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Assistant or Associate Professor - Applied Microeconomics

Virginia Tech
Job Location:
Blacksburg, Virginia

Job Description

Tenure-track position at the advanced Assistant or Associate Professor level in the area of Applied Microeconomics with a special interest in development economics, industrial organization and health economics. Responsibilities with a regular appointment include undergraduate and graduate teaching, curriculum development, and a strong promise of scholarly research. Instruction at the undergraduate and graduate levels will be in the Economics at Virginia Tech. Continued development of professional capabilities and participation in scholarly activities is a must and includes travel to and participation in professional conferences and societies, as well as participation in department, college, and university service and governance and professional service. Position requires occasional travel to attend conferences and meetings. The department of Economics also maintains an expectation that all employees hold true to the Virginia Tech Principles of Community and a commitment to diversity and inclusion in higher education as prescribed at

Required Qualifications

* Ph.D. in Economics at time of appointment (anticipated appointment start date is August 10, 2023)
* Demonstrated significant scholarship
* Demonstrated scholarly expertise in development economics, industrial organization and/or health economics
* Demonstrated experience of significant teaching ability
* Demonstrated abilities in curriculum development

Preferred Qualifications

* A track record of external funding
* A wide range of interdisciplinary interests

Appointment Type


Salary Information

Commensurate with Experience

Review Date


Additional Information

The successful candidate will be required to have a criminal conviction check.

A completed application will include:

  • CV
  • Cover Letter
  • Contact Information for 3 References
  • Job Market Paper
  • Evidence of Teaching Effectiveness

About Virginia Tech

Dedicated to its motto, Ut Prosim (That I May Serve), Virginia Tech pushes the boundaries of knowledge by taking a hands-on, transdisciplinary approach to preparing scholars to be leaders and problem-solvers. A comprehensive land-grant institution that enhances the quality of life in Virginia and throughout the world, Virginia Tech is an inclusive community dedicated to knowledge, discovery, and creativity. The university offers more than 280 majors to a diverse enrollment of more than 36,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students in eight undergraduate colleges, a school of medicine, a veterinary medicine college, Graduate School, and Honors College. The university has a significant presence across Virginia, including the Innovation Campus in Northern Virginia; the Health Sciences and Technology Campus in Roanoke; sites in Newport News and Richmond; and numerous Extension offices and research centers. A leading global research institution, Virginia Tech conducts more than $500 million in research annually.

Virginia Tech does not discriminate against employees, students, or applicants on the basis of age, color, disability, sex (including pregnancy), gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, or military status, or otherwise discriminate against employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees or applicants, or on any other basis protected by law.

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