JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2016 - January 31, 2017

Tufts University

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Arts and Sciences
Willian and Joyce Cummings Family Chair of Entrepreneurship and Business (Professor of the Practice)

JOE ID Number: 2016-02_111457102
Date Posted: 11/14/2016
Date Inactive: 01/31/2017
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Willian and Joyce Cummings Family Chair of Entrepreneurship and Business (Professor of the Practice)
Section: US: Other Academic (Part-time or Adjunct)
Location: Medford, Massachusetts, UNITED STATES
JEL Classifications:
O -- Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth
O3 -- Innovation; Research and Development; Technological Change; Intellectual Property Rights
D2 -- Production and Organizations
D4 -- Market Structure, Pricing, and Design
Entrepreneurship, Market Structure, Industrial Organization, Production and Organization, Research and Development
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Department of Economics invites applications to fill a full-time faculty position, starting July 1, 2017, as the William and Joyce Cummings Family Chair of Entrepreneurship and Business. This is a Professor of the Practice appointment with an extended-term, renewable contract. The successful candidate will have evidence of both participation in actual policy-making and/or business organizations as well as a record of scholarly achievement in fields related to analysis of entrepreneurship, innovation, market structure, and corporate strategy. Excellence in teaching is also required. To apply, all candidates should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a recent research paper, and the names and addresses of four references to: References will only be contacted with prior candidate approval. Questions about the position should be addressed to Debra Knox, Department of Economics Administrator, at

Review of applications begins on 9 November, 2016 and will continue until the position is filled.

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Application Requirements:
  • External Application Link
  • Letters of Reference Link