Open Rank - Assistant/Associate/Full Professor

Massachusetts, United States
Salary Not specified
Jun 01, 2021
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Open Rank - Assistant/Associate/Full Professor

About Northeastern:
Founded in 1898, Northeastern is a global research university and the recognized leader in experience-driven lifelong learning. Our world-renowned experiential approach empowers our students, faculty, alumni, and partners to create impact far beyond the confines of discipline, degree, and campus.

Our locations—in Boston; Charlotte, North Carolina; London; Portland, Maine; San Francisco; Seattle; Silicon Valley; Toronto; Vancouver; and the Massachusetts communities of Burlington and Nahant—are nodes in our growing global university system. Through this network, we expand opportunities for flexible, student-centered learning and collaborative, solutions-focused research.

Northeastern's comprehensive array of undergraduate and graduate programs— in a variety of on-campus and online formats—lead to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools. Among these, we offer more than 195 multi-discipline majors and degrees designed to prepare students for purposeful lives and careers.

About the Opportunity:
The Department of Economics at the College of Social Sciences and Humanities at Northeastern University at Northeastern University invites applications for an open rank tenured or tenure-track position in econometrics and Artificial Intelligence with an expected start in Fall 2021. We especially seek candidates with strengths in applied economics research and public policy.

The successful candidate will have a strong scholarly record or research program with high relevance to applied econometrics particularly drawing on and contributing to methods and scholarship using artificial intelligence and machine learning. The successful candidate will have demonstrated potential for contributing to the teaching of quantitative courses such as, AI/ML applications in economics and econometrics, forecasting, and financial econometrics at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and will have demonstrated potential for service and leadership in the department, college and university.

The position will support the University's commitment to innovation in teaching as well as the department's vision of developing interdisciplinary collaborations. Joint appointments are possible with various units in the college, such as the School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs, as are affiliation with research institutes such as Northeastern's Institute for Experiential Artificial Intelligence or the Network Science Institute. Joint appointment with the Khoury College of Computer Sciences or D'Amore-McKim School of Business is also possible. Candidates should have demonstrated commitment to fostering diverse and inclusive environments as well as to promoting experiential learning, which are central to a Northeastern University education.

A PhD in Economics or a related field is required by the appointment start date.

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Additional Information:
Applications should include a cover letter that addresses the applicant's interest in and qualifications for the position, curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching effectiveness (including sample syllabus), writing sample, and contact information for at least three letters of recommendation. Recommenders for senior candidates will not be contacted until advanced in candidacy. Please address nominations and inquiries about the position to Professor Jun Ma, at Review of applications will begin November 23, 2020 and will continue until the position is filled. Applications received by December 31st will be assured full consideration.

To apply, please go to and click on the link for full-time positions or full-time interdisciplinary positions or if viewing this description on the Northeastern University website, click “Apply to this job.” The College of Social Sciences and Humanities is a leader in the Experiential Liberal Arts. Founded in 1898, Northeastern University is a dynamic and highly selective urban research university in the center of Boston. Grounded in its signature co-op program, Northeastern provides unprecedented global experiential learning opportunities. The College is strongly committed to fostering excellence through diversity and enthusiastically welcomes nominations and applications from members of groups underrepresented in academia.

Northeastern University is an equal opportunity employer, seeking to recruit and support a broadly diverse community of faculty and staff. Northeastern values and celebrates diversity in all its forms and strives to foster an inclusive culture built on respect that affirms inter-group relations and builds cohesion.

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

To learn more about Northeastern University's commitment and support of diversity and inclusion, please see

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