Assistant Professor of Economics – (Los Angeles, California, United States)

The Department of Economics in the Dana and David Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles, California, invites outstanding candidates to fill a tenure track position at the rank of Assistant Professor of Economics in Macroeconomics, with an anticipated start date of Fall 2024. The department welcomes applicants with additional expertise in macroeconomics-adjacent areas. Candidates must have a PhD degree in Economics or closely related field at the time of appointment and should demonstrate excellence in teaching and research.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, current CV, and a sample of papers, and include a list of at least three references through the USC online portal via the “Apply” link at the top or bottom of this page. For questions related to the search, please contact Pablo Kurlat at

The department is building an exceptional, culturally diverse intellectual community and encourages applications from all underrepresented groups.

The annual base salary range for this position is $127,500 – $174,600. When extending an offer of employment, the University of Southern California considers factors such as (but not limited to) the scope and responsibilities of the position, the candidate’s work experience, education/training, key skills, internal peer equity, federal, state and local laws, contractual stipulations, grant funding, as well as external market and organizational considerations.

USC is an equal-opportunity educator and employer, proudly pluralistic and firmly committed to providing equal opportunity for outstanding persons of every race, gender, creed and background. The university particularly encourages members of underrepresented groups, veterans and individuals with disabilities to apply. USC will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship. Further information is available by contacting

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