JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

February 1, 2017 - July 31, 2017

New York University

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Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development & Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service
Department of the Applied Statistics, Social Science, and Humanities
Professor of Public Policy and Economics

JOE ID Number: 2017-01_111457527
Date Posted: 02/10/2017
Date Inactive: 07/31/2017
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Professor of Public Policy and Economics
Section: US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: New York, New York, UNITED STATES
JEL Classifications:
H -- Public Economics
I -- Health, Education, and Welfare
J -- Labor and Demographic Economics
Economics of Education
Applied Microeconomics
Education Policy
Labor Economics
Public Finance
Behavioral Economics
Full Text of JOE Listing:

New York University’s Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development and Wagner Graduate School of Public Service invite applications for a Professor of Public Policy and Economics, to begin in September 2017 or 2018. The new faculty member will be appointed in both the Steinhardt and Wagner schools.

We are seeking a highly successful senior scholar who will contribute to a growing applied microeconomics group at NYU. The candidate will strengthen the link between Steinhardt and Wagner, and based on the interest of the candidate, may assume directorship of the Institute for Education and Social Policy. Field of specialization is open, although we are particularly interested in candidates with expertise in economics of education, education policy, labor economics, public finance, and/or behavioral economics.

Candidates must have a doctorate in economics or public policy, a nationally recognized research program, and a record of securing externally-funded research grants. The successful candidate should have a commitment to both undergraduate and graduate teaching, and a demonstrated record of teaching excellence.

NYU is committed to substantially increasing the proportion of our faculty from historically underrepresented groups as we strive to create the most intellectually diverse, inclusive, and equitable institution that we can.

Application Requirements:
  • Application Instructions Below
  • Letters of Reference Link
Application Instructions:
Candidates should apply by submitting their CV, cover letter, and three samples of scholarly writing to the link below. Letters of recommendation will be solicited at a later date.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. For more information please contact Professor Sean Corcoran at

New York University is an equal opportunity employer. NYU does not discriminate due to race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender and/or gender identity or expression, marital or parental status, national origin, ethnicity, citizenship status, veteran or military status, age, disability, unemployment status or any other legally protected basis, and to the extent permitted by law. Qualified candidates of diverse ethnic and racial backgrounds are encouraged to apply.