Assistant, Associate or Full Professor – Core Fields of Economics

Urbana, Illinois, United States
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College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Department of Economics

Assistant, Associate or Full Professor – Core Fields of Economics

The Department of Economics invites applications for full-time tenure/tenured track positions in the Core Fields of Economics. The Core Fields Search Committee will consider applicants from the fields of International Economics, Macroeconomics, Econometrics, Microeconomics, and Industrial Organization. The first priority of this search is International Economics. The Department offers a Ph.D. degree, a professional Master’s degree (MSPE), and an undergraduate degree (BA). For information about the Department, see http://www.economics.illinois.edu. The salary will be commensurate with the research record and other accomplishments. The target starting date is August 16, 2018. Applications must be submitted online. To apply for a position in the fields covered by the Core Fields Search, go to http://go.illinois.edu/Core.

Assistant Professor Applicants:

Qualifications:

Applicants must have completed a Ph.D. in Economics, or an equivalent degree, before the starting date of employment. Candidates with superior qualifications who will complete all the Ph.D. requirements within the first appointment year may be appointed at the rank of Lecturer. After the Ph.D. requirement is met, the appointment will be changed to Assistant Professor. Applicants must have a strong research record, or a promising research agenda, and the ability to contribute effectively to the instruction and supervision of students in the department’s degree programs. Successful candidates are expected to teach effectively at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, establish and maintain an active and independent research program, and provide service to the Department, the University, and the Economics profession.

Application Instructions:

To ensure full consideration, all required application materials must be submitted by the closing date of November 27, 2017. Applicants must submit a letter of application stating research and teaching interests, curriculum vita, one or more research papers, and the email addresses for three references. For applicants who have not completed their Ph.D., and for applicants who have completed their Ph.D. in 2015 or thereafter, the search committee will directly request letters from the three professional references. For applicants who completed their Ph.D. prior to 2015, the search committee may contact applicants to solicit letters of references, after having reviewed their research records.

Associate and Full Professor Applicants:

Qualifications:

Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in Economics, or an equivalent degree. Applicants must have an outstanding research record and the ability to contribute effectively to the instruction and supervision of students in the department’s degree programs. Successful candidates are expected to teach effectively at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, establish and maintain an active and independent research program, and provide service to the Department, the University, and the Economics profession.

How to apply

To ensure full consideration, all required application materials must be submitted by the closing date of January 16, 2018. Applicants must submit a letter of application stating research and teaching interests, curriculum vita, and the contact information for three professional references. After a review of the research record, the search committee may then contact the applicant to solicit letters of references.

Early applicants may be interviewed before the closing date, however every application submitted prior to the closing date will receive full consideration. For further information about the application procedures, contact the Department by email at econ-recruit@illinois.edu, or by telephone at 217-333-0120. The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer.

The University of Illinois is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For more information, visit http://go.illinois.edu/EEO. To learn more about the University’s commitment to diversity, please visit http://www.inclusiveillinois.illinois.edu

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