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Assistant Professor -- Economics -- Department of Economics

Employer
University of California, Berkeley
Location
San Francisco

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Assistant Professor -- Economics -- Department of Economics

Position overview Position titles:
  • Assistant Professor of Economics
  • Assistant Professor of Economics

Salary range: $99,100-$124,300 The posted UC academic salary scales set the minimum pay determined by rank and step at appointment. See the following table for the current salary scale(s) for this position: https://www.ucop.edu/academic-personnel-programs/_files/2023-24/oct-2023-acad-salary-scales/t3.pdf. The current base salary range for this position is $99,100-$124,300. "Off-scale salaries" and other components of pay, which would yield compensation that is higher than the published system-wide salary at the designated rank and step, are offered when necessary to meet competitive conditions.

Anticipated start: July 1, 2024

Application Window
Open date: September 20, 2023

Next review date: Wednesday, Nov 15, 2023 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Wednesday, Nov 15, 2023 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

Position description

The Department of Economics at the University of California, Berkeley seeks applications for three tenure-track positions at the Assistant Professor rank, 100% time. The field is open for two positions and the third position is recruiting for the field of Wealth and Income Inequality.

The Social Sciences Division, and the Department of Economics, both highly value diversity, equity, inclusion, belonging and justice (DEIBJ), and we are interested in candidates who will contribute to DEIBJ in higher education through their teaching, research, and service.

The University of California, Berkeley, is one of the world's leading institutions of higher education, distinguished by its combination of internationally recognized academic and research excellence. The University is committed to creating a community that fosters equity of experience and opportunity, and ensures that students, faculty, and staff of all backgrounds feel safe, welcome and included. Our culture of openness, freedom and belonging make it a special place for students, faculty and staff.

The Department of Economics is among the largest teaching and research departments at UC Berkeley, and is consistently ranked among the top five in its field worldwide. The department employs 15 departmental staff, approximately 45 ladder-rank faculty, and maintains a total academic membership of approximately 70 including joint appointments, lecturers, visiting faculty and active emeritus.

The department is committed to addressing the family needs of faculty, including dual career couples and single parents. We are also interested in candidates who have had non-traditional career paths or who have taken time off for family reasons, or who have achieved excellence in careers outside academia. For information about potential relocation to Berkeley, or career needs of accompanying partners and spouses, please visit: http://ofew.berkeley.edu/new-faculty

Qualifications
Basic qualifications (required at time of application)
Ph.D. (or equivalent international degree) or enrolled in a PhD (or equivalent international) degree-granting program at the time of application.

Preferred qualifications
ENTRY LEVEL:
Ph.D. (or equivalent international degree) in Economics or a related field completed by date of appointment preferred.

LATERAL LEVEL:
Ph.D. (or equivalent international degree) in Economics or a related field; candidates that hold an active tenure-track faculty position.

Application Requirements by Level

ENTRY LEVEL
Position title: Assistant Professor of Economics

The entry level search pool is intended for applicants who have a Ph.D. (or equivalent international degree) or are enrolled in a PhD (or equivalent international) degree-granting program at the time of application, and who do not already hold a tenure-track assistant professor position.

Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
  • Research Paper - Job Market Paper
  • Statement on Teaching - Statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to distinguished teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels.
  • Statement on Contributions to Advancing Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging - Statement on your contributions to diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging, including information about your understanding of these topics, your record of activities to date, and your specific plans and goals for advancing equity and inclusion if hired at Berkeley (for additional information go to https://ofew.berkeley.edu/recruitment/contributions-diversity).
  • Statement on Research - Statement on current research agenda and future interests.
    (Optional)


Reference requirements
  • 3-4 letters of reference required

​Reference letters must be requested by the deadline to have a complete application​ in APRecruit​​, but the search committee expects to receive the letters by the deadline​, or asap afterwards.
Apply link: https://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/JPF04023

LATERAL LEVEL
Position title: Assistant Professor of Economics

The lateral search pool is intended for applicants who hold a Ph.D. (or equivalent international degree), who are at more advanced stages in their career, e.g. those who hold an active tenure-track assistant professor position, or a position equivalent to assistant professor (e.g., at an international university), and will be considered among a group of candidates at similar career stages.

Letters of references are not requested by the department until a candidate is selected as a finalist for the position.

Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
  • Research Paper - Job Market Paper
  • Statement on Teaching - Statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to distinguished teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels.
  • Statement on Contributions to Advancing Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging - Statement on your contributions to diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging, including information about your understanding of these topics, your record of activities to date, and your specific plans and goals for advancing equity and inclusion if hired at Berkeley (for additional information go to https://ofew.berkeley.edu/recruitment/contributions-diversity).
  • Statement on Research - Statement on current research agenda and future interests.
    (Optional)
  • Teaching Evaluations - It is strongly recommended to provide teaching evaluation summaries and student feedback (comments) for any courses taught as an assistant professor.
    (Optional)


Reference requirements
  • 3-4 required (contact information only)

References will only be requested at the stage that a candidate is selected as a finalist for the position.
Apply link: https://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/JPF04023

Help contact: facrecruit-econ@berkeley.edu

Campus Information

UC Berkeley is committed to diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging. The excellence of the institution requires an environment in which the diverse community of faculty, students, and staff are welcome and included. Successful candidates will demonstrate knowledge and skill related to ensuring equity and inclusion in the activities of their academic position (e.g., teaching, research, and service, as applicable).

The University of California, Berkeley is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct

In searches when letters of reference are required all letters will be treated as confidential per University of California policy and California state law. Please refer potential referees, including when letters are provided via a third party (i.e., dossier service or career center), to the UC Berkeley statement of confidentiality prior to submitting their letter.

As a University employee, you will be required to comply with all applicable University policies and/or collective bargaining agreements, as may be amended from time to time. Federal, state, or local government directives may impose additional requirements.

Job location
Berkeley, CA


To apply, visit https://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/JPF04023









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