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Assistant Professor in Economics: Applied Econometrics or Empirical Microeconomics

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School / Campus / College: College of Arts and Sciences

Organization: Economics

Title: Assistant Professor in Economics: Applied Econometrics or Empirical Microeconomics

Position Details

Position Description

The Department of Economics at the University of Washington invites applications for one full-time, tenure-track position in Applied Econometrics or Empirical Microeconomics at the rank of Assistant Professor. Applicants will be expected to participate in undergraduate and graduate teaching and independent research. University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research and service. The position is a full time appointment with a 9-month service period (Sept 16th - June 15th) each year, and an anticipated start date of September 2021.



We will consider highly qualified candidates in all sub-fields of Applied Econometrics or Empirical Microeconomics.

Applicants must have a PhD degree, or foreign equivalent, in a relevant field by the start of the appointment.


Applicants should submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, at least one research paper, three letters of recommendation, a research statement, a teaching statement, and a diversity statement.

The research statement should summarize current research and future plans. The teaching statement should describe the applicant’s approach to teaching, outline undergraduate and graduate teaching interests, and provide evidence of teaching effectiveness. In the diversity statement, applicants are encouraged to describe how their past or potential scholarship and teaching support diverse communities.

Application materials will only be accepted through Interfolio.

An Interfolio account will automatically be created for you when you apply. Please be sure all information is entered completely and accurately (especially names and email addresses). All uploaded files must be in Adobe PDF format. Files in another electronic format (e.g., MS Word) should be saved or “printed to” PDF format before uploading.

Priority will be given to applications received by May 1, 2021. For questions about the search, please contact Kim Lee

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