JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2021 - January 31, 2022

Old Dominion University

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Strome College of Business
Assistant Professor of Economics

JOE ID Number: 2021-02_111468116
Date Posted: 10/22/2021
Date Inactive: 01/31/2022
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Assistant Professor of Economics
Section: US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Norfolk, Virginia, UNITED STATES
JEL Classifications:
C -- Mathematical and Quantitative Methods
H -- Public Economics
Q5 -- Environmental Economics
R -- Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics
Applied econometrics
Public Economics
Environmental Economics
Regional Economics
Salary Range: Competitive
Full Text of JOE Listing:

Keywords: Applied econometrics, public economics, environmental economics, regional economics

The Department of Economics in the Strome College of Business at Old Dominion University (ODU) invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor with primary fields in environmental economics, public finance, or regional economics and a focus on applied econometrics. The successful candidate will be expected to pursue high-quality scholarship and teach courses applied econometrics for undergraduate and graduate classes with applications in public economics, environmental economics, or regional economics using R.

Candidates who are at the level of senior Assistant Professor are encouraged to apply. Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in economics, or related field, by the position start date. This is a 10-month appointment beginning August 10, 2022. The position includes three years of summer support for well-qualified candidates. Candidates must have teaching experience and demonstrate evidence of research quality and productivity.

Our review of completed applications will begin on November 15, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled. We plan to conduct remote interviews via electronic conferencing to determine a set of finalists for this position. To be considered for an interview your application dossier must include: (i) a cover letter that describes your motivation for applying to ODU, outlines your research agenda, and communicates how diversity and inclusion aligns with your teaching philosophy; (ii) your curriculum vitae; (iii) three confidential letters of recommendation; (iv) a representative sample of your research; (v) your graduate transcript; and (vi) evidence of classroom teaching effectiveness, including course evaluations if available.

Successful candidates will have a demonstrably strong background in affirming diversity and inclusion as evidenced by professional affiliations, accomplishments, publications, and/or by documented experience working with diverse populations. The College is committed to improving economic resiliency and inclusive well-being through active community engagement. The Department plays a significant role in these efforts through faculty research and participation in the Dragas Center for Economic Analysis and Policy as well as other Centers at ODU. Candidates with experience or demonstrated willingness to support the Department's efforts in community engagement with regional businesses, nonprofits, and public entities are strongly encouraged to apply. Candidates from minority backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply. Old Dominion University is a minority-serving institution, and the ODU student body and surrounding community is highly diverse in terms of age, gender identity, culture, race, ethnicity/nationality, ability status, religion, personal beliefs, military-affiliation, sexual-affective identity, and socioeconomic background.

Applications and materials must be submitted at

Application Requirements:
  • External Application Link
Application deadline: 01/03/2022