Associate or Full Professor - Economist

Position Information

Position Information

Department Schar School of Policy and Government
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Job Category Instructional or Research Faculty
Role (State) Job Title Associate or Full Professor - Economist
Working Title Associate or Full Professor - Economist
Job Type Full-Time
Position Number F5126z
Recruit Number Faculty - 7090
Working Hours
Location Arlington, VA
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Pay Band
Salary Commensurate with education and experience.
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Associate or Full Professor – Economist

The George Mason University Schar School of Policy and Government invites applications from economists for a full-time, Tenured Associate or Full Professor. George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason’s academic and culturally inclusive environment.


Advise Ph.D. dissertations; and teach undergraduate, graduate and professional courses in macroeconomics and complementary areas.

Required Qualifications:

The successful candidate will have a Ph.D., teaching experience, a commitment to policy-relevant research, a strong record of publication, and a commitment to seeking outside funding.

Preferred Qualifications:

Preference will be given to candidates with experience teaching macroeconomics and writing successful grant proposals.

With more than 33,000 students, George Mason University is the largest state university in Virginia. Located on both the Arlington and Fairfax campuses, the Schar School is at the crossroads of government, nonprofit organizations, and private industry—just minutes from the nation’s capital.

The Schar School has 80 full-time faculty supported by policy practitioners and adjuncts as well as professional staff, who serve approximately 700 undergraduate students, 1,000 master’s students, and 200 doctoral students in 14 different programs. The school encourages interdisciplinary research; faculty represent more than a dozen academic disciplines including economics, political science, regional studies, sociology, anthropology, engineering, law, health, and education. Faculty members have held high-level positions in government and private organizations.

The search committee will begin reviewing applications immediately, but all applications received by November 1, 2017, will receive full consideration and the position will remain open until filled. Expected start date is Fall 2018.

Special Instructions to Applicants

For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number F5126z at; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter and CV. Applications are welcome immediately and the position will remain open until filled. References will be requested later for short-listed candidates.

For Full Consideration, Apply by: November 1, 2017
Posting Date 07/14/2017
Job Close Date
Open Until Filled? Yes
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  1. Cover Letter
  2. CV
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