JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

February 1, 2021 - July 31, 2021

Howard University

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College of Arts and Sciences
Department of Economics
Associate/ Full Professor

JOE ID Number: 2021-01_111466729
Date Posted: 03/24/2021
Date Inactive: 07/31/2021
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Associate/ Full Professor
Section: US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Washington, District of Columbia, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: O -- Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth
Economic Growth
Economic Development
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Department of Economics in the College of Arts and Sciences invites applications for a tenured position at the rank of Associate/Full Professor with research interests in the area of growth and development. We seek outstanding applicants with a demonstrated track record of excellence in research and teaching. Successful candidates are expected to develop vigorous, extramurally funded research programs in their areas of expertise, actively participate in the Department's teaching and curriculum development at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and mentor undergraduate and graduate students. Evidence of interest and success in mentoring underrepresented students is highly desired.

Howard University, a culturally diverse, comprehensive, research intensive and historically Black private university, provides an educational experience of exceptional quality at the undergraduate, graduate, and professional levels to students of high academic standing and potential, with particular emphasis upon educational opportunities for Black students. Howard University is currently classified as an R2 research university with aspirations and actions underway to achieve R1 status within the next few years. It is a residential campus of approximately 10,000 students located in the heart of the nation’s capital, Washington, DC.

Required Qualifications:
• Earned doctorate in economics from an accredited institution;
• Record of scholarship, teaching, and professional service commensurate with the rank of assistant professor;
• Effective communication and organizational skills; and
• Evidence of successful grant writing experience.

Completed applications with following should be submitted through JOE application service.
1) Cover letter addressing qualifications listed above;
2) Current curriculum vita;
3) Two-page statement of research accomplishments, interests and future plans;
4) Two-page statement of teaching experience and philosophy; and
5) Names and contact information for at least three references who will provide letters upon request from the search committee.

Screening will begin on March 21, 2021 and continue until the position is filled. The desired starting date is August 16, 2021. Additional details and information can be found at http://economics

The University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender or gender identity, marital status, religion, disability or protected veterans status. Veterans and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Inquiries regarding provisions for persons with disabilities or veterans status, Equal Employment Opportunity and Title IX should be directed to the Office of Employee Relations and Equal Employment Opportunity at 202-806-1280.

Application Requirements:
  • Names and contact information for at least three references who will provide letters upon request from the search committee
  • Two-page statement of teaching experience and philosophy
  • Two-page statement of research accomplishments, interests and future plans
  • Cover Letter
  • CV
Application deadline: 07/31/2021
  • Application Deadline Has Passed