JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2019 - January 31, 2020

University of Wisconsin-Madison

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La Follette School of Public Affairs
Assistant, Associate, or Professor of Economic Development

JOE ID Number: 2019-02_111463165
Date Posted: 09/12/2019
Date Inactive: 11/19/2019
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Assistant, Associate, or Professor of Economic Development
Section: US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Madison, Wisconsin, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: 00 -- Default: Any Field
Economic Development
Public Finance
Public Policy
Public Management

Full Text of JOE Listing:

Position Summary:
The La Follette School of Public Affairs at the University of Wisconsin-Madison is seeking a high performing faculty member who will conduct research and be committed to teaching core topics in state and local public finance, as well as regional, state, and local economic development. Public policy scholars, who have an emphasis on economics, are particularly encouraged to apply.

Principal Duties:
Successful candidates will be expected to teach core and elective courses at the undergraduate and masters/graduate level, lead a scholarly research program, perform university and professional service, interact with the media and public officials, and engage in public outreach.

Degree and Area of Specialization:
Ph.D. focused on state and local development/public finance, and in a related field, required prior to the start of the appointment.

Minimum Number of Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:
Applicants should demonstrate excellence and productivity in research and a commitment to teaching. Appointment at the tenured level requires evidence of excellence in scholarly research, teaching and service and requires review by the Social Sciences Tenure Committee at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Application Requirements:
  • External Application URL and Instructions Below
  • Letters of Reference Instructions Below
Application deadline: 10/15/2019
Reference Instructions:
References are accepted at the time of application.
Application Instructions:
Submit a letter of interest (including research and teaching interests), your curriculum vitae, and a writing sample. You are also asked to provide the name and contact information for three references.

The deadline for assured consideration is October 15, 2019; however, the position will remain open and applications may be considered until it is filled.