Assistant Professor of Economics

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Department(s): 
Economics
Job Description: 

Title, Qualifications and Position Summary

Lehigh University’s Department of Economics invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position as Assistant Professor of Economics with a specialization in empirical industrial organization, labor economics, or financial economics, effective August 2023. Candidates must have an earned PhD in Economics or related fields by the date of employment. The successful candidate will be expected to maintain strong records of high-quality scholarship and also contribute to the teaching and service missions of the department, college, and the broader university.

Information about Department/University

The Department of Economics 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. To learn more about the department, applicants are invited to visit the Department of Economics website: https://business.lehigh.edu/departments/economics

Lehigh University is a premier residential research university, ranked 38th in the Poets and Quants 2020 rankings for the best business programs for undergraduates, and 49th in national universities in the US News and World Report 2021 rankings. Our Flex MBA program is ranked 4th in the Poets and Quants 2020 rankings, and 18th in the US News and World Report 2020 rankings.

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.

How to apply

Review of applications will begin in November 2022. For full consideration, applications should be received online by November 30, 2022. Applicants should submit their materials to (https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/22938).

To ensure full consideration, please submit a cover letter, CV, one research paper, a research statement, a teaching statement, a statement on contributions to diversity, inclusion and equity, and three letters of reference.

Any inquiries regarding this search should be directed to the Department Chair at inecon@lehigh.edu.

Lehigh University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital or familial status, national or ethnic origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status. We are committed to increasing the diversity of the campus community. Lehigh University is committed to a culturally and intellectually diverse academic community and is especially interested in candidates who can contribute, through their research, teaching and/or service, to this mission. Lehigh University is the recipient of an NSF ADVANCE Institutional Transformation award for promoting the careers of women in academic sciences and engineering (http://www.lehigh.edu/luadvance/) and is among institutions of higher education recognized for excellence in diversity with the INSIGHT into Diversity HEED Award. Additional information about Lehigh’s commitment to diversity and inclusion is available at https://diversityandinclusion.lehigh.edu/. Lehigh University provides competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits, including domestic partner benefits. More information about Work/Life Balance for Faculty can be found at https://provost.lehigh.edu/work-life-balance. Lehigh University supports dual career efforts for following spouses/partners of newly hired faculty https://dualcareer.lehigh.edu/dual-career.

 

 

 

Lehigh University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, national or ethnic origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status. We are committed to increasing the diversity of the campus community and are especially interested in candidates who can contribute, through their research, teaching and/or service, to this mission.

Lehigh University is the recipient of an NSF ADVANCE Institutional Transformation award for promoting the careers of women in academic sciences and engineering  http://www.lehigh.edu/luadvance/ and is among institutions of higher education recognized for excellence in diversity with the INSIGHT into Diversity HEED Award. Additional information about Lehigh’s commitment to diversity and inclusion is available at https://diversityandinclusion.lehigh.edu/.

Lehigh University provides competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits, including domestic partner benefits. More information about Work/Life Balance for Faculty can be found at https://provost.lehigh.edu/work-life-balance

Lehigh University supports dual career efforts for following spouses/partners of newly hired faculty https://dualcareer.lehigh.edu/dual-career.