Assistant Professor in Economics (73740)

Location
Gainesville, Florida
Posted
Apr 30, 2021
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Assistant Professor in Economics (73740)

Location:
Gainesville, Florida
Open Date:
Apr 29, 2021
Close Date:
May 13, 2021
Description:

The Department of Economics at the University of Florida invites applications for a tenure track nine-month appointment at the Assistant Professor rank in the areas of labor, education, and gender disparities to begin August 16, 2021. Candidates with data-driven, empirical research are especially encouraged to apply. 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.

The University of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The Department particularly welcomes applicants who can contribute to a diverse and inclusive environment through their scholarship, teaching, mentoring, and professional service. Please see https://diversity.clas.ufl.edu/diversity-statement/ for more information about diversity and inclusion in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. The university and greater Gainesville communities enjoy a diversity of cultural events, restaurants, year-round outdoor recreational activities, and social opportunities.


Qualifications:

The candidate should possess strong empirical research skills in the fields of labor, education, and gender disparities in addition to excellent teaching credentials. Applicants must have their Ph.D. completed by August 16, 2021.


Application Instructions:

Applications must be submitted online at http://apply.interfolio.com/87104 will be generated automatically upon submission of the requisition and must include: (1) a curriculum vitae, (2) job market paper, (3) three references who may provide confidential letters of recommendation upon request, and (4) evidence of teaching experience (if available). For consideration, application material must be received by May 13, 2021.

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

Final candidate will be required to provide 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 education institution outside of the United States are required to be evaluated by a professional credentialing service provider approved by National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at http://www.naces.org/.

The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff.

The University of Florida is An Equal Employment Opportunity Institution. If an accommodation due to a disability is needed to apply for this position, please call 352/392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at 800/955-8771 (TDD). Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the US. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida's Sunshine Law.

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