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Assistant Professor of Economics and International Affairs

George Washington University Elliott School of International Affairs
District of Columbia, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Posted date
Nov 11, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Business & Management, Economics, Social & Behavioral Sciences, Other Social & Behavioral Sciences
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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Position Description Summary:

The Department of Economics and the Elliott School of International Affairs invite applications for a tenure track, three-year renewable appointment as an Assistant Professor of Economics and International Affairs, to begin as early as the Fall 2022 semester.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

The candidate will be responsible for teaching, research, and service to the university. 

Minimum Qualifications:

Applicants must have a Ph.D. or complete all requirements for the Ph.D. by the date of appointment, with a research specialty in behavioral economics. An additional field in international trade, international macroeconomics, development economics, or related research areas is required. Applicants must have high quality publications or potential for such as demonstrated by works in progress, and show evidence of strong teaching skills.

Other Information:

The culture of George Washington University reflects its shared values, including respect and diversity. The Elliott School recognizes that diversity and social mobility are among our country’s greatest assets in engaging the rest of the world; we are deeply committed as a school to fostering an inclusive community. To this end, we encourage candidates from diverse identities, backgrounds, and experiences. We are particularly interested in receiving applications from members of underrepresented groups. The selected candidate will be expected to support inclusive excellence, including inclusive teaching. To learn more about the Elliott School’s commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, please visit

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Applicants should complete an online faculty application at and submit: 

(1) a letter of interest detailing the position for which you are applying (upload under Cover Letter), 

(2) statement of your research and teaching interests and qualifications, 

(3) a current CV, 

(4) one or at most two research papers,

(5) syllabi of courses taught (upload under Course Evaluations if available), 

(6) teaching evaluations (upload under Course Evaluations if available),

(7) statement on how your past and/or potential contributions to diversity, equity and inclusion will advance the Elliott School’s commitment to inclusive excellence (upload under Other Documents Refer to Special Instructions to Applicants) 

(8) arrange for three letters of recommendation to be emailed to with subject line "Letter of Recommendation on behalf of [candidate name]".

Review of applications will begin on December 13, 2021 and continue until the position is filled. Only complete applications will be considered. Employment offers are contingent on the satisfactory outcome of a standard background screening. 

EEO Statement:

The university is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not unlawfully discriminate in any of its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law. 

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