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, masters, 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 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 prior to August 2018. Preferred Qualifications: The department will give preference to candidates with research and teaching experience in one of the two following areas. 1. Macroeconomics 2. Applied Microeconomics including the fields of Environmental, Experimental, Public, and Urban. Candidates that have received external funding to support their research are strongly preferred. Review of applicants will begin immediately. Applications can be submitted through March 1, 2018. Candidates must apply online at https://facultyjobs.ua.edu. Candidates must attach a cover letter, curriculum vita (with names of three references), and at least one current unpublished research paper. All these materials must be included 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. Additional Position Information: The economics program offers degrees at the undergraduate, Masters, and Ph.D. levels. Our Masters programs include a full-time MBA, a STEM-pathway to the MBA, a weekend executive MBA program, and a one-year MA in Economics and MS in Finance. The department offers an excellent research environment including generous research and travel support, an active seminar series, and Ph.D. graduate research assistants. The Culverhouse College of Commerce was established in 1919 and is accredited AACSB International. The College has state-of-the art facilities to support research and teaching, including multimedia classrooms and the Bruno Business Library. The College is also home to a world-class Business Analytics Lab, Statistics Consulting and Research Lab, and a newly-initiated experimental laboratory to support faculty research activities. Additional information is available at the College website: http://www.culverhouse.ua.edu.