Visiting Assistant Professor, Economics

Tucson, AZ
Apr 14, 2021
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
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Position Highlights:

The Department of Economics at the Eller College of Management seeks one full-time visiting assistant professor specializing in Econometrics to join the Department for the Fall 2021 semester. The Department seeks an individual who is able to work with diverse students and colleagues, and who has experience with a variety of teaching methods and curricular perspectives. During this period, the faculty member will teach one graduate-level course, hold a seminar to present recent research findings, and participate in the life of the department by meeting regularly with faculty and graduate students to discuss common research interests.

The Eller College of Management at the University of Arizona is internationally recognized for pioneering research, an innovative curriculum, and distinguished faculty. The College is among an elite group of AACSB-accredited business schools conducting research at the highest level. Research is at the heart of the College's mission; our faculty pursue research passions in the business disciplines ranging from big data to experimental economics, from business ethics to taxation. Eller College's heritage of excellence in technology, analytics, and innovations make the Eller College uniquely positioned to predict changes in the global marketplace and deliver a hands-on education across its undergraduate, MBA, professional master's and doctoral programs. The Department of Economics is home to the Economic Science Laboratory, a pioneer in experimental and behavioral economics, as well as the Institute for Behavioral Economics, which promotes inspired, cross-disciplinary research in the field of behavioral economics--integrating psychological insights with rigorous economic analysis. The Department offers both master's and doctoral degrees.

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, vision, life insurance and disability programs; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

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Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Take a temporary faculty position in Department of Economics--Fall 2021semester
  • Teach one course, Econ 520, Theory of Quantitative Methods in Economics
  • Present seminar detailing current research to faculty and graduate students aspart of the department's ongoing Seminar Series exploring empirical and theoreticaleconomics topics
  • Maintain active research in Econometrics or Industrial Organizations
  • Participate in the life of the department, meeting with faculty and graduatestudents on a regular basis to discuss common research

Minimum Qualifications:

  • PhD in Economics from an AACSB-accredited university
  • Two or more years of experience teaching Economics courses at the graduatelevel

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience teaching Econometrics to graduate-level students

Rank :

Assistant Professor

Tenure Information:

Visiting (NTE)



Full Time/Part Time:

Full Time

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Benefits Eligible:

Yes - Limited Benefits

Rate of Pay:

$60,000 annually

Compensation Type:

salary at 1.0 full-time equivalency (FTE)

Type of criminal background check required::

Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)

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Contact Information for Candidates:

Sarah Trotta, Business Manager

[email protected]

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Open Until Filled:


Documents Needed to Apply:

Curriculum Vitae (CV), Cover Letter, and Two Additional Documents

Special Instructions to Applicant:

  • Please provide a sample article in econometrics or statistics you have written that was recently published or is forthcoming. Also please provide a recent teaching evaluation (or a letter with such an evaluation) relating to a course in econometrics or statistics you have taught.

Diversity Statement:

At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. As an Hispanic-serving institution and a Native American/Alaska Native-serving institution, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.

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