JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2021 - January 31, 2022

Virginia Tech

College of Science
Economics
Senior Assistant Professor - Microeconomics

JOE ID Number: 2021-02_111468108
Date Posted: 10/29/2021
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Senior Assistant Professor - Microeconomics
Section: US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Blacksburg, Virginia, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: D9 -- Micro-Based Behavioral Economics
Keywords:
Decision Theory
Behavioral Economics
Game Theory
Full Text of JOE Listing:


Tenure-track position with prior experience at the Assistant Professor level in the area of decision theory, behavioral economics and game theory. Responsibilities with a regular appointment include interdisciplinary instruction, curriculum development, and strong demonstrated and continued scholarly research. Instruction at the undergraduate and graduate levels will be in both the Economics and Behavioral Decision Sciences programs at Virginia Tech with a focus on transdisciplinary courses, especially in the intersection of Economics and Psychology. Curriculum development will include making significant contributions to instruction and the development of current and new courses, development of curriculum enhancements and innovative pedagogy. Continued development of professional capabilities and participation in scholarly activities is a must and includes travel to and participation in professional conferences and societies, as well as participation in department, college, and university service and governance and professional service. The department of Economics also maintains an expectation that all employees hold true to the Virginia Tech Principles of Community and a commitment to diversity and inclusion in higher education as prescribed at http://www.inclusive.vt.edu.

A complete application will include a CV, References, a Cover Letter, and a job market paper. Please provide evidence of transdisciplinary curriculum and teaching effectiveness.

Required Qualifications

- Ph.D. in Economics at time of appointment
- Prior experience at the Assistant Professor level
- Demonstrated significant scholarship with a strong publication record
- Demonstrated experience teaching transdisciplinary courses
- Demonstrated work in curriculum development
- Demonstrated scholarly expertise in decision theory, behavioral economics and game theory

Preferred Qualifications

- A wide range of interdisciplinary interests
- Demonstrated interest in undergraduate education

Application Requirements:
  • External Application URL and Instructions Below
Application Instructions:
Applicants must apply at jobs.vt.edu, search for job # 517925. The direct link is https://careers.pageuppeople.com/968/cw/en-us/job/517925/assistant-professor-microeco

A complete application will include a CV, References, a Cover Letter, and a job market paper. Please provide evidence of transdisciplinary curriculum and teaching effectiveness.