Assistant Professor in Applied Economics

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Assistant Professor in Applied Economics Department: Economics Academic Category&Field of Expertise: Economics: None Department / Position Website - Position Description - Position Description:

Lehigh University’s Department of Economics seeks to fill two tenure track positions at the assistant professor level to begin August 2020, one in the field of health economics, and the other in any other field of applied economics. Candidates must complete all requirements for the PhD degree before appointment. Experienced assistant professors will be considered only if they have outstanding research records. Candidates are expected to have and maintain strong records of high-quality scholarship and also contribute to the teaching and service missions of the department, college, and the broader university. The department offers PhD, MS in Applied Economics, and BS/BA degrees. Department faculty are actively engaged in research and teaching, with numerous university teaching awards and publications in leading general and field journals. For a list of journals, applicants are invited to visit the Department of Economics website:

Lehigh University and the College of Business:

Founded in 1865, Lehigh University has combined outstanding academic and learning opportunities with leadership in fostering innovative research. Recognized among the nation's highly ranked research universities, Lehigh offers a rigorous academic community for nearly 7,000 students. Lehigh University has some 5,000 undergraduates, 2,000 graduate students, and about 550 full-time faculty members. Lehigh University is located in Bethlehem, PA., a vibrant and historic area. Over 820,000 people live in the Lehigh Valley, which is in close proximity to New York City and Philadelphia.

The College of Business is home to over 1,200 undergraduates, 270 graduate students, and 80 full-time faculty members. The undergraduate business program was ranked 27th in the nation in 2018 by Poets&Quants. The Flex MBA program was ranked 25th in the nation by U.S. News & World Report in 2018.

Interested applicants are invited to visit the College of Business website: and the Path to Prominence website:

Lehigh University is a 2010 recipient of an NSF ADVANCE Institutional Transformation Grant: Lehigh offers excellent benefits, including domestic partner benefits. Lehigh University also has programs and policies designed to help Lehigh faculty members balance the responsibilities of their professional and personal lives: Lehigh Valley Inter-Regional Networking & Connecting (LINC) is a newly created regional network of diverse organizations designed to assist new hires with dual career, community, and cultural transition needs.

Review of Applications - Review of applications will begin in November 2019. Application deadline: December 1, 2019. To ensure full consideration, please submit a cover letter, CV, one research paper, a research statement, a teaching statement with summary of teaching evaluations, and three letters of reference to

We will be interviewing candidates at the ASSA meetings, San Diego, January 2020.

Lehigh University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion. We welcome and encourage applications from women and minorities.

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Posted: 8/26/2019
Application Due: 2/24/2020
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