Michigan State University — The Frederick S. Addy Distinguished Chair of Economics

The Department of Economics is seeking a senior scholar to become its second Frederick S. Addy Distinguished Chair of Economics. This endowed position includes an academic appointment in the department at the level of full or associate professor, a nationally competitive salary, and a fund for research expenses. The scholar we are seeking must have a distinguished record of research in economics. While any field within economics will be considered, priority will be placed on candidates doing research in econometrics and/or empirical fields with substantial applied econometrics. Candidates with well-established records of sponsored research and/or records of obtaining grant funding will be preferred. Successful candidates will also have a demonstrated dedication to and a passion for undergraduate teaching, and an ability to inspire students with his or her enthusiasm for the discipline of economics. The holder of the Addy Chair will be expected to teach at least one undergraduate class per year, and be actively involved in undergraduate education. The search will continue until the position is filled.

The economics department values the contributions of all individuals regardless of race, ethnicity, gender and background. The department is strengthened by the diversity of each person’s contributions, experiences, background, perspectives and viewpoints. The university and economics department actively encourages applications from women, persons of color, veterans, and persons with disabilities and MSU is committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity. MSU is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer.

To learn more about the department, our faculty, and our PhD and undergraduate programs, please visit our web site at http://econ.msu.edu. The university is pro-active in exploring opportunities for employment for dual career couples, both inside and outside the university. Information about MSU’s dual career support can be found at http://miwin.msu.edu/.

All applicants must apply on line. Please go to http://econ.msu.edu/people/job.php for instructions on applying. All applications should be accompanied by curriculum vitae (CV), examples of published research and working papers, and the names of at least three references. Please include a list of grants received (including funding amounts) and sponsored research as part of your vita. Please upload your CV, cover letter, list of references (names and emails only), a list of your publications with hyperlinks to articles, and/or up to two working papers in pdf format, plus up to two optional documents. Questions should be directed to econrecruits@econ.msu.edu.