Associate Professor - Economics

Location
Colorado Springs, CO
Posted
Feb 21, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution




The Department of Economics at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs (UCCS) invites applications for the position of Associate Professor and Chairperson of the Department. The successful candidate will lead the Economics Department, teach introductory and advanced undergraduate courses in economics, and maintain an active research agenda. This position is open to applicants with expertise in any field of Economics. To qualify for this position, applicants must:
  • Hold a Ph.D. in Economics
  • Have achieved tenure along with the rank of Associate Professor or higher at a college or university, and have the qualifications in research, teaching and service sufficient to meet the standards of Associate Professor at UCCS
  • Demonstrate an ongoing record of published academic research and active academic service

Each candidate should address the following preferred qualifications in his/her letter:
  • Have a commitment to excellence in undergraduate economic education
  • Provide evidence for the ability to work well with people, including those of diverse backgrounds
  • Have had experience with, and demonstrated commitment to, intellectual diversity, academic freedom, and shared, transparent governance
  • Have experience with effectively managing budgets and communicating with faculty and administrators

Applications received by January 9, 2017 will receive full consideration. The position is open until filled.

Applicants must include:
  • a letter of application that specifically addresses the job requirements and qualifications,
  • a current Curriculum Vita,
  • unofficial transcripts


The University of Colorado is committed to competitive compensation and offers a comprehensive benefits package. Information on benefits programs can be found at:https://www.cu.edu/employee-services/benefits.

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Qualifications

Required:
  • Hold a Ph.D. in Economics
  • Have achieved tenure along with the rank of Associate Professor or higher at a college or university, and have the qualifications in research, teaching and service sufficient to meet the standards of Associate Professor at UCCS
  • Demonstrate an ongoing record of published academic research and active academic service

Preferred:
  • Have a commitment to excellence in undergraduate economic education
  • Provide evidence for the ability to work well with people, including those of diverse backgrounds
  • Have had experience with, and demonstrated commitment to, intellectual diversity, academic freedom, and shared, transparent governance
  • Have experience with effectively managing budgets and communicating with faculty and administrators



Application Materials Required:Cover Letter, Resume/CV, Unofficial transcript(s)

Application Materials Instructions:Applications must be submitted through CU Careers. Applications received through surface mail or email will not be considered. Upon request, please be prepared to provide contact information for three professional references. Official transcripts will be required upon hire.



Job Category: Faculty

Primary Location: Colorado Springs

Department: C0001 -- Colorado Springs Campus - 40069 - LAS-Economics

Schedule: Full-time

Posting Date: Dec 1, 2016

Closing Date: Ongoing

Posting Contact Name: Rex Welshon

Posting Contact Email: rwelshon@uccs.edu

Position Number: 00481114

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