Research-Track Faculty Positions of Economics, Center for Economic and Social Research – (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, Los Angeles, California, invites applications for a research-track, Assistant Professor (Research), Associate Professor (Research), Professor (Research), Adjunct Assistant Professor (Research), Adjunct Associate Professor (Research), and Adjunct Professor (Research), faculty positions in the field of economics. This position is affiliated with the Center for Economic and Social Research (CESR). The successful candidate will be expected to play a leadership role in expanding economics research within CESR and to obtain external funds to support such scholarship.

Applicants should have a strong research track record in economics, preferably with an emphasis on the study of development, subjective well-being and geno-economics. Applicants must have a doctoral degree in a relevant field of study.

In order to be considered for this position, all candidates must apply via the “Apply” link at the top or bottom of this page. Please upload a cover letter, CV, and sample of recent papers. Candidates may contact the executive director of CESR, Arie Kapteyn (

The annual base salary range for this position is $168,725 – $312,290. 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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