JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2019 - January 31, 2020

American University

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Public Administration and Policy
Assistant Professor (Public Finance and Budgeting)

JOE ID Number: 2019-02_111462794
Date Posted: 08/01/2019
Date Inactive: 12/01/2019
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Assistant Professor (Public Finance and Budgeting)
Section: US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Washington, District of Columbia, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: G -- Financial Economics
Public Finance
Finance and Budgeting
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Department of Public Administration & Policy in the School of Public Affairs at American University invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning August 1, 2020. Applicants should have a PhD or an anticipated PhD completion by August 2020 in Public Administration, Political Science, Economics, or a related field.

We welcome applications from candidates engaged in high-quality scholarship in public finance and budgeting/financial management. Teaching responsibilities may include courses in the school’s Master of Public Administration, Master of Public Policy, and doctoral degree programs. The ideal candidate will be able to contribute to both the management and policy fields in their research and teaching. In addition to scholarship and teaching, responsibilities will include engagement in department, school, and university activities.

Salary and benefits are competitive. Review of applications will begin October 1, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled. Please submit applications via Include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, recent teaching evaluations (when possible), copies of recently published articles or working papers, and three letters of recommendation. Please email if you have any questions.

American University is a private institution within easy reach of the many centers of government, business, research, and the arts located within the nation’s capital. For more information about American University, visit

Established in 1934, the School of Public Affairs offers undergraduate and graduate programs in the departments of Government; Justice, Law, & Criminology; and Public Administration & Policy. The Department of Public Administration & Policy offers six graduate degrees, an undergraduate minor, and several graduate certificates. Its programs are consistently ranked among the best in the field of public affairs by U.S. News & World Report. Learn more about the School of Public Affairs at and about the Department of Public Administration & Policy at

American University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution that operates in compliance with applicable laws and regulations. The university does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, personal appearance, gender identity and expression, family responsibilities, political affiliation, source of income, veteran status, an individual’s genetic information or any other bases under federal or local laws (collectively “Protected Bases”) in its programs and activities. American University is a tobacco and smoke free campus.

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