JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2021 - January 31, 2022

George Washington University

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Assistant Professor of Economics and International Affairs

JOE ID Number: 2021-02_111468470
Date Posted: 11/16/2021
Date Inactive: 01/31/2022
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Assistant Professor of Economics and International Affairs
Section: US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Washington, District of Columbia, UNITED STATES
JEL Classifications:
D9 -- Micro-Based Behavioral Economics
E7 -- Macro-Based Behavioral Economics
F -- International Economics
O -- Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth
Behavioral Economics
Development Economics
International Finance
International Trade
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Department of Economics and the Elliott School of International Affairs invite applications for a tenure track, three-year renewable appointment as Assistant Professor of Economics and International Affairs, to begin as early as the Fall 2022 semester. The candidate will be responsible for teaching, research, and service to the university.

Applicants must have a Ph.D. or complete all requirements for the Ph.D. by the date of appointment, with a research specialty in behavioral economics. An additional field in international trade, international macroeconomics, development economics, or related research areas is required. Applicants must have high quality publications or potential for such as demonstrated by works in progress, and show evidence of strong teaching skills.

Applicants should submit: 
(1) a letter of interest detailing the position for which you are applying,  
(2) statement of your research and teaching interests and qualifications, 
(3) a current CV, 
(4) one or at most two research papers, 
(5) syllabi of courses taught (if available),
(6) teaching evaluations (if available),
(7) statement on how your past and/or potential contributions to diversity, equity and inclusion
will advance the Elliott School’s commitment to inclusive excellence 
(8) arrange for three letters of reference to be submitted.

Review of applications will begin on December 15, 2021 and continue until the position is filled. Only complete applications will be considered. Employment offers are contingent on the satisfactory outcome of a standard background screening.

The university is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not unlawfully discriminate in any of its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law. The culture of George Washington University reflects its shared values, including respect and diversity. The Elliott School recognizes that diversity and social mobility are among our country’s greatest assets in engaging the rest of the world; we are deeply committed as a school to fostering an inclusive community. To this end, we encourage candidates from diverse identities, backgrounds, and experiences. We are particularly interested in receiving applications from members of underrepresented groups. The selected candidate will be expected to support inclusive excellence, including inclusive teaching. To learn more about the Elliott School’s commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, please visit

Application Requirements:
  • Research Papers
  • Statement on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
  • Syllabi of Courses Taught
  • Statement of Research, Teaching Interests, and Qualifications
  • Letters of Reference
  • Teaching Evaluations
  • Cover Letter
  • CV
  • Application Deadline Has Passed