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Assistant Professor/Associate Professor




Darla Moore School of Business


DMSB Economics

Advertised Salary Range

Commensurate with experience/qualifications

Location of Vacancy

Part/Full Time

Full Time

Hours per Week


Position Category

Full-time Equivalent (FTE)


9 months

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Advertised Job Summary

The Department of Economics seeks applicants for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor to begin August 16, 2022. We are searching for an empirical microeconomist, with particular interest in individuals with research and teaching capabilities in the areas of development and international economics. The Department offers Ph.D., master’s and undergraduate degrees in economics, and supports graduate and undergraduate degrees in business administration offered by the Moore School of Business, in which the department is administratively housed. All faculty searches are subject to the availability of funding.

Required Education and Experience

The position requires a doctoral degree in economics or closely related field by the start date of employment. Candidates at the Associate Professor level must have at least 6 years of academic and/or industry experience by the start date of employment, a record of high-impact research, and demonstrated excellence in teaching.

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Special Instructions to Applicant

All applications must include a cover letter and CV. Attach Job Market Paper in Other Supporting Documents. Please provide letters of recommendation (signed and on letterhead) through Job Openings for Economists Network ( ). For best consideration, applications should be completed by November 17, 2021.

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