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University of Utah Assistant Professor in Salt Lake City, Utah

Position Information

Proposed Faculty Rank Assistant Professor

Department 00135 - Economics Department


Track Tenure Track

New Position to Begin 07/01/2018


The Department of Economics invites applications for a tenure track position at the Assistant Professor level. This position links two key focus areas of the department: inequality and globalization. We seek a scholar whose research examines the impact of the internationalization of production processes, international trade in goods and services, and related phenomena on the distribution of income and wealth. We are particularly interested in scholars whose research connects theory to evidence and to policy. Commensurate with their career state, candidates should have an excellent and sustained record of research and evidence of the potential or demonstrated ability to generate extramural funding. The appointment will begin on July 1, 2018, subject to final budgetary approval. A completed Ph.D. is required by the time of appointment to the rank of Assistant Professor. Our 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 department and about this position can be found at

EEO/Diversity Information

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 08/25/2017

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Requisition Number PRN00145CF

Type Faculty

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