JOE - October 2012

George Washington University
Columbian College of Arts and Sciences
Trachtenberg School of Publilc Policy and Public Administration
Assistant Professor of Public Policy
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Assistant Professor of Public Policy
Section: 1 -- US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Washington, DC, USA
JEL Classifications:
D -- Microeconomics
Q5 -- Environmental Economics
R1 -- General Regional Economics
Keywords: applied microeconomics, public policy, environmental economics, urban economics, regional economics, sustainability
Deadline Date: 11/2012

JOE ID Number: 201210_397828

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Full Text of JOE Listing:
Application is invited for a tenure-track faculty position in the Trachtenberg School of Public Policy and Public Administration, George Washington University, beginning in fall 2013. The position is at the Assistant Professor rank. The Trachtenberg School is nationally ranked among the top twenty graduate programs in public affairs, and is designated as a Center of Excellence by the George Washington University. We offer masters degrees in public policy (MPP), public administration (MPA) and a PhD in Public Policy and Administration.

Position Description Summary:
We seek scholars with a strong research profile or demonstrated scholarly potential in one or more of the following areas: environmental and/or energy economics; urban and/or regional economics; social policy; and/or sustainability (e.g. environmental sustainability, social and economic stability of urban areas, and/or fiscal sustainability). Applicants should have the ability to teach core economics courses in the MPP and/or MPA and PhD programs.

Minimum Qualifications:
(1) PhD in economics or related field (e.g., public policy, urban planning). ABDs will be considered but must complete all requirements for the PhD by August 15, 2013.
(2) Potential to establish a sustained program of academic research resulting in a strong publication record as evidenced by scholarly publications or works in progress.

Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2012 and continue until the position is filled. Applications received by November 1, 2012 may be considered for interviews at the APPAM fall research conference in Baltimore. Applications received by November 30, 2012 will still be guaranteed full consideration and may be considered for interviews at the AEA meetings in San Diego. Only complete applications will be considered. For more information, send an email to Also see our web site at

GW is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution.
Application Instructions:

To apply, please complete an online faculty application at and upload a cover letter indicating research and teaching interests and qualifications, curriculum vitae, sample publication or job market paper (if available), and teaching evaluations (if available). Applicants should also arrange for three academic letters of reference to be emailed to Public Policy Search Chair at

Online Application URL:

For more information, email:

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