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Visiting Assistant Professor of Economics

Position overview

Position title: Visiting Assistant Professor
Salary range: Approximate salary for a Visiting Assistant Professor is $99,100 dependent on qualifications and experience. This is a negotiated rate of pay and is not dependent on a UC salary scale.
Anticipated start: September 1, 2024
Review timeline: August 5, 2024 until filled

Application Window

Open date: June 27, 2024

Next review date: Monday, Aug 5, 2024 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Wednesday, Jan 1, 2025 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.

Position description

The Department of Economics at the University of California, Riverside, invites applications for one or more Visiting Assistant Professors of Economics. Initial appointment will be for one year, beginning September 2024, with the possibility of reappointment dependant on budgetary approval. Responsibilities will include teaching undergraduate courses based on needs; engaging in professional and/or scholarly activities; participation in service to the department, college, university, and profession.

Applicants must be ABD or have met the requirements for the Ph.D. in Economics or related fields by the start of appointment, and possess a strong commitment to teaching at the college level. The successful candidate must possess a proven record of teaching excellence beyond any experience they may have as teaching assistants. Approximate salary for a Visiting Assistant Professor is $99,100 dependent on qualifications and experience. This is a negotiated rate of pay and is not dependent on a UC salary scale.

Complete applications must include: a cover letter of interest, a current CV, samples of research work, teaching evaluations, a statement of contributions to diversity, and three letters of reference. Review of applications will begin on August 5, 2024 . Applications received by August 5 will receive full consideration.

Applicants who use Interfolio may utilize a feature provided by the Interfolio Service to allow Interfolio to upload their letters directly into AP Recruit. Applicants can input an Interfolio-generated email address in place of their letter writer's email address. Interfolio refers to this as Online Application Deliveries. The following link on the Interfolio website shows how to set this up (http://help.interfolio.com/entries/24062742-Uploading-Letters-to-an-Online-Application-System ).

Please contact search committee Chair Dong Won Lee dongwon.lee@ucr.edu for further information.

Qualifications

Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

Applicants must be ABD or have met the requirements for the Ph.D. in Economics or related fields by the start of appointment.

Preferred qualifications

The University of California, Riverside is a world-class research university with an exceptionally diverse undergraduate student body. UCR is a member institution of the American Association of Universities (AAU) as well as the Alliance of Hispanic Serving Research Universities (HSRU). 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.

Application Requirements

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

  • Cover Letter of Interest

  • Samples of Research

  • Samples of Research (Optional)

  • Samples of Research (Optional)

  • Teaching Evaluations

  • 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)

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

  • Teaching Statement (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3-5 letters of reference required

3 letters of recommendation are required. Confidential Letters are solicited via the AP Recruit System Only – Applicant inserts reference names and solicits references from within AP Recruit at time of application. Only completed applications that include the letters of reference may be reviewed by the committee.

Apply link: https://aprecruit.ucr.edu/JPF01948

Help contact: dongwon.lee@ucr.edu

About UC Riverside

The University of California, Riverside is a world-class research university with an exceptionally diverse undergraduate student body. UCR is a member institution of the American Association of Universities (AAU) as well as the Alliance of Hispanic Serving Research Universities (HSRU). 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. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status.

For the University of California’s Affirmative Action Policy please visit: https://www.ucop.edu/academic-personnel-programs/_files/apm/apm-035.pdf.

For the University of California’s Anti-Discrimination Policy, please visit: https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/1001004/Anti-Discrimination.

As a University employee, you will be required to comply with all applicable University policies and/or collective bargaining agreements, as may be amended from time to time. Federal, State, or local government directives may impose additional requirements.

Job location

Riverside, CA