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Faculty Positions, Department of Economics

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Department of Economics

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Faculty Positions, Department of Economics, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Journal of Economic Literature (JEL) Classifications:

C01 Econometrics

D04 Microeconomic Policy: Formulation, Implementation, and Evaluation

Q4 Energy

Q5 Environmental Economics

The Department of Economics in the School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute invites applications for two open-rank tenure-track faculty positions. Candidates from all ranks are encouraged to apply. The start date for the position is August 2023.

The Department seeks candidates in the following areas: (1) environmental economics, including energy economics; (2) applied econometrics; and (3) applied microeconomic theory and policy.

Candidates must hold a Ph.D. in Economics (or expect to complete the degree by August 2023), show evidence of effective and high-quality teaching at the collegiate level, and evidence of a sustained program of high-quality research and publications. For senior candidates, evidence or potential for securing external funding is highly desirable. The candidate will teach undergraduate and graduate courses, and actively contribute to a vibrant interdisciplinary culture that spans Rensselaer's communities.

Founded in 1824, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is the nation’s first technological university. With approximately 5,000 undergraduates and 2,500 graduate students from around the world, the university offers more than 145 programs at the bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral levels. Rensselaer is located in Troy, NY, the heart of the “Tech Valley” region of the Hudson River Valley.

To apply, please submit the following materials to (a) a letter of interest, (b) curriculum vitae, (c) evidence of teaching effectiveness, (d) selected research papers, (e) evidence of external research funding (if applicable), and (f) three letters of reference. As announced by the American Economic Association, the first-round interviews will be conducted virtually. To be considered for first-round interviews, all application materials must be received by Monday, November 28th, 2022.

Screening of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the positions are filled. Applications will be accepted until January 31, 2023. For additional information about the Department of Economics, please visit:

We welcome candidates who will bring diverse cultural, ethnic, national and international perspectives to Rensselaer’s work and campus communities. Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity, Race/Gender/Veterans/Disability Employer.

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