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

  • Rank: Associate or Full Professor 
  • Start Date: August 16, 2022 
  • Salary: Commensurate with experience 
  • Application Deadline: November 20, 2021, or until a suitable candidate is identified 

Michigan State University actively promotes a dynamic research and learning environment in which qualified individuals of differing perspectives and cultural backgrounds pursue academic goals with mutual respect and shared inquiry.

The Department of Economics is seeking a senior scholar to fill its third 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 must have a distinguished record of research. While any field within economics will be considered, priority will be placed on candidates doing research in areas of applied microeconomics, particularly development and industrial organization. Candidates with well-established records of sponsored research and/or records of obtaining grant funding will be preferred. The successful candidate will also have demonstrated a dedication to 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.

Michigan State University is located in East Lansing, MI, with easy access to the state capital, Lake Michigan, and award-winning school districts. Candidates are invited to learn more about our department, faculty, and students by visiting http://econ.msu.edu/. MSU is also 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/. MSU is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. MSU is committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity. The university actively encourages applications and/or nominations of women, persons of color, veterans, and persons with disabilities.

All applicants must apply online. Please go to http://econ.msu.edu/about/job.php for instructions on applying. All applications should be accompanied by a list of publications and/or up to two papers in pdf format, a statement on contributions to diversity, a statement on teaching, the names of three references, a curriculum vitae (CV), and a list of grants received (including funding amounts) and sponsored research. Questions should be directed to econrecruits@econ.msu.edu.

Michigan State University is located in East Lansing, MI, with easy access to the state capital, Lake Michigan, and award-winning school districts. Candidates are invited to learn more about our department, faculty, and students by visiting http://econ.msu.edu/. MSU is also 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/. MSU is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. MSU is committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity. The university actively encourages applications and/or nominations of women, persons of color, veterans, and persons with disabilities.

All applicants must apply online. Please go to http://econ.msu.edu/about/job.php for instructions on applying. All applications should be accompanied by a list of publications and/or up to two papers in pdf format, a statement on contributions to diversity, a statement on teaching, the names of three references, a curriculum vitae (CV), and a list of grants received (including funding amounts) and sponsored research. Questions should be directed to econrecruits@econ.msu.edu.

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