JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2023 - January 31, 2024

University of Massachusetts Boston

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Labor Economics
Assistant Professor (Economics)

JOE ID Number: 2023-02_111472041
Date Posted: 08/09/2023
Date Inactive: 01/31/2024
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Assistant Professor (Economics)
Section: US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Boston, Massachusetts, UNITED STATES
JEL Classifications:
J0 -- General
I3 -- Welfare, Well-Being, and Poverty
J5 -- Labor-Management Relations, Trade Unions, and Collective Bargaining
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Department of Economics at UMass Boston invites applications for a tenure track Assistant Professor position in Labor Economics, with particular interest in research related to inequality, poverty, and/or race to begin September 1, 2024.

The Economics Department at UMass Boston is a vibrant and diverse group with an established history of research in poverty, inequality, and race. This position will further deepen our focus in these areas, as well as support our growing cohorts of undergraduate majors as well as the Department's M.A. in Applied Economics.

Qualifications: Evidence of progress towards an excellent scholarly record is necessary. A successful candidate will be expected to teach undergraduate and/or graduate Econometrics, as well as the potential to contribute to other areas of instruction. Evidence of successful teaching with diverse students, including international students, is highly desirable. The appointment requires completion of the doctoral degree in Economics or a closely related discipline no later than August 31, 2024.

The review of applications will begin on November 15, 2023. We anticipate preliminary interviews to be conducted remotely during the ASSA meeting.

Application instructions:

All applications must be submitted online at Please submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, a sample of completed work, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and the names and email addresses of three references. Please include in your letter of application an explanation of how your work would complement the heterodox nature of the Department.

Application Requirements:
  • External Application Link
  • Letters of Reference Link
Application deadline: 01/31/2024