The George Mason University, Department of Economics seeks applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level. The department offers a vibrant multi-disciplinary scholarly environment with a focus on political economy. Faculty research and teaching occurs at the nexus of economics and other fields, including history, law, moral philosophy, political science and sociology. George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.
George Mason University has been recognized as the most diverse university in Virginia, and one of the most diverse in the nation. The Economics Department has a strong commitment to achieving excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and effectively teaching and mentoring Mason’s diverse student population. The department strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich the department’s academic and culturally inclusive environments.
The department seeks candidates who complement Mason's strengths in the areas of political economy and social philosophy, although other fields may be considered. Successful candidates will be expected to:
Sustain a robust research program;
Produce peer-reviewed publications;
Seek external support for their scholarly activities;
Teach undergraduate and/or graduate courses;
Participate in faculty governance;
Participate in professional organizations and societies;
Demonstrate the academic potential to become successful senior scholars.
Ph.D completed or expected by June, 2021, in Economics or a related field;
An active research agenda that complements Mason's strengths.
Ability to teach advanced courses in political economy or related fields.
Salary: Commensurate with education and experience.
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Special Instructions to Applicants:
For full consideration, applicants must apply at https://jobs.gmu.edu; complete and submit the online application. Applicants are requested to upload a cover letter that includes how the applicant expects to contribute to diversity, as well as a CV and the names of three professional references with contact information.
In a continuing effort to enrich GMU’s academic environment and provide equal educational and employment opportunities, we actively encourage applications from all job seekers including members of all ethnic groups underrepresented in higher education.
George Mason University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, committed to promoting inclusion and equity in its community. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or veteran status, or any characteristic protected by law.
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George Mason University is Virginia's largest public university located in the suburbs of Washington, D.C. With strong undergraduate and graduate degree programs in engineering, information technology, public policy, economics, visual and performing arts, life sciences and biotechnology, Mason prepares its alumni to succeed in the workforce and meet the needs of the region and the world.