Assistant Professor of Labor Economics
Location: Syracuse, NY
Pay Range: Commensurate with Experience
FLSA Status: Exempt
Hours: As determined by department chair.
Campus: Syracuse, NY
Unionized Position Code: Not Applicable
Job DescriptionSyracuse University's Department of Economics seeks to fill a position in labor economics, with an emphasis on one or more of the following contemporary economic policy issues: the economics of crime, immigration, or race.
The position is at the Assistant Professor level and will build on the Maxwell School and department's longstanding strength and commitment to labor and policy-related applied microeconomics.
The position is in Syracuse, NY.
QualificationsCandidates must have completed a Ph.D. in Economics.
Preference will be given to those who have done research in labor economics or law and economics.
ResponsibilitiesResponsibilities of the position include producing quality scholarly research, publishing in leading academic journals, teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in labor economics, and advising doctoral students.
Application InstructionsIn addition to completing an online application, please attach a CV, cover letter, one or more of your papers (as Other Documents), at least three references with current email addresses, and a diversity statement that discusses past or future contributions to inclusive excellence in research, teaching and/or outreach. Letters of recommendation will be requested directly from your references through our employment system. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
Questions can be directed to the search committee chair, Bill Horrace, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Open Until Filled: Yes
Job Category: Faculty