Job description

JOB NO.: 95629-FA

Work Type: Faculty-Full Time


Location: Madison

Categories: Instructional, Research, Scientific

Employment Class: Faculty

Position Vacancy ID: 95629-FA

Working Title: Assistant or Associate Professor of Economic Development


FTE: 100%

Anticipated Begin Date: AUGUST 19, 2019

Term: N/A

Advertised Salary:

ACADEMIC (9 months)

Degree and Area of Specialization:

Ph.D. focused on state and local development/public finance, and in a related field, required prior to the start of the appointment.

Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:

Applicants should demonstrate excellence and productivity in research and a commitment to teaching. Appointment at the tenured level requires evidence of excellence in scholarly research, teaching and service and requires review by the Social Sciences Tenure Committee at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

License or certificate:

Position Summary:

The selected candidates will conduct productive research and be committed to teaching in core public management topics.

The selected scholar will perform research and teaching in the areas of economic development and state and local public finance. This scholar would be expected to teach courses in public budgeting and economic development. For this position, the strongest candidate would be a scholar who is capable and interested in engaging in public dialogues, including interactions with the media, related to economic development and state and local public finance, as well as in advising state and local government officials on these topics. University and professional service as appropriate are required.

The La Follette School is a highly ranked school of public affairs, and one of many highly ranked social science units at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. The University is consistently ranked among the top universities in terms of success in federally funded research grants and is highly supportive of an interdisciplinary approach to scholarship.

Successful candidates will be expected to teach at the undergraduate and masters/graduate level, lead a scholarly research program, perform university and professional service, interact with the media and public officials, and complete public outreach.

Additional Information:

UW-Madison is seeking a diverse set of faculty candidates who will deepen our campus' research strength, as well as faculty candidates who will approach their work in a manner that advances our commitment to research excellence.

A criminal background check will be conducted prior to hiring.

Candidates for the associate professor rank must meet criteria for appointment at rank per UW College of Letters and Sciences guidelines for appointment and promotion on the tenure track.

Finalists cannot be guaranteed confidentiality.


Dave Weimer
[email protected]
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )

Instructions to applicants:

Please submit the following: a letter of interest, including research and teaching interests, your curriculum vitae, a writing sample, and a list that contains the name and contact information for 3 references.

The assured consideration date is October 15, 2018. Applications may be considered after this date until the position is filled.

The University of Wisconsin is an EOE/AA Employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Additional Link: Full Position Details

The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.

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Advertised: Aug 29 2018 Central Daylight Time





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Posted: 10/29/2018
Application Due: 12/5/2018
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