The Andrew Young School is ranked among the top 20 policy schools in the area of Policy Analysis. The school houses the Department of Economics and outstanding research centers in health policy, fiscal policy, experimental, and international studies, among others. The research centers generate opportunities for funded scholarly research.
Georgia State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against applicants due to race, ethnicity, gender, veteran status, or on the basis of disability or any other federal, state, or local protected class. As a university with a diverse student body, we encourage applications from women and minorities.
All applications must be submitted through the American Economic Association’s Job Openings for Economists website (https://www.aeaweb.org/joe). Candidates must be eligible to work in the United States. At the time of offer, a background check will be required.
Current Faculty Position Openings
JEL Classification: E10, E24, O10, O40
The Department of Economics in the Andrew Young School of Policy Studies at Georgia State University invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant (or Advanced Assistant) Professor level to begin August 2019. Candidates with research interests in all areas of macroeconomics are encouraged to apply, although there is particular interest in candidates conducting research applied to developing countries. The ideal candidate should also be prepared to teach macroeconomics at the undergraduate and PhD level.
Applicants must have earned a Ph.D. in Economics prior to start date. Applicants should provide a CV, three reference letters and a writing sample. To receive full consideration, complete applications must be received by November 25, 2018. Candidate interviews will be conducted at the ASSA meetings in January 2019 in Atlanta. Candidates will be considered until the position is filled.
JEL Classification: J0
We invite applications for a senior faculty position in labor economics to hold the W.J. Usery, Jr. Chair of the American Workplace. The chair is in the economics department, which is housed in the Andrew Young School of Policy Studies. The Chair will carry out research and activities related to workplace policy, broadly defined. This may include labor markets, the future of work, education, training and retraining, health, and other related areas. The endowed Chair provides funds that may support various projects, including hosting an annual lecture series, occasional research conferences, graduate student research on workplace policy, travel for scholarly purposes and other research-related activities.
Applicants should have a Ph.D. in economics or a closely related discipline. The ideal applicant will have an accomplished record of publication, external funding, leadership in the field, and the ability to mentor graduate students.
Applicants should send a cover letter, CV and the names of three references. Candidates will be considered until the position is filled.
JEL Classifications: D, H, and I1
The Department of Economics at Georgia State University (GSU) is seeking a tenure-track or tenured faculty position in health economics with a key expectation to contribute to an interdisciplinary University-wide research priority on non-communicable diseases research and prevention under the new GRAND (Global Research Against Non-communicable Disease) initiative. The focus of the GRAND initiative includes chronic diseases, such as heart disease, stroke, cancer, chronic respiratory diseases, diabetes, obesity, drug and alcohol abuse, and mental illness, as well as their genetic components. The initiative provides new opportunities for interdisciplinary collaboration and innovation with and amongst faculty partners across the GSU School of Public Health, the Lewis College of Nursing and Health Professions, and the College of Arts and Sciences.
Successful candidates will have an earned doctorate in the field of Economics, with related health interests, prior to the start date. Applicants should send a CV, the names of three references, and a cover letter describing their interests and qualifications. Candidates will be considered until the position is filled. Those seeking additional information can contact Professor James Marton (firstname.lastname@example.org).