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Tenure Track/Tenured Professor of Global Economic Development

Indiana University Bloomington, Department of International Studies
Bloomington, Indiana
Closing date
Oct 12, 2023

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Open Rank
Full Time
Economic Anthropology
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The Hamilton Lugar School of Global and International Studies at Indiana University Bloomington seeks to hire a professor of Global Economic Development, with an emphasis on issues at the intersection of economic development, inequality, and governance, to begin August 1, 2024. This is an open rank tenured/tenure track position in the school’s multidisciplinary Department of International Studies.


The department seeks a scholar of economic development who focuses on the role of international economic and financial organizations, donor countries, prominent recipient countries, and/or international civil society organizations in driving development initiatives, influencing their implementation, and/or affecting development and distributional outcomes.


Practical experience in the development field, and/or experience teaching in professional master’s programs is desirable. In addition, scholars who combine quantitative methodology with qualitative field-based methods are especially encouraged to apply.


The successful candidate will hold a PhD or equivalent in a relevant discipline in the social sciences or the humanities. Candidates should have an outstanding record of research, publication, teaching and professional service (appropriate to their rank). The selected candidate will be appointed at the rank of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Professor, depending upon their qualifications.


Interested candidates should review the application requirements and submit the following documentation within their portfolio of materials: a cover letter highlighting qualifications and fit with the department’s strengths and its needs, curriculum vitae, two writing samples, and the names and contact information for three academic references. A separate statement that addresses past and/or potential contributions to diversity, equity and inclusion must also be included in the application materials. Interested candidates should review the application requirements and submit their application at:

Review of applications will begin on October 8, 2023 and continue until the position is filled. All applications received by October 8, 2023 will be guaranteed full consideration.


Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment based on individual qualifications. Indiana University prohibits discrimination based on age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status.


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