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
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, 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.
We invite applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant (or Advanced Assistant) Professor level to begin August 2020. Candidates with research interests in all areas of macroeconomics are encouraged to apply, although there is particular interest in candidates conducting macro 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.
We invite applications for a full-time, non-tenure track position, starting in August 2020. We expect to hire at the Clinical Assistant Professor level. This position involves substantial teaching responsibilities in a wide range of both lower and upper level undergraduate courses. This position also involves significant program-building activities and departmental service responsibilities related to the School’s undergraduate economics degree programs. The ideal candidate will have an interest in or even experience with developing online and hybrid courses. Applicants must have earned a Ph.D. in Economics prior to start date.
Preference will be given to applicants with considerable teaching experience. Teaching experience or the ability to teach courses in any or several of the following areas at the undergraduate level are a plus: international economics, industrial organization, applied quantitative analysis, and development economics, while at the same time being a prominent player in core courses (principles of macroeconomics, principles of microeconomics, and/or global economics).