Assistant Professor/Associate Professor



Job description

Austin, TX

Department: Economics
Apply By: Open until filled


The Department of Economics invites applications for several tenure-track and tenured positions (Assistant Professor, Associate Professor) beginning Fall 2021. Applicants from all fields will be considered, with labor economics and international economics being particular areas of interest. Appointees are expected to engage in high quality research/scholarly activities, be effective teachers at the graduate and undergraduate levels, direct graduate research, and exhibit a commitment to service to the department, college, and university.


Applicants must hold a Ph.D. or expect it by August 2021 for tenure-track positions; applicants for tenured positions must hold a Ph.D. and have a demonstrated record of excellence in research and teaching. Salary is highly competitive and dependent upon qualifications and experience. Position funding is pending budgetary approval. The University of Texas at Austin is an equal opportunity affirmative action employer. Background checks will be conducted for final candidates.

How to apply

All candidates should provide a vita and apply by May 1, 2021. Assistant-professor candidates should also provide three original signed letters of reference and samples of recent papers and publications. Material should be submitted through JOE ( Applicants are also encouraged to discuss in their cover letter or a separate statement their past or potential contributions to diversity, equity and inclusion through their research, teaching and/or service.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
The University of Texas at Austin, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.

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