JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2021 - January 31, 2022

American University

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College of Arts and Sciences
Assistant Professor Development Economics

JOE ID Number: 2021-02_111467688
Date Posted: 10/06/2021
Date Inactive: 11/15/2021
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Assistant Professor Development Economics
Section: US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Washington, District of Columbia, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: O0 -- General
Development Economics
Full Text of JOE Listing:

One tenure-line opening beginning August 2022 in development economics at the assistant professor level. The department seeks applicants in all fields of development economics and is open to candidates with a wide range of theoretical and empirical approaches. Candidates should have an interest in policy-relevant research, strong quantitative skills, excellent teaching credentials, and the ability to supervise doctoral students. Applicants should have completed a PhD or anticipate completion by August 2022. Applications, including a cover letter or statement, curriculum vitae, sample research paper, diversity statement, and letters from three references, must be sent to Consideration of applications will continue until the position is filled, but complete applications received by November 15, 2021 will receive priority for initial interviews held virtually in early January. American University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution that operates in compliance with applicable laws and regulations. The university does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, political affiliation, source of income, veteran status, or any other bases under federal or local laws (collectively “Protected Bases”). It is a tobacco and smoke free campus. For more information, see or write to

Application Requirements:
  • External Application Link
  • Letters of Reference Link
Application deadline: 11/15/2021