JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2021 - January 31, 2022

American University

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School of Public Affairs
Public Administration and Policy
Assistant Professor

JOE ID Number: 2021-02_111467346
Date Posted: 09/10/2021
Date Inactive: 10/16/2021
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Assistant Professor
Section: US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Washington, District of Columbia, UNITED STATES
JEL Classifications:
H -- Public Economics
I3 -- Welfare, Well-Being, and Poverty
J1 -- Demographic Economics
J6 -- Mobility, Unemployment, Vacancies, and Immigrant Workers
D1 -- Household Behavior and Family Economics
social welfare policy
public economics
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Department of Public Administration and Policy (DPAP) in the School of Public Affairs (SPA) at American University invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning August 1, 2022. Candidates who are at the level of senior Assistant Professor will also be considered. Applicants should have a PhD in economics, applied economics, or a related field.

Possible research topics of interest include but are not limited to the causes and consequences of economic instability, policies that address socio-economic and racial disparities, intergenerational mobility, and anti-poverty policy. The position will contribute to efforts to facilitate collaborative and externally funded scholarship across multiple units across the campus focusing on social equity as one of the most significant issues of the present and the future. Social welfare policy is a signature concentration in our internationally renowned MPA and MPP programs and a popular area of focus for our doctoral students. Teaching responsibilities will include courses in the School’s Master of Public Policy, Master of Public Administration, and doctoral degree programs. In addition to producing high quality scholarship and effective teaching, responsibilities will include mentoring graduate students and service.

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Application Requirements:
  • External Application Link
Application deadline: 10/15/2021