JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

February 1, 2020 - July 31, 2020

Georgia State University

Andrew Young School of Policy Studies
Economics
Endowed Chair

JOE ID Number: 2020-01_111462963
Date Posted: 02/01/2020
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Endowed Chair
Section: US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Atlanta, Georgia, UNITED STATES
JEL Classifications:
D -- Microeconomics
H -- Public Economics
I -- Health, Education, and Welfare
J -- Labor and Demographic Economics
L -- Industrial Organization
Keywords:
Labor economics, public economics, industrial organization, microeconomics, health, education and welfare
Salary Range: TBD
Full Text of JOE Listing:

We invite applications for a senior faculty position in labor economics to hold the W.J. Usery, Jr. Chair of the American Workplace. The chair is in the economics department, which is housed in the Andrew Young School of Policy Studies. The Chair will carry out research and activities related to workplace policy, broadly defined. This may include labor markets, the future of work, education, training and retraining, health, and other related areas. The endowed Chair provides funds that may support various projects, including hosting an annual lecture series, research conferences, graduate student research on workplace policy, travel for scholarly purposes and other research-related activities.
Applicants should have a Ph.D. in economics or a closely related discipline. The ideal applicant will have an accomplished record of publication, external funding, leadership in the field, and the ability to mentor graduate students.
The Andrew Young School is ranked among the top 20 policy schools in Policy Analysis. The school houses five academic departments (including Economics and Public Policy) and outstanding research centers in health policy, public finance and education policy, among others.

Applicants should send a cover letter, CV and the names of three references through the AEA web: https://aeaweb.org/joe/ Candidates will be considered until the position is filled. Candidates must be eligible to work in the United States. At time of offer, a background check is required.

Georgia State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against applicants due to race, ethnicity, gender, veteran status, or on the basis of disability or any other federal, state, or local protected class. As a university with a diverse student body, we encourage applications from women and minorities.

Application Requirements:
  • Cover Letter
  • CV
  • Contact info for three references