JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2021 - January 31, 2022

The University of Akron

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Assistant Professor, Tenure Track

JOE ID Number: 2021-02_111468255
Date Posted: 11/06/2021
Date Inactive: 01/31/2022
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Assistant Professor, Tenure Track
Section: US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Akron, Ohio, UNITED STATES
JEL Classifications:
J -- Labor and Demographic Economics
I1 -- Health
C1 -- Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General
C8 -- Data Collection and Data Estimation Methodology; Computer Programs
Labor Economics
Health Economics
Applied Econometrics
Salary Range: The salary range for this position is commensurate with experience and qualifications. We offer competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits package.
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Economics Department invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in labor economics and applied econometrics, starting August 2022. The successful candidate will have a willingness and ability to become proficient in teaching SAS programming for data analytics and to teach an undergraduate game theory class.

Candidates must have a PhD in economics by August 22, 2022 and show evidence of high potential for excellence in teaching and significant research publishable in quality peer-reviewed journals. The successful candidate will also have potential for success in achieving external funding. Teaching responsibilities will include courses in introductory economics, econometrics, labor economics, game theory and other courses in the candidate’s area of expertise. Additional responsibilities include advising students, leading students’ capstone senior project, assisting in curriculum development, and participating in other departmental activities as assigned by the department chair.

Review of applications will begin December 3. We will follow AEA’s suggested timeline and conduct initial interviews online starting on Monday, January 3, 2022.

We value employees that are as diverse as our students. Candidates that can contribute to what makes us unique are encouraged to apply. EOE, including disability/vets.

Application Requirements:
  • Question and Answer
  • Letters of Reference
  • Transcripts
  • Teaching Evaluations
  • Job Market Paper
  • Cover Letter
  • CV
Application Instructions:
In addition to the above requirements, for a complete application, a candidate should select and review job opening 13171 on The University of Akron’s online hiring system at and resubmit their cover letter and CV.