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Assistant Professor of Economics - Applied Microeconomic Theory

Syracuse University
New York, United States
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Posted Date
Aug 9, 2022
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Assistant Professor of Economics - Applied Microeconomic Theory

Syracuse, NY

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Commensurate with Experience

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Syracuse, NY

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Job Description

The Syracuse University Department of Economics specializes in policy-relevant, applied microeconomic research in international trade, public economics, labor economics, and urban and regional economics. For training graduate students and to support our research more broadly, a solid foundation in econometrics and microeconomic theory is required.
We seek to hire an applied theorist at the tenure-track assistant (including advanced assistant) level in the microeconomics area, especially someone with research interests in at least one of the following applied micro fields: international trade, labor economics, public economics, development economics, and urban and regional economics.

Candidates are expected to perform research that is publishable in leading economics journals and to advise Ph.D. students in their research. Successful candidates should be able to teach in the Ph.D. core microeconomic sequence and would also be expected to teach undergraduate and/or graduate courses in microeconomics and their relevant applied micro field. We seek candidates who complement the broader mission of the Maxwell School and Syracuse University. Special attention will be given to fostering additional demographic diversity within the department.

  • Candidates must have completed (or expect to complete prior to appointment) a Ph.D. in Economics or related field.
  • We seek a strong researcher with the ability to advise doctoral students and to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in microeconomic theory and their relevant applied micro field.
  • Experienced candidates should have a distinguished record of scholarly achievement, including publishing in core peer reviewed economics journals.
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Responsibilities of the position include producing quality scholarly research, publishing in leading academic journals, teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in econometrics and microeconomic theory. As well as advising undergraduates and graduate students.


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In addition to completing an online application, please attach a curriculum vitae, cover letter, three contact information of references, one or more research papers(Under Writing sample section), and a diversity statement(Under other document).
The references will be contacted after the application has been submitted.

About Syracuse University

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