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University of Northern Iowa

Location: Cedar FallsIA 50614 Document ID: AB370-271M Posted on: 2018-01-2401/24/2018 Job Type: Regular

Job Schedule:Full-time

Assistant Professor, Economics

Full/Part Time Status:Full Time Service Schedule:Academic Year

Position Description:

The University of Northern Iowa seeks applicants for a tenure-track position as an Assistant Professor of Economics, beginning August 2018. The successful candidate will be responsible for teaching in a Data Analytics program currently being developed by the UNI College of Business Administration. Top candidates must have the ability to address important econometric, applied economic and business questions using recent advances in the collection and/or analysis of large data sets. Preferred areas of expertise include health economics and/or behavioral economics. Other teaching responsibilities may include statistics, econometrics, and quantitative courses.

UNI has a bold vision that we will be a diverse and inclusive campus community that provides an engaged education empowering students to lead locally and globally. We seek faculty across disciplines, departments, and colleges to work together to build our national prominence in any of four distinct but interrelated areas of our vision and strategic plan: engaged learning, diversity and inclusion, sustainability, and community engagement. Successful candidates with background and interest in these areas will form clusters to advance our work, joining current faculty conducting teaching, scholarship, and service in these areas.

Education Requirements:

PhD in Economics from a nationally or internationally-recognized doctoral program required.

Required Qualifications:

Additional requirements include demonstrated ability to work with big data sets; a record of excellence in teaching; demonstrated ability to produce publishable research in economics journals; and demonstrated organizational and communication skills.

Desirable Qualifications:

Preference will be given to candidates with proficiency in analytics software such as R, SAS, Tableau, and/or Python; teaching experience with primary responsibility for the course(s); evidence of ability to create an engaged and applied classroom environment, and evidence of ability to advance the academic, professional and personal success of students.

Online Application Required Documents

Required Documents:Curriculum Vita
Summary of Student Evaluations

Professional References:

Applicants must enter reference information online as part of the application process. Letters of recommendation are required for this position. Number of References: 3 Cover Letter:A plain text cover letter is required.

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Additional Application Materials


Applicants must enter reference information online as part of the application process.
The materials listed above are not part of any online process. Please send the materials to the contact information below.

Contact Information:

Attention: Your curriculum vita should not be sent to the contact below. The curriculum vita will be attached during the Online Application Process.

Contact:David Hakes - David.Hakes@uni.edu
Curris Business Building 214
Phone: 319-273-3597
Department URL: http://business.uni.edu/web/pages/departments/departments-economics.cfm

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