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Assistant Professor

Employer
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Location
Madison, Wisconsin, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Sep 11, 2023

Job Details

Salary:

Negotiable
ACADEMIC (9 months)

Job Summary:

The Department of Economics is seeking excellent candidates for a tenure-track faculty position. The selected candidate will mount a vigorous research program while making significant contributions to the department's teaching mission. The area of research will include Labor Economics, International Economics, Industrial Organization, Public Economics, Econometrics, Macroeconomics and/or Microeconomics. The successful candidate will contribute to an inclusive, fair, and equitable environment that fosters engagement and a sense of belonging for faculty, staff, students and members of the broader community.

Responsibilities:

Successful applicants will teach graduate and undergraduate classes, mentor students, conduct scholarly research, and provide service to the department, college, university, and academic community nationally or internationally. The general teaching load is two courses per year. The successful candidate, as a member of the College of L&S, will proactively contribute to, support, and advance the college's commitment to diversity among all aspects of their teaching, research, and service.

Institutional Statement on Diversity:

Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.

For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit: Diversity and Inclusion

Education:

Required
PhD in Economics, specializing in Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, Econometrics, International Economics, Public Economics, Labor Economics and/or Industrial Organization. Must be obtained by start of appointment.

Qualifications:

Candidates must possess potential of making a lasting impact on their field of specialization. Candidates should have presentation skills which suggest future excellence in teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels. In addition, the successful candidate will demonstrate experience with fostering or the ability to foster an inclusive and equity-centered teaching, learning, departmental, and research environment where all can thrive.

Work Type:

Full Time: 100%

It is anticipated this position requires work be performed in-person, onsite, at a designated campus work location.

Appointment Type, Duration:

Ongoing/Renewable

Anticipated Begin Date:

AUGUST 19, 2024

Additional Information:

The Department of Economics at UW-Madison is highly rated and is a leader in its field. Our department is multidisciplinary and has a highly collaborative environment. Madison is the state's capital city and is well known for offering a small-town feel in a medium-sized city. It is a great place to raise a family and offers an ideal combination of natural beauty, stimulating cultural events, outstanding schools and outdoor recreation.

The College of Letters & Science is committed to creating an inclusive environment in which all of us - students, staff, and faculty - can thrive. Ours is a community in which we all are welcome. Most importantly, we strive to build a community in which all of us feel a great sense of belonging. There is no excellence without diversity in all its forms; diverse teams are more creative and successful than homogeneous ones. We are better when we are diverse and when we acknowledge, celebrate and honor our diversity. In acknowledging and honoring our diversity, we also assume a responsibility to support and stand up for each other.

How to Apply:

To apply, candidates should register and respond to ad at https://econjobmarket.org/ . To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by November 17, 2023. The position will remain open and applications will be accepted until positions are filled. Please submit CV, job market paper and letters of reference. Please note that applicants will be evaluated based upon submitted application materials and therefore should speak to and include evidence of their qualifications.

Employment will require an institutional reference check regarding any misconduct. To be considered, applicants must upload a signed 'Authorization to Release Information' form as part of the application. The authorization form and a definition of 'misconduct' can be found here: https://hr.wisc.edu/institutional-reference-check/

Contact:

Tammy Herbst-Koel
tammy.herbst-koel@wisc.edu
608-890-4745
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1. See RELAY_SERVICE for further information.

Official Title:

Assistant Professor(FA040)

Department(s):

A48-COL OF LETTERS & SCIENCE/ECONOMICS/ECONOMICS

Employment Class:

Faculty

Job Number:

286900-FA

The University of Wisconsin-Madison is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, including but not limited to, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, pregnancy, disability, or status as a protected veteran and other bases as defined by federal regulations and UW System policies. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.

If you need to request an accommodation because of a disability, you can find information about how to make a request at the following website: https://employeedisabilities.wisc.edu/disability-accommodation-information-for-applicants/

Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report contains current campus safety and disciplinary policies, crime statistics for the previous 3 calendar years, and on-campus student housing fire safety policies and fire statistics for the previous 3 calendar years. UW-Madison will provide a paper copy upon request; please contact the University of Wisconsin Police Department .

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