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Assistant/Associate Professor Tenure System

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Work type: Faculty/Academic Staff
Major Administrative Unit / College: College Of Social Science
Department: Economics 10038238
Sub Area: FAS- Fac./Acad Staff
Salary: Salary Commensurate with Experience
Location: East Lansing
Categories: Education/Training, Tenure System Faculty, Full Time (90-100%), Non-Union

Working/Functional Title

Assistant/Associate Professor Tenure System

Position Summary

Michigan State University actively promotes a dynamic research and learning environment in which qualified individuals of differing perspectives, and cultural backgrounds pursue academic goals with mutual respect and shared inquiry.
The Department of Economics at Michigan State University in East Lansing seeks applications for a tenure system faculty position with an expected start date of August 16, 2024. The successful candidate will conduct research, teach courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels, mentor students, and perform service to the Department, the University, and the profession. The Department is interested in candidates who will contribute to diversity and equal opportunity in higher education through their teaching, research, and service.
The primary search is for a macroeconomist at the assistant level, but a candidate at the associate level may be considered if the record of scholarship is exceptionally strong. Applicants should hold a PhD in economics or related field or be expected to complete such a PhD before the start date. Applicants should be committed to teaching and research of the highest quality.

Review of applications will begin on September 25, 2023 and will continue until a suitable candidate is identified. Candidates at the associate level are strongly encouraged to apply by September 25. Candidates at the assistant level are encouraged to apply by October 31. 

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or protected veteran status.

Required Degree

Doctorate -Macroeconomics

Minimum Requirements

Applicants should hold a PhD in economics or related field or be expected to complete such a PhD before the start date. Applicants should be committed to teaching and research of the highest quality. 

Required Application Materials

All applications should be accompanied by curriculum vitae (CV), a list of your publications with hyperlinks to articles, and/or up to two unpublished publications 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 vitae.  Please upload your CV, cover letter, list of references (names and emails only). Questions should be directed to

Special Instructions

All applicants must apply online at

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Department Statement

The mission of the Department of Economics at Michigan State University consists of three interrelated components: providing the highest quality instruction to our undergraduate and graduate students, conducting leading-edge research in economics, and providing leadership and service to our professional communities. As a unit in a major land-grant university, we are committed to excel in all three components of our mission.
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 pro-active 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  
To learn more about the department, our faculty, and our PhD and undergraduate programs, please visit our web site at  

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