JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2022 - January 31, 2023

University of Nebraska - Lincoln

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Assistant Professor in Microeconomics

JOE ID Number: 2022-02_111470604
Date Posted: 10/14/2022
Date Inactive: 01/31/2023
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Assistant Professor in Microeconomics
Section: US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Lincoln, Nebraska, UNITED STATES
JEL Classifications:
D -- Microeconomics
H -- Public Economics
I -- Health, Education, and Welfare
J -- Labor and Demographic Economics
L -- Industrial Organization
R -- Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics
F -- International 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 2023. The ideal hire will complement existing strengths in international, labor or public economics. The successful candidate is expected to develop an outstanding research program, provide excellent teaching, and supervise undergraduate and graduate student research.

As an EO/AA employer, the University of Nebraska considers qualified applicants 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:
• Strong background in applied microeconomics, with research interests that include an emphasis on empirical analysis.
• Ph.D. in Economics or closely related field at the beginning of the appointment.
• Evidence of teaching potential.

Preferred Qualifications:
• Evidence of research excellence in applied microeconomics that complements the department’s strengths in international, labor or public economics.
• Teaching preparation or experience.
• Interest in working with the RDC or the Yeutter Institute, 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 University of Nebraska-Lincoln is also home to the Clayton Yeutter Institute of International Trade and Finance ( The Yeutter Institute connects economic researchers working in international trade to researchers in law, policy and agriculture. The Institute also prepares students to understand and participate in global trade and finance.

Application Requirements:
  • Letters of Reference
  • External Application URL and Instructions Below
Application deadline: 12/10/2022
Application Instructions:
Go to, requisition F_220193. Click “Apply for this Job” and fill out the form. To complete your application, you will be required to attach i) a cover letter, ii) current vitae, and iii) a statement of research interests, samples of recent work, and a statement of teaching potential or evidence of teaching experience. Combine these into one document and attach as “Other Document”. Additionally, three (3) letters of reference should be submitted through the JOE system.

Completed applications must be received by December 10, 2022 to be guaranteed full consideration, but will be accepted until the position is filled.