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Assistant Professor of Economics

University of Arkansas
Fayetteville, Arkansas
Commensurate with education and experience
Posted Date
Sep 29, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Business & Management, Business Administration, Economics
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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The Department of Economics in the Sam M Walton College of Business at the University of Arkansas invites applications for a tenure track position at the rank of assistant professor in the field of macroeconomics beginning in Fall 2023. Applicants with a strong background in empirical macroeconomics will receive preference. In addition to competitive compensation, the college provides resources including start-up packages and excellent technical support. 


Required Qualifications: (1) A doctoral degree in economics with a field in macroeconomics; (2) the potential to produce high quality academic research in leading journals and secure external research funding; (3) a commitment to high quality teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Applicants are expected to have earned a Ph.D. in economics by August 15, 2023.


Preferred Qualifications: (1) Experience with large scale macro models and empirical applications using multidimensional dataset and estimation techniques; (2) Experience with dynamic models, casual inference, and computational methods; (3) Research focus that overlaps with one or more of the following fields: monetary economics, international trade and finance, macro finance, labor dynamics, and economic development. These areas complement the current faculty’s teaching and research interests.


Application Procedure: Applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae and at least one research paper by December 1, 2022, to receive full consideration. Please submit applications electronically through the University of Arkansas online hiring system at:

In addition, three letters of reference should be submitted through JOE network at  (Click on “Apply for this Job” link in the JOE ad). Screening interviews will be conducted virtually in early January 2023.


Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience and achievements.


The University of Arkansas is an Affirmative Action/EOE institution committed to achieving diversity in its faculty and staff. We encourage applications from all qualified candidates, especially individuals who contribute to diversity of our campus community. The university welcomes applications without regard to race/color, sex, gender, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability, religion, marital or parental status, protected veteran or military status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal or state law.  Persons must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States on the first day of employment. All applicant information is subject to public disclosure under the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act.


Application Requirements:

•             Cover Letter

•             CV

•             Job Market Paper

•             Letters of Reference


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