The University of Chicago — Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Economics

The Kenneth C. Griffin Department of Economics at the University of Chicago invites applications for tenure-track faculty positions in Economics at the Assistant Professor level to begin in the 2021-22 academic year. Applicants in all fields of Economics will be considered. 

Qualified applicants will have a Ph.D. in Economics before starting the position of Assistant Professor.

Applicants must apply online at the University of Chicago’s Interfolio academic job board at:

Applicants are required to submit a curriculum vitae, teaching statement, research statement, student evaluations, three letters of recommendation and a job market paper.  Additionally, applicants are strongly encouraged to submit published or unpublished research papers.

Review of applications will begin on September 21, 2020 and will be accepted until March 31, 2021. Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

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