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Assistant Professor of Economics (Tenure Track)

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Work type: Faculty
Location: Newark
Categories: Economics, Full Time

Tenure Track Assistant Professor

Department of Economics

Alfred Lerner College of Business and Economics

University of Delaware

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 at the entry or advanced Assistant Professor level. We primarily seek candidates conducting high quality empirical research in the fields of Labor Economics, Household and Consumer Finance, and Macroeconomics. Candidates conducting outstanding empirical research in other microeconomic fields, especially Industrial Organization or Development Economics, are encouraged to apply. Candidates must be committed to excellence in teaching at the graduate and undergraduate levels. Candidates are expected to have completed the Ph.D. in economics by August 31, 2020.

Founded in 1743, the University of Delaware ( is Located in Newark, Delaware, roughly an hour from Philadelphia and Baltimore, and just over two hours from New York and Washington, D.C. The University is a state-assisted institution with a strong private endowment and selective admission. It is one of the oldest land-grant institutions in the nation and an R1 research university with very high research activity. The Department of Economics has 30 full-time faculty members, including 24 tenured or tenure-track professors. The department offers Ph.D., MS, BA, and BS degrees. Information about the University of Delaware and the Department of Economics is available at

Applicants should apply online at  Click “Faculty and Staff” and reference #494451.  Please upload a cover letter, curriculum vitae, recent research paper, recent teaching evaluations (if available), and three contact references familiar with the candidate’s academic work. Applicants also should submit application materials, including recommendation letters, using the American Economic Associate Job Openings for Economists website Questions may be directed to David Stockman, Search Committee Chair, via e-mail at  All application materials will be shared with departmental faculty. This position is open until filled.

Equal Employment Opportunity 

The University of Delaware is an Equal Opportunity Employer which encourages applications from minority group members and women. The University’s Notice of Non-Discrimination can be found at

Employment offers will be conditioned upon successful completion of a criminal background check. A conviction will not necessarily exclude a candidate from employment.  Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States.

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