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Associate Professor, Empirical Public Economics

Recruitment Period

Open date: September 3rd, 2019
Next review date: Friday, Nov 15, 2019 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.
Final date: Wednesday, Apr 1, 2020 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

Description

The Department of Economics at the University of California, Riverside invites applications for an Associate Professor position in the area of Empirical Public Economics. All areas of empirical public economics will be considered. Having broad interests in public policy and doing empirical research informed by economic theory will be viewed favorably.

Applicants must have a Ph.D. in economics or related field at the time of application, and an established record of excellence in research and teaching that merits appointment as an Associate Professor. The selected candidate will be expected to teach a Ph.D. level course that provides broad coverage of empirical work in public economics, as well as to teach in the undergraduate program; guide the research of doctoral students; be committed to an ongoing state-of-the-art research program; provide leadership in the Department; and render service to the university and profession. Salary will be competitive and commensurate with education and experience. Appointment will be effective July 1, 2020.

Applicants will be required to submit a cover letter of interest, a current CV, at least two samples of research that together illustrate both depth and breadth, a statement of contributions to diversity, evidence of teaching excellence, and the names and contact information of 3-5 references. Review of applications will begin on November 15, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled. Applications and supporting materials received by November 15, 2019 will receive full consideration. Applications and materials will be submitted using UCR’s on-line application system located at https://aprecruit.ucr.edu/apply/JPF01170.

Advancement through the faculty ranks at the University of California is through a series of structured, merit-based evaluations, occurring every 2-3 years, each of which includes substantial peer input.

UCR is a world-class research university with an exceptionally diverse undergraduate student body. Its mission is explicitly linked to providing routes to educational success for underrepresented and first-generation college students. A commitment to this mission is a preferred qualification.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Job location

Riverside, CA

Learn More

More information about this recruitment: http://economics.ucr.edu/

Requirements

Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter of Interest

  • Statement of Past and/or Planned Future Contributions to Advancing Diversity and Inclusive Excellence - In a “Statement of Past and/or Planned Future Contributions to Advancing Diversity and Inclusive Excellence”, we ask applicants to describe their past and/or potential future contributions to promoting a diverse, equitable, and inclusive environment, which is a key requirement of the role of every faculty member and administrator at UCR. There are numerous ways to contribute, and a commitment to this part of our mission can be reflected through research, teaching, supervision, mentoring, community engagement, service, and any of the other varied activities that are a part of an academic career.

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

  • Evidence of Teaching Excellence

  • Sample of Research - At least two samples of research that together illustrate both depth and breadth.

  • Sample of Research - At least two samples of research that together illustrate both depth and breadth.

Reference requirements
  • 3-8 required (contact information only)