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Research-Track Faculty Positions in Economics

Economics Faculty Los Angeles, California

The Department of Economics in the Dana and David Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences at the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, invites applications for a full-time research-track, Assistant Professor (Research), Associate Professor (Research), Professor (Research), Adjunct Assistant Professor (Research), Adjunct Associate Professor (Research), and Adjunct Professor (Research), faculty positions in the field of economics. This position is affiliated with the Center for Economic and Social Research (CESR). The successful candidate will be expected to play a leadership role in expanding economics research within CESR and to obtain external funds to support such scholarship.

Applicants should have a strong research track record in economics, preferably with an emphasis on social science genomics, statistical genetics, econometrics, economics of education, and labor economics. Applicants must have a doctoral degree in a relevant field of study.

In order to be considered for this position, all candidates must apply via the "Apply" link at the top or bottom of this page.  Please upload a cover letter, CV, and sample of recent papers. Candidates may contact the executive director of CESR, Arie Kapteyn (

USC is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law or USC policy. USC will consider for employment all qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring ordinance.

REQ20094013 Posted Date: 10/06/2020

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