Kohn Professor of Economics

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How to Apply

The following application materials should be uploaded in PDF format to Interfolio at http://apply.interfolio.com/132023: a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, a research statement and up to 3 completed research papers, a statement of teaching philosophy and evidence of teaching performance, and a statement describing how you or your work would contribute to the Ford School's and University of Michigan's strategic commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion (fordschool.umich.edu/dei). First consideration will be given to applications submitted by November 15, 2023, but applications will continue to be considered until the position is filled.


The Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy at The University of Michigan invites applications for the newly endowed Kohn Professor of Economics. This professorship will be held by a tenured faculty member at the associate or full professor level. We seek an outstanding economist whose scholarship concerns U.S. domestic economic policy and whose applied research has served to advance equity and inclusion of all U.S. residents in the workforce. Applicants must have a distinguished record of scholarly achievement along with a demonstrated commitment to public policy engagement.

We seek scholars committed to policy-oriented research and to teaching undergraduate, master's and doctoral courses in an interdisciplinary, public policy program. We welcome a broad range of applicants engaged in policy-relevant research. Required qualifications include a PhD in economics, public policy or related field. Joint appointments or affiliations with other departments, schools, or colleges are possible.

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