Faculty Opportunities

Brown University

Lecturer or Senior Lecturer, Economics

Target date for applications: 18 Dec 2023
Application deadline: 31 May 2024 midnight UTC (accepting applications)
Overview: The Department of Economics seeks to recruit at either the rank of Lecturer or Senior Lecturer beginning July 1, 2024. The position is non-tenure track. We seek candidates with a superior record of teaching in any field of economics. Priority will be given to candidates with a demonstrated record of excellence teaching courses in the areas of industrial organization, finance, public economics, mathematical methods, or macroeconomics. Candidates should have a strong record of advising and a commitment to diversity and inclusion. The initial term is three years, with the possibility of reappointment. Candidates must have a Ph.D. in hand or firmly expected by August 2024. For more information and to apply, visit EJM-EconJobMarket

Brown University

Assistant Professor, Economics and Watson

Target date for applications: 15 Nov 2023
Application deadline: 31 Mar 2024 midnight UTC (accepting applications)
Overview: The Economics Department and the Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs are searching for jointly-appointed faculty, with the position beginning July 1, 2024. We seek candidates whose work engages deeply in the economics of policy problems both from an academic and practical perspective, with attention to how policies both affect overall growth and also inequality and social mobility within societies. We will consider candidates from a broad range of subfield specialties, including those from applied microeconomic (e.g., public finance, labor, urban, industrial organization, education, and development) and empirical macroeconomic (e.g., monetary and fiscal policy, business cycles, international economics, international trade, and capital markets) fields. For more information, visit EJM – Econ Job Market

Brown University

Assistant Professor, Department of Economics and IBES

Target date for applications: 15 Nov 2023
Application deadline: 31 Mar 2024 midnight UTC (accepting applications)
Overview: The Economics Department and the Institute at Brown for Environment and Society (IBES) propose to search for a joint hire in environmental economics. We seek a scholar whose work brings the latest empirical data and methods to bear on environmental, sustainability, and/or climate-related challenges, their effects on individuals and societies, and the landscape for past, present, or future policy solutions through an economics lens. We intend to search broadly within this sub-field – for instance to encompass analysis of energy and/or carbon market policy and regulations, the effects of climate change on economic or health outcomes, effects of pollution and associated regulation – with a focus on scholars who would contribute to and benefit themselves from engagement in the interdisciplinary research community at IBES. For more information, visit EJM – Econ Job Market

Programs, Conferences, and Events

Sixth World Conference on Remedies to Racial and Social Inequality

Conference dates: September 3-5, 2024
Paper Submission Deadline: January 3, 2024

Overview: The Sixth World Conference on Remedies to Racial and Social Inequality will convene academic, policy, and community leaders from South Africa, North and South America, Asia, Africa, and Europe to share their insights and experience battling inequality. We will formulate practical and innovative solutions to eliminating racial and social inequality. This conference will be held in person with virtual options for participation.

Issues to be tackled:

conference logo for remedies to racial and social inequality

  • Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on economic, educational, medical and social disparities facing racial/ethnic minorities and people of color
  • Structural poverty and access to health care, education, and employment
  • Gender inequality
  • Energy, the environment, and climate change
  • Food and water insecurity
  • Social isolation and digital oppression
  • Democracy and racism

For more information and to register, click here.

Howard University

AEA Summer Training Program for Economics Undergraduates

Application deadline: 31 Jan 2024

Overview: The application portal for the 2024 AEA Summer Program is now open. The AEA Summer Program (AEASP) is a prestigious two-month residential program that uniquely enables undergraduate students to prepare for the rigors of graduate studies—particularly at the PhD level—through two months of intensive training in microeconomics, math, econometrics and research methods with leading faculty.Hosted by Howard University’s Department of Economics and the Women’s Institute for Science, Equity and Race in collaboration with the US Federal Reserve Board, the eight week program will be held May 23, 2024 – July 21, 2024.

For more information, click here.