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Assistant Professor of Economics

The Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) invites applications for a tenure-track position in economics at the assistant professor level. Exceptionally well-qualified applicants at higher levels may also be considered. Our search is focused in the areas of economic theory and economic history, although applicants in other areas will also be considered. We are seeking highly qualified candidates who are committed to a career in research and teaching. The term of an initial untenured appointment is four years, and the appointment is contingent upon completion of the Ph.D. Reappointment beyond the initial term is contingent upon successful review conducted prior to the commencement of the fourth year.

Interested candidates should apply electronically at https://applications.caltech.edu/jobs/econ. Candidates unable to apply electronically may send a letter of application describing their current research, a teaching statement, three letters of recommendation, a current CV, and a sample of original written work to: Chair, Economics Search, HSS 228-77 Caltech, Pasadena, CA 91125. Applicants should submit a diversity and inclusion statement that discusses past and/or anticipated contributions to improving diversity, equity, and inclusion in the areas of research, teaching, and/or outreach.

Application review will begin November 15, 2021, and applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.