Assistant/Associate/Full Professor, Economics

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Posting Number req6380

Department Economics

Department Website Link

Medical Sub-Speciality

Location Main Campus

Address Tucson, AZ USA

Position Highlights The Department of Economics at the University of Arizona, Eller College of Management, invites applications from qualified candidates across all fields for multiple open-rank, tenured or tenure-eligible faculty positions to begin in mid-August 2022. Preference will be given to candidates whose research focuses on econometrics, industrial organization, or microeconomic theory. The faculty member will teach courses at graduate and undergraduate levels and contribute to mentoring students, including those from underrepresented backgrounds. They will also participate in outreach and contribute to departmental, college, and university service. In these and other ways, the faculty member will help develop innovative approaches to enhancing student engagement, increasing diversity, and expanding collaborations with community and business partners. We strive for excellence in research and teaching; for Associate/Full Professors, this is reflected by engagement in significant ongoing research, a strong publication record, and demonstrated effectiveness in teaching.

Our faculty research is published consistently in leading economics journals, and regularly wins research grants and national and international prizes. The Department’s instruction is also outstanding, with faculty members consistently winning university and national awards for their teaching. Our department is the home of the Economic Sciences Laboratory, the pioneer in experimental and behavioral economics for teaching and research, as well as the Institute for Behavioral Economics.

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; sick leave and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

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Duties & Responsibilities

Perform significant and continuing scholarly research, preferably in econometrics, industrial organization, or microeconomic theory.

Publish in leading academic journals.

Teach in undergraduate and graduate programs.

Train and mentor doctoral students.

Serve the university through various committee assignments and in additional ways, meeting the needs of both the department and college, and enhance their external stature.

Minimum Qualifications

Assistant Professor, tenure-eligible:
Ph.D. in Economics or a related field from an AACSB accredited institution by the start date.

Experience teaching at the university level.

Associate or Full Professor, tenured or tenure-eligible:
Ph.D. in Economics or a related field from an AACSB accredited institution.

Proven record of research accomplishments, evidenced through research grant awards, published papers, progressive academic promotion, or other criteria.

Proven teaching excellence, evidenced through course evaluations, teaching awards, or other means.

Preferred Qualifications

Research focus on econometrics, industrial organization, or microeconomic theory.

Experience with a variety of teaching methods and curricular perspectives.

Rank To be Determined

Tenure Information Tenure Track (T/TE)

FLSA Exempt

Full Time/Part Time Full Time

Number of Hours Worked per Week 40

Job FTE 1.0

Work Calendar Academic

Job Category Faculty

Benefits Eligible Yes – Full Benefits

Rate of Pay DOE

Compensation Type salary at 1.0 full-time equivalency (FTE)

Type of criminal background check required: Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)

Number of Vacancies 2

Target Hire Date 8/15/2022

Expected End Date

Contact Information for Candidates Sarah Trotta, Administrative Manager

[email protected]

Open Date 9/24/2021

Open Until Filled Yes

Documents Needed to Apply Curriculum Vitae (CV), Cover Letter, and Four Additional Documents

Special Instructions to Applicant All applicants are required to submit a Cover letter, a Curriculum Vitae, and three (3) letters of recommendation (as a single document).

Additionally, applicants for the Assistant Professor, tenure-eligible position, are required to submit the following 1. Job Market Paper; 2. Research Statement; 3. Teaching Statement.

Preference will be given to applications submitted by 11/15/2021.

Diversity Statement At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. As an Hispanic-serving institution and a Native American/Alaska Native-serving institution, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.

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