Assistant Professor in Economics

American University of Beirut - The Department of Economics

The Department of Economics at the American University of Beirut invites applications for two assistant professor level positions effective August 15, 2017. We are seeking a candidate with a background in macroeconomics for one of the positions. Primary considerations will be an outstanding research record, excellent recommendations, and a demonstrated ability in teaching. 

The appointments are for an initial period of four years with opportunities for renewal and advancement. The usual teaching load is not more than 5 courses a year. The language of instruction is English. Duties include teaching, research, service and advising students. Applicants must have completed their PhD by August 2017. 

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, a CV, a recent research paper, and arrange for three letters of reference to be addressed to Nadia Maria El Cheikh, Dean, Faculty of Arts and Sciences, American University of Beirut. 

The department strongly prefers electronic submissions through the JOE website at  Alternatively, applications may be sent by e-mail to 

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. To be assured full consideration, a complete application must be received by November 30, 2016. Applicants should indicate if they plan to attend the 2017 ASSA Annual Meeting in January 2017. 

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The American University of Beirut is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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