JOE - May 2012

University of Kentucky
Department of Economics
Associate Director
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Associate Director
Section: 1 -- US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Lexington, KY, USA
JEL Classification: A1 -- General Economics

JOE ID Number: 201205_397098

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The Department of Economics is currently accepting applications for Associate Director of the Center for Business and Economic Research (CBER). CBER conducts applied economic studies for a variety of public and private sector clients and is the leading source of information on the Kentucky economy.

The ideal candidate will have a Ph.D. in Economics, excellent written communications skills, experience in writing for both professional and lay audiences, and solid empirical research skills. Interest and ability in working with the Director to obtain external research funding is crucial. Since CBER is an integral part of the Economics Department, the Associate Director will have an opportunity to work on projects that will produce academic quality papers and to participate in the academic life of the department.

The initial appointment will depend on the candidate's qualifications and experience, Ph.D.'s will be appointed in the University's Research Professor Series. Promotions in rank will be possible depending on performance and commensurate with qualifications.

For more information, please visit The University of Kentucky is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from minorities and women.
Application Instructions:

Interested candidates should submit a curriculum vitae and copies of selected publications or working papers along with the names of three references whom we may contact. The search will continue until the position is filled. Send application to: Prof. Christopher R. Bollinger, Director, Center for Business and Economic Research, 335 Gatton Business and Economics Building, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40506-0034 (Fax 859-257-7671; email:

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FAX for Applications: 859-257-7671
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