The School of Human Resources & Labor Relations and the Department of Economics are jointly conducting a search for an Assistant Professor in Labor Economics with an expected start date of August 16, 2020. We are seeking candidates whose primary interests and expertise focus on examining the effects of emerging technologies on workers, the workplace, the labor market, and the overall economy. The successful candidate will join a newly formed interdisciplinary consortium of 20 faculty across the social sciences, engineering, computer science, and management.
We seek applicants who are committed to teaching and research of the highest quality. Applicants must have completed a Ph.D. in economics or a related discipline with a strong economics background prior to the start date.
Michigan State University is located in East Lansing, MI, with easy access to the state capital, Lake Michigan, and award-winning school districts. MSU is also proactive in exploring opportunities for employment for dual career couples, both inside and outside the University. Information about MSU's dual career support can be found at http://miwin.msu.edu/.
MSU is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. MSU is committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity. The university actively encourages applications and/or nominations of women, persons of color, veterans and persons with disabilities.
All applications should be accompanied by: curriculum vitae (CV), a list of your publications with hyperlinks to articles and/or up to two papers in pdf format, a statement on contributions to diversity, and a statement on teaching. If relevant, please include a list of grants received (including funding amounts) and sponsored research as part of your vita. Candidates should have three letters of recommendation emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org with applicant’s name in subject field. Questions should be directed to that same email address.
For full consideration, application materials should be received by November 15, 2019 but the position will remain open until filled.
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