Current Vacancies


Associate or Full Professor, Economics

Faculty - Tenure-Eligible
Proposed start date: 01/01/2018 or 08/16/2018

Summary of Duties and Responsibilities: The department of Economics at Iowa State University seeks to hire a faculty member at the rank of associate or full professor. The successful candidate will be expected to develop an innovative research program in one or more of the following fields: industrial organization, public finance, public economics, financial economics, labor economics, rural development, or entrepreneurship.

Candidates are expected to contribute to the mission of the program for the Study of Midwest Economies. This program will broadly address topics related to the economics of thin markets, with emphasis on the U.S. Midwest. Research topics of particular interest include, but are not limited, to (i) dynamics of firm entry and exit in rural markets, (ii) the causes and consequences of the uneven distribution of venture capital and entrepreneurship; (iii) creation, retention and attraction of human capital; (iv) market failures and public policies in rural economies; (v) imperfect competition in thin markets, and/or (vi) technological innovation and market boundaries.

Teaching responsibilities may include undergraduate and graduate courses in labor economics, public economics, financial economics, or industrial organization.

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Lecturer, Economics

Faculty - Non-Tenure-Eligible
Proposed Start Eate: 8/16/2017

Summary of Duties and Responsibilities:  The Department of Economics at Iowa State University seeks to hire one or more part-time or full-time lecturers to teach undergraduate courses in economics. Teaching assignments may range from one course for one semester up to three courses per semester.

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