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Assistant Professor (Tenure Track) - Economics 24-25

DePaul University
Illinois, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Sep 1, 2023

The Department of Economics at DePaul University invites applications for a tenure-track position at the level of Assistant Professor in the field of Empirical Industrial Organization. We are particularly interested in candidates who employ cutting-edge empirical techniques to analyze issues related to competition, market structure, firm behavior, and policy in various industries.


- Teach undergraduate and graduate courses in Industrial Organization, Econometrics, and related fields.

- Produce high-quality original research in empirical industrial organization.

- Collaborate with colleagues and actively contribute to the intellectual life of the department.

- Participate in departmental and university service activities.

DePaul University is the largest Catholic university in the nation.  The Economics Department offers undergraduate degrees in the College of Liberal Arts as well as the Driehaus School of Business. The department’s graduate programs include a quantitative Master of Science in Economics, and MBA concentrations in Business Strategy and Decision-Making, Healthcare Markets and Analytics, and Applied Economics.   

Application Deadline: Preference will be given to applications received prior to December 1, 2023



- Ph.D. in Economics or closely related field by the start date.

- Demonstrated potential for producing significant contributions to the field of empirical industrial organization.

- Strong teaching skills and a commitment to excellence in undergraduate and graduate education.

- Proficiency with modern econometric tools and data analysis techniques.

- Experience with large datasets and expertise in utilizing computational tools related to empirical industrial organization research.

DePaul draws students of many backgrounds and cultures in a diverse urban setting. We are interested in recruiting and maintaining a diverse faculty. Members of all underrepresented groups, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities are invited and encouraged to apply.  Positions are contingent upon available budgetary resources.

Application Instructions

Interested candidates should submit:

1. Cover Letter detailing interest in the position.

2. Curriculum Vitae.

3. Research statement.

4. Teaching statement.

5. Three confidential reference letters.

6. Job market paper and/or other writing samples.


Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

DePaul University is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, martial status, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, genetic information or any other legally protected status, in accordance with applicable federal, state and local EEO laws.

Safety and Security Statement - Clery Act:

A copy of DePaul University's Safety and Security Information Report and Fire Safety Report is available upon request.  The report includes statistics about crimes that occurred on campus and public property immediately adjacent to campus.  The report includes institutional policies concerning campus security, sexual assault and other matters.  It also includes fire statistics, fire safety practices and standards of the institution.  A copy of this report can be obtained by contacting the Crime Prevention Office at 773-325-7775 or by visiting the DePaul Public Safety website at .

Title IX Statement:

Federal Title IX policy requires that all colleges and universities make known the contact information for the person responsible for coordinating its efforts to comply with Title IX responsibilities.  At DePaul University, the Title IX Coordinator is Kathryn Statz.  Her office is located in Lincoln Park on the 3rd floor of the Student Center, 2250 N. Sheffield Avenue.  She can be reached at 312-362-8970, or

Required Background Check:

Employment at DePaul University is contingent on passing a background check.  Only final candidates who are extended an offer of employment will undergo a background check. 

Mandated Reporting of Child Abuse & Neglect:

Upon accepting an offer of employment with the university, you will also be required to sign an Acknowledgement of Mandated Reporter Status at the time of hire.  A mandated reporter is required to make a report to the Illinois DCFS Hotline whenever there is a reasonable cause to believe that a child known to them in their professional or official capacity may be abused or neglected.  For more information, please visit the following pages:  

Illinois Department of Children & Family Services (DCFS)

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