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The University of Alabama

Location: TuscaloosaAL 35487 Document ID: AB300-58TH Posted on: 2017-08-0108/01/2017 Job Type: Regular

Job Schedule:Full-time
Salary: $115000 -- $150000
Minimum Education: Ph.D.2017-09-30

Assistant/Associate Professor of Economics

Position Summary:


The candidate responsibilities include conducting and publishing academic research in high quality journals, generating external research funding, teaching courses in the undergraduate, master’s, and doctoral programs and engaging in service at a level commensurate with the level of faculty appointment.


Ad Text:

The Culverhouse College of Commerce at the University of Alabama is seeking candidates for two tenure-track Assistant/Associate Professor positions in Economics in the Department of Economics, Finance and Legal Studies. Primary duties include teaching economics at the graduate and undergraduate levels, engaging in a research program that results in articles in outstanding scholarly publications, and performing service as assigned by the Department, College, and University.  The position will start August 16, 2018.


Required Qualifications: A Ph.D. In economics or a closely related field is required. A demonstrated track record of publication in high-quality economics journals is required.   


Preferred Qualifications: Preference will be given to candidates with research and teaching experience in Experimental Methods and/or Applied Econometrics that fit into one of the following University and the Department priority areas:


  1. Applied Microeconomics

Behavioral Economics

Public Economics
Health, Education, and Welfare
Environmental Economics

  1. Growth and Development

Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics
International Finance
Labor and Demographic Economics


Candidates that have received external funding to support their research are strongly preferred. 


Review of applicants will begin immediately. Applications can be submitted through October 15, 2017. Candidates must apply online at https://facultyjobs.ua.edu. Candidates must attach a curriculum vita that includes a list of three references. At least one and preferably two current unpublished papers must also be attached. All these materials must be attached at time of application in order for the application to be accepted and considered complete. The candidate selected for this position will be required to submit a disclosure and consent form authorizing a background investigation


Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience and achievements.


The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status. Applicants to and employees of this institution are protected under Federal law from discrimination on several bases.



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