Associate Professor, Applied Macroeconomics

North Carolina, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Nov 05, 2020
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

The Department of Economics of the Bryan School of Business & Economics at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro ( invites applications in Economics for up to three tenure stream positions to begin August 1, 2021. Positions are subject to budget availability and two are contingent on retirements. Women and persons of color are strongly encouraged to apply.

For this position, the Department seeks candidates at the Associate Professor (tenured) level whose research is in applied macroeconomics. Candidates should have a Ph.D. in economics, or a closely related field. The candidate’s research should contribute synergies to the Department’s research strengths. Candidates should have a strong research record and an ability to, and interest in, mentoring Ph.D. students. Note that the Department plans to hire two macroeconomists. One will be at the assistant professor level, and the other will be at the assistant professor or associate professor level. Applicants for the assistant professor position should reference that position announcement.

The Department of Economics offers a B.A., a B.S., an M.A. in Applied Economics, two graduate certificates, and a Ph.D. focused on applied microeconomics. The Department contributes to both the undergraduate business core and the MBA core. Teaching is a mandatory part of the position and the selected candidate will likely teach at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. The Department has specific graduate teaching needs in applied macroeconomics.

The Department of Economics at UNCG is committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse faculty and providing equal access to opportunities. Applications are encouraged from economists belonging to groups traditionally underrepresented in the discipline. With 50 percent students of color and over 30 percent first-generation students, the Bryan School takes great pride in being one of the most diverse business schools in the UNC system. UNCG has a history as the women’s college of the UNC system, has been designated a Minority Serving Institution (MSI), and is the top performer for social mobility in North Carolina, according to U. S. News and World Report.

AA/EOE: UNCG is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process, please email us at Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. If highest degree is from an institution outside of the U.S., final candidates are required to have their degree verified prior to start date.

UNCG participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

Timing of interviews will be conducted based on the AEA Guidance on Timeline for 2020-21 Economics Job Cycle.

All applicants must submit an electronic application through, posting number 1043. Applicants must also submit a cover letter, vita, research samples, evidence of teaching effectiveness and a diversity statement, if available, and arrange for three letters of recommendation to be submitted via SpartanTalent. The diversity statement should address past and/or potential contributions to diversity, equity and inclusion.

Screening of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.