Assistant Professor in Applied Econometrics & AI (68571)

Gainesville, Florida
Jan 16, 2021
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Assistant Professor in Applied Econometrics & AI (68571)

Gainesville, Florida
Open Date:
Jan 14, 2021
Close Date:
Mar 2, 2021

The Department of Economics at the University of Florida invites applications for a tenure track nine-month appointment at the Assistant Professor rank in Applied Econometrics working with big data, machine learning, or artificial intelligence to begin August 16, 2021. The Department welcomes applications from junior and advanced Assistant Professor candidates and will consider a wide range of fields, including but not limited to development, industrial organization, international trade, macroeconomics, and public economics. The successful candidate is expected to engage in undergraduate, masters, and doctoral teaching and to conduct independent research leading to publications in leading peer-reviewed journals. The salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience, and includes a full benefits package. 

This search is part of a campus wide effort by the University of Florida to expand the role of AI in higher education and research ( The University is home to HiPerGator, one of the most powerful high-performance computers at a US public university. ( The Department of Economics is committed to conducting high-quality empirical scholarship and offers masters and doctoral programs that focus on data and econometric analysis.  

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The candidate should possess strong empirical research skills in the field of applied econometrics in addition to excellent teaching credentials. Applicants must have their Ph.D. completed by August 16, 2021.


Application Instructions:

Applications must be submitted on-line at and must include: (1) a curriculum vitae, (2) job market paper, (3) three confidential letters of recommendation sent on their behalf to their Interfolio submission packet, and (4) teaching statement and evidence of teaching experience (if available). For full consideration, application material should be received by January 31, 2021, but the search committee will review applications on a rolling basis. The position will remain open until filled.

All candidates for employment are subject to a pre-employment screening which includes a review of criminal records, reference checks, and verification of education.

The selected candidate will be required to provide an official transcript to the hiring department upon hire. A transcript will not be considered “official” if a designation of “Issued to Student” is visible. Degrees earned from an educational institution outside of the United States require evaluation by a professional credentialing service provider approved by the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at

The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida's Sunshine Law. If an accommodation due to disability is needed in order to apply for this position, please call (352) 392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at (800) 955-8771 (TDD).

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