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The Department of Economics invites applications for a faculty position in economics.
A PhD in Economics, with a specialization in Macroeconomics and a concentration in Financial Macroeconomics or related field is required. The department seeks applicants with a wide range of theoretical and empirical approaches. Candidates should have an interest in policy-relevant research, strong quantitative skills, excellent teaching credentials, and the ability to supervise doctoral dissertations. Applicants must also have the ability to teach effectively at the undergraduate and graduate levels and provide evidence of strong teaching skills.
Responsibilities will consist of teaching undergraduate and graduate (master's and doctoral) economics courses and advising students, conducting and publishing research in area of expertise, and participating in department, college, and university service activities.
Qualified candidates should submit an application which must include a cover letter or statement, curriculum vitae, sample research paper, and letters from three references. Application materials should be submitted to Mieke Meurs, Professor and Chair, Department of Economics, College of Arts and Sciences, American University, Kreeger 104A, 4400 Massachusetts Ave., N.W., Washington, DC 20016-8029.
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