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August 1, 2014 - January 31, 2015

International School of Economics at Tbilisi State University (ISET)

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ISET Policy Institute
Professor/Head of Policy Research Center

JOE ID Number: 2014-02_111452282
Date Posted: 11/20/2014
Date Inactive: 01/31/2015
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Professor/Head of Policy Research Center
Section: International:Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Tbilisi, GEORGIA
JEL Classification: 00 -- Default: Any Field
Energy and Environmental Economics
Private Sector Development; and
Education Economics
Health Economics
Social Policy
Salary Range: USD60,000
Full Text of JOE Listing:

International School of Economics at Tbilisi State University (ISET, and ISET Policy Institute ( seek to appoint THREE scholars to teach graduate-level courses and lead policy research programs in:

(1) Energy and Environmental Economics;
(2) Entrepreneurship and Private Sector Development;
(3) Education, Health, and Social Policy.

The ideal candidates will have a PhD in Economics from a reputable Western university and a strong record of teaching, research and policy consulting in relevant fields.

Duties include:
• Teaching in ISET’s Economics MA program and supervising student theses;
• Developing applied concentrations in the MA program and/or executive programs in relevant fields;
• Developing grant applications and leading applied research and training projects;
• Providing research-based policy advice and participating in public policy discussions;
• Writing on policy issues in the ISET Economist Blog (, other printed and electronic media.

This will be a fixed term, renewable appointment with salary commensurate with the candidates’ experience and reputation. Preference is for a full-time appointment but other options involving considerable physical presence in Tbilisi will be considered. Knowledge of Georgian and/or Russian languages will be considered an advantage. Position is subject to available funding and will be open until filled.

Application Requirements:
  • Letters of Reference
  • Consulting report / policy paper / blog post / newspaper column
  • Cover Letter
  • CV
  • Job Market Paper
  • Teaching Evaluations
Application deadline: 12/31/2014
  • Application Deadline Has Passed