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The University of AlabamaLocation: Tuscaloosa, AL 35487 Document ID: AB300-58TI Posted on: 2017-08-0108/01/2017 Job Type: Regular
Associate/Full Professor of Economics
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.
The Department of Economics, Finance and Legal Studies in the Culverhouse College of Commerce at The University of Alabama invites applications for an opening for an associate or full professor in finance and/or economics beginning August 16, 2017. Primary duties include teaching 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.
Required Qualifications: (1) A doctoral degree in finance, economics or a closely related field; (2) record of high quality research and in high-quality journals consistent with appointment at associate/full professor; (3) demonstrated high-quality teaching.
Preferred Qualifications: Applications from all areas of finance or economics are welcome; however, strong preference will be given to candidates with a record of high-quality research in behavioral finance and/or experimental economics, as well as those with a track record of externally-funded research.
Review of applicants will begin immediately. The posting is expected to remain open at least through October 1, 2017. Candidates must apply online at https://facultyjobs.ua.edu. Candidates must attach a cover letter describing their interest in the position and 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 At least one and preferably two current unpublished papers must also be attached.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. 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.