- Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics
Keywords: Macroeconomic Theory, Monetary Policy, Open Economy Macroeconomics, Applied Microeconomics
Deadline Information: Consideration of applications will continue until the position is filled, but complete applications received by November 30, 2012 will receive priority for interviews at the January 2013 ASSA meeting in San Diego.
Deadline Date: 11/2012

JOE ID Number: 201210_397445

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Two tenure-line openings beginning August 2013: one in macroeconomic theory and monetary policy at the assistant or associate professor level (interest in open economy issues a plus); one in applied microeconomic theory at the assistant professor level. Candidates should have strong quantitative skills, an active research agenda, interest in policy-relevant research, strong teaching credentials, and the ability to supervise doctoral dissertations. The prospect of external funding is expected for those hired at the assistant professor level, a record of such funding for hiring at a more senior level. Candidates for assistant professor rank should expect to have the PhD completed by September 1, 2013. Depending on qualifications, the appointee to the macro/monetary position may be recommended for tenure at the time of hiring.
Application Instructions:

Applications must include a cover letter or statement, curriculum vitae, sample research paper, and letters from three references and preferably should be sent to, or else mailed to Search Committee, Department of Economics, American University, Washington, DC 20016-8029. American University is an AA/EEEO institution, committed to a diverse faculty, staff, and student body. Women and minority candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. For more information, see or write to

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