JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2014 - January 31, 2015

Arizona State University

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Assistant Professor in Economics ASU School of Public Affairs

JOE ID Number: 2014-02_111451012
Date Posted: 08/29/2014
Date Inactive: 01/31/2015
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Assistant Professor in Economics ASU School of Public Affairs
Section: US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Phoenix, Arizona, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: 00 -- Default: Any Field
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The School of Public Affairs (SPA) in the College of Public Programs at Arizona State University (ASU) invites applications for one tenure-track faculty position in economics at the Assistant Professor level. The School seeks an applied micro-economist with a strong commitment to policy-relevant research in such fields as labor, health, and education economics, as well as regulatory policy or economic development.

Applicants must demonstrate teaching interests in core areas of public policy, and should be willing to teach an advanced Doctoral seminar in economics as well as courses in quantitative methods and program evaluation.

SPA, the #16 ranked program overall in public policy and administration and #2 in urban policy and management, has embarked upon a period of unprecedented growth as a strategically important element in ASU’s emergence as a “New American University.” The School is home to a number of applied research centers that focus on areas such as science and technology policy, urban innovation, organizational design, and policy informatics. SPA faculty engage in highly productive research agendas and attract external funding from numerous national and international scientific agencies, foundations, and the private sector.

SPA offers Bachelor degrees in Urban and Metropolitan Studies and in Public Service and Public Policy, a Master of Public Policy (MPP), a Master of Public Administration (MPA), and a Ph.D. in Public Administration and Policy.

Review of applications will begin October 15, 2014. Please email to spafacultysearch@asu.edu a single Adobe PDF file containing the following items:
• cover letter describing the applicant’s research and teaching interests
• CV
• one writing sample

Three letters of recommendation should also be sent to the same email address.

Please direct all questions about the position to Chris Herbst, the Search Committee Chair, at chris.herbst@asu.edu. For more information on ASU and SPA, please see http://spa.asu.edu.

Applicants should have a Ph.D. in economics or public policy at the time of appointment. The appointment begins in August 2015.

ASU is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. (see ASU’s complete non-discrimination statement). The College of Public Programs actively encourages diversity among its students, faculty, and staff.

Application Requirements:
  • Application Instructions Below
Application deadline: 10/15/2014
Application Instructions:

Please email to spafacultysearch@asu.edu a single Adobe PDF file containing the following items:
1)cover letter describing the applicant’s research and teaching interests
2)CV
3)one writing sample
Three letters of recommendation should also be sent to the same email address.