JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2023 - January 31, 2024

Illinois State University

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College of Arts and Sciences
Assistant or Associate Professor

JOE ID Number: 2023-02_111472540
Date Posted: 09/29/2023
Date Inactive: 01/31/2024
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Assistant or Associate Professor
Section: US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Normal, Illinois, UNITED STATES
JEL Classifications:
Q4 -- Energy
Q5 -- Environmental Economics
Environmental Economics
Energy Economics
Energy Policy and Regulation
Regulatory Economics
Natural Resource Economics
Salary Range: Commensurate with experience and qualifications
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Department of Economics at Illinois State University seeks applications for a faculty position with an expected start date of August 16, 2024. The search is for environmental, energy, and/or regulatory economics at the assistant level, and candidates with an exceptionally strong record of scholarship and teaching will be considered at the associate level. The position is a nine-month, tenure-track appointment with the possibility of summer teaching and the possibility of serving as one of the directors for the Institute of Regulatory Policy Studies.

The successful candidate will conduct research, teach courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels, mentor and recruit students, and perform service to the Department, the College, the University, and the profession. ISU recognizes that a diverse faculty, staff, and student body enriches the educational experiences of the entire campus and greater community. Candidates who have experience working with a diverse range of faculty, staff, and students and who can contribute to the climate of inclusivity are especially welcome to apply. Candidates from traditionally underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.

Applicants should hold a Ph.D. in Economics or a related field or be expected to complete such a Ph.D. before the start date. Applicants should be committed to teaching and research of the highest quality. Application reviews will begin December 1, 2023, and continue until a suitable candidate is identified. Applicants should submit a complete application packet using the external link below, including:
1) letter of application,
2) curriculum vitae,
3) statement of teaching philosophy and, when applicable, teaching evaluations,
4) research statement,
5) statement of contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion,
6) job market paper, and
7) names and contact details of three references.

To learn more about the department, our faculty, and our programs, please visit our website at

Illinois State University is in the twin cities of Bloomington-Normal, with a combined population of 172,000. The area features educational institutions, medical centers, major corporations, and an electric vehicle manufacturer. It offers excellent schools, highly educated residents, diverse recreation, quality healthcare, a vibrant arts scene, strong job prospects, historic sites, and low crime rates. Bloomington has received recognition as one of the top 20 most livable cities (2022) by SmartAsset, ranked #1 on Zippia's "Happiest Cities" list (2020), and featured in Best Choice Schools' "30 Small College Towns with Great Quality of Life" (2020). The location is conveniently accessible to major regional cities.

Application Requirements:
  • Letters of Reference
  • External Application Link
Application deadline: 12/01/2023