Assistant Professor of Economics

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Assistant Professor

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Assistant Professor of Economics


206501 - "ECON., FIN. & LEG. STUDIES"

Position Summary::

The candidate responsibilities include conducting and publishing academic research in high quality journals, generating external research funding, teaching courses in the undergraduate, master’s, and doctoral programs and engaging in service at a level commensurate with the level of faculty appointment.

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The Culverhouse College of Business at the University of Alabama is seeking a candidate for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Economics in the Department of Economics, Finance and Legal Studies. Primary duties include teaching economics at the graduate and undergraduate levels, engaging in a research program that results in articles in outstanding scholarly publications, and performing service as assigned by the Department, College, and University. The position will start August 16, 2021.

Required Qualifications: A Ph.D. in economics or a closely related field is required. A demonstrated track record/potential for publication in high-quality economics journals is required.

Preferred Qualifications: Preference will be given to candidates with research and teaching experience in Applied Econometrics and/or Experimental Methods, that fit into one of the following Department priority areas:

Development Economics
Labor and Demographic Economics
Public Economics

Review of applicants will begin immediately. The posting is expected to remain open until the position is filled. Candidates must apply online at Complete applications include a cover letter, CV, job market papers, and the name of at least three references. All these materials must be attached at time of application in order for the application to be accepted and considered complete.

This position is subject to the University’s background check policy.
Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience and achievements.

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The economics program offers degrees at the undergraduate, Masters, and Ph.D. levels. Our Masters programs include a full-time MBA, a STEM-pathway to the MBA, a weekend executive MBA program, and a one-year MA in Economics and MS in Finance. The department offers an excellent research environment including generous research and travel support, an active seminar series, and Ph.D. graduate research assistants. The Culverhouse College of Business was established in 1919 and is accredited AACSB International. The College has state-of-the-art facilities to support research and teaching, including The Interactive Decision-Making in Economics (TIDE) laboratory and the Business Analytics Lab, and the Statistics Consulting and Research Lab, Additional Information is available at the College website:

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Please attach the following required documents to the appropriate links:

1) Resume/curriculum vitae (with at least three references listed)
2) Representative unpublished papers as Other Document 1 and Other Document 2 (second paper optional)
Required documents not attached at the time of application will disqualify application.


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Posted: 9/18/2020
Application Due: 3/18/2021
Work Type: Full Time