Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management, Cornell University

Position ID:Cornell-Dyson-AP [#8436]
Position Title: Assistant Professor in Development Economics
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Ithaca, New York 14853, United States [map]
Subject Area: Economics / O - Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth
Starting Date:2017/07/01
Appl Deadline:2016/12/31 finished (posted 2016/10/28, listed until 2017/04/28)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

POSITION: Assistant professor in development economics


The successful candidate is expected to establish a distinguished program of research (50%) and teaching (50%) in the field of development economics. Candidates working in any area of development economics (including applications of behavioral economics and/or field experiments) will be considered with particular attention paid to those with strong applied microeconometric skills. The successful candidate is expected to publish in top field and general economics journals, contribute to problem solving research consistent with Cornell’s land grant mission, and supervise graduate students. Candidates will be evaluated based on the quality of their research and research potential, teaching potential, letters of recommendation and the criteria established in the position description.

OPPORTUNITIES: The Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management is one of the three schools under the newly established Cornell College of Business as well as a unit within the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. The school houses a top-ranked undergraduate business programs as well as graduate programs that award Ph.D., M.S. and M.P.S. degrees. Areas of faculty research include environmental, energy and resource economics (EERE), food and agricultural economics, international and development economics, and management. Considerable opportunities exist to collaborate with faculty within the Dyson School as well as elsewhere within Cornell including the Atkinson Center for a Sustainable Future, the Department of Economics and the Department of Policy Analysis and Management.

QUALIFICATIONS: A Ph.D. in agricultural economics, economics, or related discipline is required. Preference may be given to individuals with demonstrated research competence and teaching expertise.

Electronically submit via Academic Jobs Online with your letter of application summarizing research and teaching interests; a curriculum vitae; a current research paper and any other publications; copies of teaching evaluations if available; and three reference letters.

Competitive with peer institutions and commensurate with qualifications and experience. An attractive fringe benefit package is included.

CLOSING DATE: Review of applications will begin November 1, 2016, and continue until acceptable candidates have been identified and hired.

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