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 encompasses microeconomics fields and participates in teaching undergraduate and MBA business economics. The Department also offers a PhD in Applied Economics. The appointment is expected to begin July 1, 2024.


Excellence in research and teaching are the primary criteria for selection. Applicants must have a Ph.D. from an accredited institution (expected completion by June 30, 2025 is acceptable).


Application Procedure

Applications, including cover letter, curriculum vitae, statements, and recent publications or working papers, must be submitted online (beginning September 11, 2023):

Candidates for assistant professor must also include contact information for up to three references who will be asked to submit letters of recommendation.

We encourage early submission of applications as they will be reviewed until our deadline of November 17, 2023. Department representatives will be conducting first round interviews of prospective candidates in mid-December via Zoom.

Junior applicants should apply at this link: https://apply.interfolio.com/129645

Associate/Full Professor applications should apply at this link: https://apply.interfolio.com/129646

The University of Pennsylvania values diversity and seeks talented students, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds. The University of Pennsylvania is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.  Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected class.

Dhivya Kaushik, dhivya@wharton.upenn.edu
Business Economics and Public Policy Department
The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
3rd floor Vance Hall, 3733 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104