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Associate/Full Professor of Economics

The University of Alabama, Culverhouse College of Commerce
Alabama, United States
Posted date
Feb 26, 2018
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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 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 March 20, 2018. Candidates must apply online at and 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 At least one and preferably two current unpublished papers must also be attached.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. Additional Position Information: The economics and finance programs offer degrees at the undergraduate, Masters, and Ph.D. levels. Our Masters programs include a full-time MBA, a STEM Path 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: Search Initiation Date: February 20, 2018. Application Deadline: March 20, 2018. Expected Starting Date: August 16, 2018. Special Instructions to Applicant: Please attach required documents to the appropriate document link: Cover Letter; Resume or CV (that includes three references); One current unpublished paper attached to the Other Document 1 link. To attach any other non-required documentation, use: Other Document 2 Second unpublished paper; Other Document 3 other relevant material. Required documents not attached at the time of application will disqualify application.
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