JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2022 - January 31, 2023

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

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Social and Behavioral Sciences
Assistant Professor - Economic History and Labor Economics

JOE ID Number: 2022-02_111470339
Date Posted: 10/10/2022
Date Inactive: 01/31/2023
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Assistant Professor - Economic History and Labor Economics
Section: US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: New Brunswick, New Jersey, UNITED STATES
JEL Classifications:
N -- Economic History
J -- Labor and Demographic Economics
Economics of inequality
Race and racism
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Department of Economics of Rutgers University-New Brunswick invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position in economic history and labor economics. We seek applicants whose research focuses on the economics of inequality and/or the impact of inequality on economic development. This position is supported by the Faculty Diversity Hiring Initiative from the Office of the President and will be part of cluster hire in Race, Racism, and Intersecting Inequalities that will create a network of scholars from across the social and behavioral sciences engaged in examining the impact of race and racism on economic, social, political, environmental, and health inequalities. The position involves teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels, with a start date of 9/1/2023.

Successful completion of a PhD or equivalent in Economics or related field is required by the start date. Rutgers is an equal opportunity-affirmative action employer with a historic commitment to diversity. While women and minority candidates are particularly encouraged to apply, all qualified candidates will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, or pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions.

Candidates should upload a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching evaluations (if any), up to three research papers, and the names of three confidential recommendation letter writers at Complete applications received by December 1, 2022 will receive priority for interviews, which will be held remotely. Our search progress will be posted on EconTrack. Applicants may contact Janet Budge ( regarding the application site.

Application Requirements:
  • External Application Link
Application deadline: 01/31/2023