Assistant Professor in Development Economics

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Classification TitleAssistant Professor in Development EconomicsDivisionEconomicsDepartmentCollege of Liberal Arts and SciencesFLSA StatusExempt (Overtime exemption status is determined at the time of hire based on the rate of pay)Work ScheduleOther (list below)If Other (provide months)Full Time vs Part TimeFull TimeAppointmentIf Term, specify number of yearsPrimary Function

The Economics Department invites applications for a full-time tenure track position commencing in the fall of 2020. We seek candidates with research and teaching interests in development economics. Preference will be given to those who focus on public aspects of development as well as those who can also teach courses in finance.

Typical Duties & Responsibilities

The candidate will be expected to teach undergraduate level introductory and intermediate courses as well as upper level courses in the candidate’s area of specialization. The teaching load is 5 courses per year.

Job Specifications/Position Qualifications (minimum)


Applicants should have their Ph.D. in hand by September 2020.


A successful candidate will exhibit excellence in teaching and a strong potential for successful research and publications.

Special Instructions

Candidates should submit a cover letter, cv, job market paper, graduate transcripts, teaching statement, teaching evaluations and 3 letters of reference to:

Applications received by October 31, 2019 will receive full consideration, but applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled.

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Physical Requirements and Work Conditions

Work is primarily performed in an office, classroom, lecture hall, auditorium, laboratory, and other University facilities.

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University Information

The University of the South comprises a well-regarded College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and a distinguished School of Theology. It is an institution of the Episcopal Church that welcomes individuals of all backgrounds. The University is located on a striking, 13,000-acre campus on Tennessee’s Cumberland Plateau.

EEO Statement

The University of the South is an equal opportunity educational institution that is committed to creating and maintaining a diverse and inclusive campus environment.

Employment PrescreeningEligibility for employment is contingent upon successful prescreeningNon-Discrimination Statement

The University of the South’s policy against discrimination, harassment, sexual misconduct, and retaliation is consistent with Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, 34 CFR Part 106, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and 34 CFR 104.7, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, and the Genetic Information Non-Discrimination Act of 2008. In addition to contacting the Title IX Coordinator, who is the compliance coordinator, persons with inquiries regarding the application of Title IX and 34 CFR Part 106 may contact the Regional Civil Rights Director, U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, Region IV, 61 Forsyth Street S.W., Suite 19T70, Atlanta, Georgia 30303.

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        Posted: 10/16/2019
        Application Due: 12/15/2019
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