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Assistant Professor of Economics (Tenure Track)
The University of Delaware

Date Posted Oct. 29, 2019
Title Assistant Professor of Economics (Tenure Track)
University The University of Delaware
Newark, DE, United States
Department The Department of Economics
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Assistant Professor
  • Economics

Assistant Professor of Economics (Tenure Track)
Department of Economics Alfred Lerner College of Business and Economics
University of Delaware
Newark, 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

To Apply: Applicants should apply online at . 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.

SALARY AND BENEFITS: Compensation packages are highly competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications. The UD benefits package is one of the best in the nation.

  • Equal Employment Opportunity
    The University of Delaware is an Equal Opportunity Employer which encourages applications from minority group members, women, individuals with a disability and veterans. 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 you from employment.

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