JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2015 - January 31, 2016

Northeastern University

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College of Social Sciences and Humanities
Department of Economics
Full Professor and Chair

JOE ID Number: 2015-02_111454950
Date Posted: 11/24/2015
Date Inactive: 01/31/2016
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Full Professor and Chair
Section: US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Boston, Massachusetts, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: 00 -- Default: Any Field
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Department of Economics at Northeastern University invites nominations and applications for the position of Department Chair at the rank of full professor, to begin July 1, 2016. The field within Economics is open, although applications are particularly encouraged from candidates with expertise in applied areas. The Department is building strengths in Industrial Organization, Labor, Development, Gender and Health. The Chair is responsible for managing department operations and providing effective leadership for faculty, staff and students. The Chair works to align the department’s activities with the research mission of the College of Social Sciences and the University, including its broad research emphasis in sustainability, security, health, and big data; to participate in the growing number of interdisciplinary initiatives within the University; to lead the department in revising and building its undergraduate and graduate programs; to promote faculty scholarship; to foster teaching excellence; to facilitate department-based fundraising; and to promote continued collegiality among department faculty.

The successful candidate will have substantial administrative experience as well as an excellent and recognized record of scholarship and teaching. A PhD in Economics or equivalent is required. Candidates should have a commitment to diversity in the educational and workplace environment and to experiential and applied learning, which are central to a Northeastern University education.

Review of applications will begin December 1, 2015 and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants must submit the following materials through our on-line application web page: letter of application, CV, a vision statement for chairing the department, the names, positions and contact information for four references, and a current research sample. Candidates will be notified before references are contacted. Questions and nominations may be directed to Prof. James Dana, Search Committee Chair, Department of Economics, 301 LA, Northeastern University, Boston, MA 02115. Email: Voice: 617.373.7517.

The Department of Economics, which resides in the College of Social Sciences and Humanities, includes fourteen full time tenured and tenure-track faculty members, eight full time teaching faculty, and three staff members who serve approximately 650 undergraduate majors and 60 graduate students in the MA and Ph.D. programs.

For more information about Northeastern University and the College of Social Sciences and Humanities, please follow the on-line application link.

Northeastern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Educational Institution and Employer, Title IX University. Northeastern University particularly welcomes applications from minorities, women and persons with disabilities. Northeastern University is an E-Verify Employer.

Application Requirements:
  • External Application Link
  • Letters of Reference Instructions Below
Reference Instructions:
Applicants are required to enter the names, positions and contact information for four references into the on-line application. Reference letters may not be mailed or emailed. Candidates will be notified before references are contacted.