JOE - October 2012

University of Southern California
Department Chair
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Department Chair
Section: 1 -- US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Los Angeles, CA, USA
JEL Classification: 00 -- Default: Any Field
Deadline Date: 12/1/2012

JOE ID Number: 201210_397784

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Full Text of JOE Listing:
The Department of Economics in the Dana and David Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences at the University of Southern California, in Los Angeles, California, is seeking to appoint a Department Chair at the rank of Professor with tenure to start Fall, 2013. We are looking for a senior scholar with a distinguished record of research and publication in their field of expertise and a commitment to undergraduate and graduate teaching and graduate student mentorship.

The Department Chair will oversee the expansion of the Department, which currently has 24 tenured and tenure-track faculty and 8 non-tenure-track faculty. The undergraduate economics major has a growing number of students and is one of the largest majors in Dornsife College.

To apply, please send a letter of interest including the names of three potential referees and a current CV to: Prof. Hashem Pesaran, Search Committee Chair, at We will begin reviewing applications on November 1, 2012 and will continue until the position is filled.

USC strongly values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity in employment. Women and men, and members of all racial and ethnic groups, are encouraged to apply.

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