JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

February 1, 2021 - July 31, 2021

California Institute of Technology

Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences
Postdoctoral Scholar in Economic Theory

JOE ID Number: 2021-01_111466708
Date Posted: 03/19/2021
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Postdoctoral Scholar in Economic Theory
Section: US: Other Academic (Visiting or Temporary)
Location: Pasadena, California, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: A1 -- General Economics
Economic Theory
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Caltech Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences (HSS) invites applications for a postdoctoral fellowship in economic theory, beginning Fall 2021. Caltech's HSS provides an interdisciplinary social science environment, with a focus on a small number of fields, including economic theory, experimental economics, and formal political science. This fellowship will provide an opportunity to become a member of this community and collaborate with Caltech's HSS faculty, as well as researchers from other fields who are exploring connections to game theory, mechanism design, and more.

The fellowship will run for one or two years and will include a teaching load of a two (2) one-term courses for each academic year of the appointment.

Requirements: Position is contingent upon completion of the PhD. A cover letter, CV, research statement, teaching statement, a job market paper, and three reference letters (up to a maximum of five) are required. Applicants should submit a brief diversity and inclusion statement that discusses past and/or anticipated contributions to improving diversity, equity, and inclusion in the areas of research, teaching, and/or outreach. Interested candidates should apply electronically to: Candidates unable to apply electronically may submit their material to: Chair, Economic Theory Fellowship Search, HSS 228-77, Caltech, Pasadena, CA 91125, USA.

Applications will be reviewed starting March 15, 2021 and until the position is filled.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Application Requirements:
  • External Application Link
Application deadline: 07/31/2021