JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2021 - January 31, 2022

Virginia Tech

College of Science
Economics
Post - Doc Associate - Econ Diversity & Inclusion

JOE ID Number: 2021-02_111468488
Date Posted: 11/18/2021
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Post - Doc Associate - Econ Diversity & Inclusion
Section: US: Other Academic (Visiting or Temporary)
Location: Blacksburg, Virginia, UNITED STATES
JEL Classifications:
B5 -- Current Heterodox Approaches
H -- Public Economics
I -- Health, Education, and Welfare
J -- Labor and Demographic Economics
K -- Law and Economics
N -- Economic History
R -- Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics
Keywords:
Diversity & Inclusion
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Department of Economics at Virginia Tech seeks to appoint one Postdoctoral Associate in the area of Economics of Diversity and Inclusion. We seek scholars who are committed to fostering an environment in which faculty, staff, and students from a variety of backgrounds, cultures, and personal experiences are welcomed and can thrive. Appointments are for one year but may be renewed subject to performance, needs of service and funding. Postdoctoral Associate will pursue their own research, engage in minimal teaching and be an active participant in the Department’s newly created Minor on The Economics of Diversity and Inclusion, as well as the opportunity to contribute to curriculum development in the minor.

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.

Required qualifications:
- PhD in Economics. PhD must be awarded no more than four years prior to the effective date of appointment with a minimum of one year eligibility remaining.
- Have scholarly expertise in economic issues relating to diversity and inclusion
- Show promise of significant scholarship and teaching ability
- Occasional travel is required for conferences and meetings
Preferred qualifications:
- A wide range of interdisciplinary interests
- Have an interest in curriculum development

Application Requirements:
  • External Application URL and Instructions Below
Application Instructions:
Applicants must apply online at jobs.vt.edu Posting# 518370. https://careers.pageuppeople.com/968/cw/en-us/job/518370/postdoctoral-associate-economics-diversity-and-inclusion

A complete application will include:
- Current CV
- Cover Letter describing how their research contributes to the understanding of the economics of diversity & inclusion
- Diversity Statement
- Writing Sample
- List of 3 references with email addresses that may be contacted to provide a confidential letter of reference