JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2016 - January 31, 2017

Universidad de los Andes

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Assistant Professor in Economic History

JOE ID Number: 2016-02_111456059
Date Posted: 09/15/2016
Date Inactive: 01/31/2017
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Assistant Professor in Economic History
Section: International:Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Bogota, DC, COLOMBIA
JEL Classifications:
N -- Economic History
O -- Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth
Economic History
Long-run development
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Department of Economics is searching for economists with solid quantitative skills and a clear research agenda in Economic History, open to pursue interdisciplinary approaches and with the ability to interact with related topics, including: long-term economic growth, political economy, applied microeconomics, finance, or monetary macroeconomics. The position may start in the Spring or Fall term of 2017.

Research and teaching in Economic History is a priority at the Department since its foundation. Courses are required for all students, from undergraduates to PhDs. New professors will find a work environment with a competitive salary, a generous yearly research stipend for the first three years, course-load reduction in their first year, and monetary bonuses for publications. Los Andes has the best Economics department in Colombia and ranks among the best in Latin America. Proficiency in Spanish is not required.

Please submit via JOE: a cover letter specifically explaining your interest in the position and Los Andes, a resume, one research paper, and three letters of recommendation. You will be asked to clarify whether you are willing to start in the Spring and/or Fall.

Applicants willing to start in the Fall will be interviewed at the ASSA meetings in Chicago; those willing to start in January of 2017 will be reviewed on a rolling basis and arrangements for interviews will be made individually.

Applications must be received no later than November 18 (PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS IS EARLIER THAN MOST DEADLINES). Incomplete applications will not be considered.

More information: and

Application Requirements:
  • Questions for Candidates
  • Letters of Reference
  • Job Market Paper
  • CV
  • Cover Letter
Application deadline: 11/18/2016
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