Faculty Positions


The Business Economics and Public Policy Department of the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, is seeking applicants for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position at any level: Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor. The Department has undergraduate and MBA programs in business economics, risk management/insurance and public policy, and it also offers a PhD in Applied Economics. Applicants should have an outstanding research record, with a deep knowledge of and interest in applied microeconomics focusing on problems of interest to the business school research community. Excellence in research and teaching are the primary criteria for this position. Applicants must have a Ph.D. (expected completion by June 30, 2020 is acceptable) from an accredited institution. The appointment is expected to begin July 1, 2019.

Application should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, job market paper, and/or selected publications.  Please submit these on-line HERE.

Junior-level candidates should also include contact information for three references who will be asked to submit letters of recommendation. The deadline for applications is December 7, 2018. Department representatives will be interviewing prospective candidates at the ASSA meetings in Atlanta, GA on January 4-6, 2019. Information about the Business Economics and Public Policy Department at Wharton may be found at: https://bepp.wharton.upenn.edu.

The University of Pennsylvania values diversity and seeks talented students, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds. The University of Pennsylvania is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. Women, minority candidates, veterans and individuals with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Beth Moskat
Program Coordinator
Business Economics and Public Policy Department
The Wharton School
University of Pennsylvania
Suite 1400, Steinberg Hall-Dietrich Hall
3620 Locust Walk
Philadelphia, PA 19104