JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2021 - January 31, 2022

Michigan State University

College of Social Science
Department of Economics
The Frederick S. Addy Distinguished Chair of Economics

JOE ID Number: 2021-02_111467787
Date Posted: 10/12/2021
Position Title/Short Description
Title: The Frederick S. Addy Distinguished Chair of Economics
Section: US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: East Lansing, Michigan, UNITED STATES
JEL Classifications:
00 -- 00 - Default: Any Field
L -- Industrial Organization
O -- Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth
Michigan State University: Frederick S. Addy Distinguished Chair of Economics
Salary Range: Salary: Commensurate with experience
Full Text of JOE Listing:

Michigan State University actively promotes a dynamic research and learning environment in which qualified individuals of differing perspectives and cultural backgrounds pursue academic goals with mutual respect and shared inquiry.

The Department of Economics is seeking a senior scholar to fill its third Frederick S. Addy Distinguished Chair of Economics. This endowed position includes an academic appointment in the Department at the level of full or associate professor, a nationally competitive salary, and a fund for research expenses. The scholar must have a distinguished record of research. While any field within economics will be considered, priority will be placed on candidates doing research in areas of applied microeconomics, particularly development and industrial organization. Candidates with well-established records of sponsored research and/or records of obtaining grant funding will be preferred. The successful candidate will also have demonstrated a dedication to undergraduate teaching and an ability to inspire students with his or her enthusiasm for the discipline of economics. The holder of the Addy Chair will be expected to teach at least one undergraduate class per year and be actively involved in undergraduate education.

Michigan State University is located in East Lansing, MI, with easy access to the state capital, Lake Michigan, and award-winning school districts. Candidates are invited to learn more about our department, faculty, and students by visiting MSU is also pro-active in exploring opportunities for employment for dual career couples, both inside and outside the University. Information about MSU's dual career support can be found at MSU is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. MSU is committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity. The university actively encourages applications and/or nominations of women, persons of color, veterans, and persons with disabilities.

All applicants must apply online. Please go to for instructions on applying. All applications should be accompanied by a list of publications and/or up to two papers in pdf format, a statement on contributions to diversity, a statement on teaching, the names of three references, a curriculum vitae (CV), and a list of grants received (including funding amounts) and sponsored research. Questions should be directed to

Application Requirements:
  • External Application Link
Application deadline: 04/30/2022