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Assistant/Associate/Full Professor, Economics (T/TE) (Multiple Positions) (UPDATED)

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

All applicants are required to submit a cover letter and a CV. Additionally, applicants for the Assistant Professor, tenure-eligible position are required to submit the following and apply by the date indicated: 1. Job Market Paper 2. Research Statement 3. Teaching Statement 4. Preference will be given to applications submitted by 11/15/2017

Position Details

Position Information

Title Assistant/Associate/Full Professor, Economics (T/TE) (Multiple Positions) (UPDATED)
Department Economics (3009)
Medical Sub-Speciality
Location Main Campus
Position Summary

Please note: the review date for this position has been extended to 01/31/2018.

The Department of Economics at the University of Arizona, Eller College of Management, invites applications from qualified candidates for four open-rank, tenured or tenure-eligible faculty positions to begin in August 2018. Preference will be given to candidates whose research focuses on econometrics, microeconomic theory, or applied microeconomics (in the areas of health, public, and development economics). The faculty member will teach courses at the graduate and undergraduate levels and contribute to mentoring students, including those from underrepresented backgrounds. The faculty member will also participate in outreach and contribute to departmental, college, and university service. In these and other ways, the faculty member will help to develop innovative approaches to enhancing student engagement, increasing diversity, and expanding collaborations with community and business partners. We strive for excellence in research and teaching; for Associate/Full Professors this commitment will be reflected by engagement in significant ongoing research, a strong publication record, and demonstrated effectiveness in teaching.


Our faculty research is consistently published in the leading economics journals, and regularly wins research grants and national and international prizes. The Economics Department’s instruction is also outstanding, with faculty members consistently winning university and national awards for their teaching. Our department is the home of the Economic Science Laboratory, the world’s pioneer in experimental and behavioral economics for teaching and research, as well as the Institute for Behavioral Economics and the Office of Economic Education. To learn more about the department, please visit our website at http://econ.arizona.edu.


The Eller College of Management at the University of Arizona is internationally recognized for pioneering research, an innovative curriculum, and distinguished faculty. Research is at the heart of the College’s mission. With 130 doctoral students in residence across six academic departments, the College is among an elite group of AACSB-accredited business schools conducting research at the highest level. The College is also home to the McGuire Center for Entrepreneurship, wich was among the first named entrepreneurship centers in the country at its founding in 1984. Current strategic initiatives in the College involve innovation and entrepreneurship, health-care management, and data analytics and decisions. This focus makes the Eller College uniquely positioned to predict changes in the global marketplace and to deliver a hands-on education across its undergraduate, MBA, professional master’s and doctoral programs. The College supports 5,500 undergraduate and 800 graduate students on the UA campus in beautiful Tucson, Arizona, and at a satellite campus in downtown Phoenix. The Department of Economics and the Eller College of Management support the UA’s diversity and inclusiveness strategic initiatives designed to create an inclusive environment for all faculty, staff, and students. For more information about the University of Arizona and Eller College of Management, please see our website, http://eller.arizona.edu.


Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and visioin insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!


Accepting a new position is a big life step. We want potential candidates and their families to be able to make informed decisions. Candidates who are considering relocation to the Tucson or Phoenix area, and have been offered an on-site interview, are encouraged to use the free services offered by Above & Beyond Relocation Services (ABRS). Ask your department contact to be introduced to ABRS prior to your visit.


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Duties & Responsibilities
  • Perform significant and continuing scholarly research, preferably in the areas of econometrics, microeconomic theory, or applied microeconomics (in the areas of health, public, and development economics).
  • Publish in leading academic journals.
  • Teach in undergraduate and graduate programs.
  • Train and mentor doctoral students.
  • Serve the University through various committee assignments and in additional ways meeting the needs of both the department and college and enhancing their external stature.
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
  • Ablity to work with diverse students and colleagues.
  • Experience with a variety of teaching methods and curricular perspectives.
Minimum Qualifications

Assistant Professor, tenure-eligible:

  • Ph.D. in Economics or a related field from an AACSB-accredited institution.
  • Experience teaching at the university level.

Associate or Full Professor, tenured or tenure-eligible:

  • Ph.D. in Economics or a related field from an AACSB-accredited institution.
  • Proven record of research accomplishments, evidenced through research grant awards, published papers, progressive academic promotion, or other criteria.
  • Proven teaching excellence, evidenced through course evaluations, teaching awards, or other means.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Research focus on econometrics, microeconomic theory, or applied microeconomics (in the areas of health, public, and development economics).
Rank To be determined.
Tenure Information Tenure Track (T/TE)
FLSA Exempt
FTE 1.0
Full Time/Part Time Full Time
Number of Hours Worked per Week 40
Benefits Eligible Yes - Full Benefits
Posted Rate of Pay Depending upon experience
Job Category Faculty
Type of criminal background check required: Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number F21121
Number of Vacancies Multiple
Desired Start Date 08/13/2018
Position End Date (if temporary)
Limited to Current UA Employees No
Contact Information for Candidates
Open Date 09/12/2017
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Review Begins On 01/31/2018
Special Instructions Summary

All applicants are required to submit a cover letter and a CV.

Additionally, applicants for the Assistant Professor, tenure-eligible position are required to submit the following and apply by the date indicated:
1. Job Market Paper
2. Research Statement
3. Teaching Statement
4. Preference will be given to applications submitted by 11/15/2017

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. 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 encourage diverse candidates to apply, including people of color, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities. 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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Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Where did you first learn about this position?
    • Arizona Daily Star
    • Arizona Republic
    • ArizonaDiversity.com
    • Careerbuilder.com
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Department of Economic Security (DES)
    • Diverse Issues in Higher Education
    • HigherEdsJobs.com
    • Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education
    • Indeed.com
    • InsideHigherEd.com
    • Jobing.Com
    • LinkedIn
    • Local Job Banks
    • Pima County One-Stop
    • Professional Conference
    • Professional journal/publication
    • Referred by UA Employee
    • Invited by Dept to Apply
    • UA Website
    • Other
  2. * Please indicate your current tenure status
    • Tenured
    • Tenure-eligible
    • Non-tenure eligible
    • Current student
    • Other
  3. * Do you have a Ph.D. in Economics or a related field from an AACSB-accredited institution?
    • Yes
    • No

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
Optional Documents
  1. Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  2. Job Market Paper
  3. Teaching Evaluations