Assistant Professor of Economics - Macroeconomics

Newark, DE
Feb 21, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

University of Delaware

University of Delaware: Lerner College of Business & Economics: Economics
Location: Newark, DE

An innovative leader in research and teaching, the University of Delaware combines a rich historic legacy with a commitment to undergraduate education and the latest in advanced technology. With external funding exceeding $200 million, the University ranks among the top 100 universities in federal R&D support. Enhanced by state-of-the-art facilities, research is conducted across all seven colleges and numerous interdisciplinary institutes and centers. The main campus in Newark, Delaware, provides the amenities of a vibrant college town with convenient access to the major cities of the East Coast.

The Department of Economics in the Alfred Lerner College of Business and Economics at the University of Delaware invites applications for a tenure-track position in economics at the entry or advanced Assistant Professor level. Successful candidates will demonstrate the drive and vision to develop an innovative, cutting-edge, and internationally recognized research program in the fields of Applied Macroeconomics. We will also consider candidates with an outstanding empirical research record in the fields of Labor, Development or Industrial Organization. In addition, candidates must be committed to excellence in teaching at the graduate and undergraduate levels. We are seeking individuals who dare to be first.

The Department of Economics supports undergraduate degrees in Economics and Economics Education and graduate degrees in Economics (M.A., Ph.D.), Economics and Applied Econometrics (M.S.), and Economics Education (Ph.D.). The normal teaching load is two courses per semester, with a reduced load for new faculty. Salary for the position is competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications.

For more information on the Department of Economics, see


Candidates will have, or expect to have completed a Ph.D. in economics by August 31, 2017.

Application Instructions

Please upload your resume (curriculum vitae) to this website. In addition, application materials, including a curriculum vitae, one research paper and three letters of recommendation must be submitted online at The application deadline is January 9, 2017. Selected candidates will be interviewed at the ASSA meetings in Chicago, in January 2017.

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