JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2021 - January 31, 2022

University of Nebraska - Lincoln

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Assistant Professor in Applied Microeconomics

JOE ID Number: 2021-02_111468315
Date Posted: 11/04/2021
Date Inactive: 01/31/2022
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Assistant Professor in Applied Microeconomics
Section: US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Lincoln, Nebraska, UNITED STATES
JEL Classifications:
D -- Microeconomics
H -- Public Economics
J -- Labor and Demographic Economics
L -- Industrial Organization
I -- Health, Education, and Welfare
R -- Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics
Applied Microeconomics
Salary Range: Competitive
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Economics Department is seeking a tenure track assistant professor in applied microeconomics beginning August 2022. The successful candidate is expected to develop an outstanding research program in applied microeconomics, provide excellent teaching, and supervise undergraduate and graduate student research.

As an EO/AA employer, qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation. See

Minimum Required Qualifications:
•A strong background in applied microeconomics, with research interests that include an emphasis on empirical analysis.
•Ph.D. in Economics at the beginning of the appointment.

Preferred Qualifications:
•Evidence of research excellence in applied microeconomics that complements the department’s strengths.
•Teaching preparation or experience.
•Interest in working with the RDC, described below.

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln is home to a Federal Statistical Research Data Center (RDC) ( which provides researchers with access to restricted federal micro-level data from the Census Bureau, National Center for Health Statistics, the Bureau of Economic Analysis, the Bureau of Labor Statistics, and other federal agencies. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to develop research projects using RDC data.

Application Requirements:
  • Letters of Reference
Application deadline: 12/06/2021
Application Instructions:
Go to, requisition F_210195. Click “Apply to This Job” and fill out the form. To complete your application, you will be required to attach i) a cover letter, ii) curriculum vitae, and iii) a statement of research interests, samples of recent work, and evidence of teaching preparation or experience. Combine these into one document and attach as “Other Document”. Additionally, three (3) letters of reference should be submitted through the JOE

Completed applications must be received by December 6, 2021 to be guaranteed full consideration, but will be accepted until the position is filled.