Andrew Young School of Policy Studies, Georgia State University

Position ID:Georgia State University-Andrew Young School of Policy Studies-19122 [#11985]
Position Title: Associate Professor/Full Professor
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Atlanta, Georgia 30331, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Public Policy
Political Science
Economics / H - Public Economics
Appl Deadline:none (listed until 2019/04/11)
Position Description:    

*** the list date or deadline for this position has passed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

Associate Professor/Professor Public Economics, Public Finance, Public Budgeting, or Public Financial Management Andrew Young School of Policy Studies

The Andrew Young School of Policy Studies invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position beginning in August 2019 in the Department of Economics or the Department of Public Management and Policy at the Associate or Full Professor level. Due to an expansion in our evidence-based policy research, we are most interested in an experienced scholar who can make a substantial contribution to our applied public finance research cluster which includes the Center for State and Local Finance, the Fiscal Research Center, and the International Center for Public Policy. The ideal candidate will have interest in a leadership role in the cluster and will be a senior member of one of the academic departments. Applicants should have a primary research and teaching interest in public economics, public finance, public budgeting or public financial management as well as strong interests in applied policy research. This position requires a doctorate degree from an accredited university in one of the following fields of study: economics, public policy, political science or public management. The hire will have access to unique administrative data and will be interested in using advanced big data empirical techniques. Responsibilities include teaching, research, and leadership in the cluster.

The Andrew Young School is ranked among the top 20 policy schools in the U.S. The school houses four academic departments and outstanding research centers and institutes in health policy, international and domestic public policy, public finance, experimental economics, urban studies, and education policy, among others. Georgia State University, an enterprising R-1 university located in Atlanta, is a national leader in using innovation to drive student success and research growth. Enrolling and graduating one of the most diverse student bodies in the nation, Georgia State provides its world-class faculty and more than 50,000 students unsurpassed research, teaching, and learning opportunities in one of the 21st century’s great global cities.

Applicants should send a cover letter, curriculum vita and three reference letters. All applications must be submitted through Academic Jobs Online ( No paper applications will be accepted unless specifically solicited. This position is subject to budgetary approval. Complete applications must be received by April 11, 2019, to receive full consideration, however, candidates will be considered until position is filled. Candidates must be eligible to work in the U.S. At the time of offer, a full background check (personal and professional) is required.

Georgia State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against applicants due to race, ethnicity, gender, veteran status, or on the basis of disability or any other federal, state, or local protected class. As a university with a diverse student body, we encourage applications from women and minorities.

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Further Info:
Andrew Young School of Policy Studies
P.O. Box 3992
Atlanta, GA 30303

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