University of Utah Assistant Professor in Salt Lake City, Utah
Proposed Faculty Rank Assistant Professor
Department 00135 - Economics Department
City Salt Lake City, UT
Track Tenure Track
New Position to Begin 07/01/2019
The Department of Economics invites applications for a tenure track position at the Assistant Professor level whose research informs the changing dynamics of work in the 21st century and its implications for income distribution and the precariat. The focus might entail assessment of underlying determinants such as globalization of production processes, automation, industrial concentration and changes in labor market institutions and policy; or specific policy evaluations addressing consequences such as UBI , job guarantees, tax reform and antitrust law. Of particular interest are scholars whose research connects theory to evidence and to policy. Commensurate with their career stage, candidates should have an excellent and sustained record of research and evidence of potential or demonstrated ability to generate extramural funding. The appointment will begin on July 1, 2019, subject to final budgetary approval. A completed Ph.D. is required by the time of appointment. The Department is committed to a pluralistic approach to economics, including the comparison and critical analysis of a variety of theoretical paradigms. More information about the position and the Department can be found at http://economics.utah.edu/facultysearch and http://www.economics.utah.edu.
Review of applications will begin November 15. Initial interviews will take place at the ASSA meetings in January. The position remains open until filled. To be considered, please submit a letter describing your interest and the relevance of your research agenda for this position, your curriculum vitae, a sample of writing/research, teaching evaluations (if available) and three letters of reference at:
The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, national origin, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, status as a person with a disability, genetic information, or Protected Veteran status. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities. To inquire about the University’s nondiscrimination or affirmative action policies or to request disability accommodation, please contact: Director, Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Circle, Rm 135, (801) 581-8365.
The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds, and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.
The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“ URS ”). Eligible new hires with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in URS if they make the election before they become eligible for retirement (usually the first day of work). Contact Human Resources at (801) 581-7447 for information. Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS are subject to URS’ post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or University Human Resource Management at (801) 581-7447 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.
This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen and immunizations.
Special Instructions for Candidates
Open Date 09/24/2018
Open Until Filled Yes
Requisition Number PRN00327CF