JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)
August 1, 2014 - January 31, 2015
The University of Washington Tacoma
Position Title/Short Description
Section: US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Locations: UNITED STATES
TACOMA, Washington, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: D -- Microeconomics
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 (hanneman@ .
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