Posted: Sep 20, 2022
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Assistant Professor of Economics - Center for Free Enterprise

The University of Texas at El Paso - El Paso, TX
Application Deadline: N/A

About The University of Texas at El Paso:

UTEP is a comprehensive public research university that is increasing access to excellent higher education. We advance discovery of public value and positively impact the health, culture, education, and economy of the community we serve.

Job Description:

The Department of Economics and Finance at the University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP) invites applications for one tenure-track Assistant Professor of Economics position. While candidates from all fields are encouraged to apply, preference will be given to those with strong quantitative skills in the fields of urban/regional economics, international economics, labor economics, health economics, public finance, real estate, and bank management.

This position will be directly affiliated with the Center for Free Enterprise, a newly formed center focused on serving a predominantly Hispanic student population and binational business community. Applicants with strong quantitative skills among the fields listed above with a genuine interest in the student engagement and outreach efforts of the Center should apply using the separate link specified below.

The expected starting date is September 1, 2023. 

Requirements:

Candidates must complete their Ph.D. in Economics prior to the starting date. Successful candidates must demonstrate the potential to publish in high quality journals and provide evidence of quality instruction. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills are also important.

Additional Information:

Salary and benefits are AACSB-competitive. Hiring decisions are subject to final budgetary approval.

Application Instructions:

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled. Applicants must submit a cover letter, job market paper, CV, a statement of contribution to diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility and contact information for three references.  Graduate transcripts will be requested at a later stage. To receive priority for preliminary screenings at the 2023 AEA meeting in New Orleans, applicants should apply no later than November 15, 2022.

To apply, please visit https://www.utep.edu/employment

In keeping with its Access and Excellence mission, The University of Texas at El Paso is committed to an open, diverse, and inclusive learning and working environment that honors the talents, respects the differences, and nurtures the growth and development of all. We seek to attract faculty and staff who share our commitment.

The University of Texas at El Paso is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. The University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, or gender identity in employment or the provision of services in accordance with state and federal law. Discrimination on the basis of sex includes an employee's or prospective employee's right to be free from sexual harassment under Title IX of the Higher Education Amendments of 1972.