JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2014 - January 31, 2015

Michigan State University

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Assistant/Associate/Professor of Economics

JOE ID Number: 2014-02_111451223
Date Posted: 09/17/2014
Date Inactive: 01/31/2015
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Assistant/Associate/Professor of Economics
Section: US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: East Lansing, Michigan, UNITED STATES
JEL Classifications:
D -- Microeconomics
F -- International Economics
H -- Public Economics
J -- Labor and Demographic Economics
I -- Health, Education, and Welfare
L -- Industrial Organization
00 -- Default: Any Field
Labor Economics; Microeconomic Theory; Empirical Microeconomics
Salary Range: Commensurate with experience
Full Text of JOE Listing:

Subject to approval by the Office of the Provost, the Economics Department anticipates three (open rank) tenure track openings for faculty with strong records in research and teaching. Appointment will be made on an academic year basis. Labor Economics is our high priority area for the first position and Microeconomic Theory is our high priority area for the second position. The third position is targeted at Empirical Microeconomics, especially in Public, International, or Industrial Organization. Candidates in other fields may be considered if the record of scholarship is exceptionally strong. For candidates beyond the PhD, a well-established record of sponsored research and/or a record of obtaining grant funding will be preferred. Successful candidates will be expected to seek external funding for their research.

All applications should be accompanied by curriculum vita, examples of published research and working papers, and names of at least three references. Please include a list of grants received (including funding amounts) and sponsored research as part of your vita. Applicants should be committed to teaching and research of the highest quality. To learn more about the Department, our faculty, and our Ph.D. and undergraduate programs, please visit our web site at The search will continue until the positions are filled. For most favorable consideration, applications should be received by November 7, 2014.

MSU is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. MSU is committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity. The university actively encourages applications and/or nominations of women, persons of color, veterans, and persons with disabilities.

Application Requirements:
  • Application Instructions Below
Application Instructions:
All applicants must apply on line. Please go to for instructions on applying (note: we have three listed so be sure to apply for correct field). Please upload your CV, cover letter, list of references (names and emails only), a list of your publications with hyperlinks to articles, and/or up to two unpublished publications in pdf format, plus up to two optional documents. Letters of reference for senior candidates will be by request only. Junior candidates should have three letters of recommendation emailed to with applicant’s name in subject field. Questions should be directed to that same emailbox.