JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

February 1, 2021 - July 31, 2021

Foreign Service Institute

This listing is inactive.
Economic Training Division
U.S. Department of State
International Economist

JOE ID Number: 2021-01_111466713
Date Posted: 03/22/2021
Date Inactive: 07/31/2021
Position Title/Short Description
Title: International Economist
Section: US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Arlington, Virginia, UNITED STATES
JEL Classifications:
F -- International Economics
A -- General Economics and Teaching
International Economics

Status Update: Position has been filled
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Foreign Service Institute of the U.S. Department of State seeks a Ph.D. economist with an outstanding teaching record, a strong interest in innovative curriculum design, and excellent communication skills for the position of International Economist in the Economic Studies Division. The individual will be part of a team of economists who teach U.S. career diplomats, whose work as economic officers domestically and abroad will directly affect U.S. foreign economic policies.

The successful candidate should have several years of teaching experience at the advanced undergraduate and/or Master's level with an emphasis on practical applications. Individual must have a strong background in basic Micro and Macro Theory in addition to her/his field of expertise and be flexible enough to teach on a range of applied policy topics within foreign affairs. (Recent examples include climate change and the digital economy.) Position is a two-year appointment with renewal options of five-year appointments and requires U.S. citizenship.

Candidates should submit application materials through the JOE. We will review applications on a rolling basis. For further information regarding the position please email Dr. Lynda Vargha (

Application Requirements:
  • Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  • Letters of Reference
  • Teaching Evaluations
  • Cover Letter
  • CV
Application deadline: 07/31/2021
Reference Instructions:
Letters of reference will be requested later in the application process.
  • Application Deadline Has Passed