University of Pittsburgh Dept. of Economics is searching for two faculty appointments effective Sept. 2017, pending budgetary approval. We seek excellence in teaching and research. Salary, scholarly assistance and benefits are competitive. Complementarities with the research of current faculty are essential. The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. EEO/AA/M/F/Vets/Disabled. Preference will be given to candidates with research interest in International, Development, Labor, Sustainability or Public Economics.
Application Process: Please apply at http://www.aeaweb.org/joe/. In order to ensure full consideration, applications must be received by November 15, 2016. Review of applications begins on October 15. Interviews will be held at the Annual AEA / ASSA meeting. Recruiting Committee C/o Georgia D. Spears University of Pittsburgh Department of Economics 4504 Posvar Hall Pittsburgh, PA 15260 412-648-1732
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