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Assistant Professor, Tenure-Track, Economics

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Assistant Professor, Tenure-Track, Economics

University of San Francisco


USF Hilltop Campus

Job Title:
Assistant Professor, Tenure-Track, Economics

Job Summary:
The Department of Economics at the University of San Francisco (USF) invites applications for a full-time tenure-track Assistant Professor position to begin in Fall of 2022, contingent upon funding approval. We seek applied empirical economists or other computational social scientists with research that makes use of new empirical techniques such as machine learning, online experimentation, or natural language processing and/or relates to the digitization of the economy. Research addressing racial, ethnic, or gender inequality is of particular interest, as is research that extends beyond the boundaries of the US economy. Open to any subfield, including but not limited to behavioral, development, health, education, industrial organization, labor, market design, networks, public, or urban economics.

Full Job Description:
Job Responsibilities: The successful candidate will be expected to teach in the Master of Science in Applied Economics and the undergraduate program. The standard teaching load for this position at USF is two 4-unit courses per semester with an additional third course every fourth semester (2-2-2-3 over two years). Thesis advising counts toward teaching load. In addition, the successful candidate will be expected to engage in service to the department and college, as well as maintain an active research program that engages students when possible.

Minimum Qualifications: PhD in economics or a related field by August 2022. Candidates must have experience teaching at the university level, evidence of research potential, and an understanding of and commitment to support the mission of the University of San Francisco. Additional post-PhD experience as a post-doctoral fellow, assistant professor, or in the public or private sector is welcome but not required. The successful candidate must be able to offer their reflections on equity, and strategies for success in engaging with BIPOC students.

Applications must be submitted online at http://gnosis.usfca.edu/search/jobs. Applicants should submit a cover letter briefly outlining your research agenda and teaching interests and how those would fit with the Applied Economics program, curriculum vitae, graduate transcripts, evidence of teaching ability (e.g., sample syllabi, teaching evaluations, statement of teaching philosophy), a diversity statement (which may include your thoughts and/or experiences concerning equitable education for underserved and marginalized communities, your commitment to or experience with broadening participation in the field, experience working on a diverse team, and/or experience working with different communication/learning styles), and three letters of recommendation. Additional materials may be requested later in the process. Questions can be addressed to [email protected] For full consideration, applications should be submitted by December 1st, 2021. We encourage and take seriously JOE job market signals and other indications of specific interest in USF.

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To apply, visit https://usfca.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/USF_Full-Time_Faculty/job/USF-Hilltop-Campus/Assistant-Professor-Tenure-Track-Economics_R0005092.

The University of San Francisco is located in the heart of one of the worlds most innovative and diverse cities, and is home to a vibrant academic community of students and faculty who achieve excellence in their fields. Its diverse student body enjoys direct access to faculty, small classes and outstanding opportunities in the city itself. USF is San Francisco’s first university, and its Jesuit Catholic mission helps ignite a students passion for social justice and a desire to Change the World From Here. For more information, visit http://www.usfca.edu.


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