Research Assistant Professor in the Georgetown Center for Business and Public Policy

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The Georgetown Center for Business and Public Policy in Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business invites applications for a Research Assistant Professor. The successful candidate will have considerable promise to conduct high quality research in industrial organization and, more generally, applied microeconomics. This is non-tenure track position with an initial term (potentially renewable) for two years, beginning in August 2022. Of particular interest are scholars who examine competition, regulation or innovation and those whose research focuses on the economics of, and economic policies directed toward, newly emerging business models and industries. It is expected that the Research Assistant Professor will conduct independent research, collaborate with other faculty on emerging research projects, and be an active participant in other aspects of the Center’s work. There are no teaching requirements.


The Georgetown Center provides a competitive salary plus support for travel and research-related expenses. The successful candidate will join an active economics research community, have ample opportunities to connect with new collaborators, and present and obtain feedback on their own research. Applicants should anticipate completing their Ph.D. no later than August 31, 2022.


Application materials should be sent to Interfolio Applicants should submit: (1) a cover letter; (2) a curriculum vitae; (3) one research-related paper; and (4) up to three letters of recommendation. We will begin consideration of applications and nominations immediately on a rolling basis. The deadline for submission is DEC 01, 2021. The Georgetown Center faculty will meet with interested candidates in Zoom meetings. We expect interviews to commence in January.


The Georgetown Center for Business and Public Policy is an academic research center within the McDonough School of Business at Georgetown University. Its mission is to engage scholars, industry practitioners, and policymakers in inquiry and dialogue and to disseminate knowledge on issues at the nexus of business and public policy. Across diverse industries and economic sectors, it investigates the evolution of innovation, competition, and regulation. It conducts empirical economic analysis, keeps abreast of relevant issues, and informs policies that promote economic welfare. For more information about the Georgetown Center for Business and Public Policy, visit


Georgetown University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmation Action Employer fully dedicated to achieving a diverse faculty and staff. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, age, religion, national origin, marital status, veteran status, disability or other categories protected by law. The McDonough School of Business is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion and views it as a fundamental aspect of the Georgetown community.

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