Assistant/Associate Professor of Economics

University of Texas at Arlington

United States

December 1, 2021

Description

Assistant/Associate Professor of Economics Bookmark this Posting Print Preview Apply for this Job Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Review of submitted materials will commence Dec.1, 2021, but the position(s) will remain open until filled. Applicants should upload the following information using the following website link: https:// uta.peopleadmin.com/

1. Cover Letter highlighting qualifications and up to two primary JEL classifications of specialization.

2. Statement of research interest and samples of research.

3. Curriculum Vita.

4. Letters from three references.

Questions about this position should be directed to Ms. Kathy Mendez at katherine.mendez@uta.edu.

For more information about UTA, please visit: https:// www. uta.edu/uta

Posting Details Posting Number F00285P

Position Title Assistant/Associate Professor of Economics Department Economics Location Arlington Job Family Faculty Position Status Full-time Rank Open Work Hours Standard Open to External and Internal FLSA Exempt Salary Duration Funding expected to continue Pay Basis Benefits Eligible Yes Job Summary

University Information

Situated within the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex area, UT Arlington is a diverse academic community of students working together with faculty committed to outstanding teaching, research, and scholarship. With a global enrollment of approximately 60,000 students, The University of Texas at Arlington is the largest institution in North Texas. It is one of 131 universities nationwide to receive the R-1: Doctoral Universities—Very High Research Activity designation by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education, the definitive list for the top doctoral research universities in the United States. In 2021, UTA received the Texas Tier One designation reserved for the state's top institutions for academic and research excellence and the Higher Education Excellence in Diversity Award (HEED) award for outstanding commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion in higher education. The University ranks No. 1 nationally in the Military Times' annual “Best for Vets: Colleges” list, is designated as a Hispanic-Serving Institution and an Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander-Serving Institution and has approximately 240,000 alumni making an impact across Texas and beyond.

UTA currently requires periodic COVID-19 testing for all employees.

Department and College Information

The Economics department is one of six in the College of Business at UTA. The College offers a PhD in Business Administration with concentrations in several fields. The Economics department itself hosts a thriving MS program in Economic Data Analytics in addition to BS and BBA degrees offered at the undergraduate level.

Diversity Statement

Successful candidates are expected to demonstrate a commitment to diversity and equity in education through their scholarship, teaching, and/or service as well as a strong commitment to teaching, advising, and mentoring undergraduate and graduate students from diverse backgrounds.

Job Summary

The Department of Economics in the College of Business at the University of Texas at Arlington invites applications for a tenure track Assistant or Associate Professor of Economics faculty position. We encourage applicants from all fields of Economics.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

The successful candidate will be expected to publish in the top field journals and/or equivalent. Teaching load will be 2-2, which likely includes upper division undergraduate classes and masters' classes. Successful candidates are expected to demonstrate a commitment to diversity and equity in education through their scholarship, teaching, and/or service. Strong communication skills are important.

Required Qualifications

PhD, Economics, completed by Spring 2022.

If ABD, assurance from committee chair of timely completion.

Preferred Qualifications Special Conditions for Eligibility EEO Statement

UTA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Additionally, the University prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of sexual orientation. A criminal background check will be conducted on finalists. The UTA is a tobacco free campus.

Number of Vacancies 1

Desired Start Date Open Date Review Start Date Open Until Filled Special Instructions to Applicants

Review of submitted materials will commence Dec.1, 2021, but the position(s) will remain open until filled. Applicants should upload the following information using the following website link: https:// uta.peopleadmin.com/

1. Cover Letter highlighting qualifications and up to two primary JEL classifications of specialization.

2. Statement of research interest and samples of research.

3. Curriculum Vita.

4. Letters from three references.

Questions about this position should be directed to Ms. Kathy Mendez at katherine.mendez@uta.edu.

For more information about UTA, please visit: https:// www. uta.edu/uta

Requirement Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents

  • Resume or CV
  • Cover/Interest Letter
  • Statement of Research Interests
  • Statement of Teaching Interest/Philosophy
  • Optional Documents

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