Post-Doctoral Research Assistant, Gary W. Rollins College of Business

University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
Tennessee, United States
Salary Not Specified
Oct 22, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time

About the Department:

Housed in the Gary W. Rollins College of Business, the Probasco Chair of Free Enterprise is among the largest endowed chairs of free enterprise in the nation. The mission of the Chair is to study the American free enterprise system and the conditions under which it operates most efficiently, engage in high-level scholarly research, and contribute to the public knowledge and understanding of economic theory and practice.

Position Description:

The post-doctoral position is a full-time research position that provides an individual, who has recently completed a doctoral degree, an opportunity to expand his or her academic and research skills under the guidance of a supervising faculty mentor. This position will teach approximately one course per semester in respective field. The position is subject to the availability of funds, and as a result, is a temporary position. Responsibilities include:

Research :

Perform scholarly research in collaboration with others or independently. Research work includes planning and designing of research projects, data collection, statistical analysis, tabulation of that analysis, and writing papers. Conference presentations and publication of research in referred journals is expected.

Public Outreach :

Write policy briefs, media op-eds and participate in interviews relating scholarly research in business related fields such as economics and finance to current policy relevant issues.

Support Probasco Chair Activities:

Assist in planning, scheduling, and implementing events for Probasco Chair and the Center for Economic Education.

The ideal candidate will possess the following :

  • Knowledge of the principles and techniques of the subject disciplines
  • Knowledge of working with data and writing research articles
  • Project management skills
  • Written and oral communication skills
  • Skill in leading, coordinating, and working with others

Application Procedures:
Applicants should submit the following information within our online system for consideration: cover letter describing how research fits within the mission of the Probasco Chair, CV, research paper, teaching evaluations, and a list of three references, including names, addresses, telephone numbers, and email addresses.

Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2020, and continue until the position is filled. Applications received by this date will receive priority consideration.

Minimum Qualifications: Doctoral Degree in Economics, finance, or related business field

The University of Tennessee Chattanooga is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section 504/ADA/ADEA institution. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, or protected veteran status.

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