Assistant or Associate Professor - Economics: Political Economy or Development

Medford, MA
Sep 21, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Tufts University School of Arts and Sciences

ECONOMICS: Political Economy or Development

Assistant or Associate Professor (tenure-track)

The Department of Economics at Tufts University invites applications to fill a full-time faculty position at the rank of either Assistant or Associate Professor, starting in September 2018. The search is focused on candidates with research and teaching interests in the areas of political economy or development.

Candidates should either have or expect to receive their Ph.D. in Economics prior to the start of the appointment.

All applications must be submitted via Interfolio at To apply, all candidates should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and a recent research paper. Candidates for the associate professor rank should include names and addresses of four references. We will inform candidates before contacting references. Candidates for the assistant professor rank should have three letters of recommendation submitted directly by their recommenders.

Questions about the position can be addressed to Department Administrator Debra Knox at

Review of applications begins October 10, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled.

Tufts University, founded in 1852, prioritizes quality teaching, highly competitive basic and applied research and a commitment to active citizenship locally, regionally and globally. Tufts University also prides itself on creating a diverse, equitable, and inclusive community. Current and prospective employees of the university are expected to have and continuously develop skill in, and disposition for, positively engaging with a diverse population of faculty, staff, and students.

Tufts University is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer. We are committed to increasing the diversity of our faculty and staff and fostering their success when hired. Members of underrepresented groups are welcome and strongly encouraged to apply. If you are an applicant with a disability who is unable to use our online tools to search and apply for jobs, please contact us by calling Johny Laine in the Office of Equal Opportunity (OEO) at 617.627.3298 or at Applicants can learn more about requesting reasonable accommodations at


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