Assistant Professor in the College of Business and Entrepreneurship / Economics

Location
Rio Grande Valley
Posted
Oct 12, 2019
Position Type
Assistant Professor
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Posting Details

Title Information

Faculty TitleAssistant ProfessorJob Class Code00031FLSAExempt Position Information

Posting NumberFRGV0914Working TitleAssistant Professor in the College of Business and Entrepreneurship / EconomicsNumber of Vacancies1LocationRio Grande ValleyDivision/OrganizationDivision of Academic AffairsAppointment Period for Non-Tenure PositionTenure StatusTenure TrackFTE1Scope of Job

Applications are invited for one tenure-track position in Economics at the rank of Assistant Professor.

The Robert C. Vackar College of Business and Entrepreneurship is AACSB-accredited at the graduate and undergraduate levels, and offers a Ph.D. in Business Administration with concentrations in Accounting, Finance, Information Systems, Management, and Marketing.

Complete applications must include

1) a cover letter expressing the candidate’s interest in UTRGV
2) a job market paper (to be uploaded using the link ‘Additional Documents’)
3) a CV that includes contact information for three references, and
4) graduate transcripts.

The deadline for the submission of applications is November 22.

All questions regarding the search should be addressed to the search chair, Dr. Gautam Hazarika, at [email protected] .

Minimum Qualifications

Candidates must have a Ph.D. in Economics or a closely related field by the beginning of Fall 2020. Applicants specializing in Empirical Microeconomics as applied to Health Economics, Labor Economics, Industrial Organization, Development Economics, or Environmental Economics, shall be considered.

Discipline Specific Required Qualifications

Candidates should be able to teach Econometrics and upper-level electives in their field in addition to core economics classes.

Preferred QualificationsLicense or Certification Required?SalaryCommensurate with Qualifications and Experience. Including Budgetary Approval.Desired Start Date09/01/2020 Posting Detail Information

EEO Statement

EEO Statement
UTRGV is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer that strives to hire without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information or veteran status. UTRGV takes affirmative action to hire and advance women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.


Diversity Statement
UTRGV is a Hispanic-serving Institution dedicated to student success and building a diverse faculty committed to working in a multicultural environment. UTRGV has an NSF ADVANCE grant to increase the representation of women in STEM fields and to promote a positive, family friendly workplace for all faculty. We strongly encourage applications from women and minorities.

Open Date10/01/2019Close DateAdditional Information

UTRGV is a distributed institution. As such and as assigned, the position may require presence at multiple locations throughout the Rio Grande Valley. Work is performed primarily in a general office environment. This position is security sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of the Texas Education Code §51.215. The retirement plan for this position is Teacher Retirement System of Texas (TRS), subject to the position being at least 20 hours per week and at least 135 days in length. This position has the option to elect the Optional Retirement Program (ORP) instead of TRS, subject to the position being 40 hours per week and at least 135 days in length.

This position is security-sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of the Texas Education Code §51.215.

The retirement plan for this position is Teacher Retirement System of Texas (TRS), subject to the position being at least 20 hours per week and at least 135 days in length. This position has the option to elect the Optional Retirement Program (ORP) instead of TRS, subject to the position being 40 hours per week and at least 135 days in length.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Complete all sections on the application. If you are applying for the first time please complete all biographical information including address, email and phone. You may update this at any time by selecting to edit your profile in the application. Security sensitive; conviction verification conducted on applicant selected.

Please Note

Texas law requires faculty members whose primary language is not English to
demonstrate proficiency in English as determined by a satisfactory paper-based
test score of 500 (computer-based of 173 or internet-based of 61) on the Test of
English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or a satisfactory test score of 6.0 on the
International English Language Testing System (IELTS). Incomplete applications
will not be considered.

Quick Linkhttp://careers.utrgv.edu/postings/22751Posting Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

    Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
    1. Curriculum Vitae
    2. Unofficial Transcripts
    3. Letter of Interest
    4. List of 3 References
    5. Additional Document
    Optional Documents
    1. Teaching Philosophy
    2. Reference Letter 1
    3. Reference Letter 2
    4. Reference Letter 3
    5. Multi Media
    6. Certifications and Licenses
    7. Training Certificates
    8. Evidence of Teaching Effectiveness
    9. Unofficial Transcripts 2
    10. Unofficial Transcripts 3

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