Assistant or Associate Professor in Economics at University of Kentucky in Lexington, Kentucky

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Job Description:


University of Kentucky

Equal Employment Opportunity/M/F/disability/protected veteran status.

Posting Details

Job Title

Assistant or Associate Professor in Economics

Requisition Number

FE02441

Working Title

Department Name

8F400:B&E Economics

Work Location

Lexington, KY

Type of Position

Faculty

Position Time Status

Full-Time

Tenure Track Status

Tenure Track

Required Education

Candidates may be ABD with expected completion of PhD by Fall 2021 or a PhD in economics or related field.

Required Related Experience

The successful candidate must have a strong record of, and potential for, scholarly accomplishment and teaching.

Required License/Registration/Certification

None

Job Summary

The Department of Economics seeks to fill a position at either the advanced, tenure-track assistant or tenured associate professor level. Preference will be given to applicants with a focus on Industrial Organization, Public Economics, or Labor Economics. The successful candidate must have a strong record of, and potential for, scholarly accomplishment and teaching. Candidates may be ABD with expected completion of PhD by Fall 2021 or a PhD in economics or related field.

The appointee will be an affiliate of the Institute for the Study of Free Enterprise ( IFSE ). The mission of IFSE is to generate intellectually rigorous, policy-relevant research and open dialogue to understand how free enterprise affects peoples' lives and the well-being of society. Active participation in the Institute's activities, which include disseminating research to the public and hosting events featuring external speakers, is expected. More information may be found at http://isfe.uky.edu/.

Consideration of applications and interviews will begin in October of 2020 and continue until the position is filled. As per the guidance of the American Economic Association, interviews will not be conducted at or during the annual ASSA meeting.

Applications must include the following: CV, cover letter, and writing sample. You will be asked to provide the names and contact information for at least three references when prompted in the application. This information will be utilized to solicit letters of reference.
For more information about the Department of Economics visit https://gatton.uky.edu/faculty-research/departments/economics.

For questions regarding the application process, please email jennifer.hart@uky.edu .

Over the last 95 years, UK's Gatton College of Business and Economics has been preparing principled leaders for the global economy, producing high quality, influential research, and supporting economic growth in Kentucky and beyond. Accredited by the AACSB , Gatton proudly offers a full range of undergraduate, graduate and professional business and economics degrees and certificates. We are housed in a recently renovated 220,000 square foot state-of-the-art facility where the college accommodates the fastest growing enrollment on UK's campus, expected to reach over 4,000 Students by fall of 2021. Through teaching, research, and outreach, the Gatton College has a direct, tangible influence on the lives of Kentucky's citizens and people around the world. We are looking for professionals who embody the College's tagline of "Blue Means Business". Please consider joining our team.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?

No

Preferred Education/Experience

Preference will be given to applicants with a focus on Industrial Organization, Public Economics, or Labor Economics.

Deadline to Apply

Open Until Filled

Yes

University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
  1. * As Kentucky's flagship institution, the University plays a critical leadership role by promoting diversity, inclusion, economic development, and human well-being. What actions have you specifically taken to promote diversity and inclusion in aspects of your teaching, research, service, and mentoring? How did you know if your efforts were successful?
    (Open Ended Question)
  2. * Where did you first see this position advertised, other than on the UK Jobs system?
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    • InsideHigherEd.com
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    • Diverse Issues in Higher Education
    • Higher Education Recruitment Consortium
    • Registry of Diverse and Strategic Faculty
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    • Academic Keys
    • Latinos in Higher Education
    • Indeed.com
    • A colleague, friend, and/or family member
    • None of the above


Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vita
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Writing Sample
Optional Documents
PI124670303