University of Iowa
March 16, 2023
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ASSOCIATE OR FULL PROFESSOR IN ECONOMICS Requisition # 74585 Position Basics Type of Position TENURE-TRACK

Advertising Ends on: Extended Until Position is Filled Advertising Started on: Monday, September 26th, 2022 College: Tippie College of Business Department: Economics

Salary Salary: Commensurate Position Details Full/Part Time Status: Full Time

Position Description:


Tippie College of Business

Tenured Faculty Position(s) in Microeconomics, including experimental economics

The Department of Economics in the Tippie College of Business at the University of Iowa invites applications for one or more tenured faculty positions at the level of experienced Associate Professor or Full Professor with tenure starting August 2023. In addition to the six existing faculty members in applied microeconomics, econometrics, and experimental economics we plan on a robust hiring initiative over the next five years. Beyond outstanding scholarship, the ideal candidates will play a central role in hiring new members for our applied microeconomics group, leading the applied microeconomics group, and mentoring PhD students and junior faculty. We are open to empirical work on a broad variety of applied microeconomic topics; areas we would considered include labor, health, education, public finance, the economics of organizations, experimental economics, and empirical IO. We are primarily interested in the quality of scholarship and leadership an individual will bring to our department. Find more information and apply at https: //

The Department

The Department of Economics is administratively housed in the vibrant Tippie College of Business and offers degrees in both the College of Business and the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences. The department plays a leading role in the robust teaching and research environment. https: //

A Supportive Environment

The University of Iowa's status as a premier research university depends on the robust exchange of ideas. As we enhance the breadth and depth of our perspectives, we are better able to fulfill our mission to explore, discover, create, and engage. Thus, we are committed to supporting every Hawkeye's pursuit of excellence. Our ability to foster an equitable and inclusive environment for all who join the UI family will determine our collective success. We eagerly accept this challenge. At the UI, we achieve excellence through diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI). To learn more about the University of Iowa's commitment to DEI, visit https: //

Faculty members in the Tippie College of Business contribute to this mission by designing curricula, research programs, and engagement opportunities that advance the understanding of DEI and emphasize the value of global citizenship. As part of the application, candidates are invited to describe their past, current and planned future efforts to advance diversity and inclusion in alignment with the University of Iowa's mission and values in the areas of teaching, research mentoring and broader impacts, or other professional service.

We are committed to recruiting and retaining the most talented and diverse faculty and staff, which involves providing opportunities for employees to “Build a Career and Build a Life” in the Iowa City area. The University offers several benefits to support faculty in achieving a healthy work/life balance including domestic-partner benefits, family-caregiving leave, flexible spending accounts for dependent care and healthcare, and an automatic tenure- clock extension when a new minor child enters the home. For more information about local work/life resources, including dual-career support, please see: https: // Additional dual-career support, including for partners with careers outside of academia, is provided by the Tippie College of Business through its Strategic Partnership Office.

Iowa City

A diverse community, an affordable place to live, and a vibrant cultural life make Iowa City an attractive home for scholars, scientists, artists, writers, and professionals of all kinds. Iowa City takes pride in its openness, inclusion, and safety.

Iowa City is one of just 28 UNESCO Cities of Literature in the world, affirming its reputation as an international destination for creative thinkers. With outstanding and affordable healthcare, excellent libraries and schools, historic neighborhoods, and a downtown filled with a lively mix of restaurants, shops, theater, music, and festivals, Iowa City is a casual, vibrant college town. See https: // for more information.

Application Instructions

Each applicant should submit:

  • Cover letter

  • Curriculum vitae

  • Research statement

  • Teaching statement

  • Commitment to diversity statement

  • Samples of research papers, preferably submitted as PDF files

  • Summary of teaching evaluations

  • The applicant will provide the e-mail address of three external reference writers at the application website.

  • Review of applications will begin immediately. Applications will continue to be accepted and reviewed until the position(s) are filled.

    Inquiries and Policies

    Direct general questions about the position to Professor Anne Villamil (anne- [email protected]); Search Committee Chair, and questions about the application procedure to Michelle Highly ([email protected]) Departmental Administrator

    Rank will be based on experience and record of achievement. Position is 100% time with benefits. For more information about the Tenured/Tenure-Track Faculty policy, refer to the Operations Manual, III 10.1. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications. Appropriate background checks (e.g. criminal background and credential checks) will be conducted.

    There is an expectation that the person in this position will maintain effective, civil, and respectful working relationships with the University of Iowa campus community and uphold a high standard of cultural competency and respect for difference that represents the Tippie College of Business' commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.

    Education Requirement:

  • An earned doctorate in Economics, or a related field.
  • Required Qualifications:

  • The successful candidates will:

  • Possess a productive scholarly record that merits a tenured appointment as either an Associate or Full Professor at the University of Iowa;

  • Conduct empirical research in an area of applied microeconomics, including experimental economics.

  • Possess an outstanding record and demonstrate leadership in the three areas - research, education and service—that are cornerstones of the university and college missions;

  • Be committed to supporting and enhancing diversity among students, faculty and staff.

  • Desirable Qualifications:

    Desired Qualifications

  • Demonstrated success in teaching is desirable.

  • Demonstrated success working with diverse groups of students is desirable.

  • Online Application Required Documents

    Curriculum Vitae Letter of Interest Research Statement Teaching Statement Statement on Commitment to DEI Representative Research Output Summary of Teaching Evaluations

    Number of References: 3 Letters of Recommendation are required as part of the application process. Upon submission, references selected will be notified by e-mail with directions on how to electronically submit letters to the University of Iowa.

    To start the Online Application process for this position, click the "Apply for This Position" button located below the Contact Information.

    Contact Information

    Contact: David Cooper - [email protected] John Pappajohn Business Building 21 East Market St. Iowa City, IA 52242 Phone: 319-467-6677 Department URL: https: //

    The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy (including childbirth and related conditions), disability, genetic information, status as a U.S. veteran, service in the U.S. military, sexual orientation, gender identity, or associational preferences. The University also affirms its commitment to providing equal opportunities and equal access to University facilities. Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply for all employment vacancies. For additional information on nondiscrimination policies, contact the Coordinator of Title IX and Section 504, and the ADA in The Office of Institutional Equity, 319/335-0705 (voice) or 319/335-0697 (text), The University of Iowa, 202 Jessup Hall, Iowa City, Iowa, 52242-1316.

    Persons with disabilities may contact University Human Resources/Faculty and Staff Disability Services, (319) 335-2660 or [email protected], to inquire or discuss accommodation needs.

    Prospective employees may review the University Campus Security Policy and the latest annual crime statistics by contacting the Department of Public Safety at 319/335-5022.

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