JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2015 - January 31, 2016

Arizona State University

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College of Public Service and Community Solutions
School of Public Affairs
Assistant Professor Economics

JOE ID Number: 2015-02_111453917
Date Posted: 09/30/2015
Date Inactive: 01/31/2016
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Assistant Professor Economics
Section: US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Phoenix, Arizona, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: 00 -- Default: Any Field
Public Policy, Economics
Full Text of JOE Listing:

(Job #11301)
The Arizona State University School of Public Affairs (SPA) invites applications for an economics and public policy faculty position at the Assistant level. The School seeks a scholar with a strong background in micro-economics and public policy with a commitment to policy-relevant research. We welcome applicants working in fields such as labor, health, and education economics. Scholars who could complement our strengths in urban economics, science and technology, environmental economics, and public finance will also be considered. Applicants must demonstrate teaching interests in core areas of public policy, and should be willing to teach a doctoral course on public policy and economics.

SPA, the #16 ranked program overall in public policy and administration and #2 in urban policy and management, has embarked upon a period of unprecedented growth as a strategically important element in ASU’s emergence as a “New American University.” SPA is home to a number of research centers that focus on areas such as science and technology policy, urban innovation, organizational design, environmental economics and policy informatics. SPA faculty engage in highly productive research agendas and attract external funding from numerous national and international scientific agencies, foundations, and the private sector.

SPA offers Bachelor degrees in Public Service and Public Policy and Urban and Metropolitan Studies; the Master of Public Administration; the Master of Public Policy; and the Ph.D. in Public Administration and Policy.

Application Requirements:
  • Application Instructions Below
Application deadline: 11/01/2015
Application Instructions:
Required Qualifications: Applicants should have a Ph.D. in Public Policy, Economics or related field at the time of appointment. Candidates must demonstrate strong research and teaching interests in micro-economics and public policy including a demonstrable record or promise of high quality research in leading publications and excellent teaching. Faculty members are expected to pursue external funding to support research; evidence of ability to do this should be highlighted.

Desired Qualifications: Most important, we seek a candidate with demonstrated excellence and strong potential in research that will contribute to and enhance the School’s national and international reputation and a commitment to teaching in a diverse environment. This nine-month position begins August 2016.
Applications Procedure: Only electronic applications will be reviewed. Applicants are asked to upload the following as one document only in a Word doc or PDF format:
Complete applications must include the following:
1. Cover letter describing the applicant’s research and teaching interests 

2. Curriculum Vitae 

3. One writing sample 

4. Names of three references with full contact information 

Upload application as one combined document to The review of applications will begin on November 1, 2015, if not filled, reviews will occur every two weeks thereafter until the search is closed.

Please direct any questions about the position to Dr. Daniel Schugurensky, the Search Committee Chair, at For more information on ASU and SPA, please see
Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. For a complete statement of ASU’s nondiscrimination statement, refer to and Background check required prior to employment.

ASU offers applicants an opportunity to voluntarily self-disclose information for the University affirmative action plan; applicants may complete an EEO survey for the position they are applying for online. Information you will need to complete the EEO survey: Job Number 11301, Job Title: Assistant Professor, Department Name: School of Public Affairs.