JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2015 - January 31, 2016

University of Denver

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Division of Social Sciences
Assistant Professor

JOE ID Number: 2015-02_111453952
Date Posted: 10/01/2015
Date Inactive: 12/02/2015
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Assistant Professor
Section: US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Denver, Colorado, UNITED STATES
JEL Classifications:
B -- History of Economic Thought, Methodology, and Heterodox Approaches
H -- Public Economics
R1 -- General Regional Economics
Heterodox Economics, Public Economics, Urban and Regional Economics
Salary Range: Competitive
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Department of Economics seeks to fill a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor starting September 2016. Candidates must have a PhD or be ABD in Economics or a related discipline. If ABD, the degree must be completed no later than August 2017. We are seeking a heterodox economist doing applied research with a U.S. policy focus preferably in the areas of Public Economics or Urban and Regional Economics who can teach microeconomics and econometrics. Candidates must show promise of distinction in research and publications in these fields and must also show promise of excellent teaching ability in the areas they offer, as well as in our introductory courses “Macro- and Microeconomics I: History and Theories” and/or “Macro- and Microeconomics II: Theories and Policies.” Teaching these courses requires familiarity with economic history, the history of economic thought, philosophy of social science, and heterodox as well as mainstream perspectives on economic theory and policy. Candidates must demonstrate ability to integrate content and issues relating to, and to work effectively with, ethnically diverse populations. The teaching load is two 4-hour courses per quarter.

Application Requirements:
  • Application Instructions Below
Application deadline: 12/02/2015
Application Instructions:
Applicants please apply online at, follow the instructions there, and upload the maximum of five (5) documents allowed: a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a recent research paper, a research & teaching statement (including evidence of teaching ability, if available), and a statement of how your work would complement the heterodox nature of our program. Please separately e-mail three (3) letters of recommendation to Applications received after December 2, 2015, cannot be guaranteed consideration. In a continuing effort to enrich its academic environment and provide equal educational and employment opportunities, the University of Denver is committed to enhancing the diversity of its faculty and staff, and actively encourages applications from women, minorities, members of the GLBT community, people with disabilities, and veterans. Please visit for more information about the Department.

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