The Department of Economics at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles invites applications for a one-year post-doctoral fellowship in applied microeconomics. The fellowship provides an opportunity for newÂ Ph.D.âsÂ to focus on developing a strong applied microeconomics research program in a stimulating collegial environment alongside the economics faculty. This position may also be particularly well-suited for candidates who are attracted by the opportunity to develop their research portfolio before starting a tenure-track position elsewhere.Â In addition to research, the successful candidate is expected to teach one applied microeconomics Ph.D. course and to participate in the intellectual life of the department.Â
Applicants must have received their Ph.D. within the last two years or at the latest by August 15, 2021, the start date of the position. Your application should include a Cover Letter, CV. Please send a Job Market Paper, and three Letters of Recommendation to firstname.lastname@example.org.Review of applications will begin December 1, 2020. For full consideration, please submit all materials by January 30, 2021.The position will remain open until filled.USC is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law or USC policy. USC will consider for employment all qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring ordinance.
Internal Number: REQ20095156
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