JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)
February 1, 2017 - July 31, 2017
Iowa State University
Position Title/Short Description
Section: US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Ames, Iowa, UNITED STATES
G -- Financial Economics
H -- Public Economics
J -- Labor and Demographic Economics
L -- Industrial Organization
Full Text of JOE Listing:
The department of Economics at Iowa State University seeks to hire a faculty member at the rank of associate or full professor. The successful candidate will be expected to develop an innovative research program in one or more of the following fields: industrial organization, public finance, public economics, financial economics, labor economics, rural development, or entrepreneurship.
Candidates are expected to contribute to the mission of the program for the Study of Midwest Economies. This program will broadly address topics related to the economics of thin markets, with emphasis on the U.S. Midwest. Research topics of particular interest include, but are not limited, to (i) dynamics of firm entry and exit in rural markets, (ii) the causes and consequences of the uneven distribution of venture capital and entrepreneurship; (iii) creation, retention and attraction of human capital; (iv) market failures and public policies in rural economies; (v) imperfect competition in thin markets, and/or (vi) technological innovation and market boundaries.
Teaching responsibilities may include undergraduate and graduate courses in labor economics, public economics, financial economics, or industrial organization.
Required Qualifications: Ph.D. in Agricultural Economics, Economics, or related field. Demonstrated excellence in scholarship that establishes the individual as a significant contributor to the field or profession with potential for national distinction.
Appointment at the rank of Professor also requires demonstrated national distinction in scholarship, as evident in the candidate’s wide recognition and outstanding contributions to the field or profession.
For full consideration, application materials should be received by May 31, 2017, however the position will remain open until filled.
Iowa State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, marital status, disability, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against.
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