JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2016 - January 31, 2017

U.S. Department of State

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Economic Studies Division
Foreign Service Institute
International Economist

JOE ID Number: 2016-02_111456184
Date Posted: 09/22/2016
Date Inactive: 01/31/2017
Position Title/Short Description
Title: International Economist
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Arlington, Virginia, UNITED STATES
JEL Classifications:
00 -- Default: Any Field
F -- International Economics
International Economics
International Finance
Quantitative Methods
Environmental Economics
International Trade
Salary Range: $92,145 - $141,555
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Foreign Service Institute of the U.S. Department of State seeks a Ph.D. economist with an outstanding teaching record, a strong interest in innovative curriculum design, and excellent communication skills for the position of International Economist in the Economic Studies Division. The individual will be part of a team of economists who teach U.S. career diplomats, whose work as economic officers domestically and abroad will directly affect U.S. foreign economic policies. The successful candidate should have several years of teaching experience at the advanced undergraduate and/or Master's level with an emphasis on practical applications. Individual must be able to teach in his/her field of expertise as well as have the flexibility to teach on a range of applied policy topics within foreign affairs (recent examples include climate change, sanctions, the digital economy). Experience living and working abroad is also helpful as it lends credibility in the classroom. Position is a two-year appointment with renewal options of five-year appointments after probationary period and requires U.S. citizenship.

Candidates should submit application materials through the JOE. We will begin reviewing applications on November 1 and interview candidates at the ASSA meetings in Chicago in January. For further information contact Dr. Lynda Vargha (

Application Requirements:
  • Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  • Letters of Reference
  • Teaching Evaluations
  • CV
  • Cover Letter
Application deadline: 01/31/2017
  • Application Deadline Has Passed