JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2015 - January 31, 2016

Washington State University

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School of Economic Sciences
Assistant Professor in Economics

JOE ID Number: 2015-02_111454029
Date Posted: 10/06/2015
Date Inactive: 01/31/2016
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Assistant Professor in Economics
Section: US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Pullman, Washington, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: E00 -- General
Development Economics
Health Economics
International Economics
Public Economics
Full Text of JOE Listing:

Applications are invited for Assistant Professor in Economics in the School of Economic Sciences (SES) with a primary field in Macroeconomics and a preferred secondary field in Development Economics, Health Economics, International Economics, or Public Economics. This 9-month, permanent, full-time tenure-track faculty position begins August 16, 2016, or as negotiated, at the main campus in Pullman, Washington.

Responsibilities include publishing high quality peer-reviewed research in macroeconomics, teaching at the graduate and/or undergraduate level, mentoring graduate and undergraduate students, and participating as appropriate in committees and other service in SES, CAHNRS, and WSU. The successful candidate will develop internationally-recognized economics research programs in the area of Macroeconomics, with a preferred secondary focus in Development Economics, Health Economics, International Economics, or Public Economics. The successful applicant will identify research priorities, seek funding to support research, conduct collaborative projects, and disseminate results by publishing in appropriate peer-reviewed journals. Teaching responsibilities include three courses per year in the successful applicant’s area of expertise before the tenure, and four courses after tenure.

Required: PhD in economics or closely related field by date of hire, and specialization in Macroeconomics. Preferred: Evidence of strong training in economic theory and applicable quantitative methods; evidence of excellent communication skills, written and verbal; demonstrated ability to develop and implement a nationally recognized research program leading to scholarly publications in macroeconomics or related fields; demonstrated ability to work effectively with colleagues, including collaborative research in macroeconomics or related fields; demonstrated ability to work with a variety of audiences, including persons of diverse cultures and backgrounds; demonstrated ability to obtain competitive extramural funding commensurate with career stage; and demonstrated ability to teach effectively at graduate and undergraduate levels. Screening begins October 26, 2015, and will continue until position is filled. To apply, visit Applications must include: 1) letter of application addressing the required and desired qualifications; 2) current curriculum vitae; 3) at least one (no more than 3) scholarly research paper(s); 4) electronic copies of graduate program academic transcripts (unofficial ones are acceptable); and 5) name, title, organization, phone number, and e-mail address for four people willing to serve as professional employment references. Please contact Dr. Jinhui Bai, Search Committee Chair, at, 509-335-4358 for questions. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply. For a complete position description listing all required and desired qualifications and application process, visit: (Position #122468). EEO/AA/ADA

Application Requirements:
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Application deadline: 01/31/2016