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The University of Washington Tacoma
Politics, Philosophy, and Public Affairs (PPPA)
School of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences
Assistant Professor Regional Economics

JOE ID Number: 2014-02_450915
Date Posted: 08/21/2014
Date Inactve: 01/31/2015
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Assistant Professor Regional Economics
Section: US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
JEL Classification: D -- Microeconomics
applied microeconomics, quantitative methods, applied policy analysis, politics, philosophy, economics
Salary Range: commensurate with experience

Full Text of JOE Listing:

The University of Washington Tacoma (UW Tacoma) invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor (0116) in Regional Economics in the School of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences. This is a full-time, multi-year position with a nine-month service period. We seek a broadly-trained individual with a range of interests and excellent teaching and research potential. The successful candidate will bring an expertise in applied microeconomics, quantitative methods, and applied policy analysis. We are particularly interested in candidates with expertise in issues of poverty, urbanization, land use, and regionally-based strategies for economic development. Proficiency with GIS is also preferred. The successful candidate will be expected to develop research projects in the region, with the potential for innovative field-based coursework in collaboration with local policy makers.

The position will mainly contribute to two majors: 1) Law and Policy, and 2) Politics, Philosophy and Economics. It will also contribute to other interdisciplinary majors in the School of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences and the UW Tacoma campus. The position begins September 16, 2015, and requires a Ph.D. (or foreign equivalent) in economics, geography, or a related field.

Submit all materials to Screening of applicants will begin November 1, 2014, and will continue until the position is filled. For further information, contact Mary Hanneman (

Application Requirements

  • External Application Link
Application deadline: 10/13/2015