Researcher

Location
Wisconsin, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted
Apr 23, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time


Posting Details

Recruitment Number

5365

Working Title

Researcher

Position Type

Faculty/Instructional

Appointment Percentage

100

Division/College

College of Business Administration

Description of College / Department / Program / Division / Unit

The College of Business Administration is one of three colleges at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse. The CBA consists of six academic departments and one non-academic department which is the Small Business Development Center.

Position Summary

The position is funded and renewable for up to three years, with a high probability of being funded for additional years. The goal of this position is to promote scholarly activity and engage with students. Scholarly activity should lead to a collaboration with students and/or faculty. Excellent communication skills are expected.

Essential Job Functions include fiscal and supervisory responsibilities.
• Research, Operating Experimental Economics Laboratory
• Teach at least one undergraduate course
• Writing Research Papers for Peer-Reviewed Academic Journals
• Other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Required Qualifications

Candidates for the appointment should have or be near to completing a Ph.D. in Economics by the start date; qualified applicants who are ABD and near completion of the dissertation will be considered. The successful candidate must also have a strong commitment to scholarly activities that result in peer-reviewed publications.

Preferred Qualifications

The candidate should possess expertise in Experimental Economics and/or Political Economy. Experience with grant writing and fundraising is also preferred.

Physical Demands

N/A

Working conditions and environment

Working in an experimental laboratory as needed based on participant recruitment and research needs.

Miscellaneous Information

Your benefits add an additional 40%+ to the overall financial package from the university.
Highlights include:
• 22 days of vacation for 12-month positions (that are non-instructional)
• excellent flexible health insurance with low co-pays and good coverage.
• paid holidays and sick days.
• sick leave may be converted at retirement to pay for health insurance post-work at UWL .
• after 5 years of employment, you become vested in our retirement system which ensures income post-career.
• benefits at UWL are highly competitive with local industry and some of the strongest in state and nation.
Learn more at: https://www.wisconsin.edu/ohrwd/benefits/download/fasl20.pdf
Benefit eligibility is determined at point of hire. This information is provided for illustrative purposes only. Benefits are also pro-rated based on the appointment percentage.

Duties/Responsibilities

These are the job duties required for the position.

Responsibility Statement

Scholarly Activity

Duties to Support Responsibility

Scholarly Activity. Scholarly activity includes presentations, grant writing, working papers, and published papers. It is expected that scholarly activities will result in peer-reviewed publications.

Percentage Of Time

80%

Essential

Yes

Responsibility Statement

Teaching

Duties to Support Responsibility

A typical semester will include one course, a three-hour teaching load. Duties will also include assessment activities and maintaining office hours.

Percentage Of Time

20%

Essential

Yes

Posting Detail Information

Special Instructions

Posting Date

04/23/2021

Close Date

Continuous Recruitment

Continuous Recruitment First Review Date

05/10/2021

Position Contact Name

Adam Hoffer

Position Contact Email

ahoffer@uwlax.edu
Required Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  3. Reference Contact Information
Optional DocumentsSupplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identities of finalists must be revealed upon request. See Wis. Stat. §. 19.36(7).
    • I wish for my name to remain confidential until the university is no longer able to do so.
    • I waive my right to keep my name confidential through the application process.
  2. Will you now or in the future require visa sponsorship for employment at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse? (UW-L and UW System institutions pay for some or all of the sponsorship costs. Some candidates may require an H1B or another form of employment sponsorship to work in the US. This question is asked so that if you are the successful candidate, Human Resources can work with your work unit to begin the process of obtaining this visa).
    • Yes, I will require sponsorship prior to employment.
    • Yes, I will require sponsorship for continued employment if hired.
    • No, I do not require sponsorship and am eligible to work in the US.
  3. Please provide your most recent employer, supervisor name and contact information, including phone number and email address. (Pursuant to UW System Administrative Policy 1275, UW System requires reference checks related to sexual harassment and sexual violence to be conducted at a minimum with a final candidate’s most recent employer and with all previous UW System institution and State of Wisconsin agency employers from the past seven years. UW-L will notify you prior to contacting your supervisor).

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. Are you currently employed by or have you been employed by a UW System institution or a State of Wisconsin agency during the last seven (7) years? Please answer yes or no. If yes, provide the institution or agency name, your supervisor and contact information, including phone number and email address.
    • Yes
    • No
  5. After you retire from a Wisconsin Retirement System (WRS) employer, you may return to work with a WRS employer as a rehired annuitant, provided certain requirements are met. There are no restrictions on what type of position a rehired annuitant can hold. Under the WRS, there is no limit to how much you may earn as a rehired annuitant. (Learn more: https://www.wisconsin.edu/ohrwd/benefits/life-events/empcha/ra/). Are you currently collecting an annuity from the Wisconsin Retirement System, (WRS)?
    • Yes
    • No
  6. How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • Chronicle of Higher Education Web Site
    • Discipline-Specific Publication/Web Site
    • HERC Web Site
    • HigherEdJobs.com Web Site
    • Job Center of Wisconsin Web Site
    • Minority Publication/Web Site
    • University of Wisconsin - La Crosse Social Media (i.e. Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter)
    • University of Wisconsin - La Crosse Web Site
    • La Crosse Tribune
    • Personal Referral
  7. Are you an alum of the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse?
    • Yes
    • No
  8. Were you ever found to have engaged in any sexual violence or sexual harassment in a previous work assignment? (Required under UW System Administrative Policy 1275)
    • Yes
    • No
  9. Are you currently under investigation or have ever left employment during an active investigation in which you were accused of sexual violence or sexual harassment? (Required under UW System Administrative Policy 1275)
    • Yes
    • No


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