JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2021 - January 31, 2022

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences
Economics
Assistant Professor, Economics

JOE ID Number: 2021-02_111467382
Date Posted: 09/09/2021
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Assistant Professor, Economics
Section: US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Troy, New York, UNITED STATES
JEL Classifications:
C5 -- Econometric Modeling
F6 -- Economic Impacts of Globalization
I1 -- Health
O3 -- Innovation; Research and Development; Technological Change; Intellectual Property Rights
Q -- Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics
Keywords:
Health Economics
Innovation
Research and Development
Technological Change
Intellectual Property Rights
Economic Impacts of Globalization
Econometric Modeling
Environmental
Economics
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Department of Economics in the School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, NY invites applications for two tenure-track faculty positions at the Assistant Professor level. The start date for the position is August 2022.

The Department seeks candidates in the following areas: (1) economics of pharmaceuticals markets, biotechnology and health; and (2) economic policy, specializing in micro-econometric policy. Strength in econometric methods is highly desirable.

Candidates must hold a Ph.D. in Economics (or expect to complete the degree by August 2022), show evidence of effective and high-quality teaching at the collegiate level, and evidence of a sustained program of high-quality research and publications. Potential for securing external funding is highly desirable. The candidate will teach undergraduate and graduate courses, and actively contribute to a vibrant interdisciplinary culture that spans Rensselaer's communities.

Founded in 1824, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is the nation’s first technological university. With approximately 5,000 undergraduates and 2,500 graduate students from around the world, the university offers more than 145 programs at the bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral levels. Rensselaer is located in Troy, NY, the heart of the “Tech Valley” region of the Hudson River Valley.

To apply, please submit the following materials to EconJobMarket.org: (a) a letter of interest, (b) curriculum vitae, (c) evidence of teaching effectiveness, (d) selected research papers, (e) evidence of external research funding (if applicable), and (f) three letters of reference. As announced by the American Economic Association, the 2022 annual meeting will be virtual. Consistent with this policy, the first-round interviews will be conducted virtually. To be considered for first-round interviews, all application materials must be received by Monday, November 15th, 2021.

Screening of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the positions are filled. For additional information about the Department of Economics, please visit: https://hass.rpi.edu/economics

We welcome candidates who will bring diverse cultural, ethnic, national and international perspectives to Rensselaer’s work and campus communities. Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity, Race/Gender/Veterans/Disability Employer.

Application Requirements:
  • External Application URL and Instructions Below
Application deadline: 11/30/2021
Application Instructions:
To apply, please submit the following materials to EconJobMarket.org: (a) a letter of interest, (b) curriculum vitae, (c) evidence of teaching effectiveness, (d) selected research papers, (e) evidence of external research funding (if applicable), and (f) three letters of reference. As announced by the American Economic Association, the 2022 annual meeting will be virtual. Consistent with this policy, the first-round interviews will be conducted virtually. To be considered for first-round interviews, all application materials must be received by Monday, November 15th, 2021.

Screening of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the positions are filled. For additional information about the Department of Economics, please visit: https://hass.rpi.edu/economics