JOE - February 2014

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
School of Humanities, Arts and Social 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: Troy, NY, USA
JEL Classification: 00 -- Default: Any Field
Deadline Information: Screening of Applications will begin immediately, and will continue until position is filled.

JOE ID Number: 201402_399636

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Full Text of JOE Listing:
The Economics Department at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, NY invites applications for an Assistant or Associate Professor of Economics. The department seeks candidates in applied microeconomics who will complement its strengths in the economics of innovation and technological change, behavioral and experimental economics, industrial organization, law and economics, environmental economics, and economic history.

Candidates at any rank must have earned a Ph.D. or foreign degree equivalent in Economics or closely related discipline. All degree requirements must be complete at the time of appointment. Candidates for the rank of Assistant Professor must also exhibit, through their accomplishments, promise of future distinction in research, scholarship and education. Candidates for the rank of Associate Professor must also possess a record of excellence in scholarship as demonstrated by an emerging national and/or international reputation, a level of high quality in educational activities including teaching and advising, and a significant level of service to the department, the Institute, and the profession.

We welcome candidates who will bring diverse intellectual, geographical, gender and ethnic perspectives to Rensselaer's work and campus communities.

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer
Application Instructions:

To apply, please submit a letter of interest; a curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching effectiveness, research papers and three letters of reference to For additional information, please visit or contact Shawn Kantor, Department Head at

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