Economics, Lehigh University

504 9883
Position ID:Lehigh-Eco-AP [#9883]
Position Title: Assistant or Associate Professor
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Bethlehem, Pennsylvania 18015, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Economics / E - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics, I - Health, Education, and Welfare, J - Labor and Demographic Economics
Starting Date:2018/08/15
Appl Deadline:2017/12/01 finished (2017/09/22, finished 2018/06/03, listed until 2018/03/20)
Position Description:    

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

Lehigh University’s Department of Economics seeks to fill one tenure track position at the assistant professor level to begin August 2018, but exceptional candidates at the rank of associate professor (with tenure) also will be considered. The department offers PhD, MS in economics, and BS/BA degrees. Department faculty are actively engaged in research and teaching, with publications in leading general and field journals and numerous university teaching awards.

The department’s plan is to deepen existing strengths in the various areas of applied economics. As such, we seek an applied econometrician in macroeconomics, health economics or labor economics. Candidates must complete all requirements for the PhD degree before appointment. Experienced assistant professors will be considered only if they have outstanding research records.

Lehigh University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Women and minorities are especially encouraged to apply. Lehigh offers excellent benefits including domestic partner benefits. Lehigh University also has programs and policies designed to help Lehigh faculty members balance the responsibilities of their professional and personal lives:

Lehigh University and the College of Business and Economics

Lehigh University is focused on providing excellence in undergraduate and graduate education. The undergraduate business program was ranked 24th in the nation in 2016 and noted as a ‘top 10 school to watch in 2017’ by Poets & Quants. The Flex MBA program was ranked as 20th in the nation by U.S. News & World Report. Candidates should be dedicated to student learning and capable of outstanding classroom performance at both the undergraduate and graduate levels (i.e., MS in Economics, Masters of Management, Flex MBA, 1-MBA and PhD).

For over 150 years, Lehigh University has combined outstanding academic and learning opportunities with leadership in fostering innovative research. The institution is among the nation’s most selective, highly ranked, private research universities (ranked 44th among all universities in the nation by U.S. News & World Report). Lehigh’s four colleges provide graduate and undergraduate education to approximately 7,000 students. The College of Business and Economics is home to over 1,200 undergraduates, approximately 300 graduate students, and 80 full-time faculty members.

Application Process

Review of applications will begin in October 2017. Application deadline: December 1, 2017. To ensure full consideration, please submit a cover letter, CV, one paper, a summary of teaching evaluations, and three or four letters of reference to We will be interviewing candidates at the ASSA meetings, Philadelphia, January 2018.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
621 Taylor Street
Lehigh University
Bethlehem, PA 18015

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