JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2023 - January 31, 2024

Pennsylvania State University

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Liberal Arts
Assistant Professor of Economics

JOE ID Number: 2023-02_111472558
Date Posted: 10/04/2023
Date Inactive: 01/31/2024
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Assistant Professor of Economics
Section: US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: State College, Pennsylvania, UNITED STATES
JEL Classifications:
D -- Microeconomics
F1 -- Trade
E -- Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics
C7 -- Game Theory and Bargaining Theory
C1 -- Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General
International Trade
Salary Range: $0 - $200,000
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Department of Economics at The Pennsylvania State University at University Park, PA, USA, seeks to fill a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Economics. We will consider scholars from all fields of economics.

Candidate must have a Ph.D. in Economics or related field by date of appointment, demonstrate an interest in and an excellent potential for conducting high-quality scholarly research, and have a high level of teaching competence. In this role, we expect the Assistant Professor of Economics to pursue an active research program, perform undergraduate teaching, help to supervise graduate students, and engage in professional service.

Applicants can apply through Penn State’s Job Posting Board.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

In addition, successful candidates must either have demonstrated a commitment to building an inclusive, equitable and diverse campus community, or describe one or more ways they would envision doing so, given the opportunity.

Penn State is committed to and accountable for advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in all its forms. We embrace individual uniqueness, foster a culture of inclusion that supports both broad and specific diversity initiatives, leverage the educational and institutional benefits of diversity, and engage all individuals to help them thrive. We value inclusion as a core strength and an essential element of our public service mission.

Penn State offers competitive benefits to full-time employees, including medical, dental, vision, and retirement plans, in addition to 75% tuition discounts (including for a spouse and dependent children up to the age of 26) and paid holidays. Please visit for more detailed information.

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Penn State is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran.

Application Requirements:
  • External Application URL and Instructions Below
Application deadline: 01/31/2024
Application Instructions:
The following items are required for your application to be considered:
-At least three (3) letters of reference
-Cover Letter
-Curriculum Vitae
-Job Market Paper