JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2014 - January 31, 2015

The University of Alabama Birmingham

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Collat School of Business
Marketing, Industrial Distribution and Economics
Associate Professor, or Advanced Assistant Professor in Economics

JOE ID Number: 2014-02_111450993
Date Posted: 09/12/2014
Date Inactive: 01/31/2015
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Associate Professor, or Advanced Assistant Professor in Economics
Section: US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Birmingham, Alabama, UNITED STATES
JEL Classifications:
L -- Industrial Organization
J -- Labor and Demographic Economics
I -- Health, Education, and Welfare
K -- Law and Economics
00 -- Default: Any Field
associate professor
advanced assistant
applied microeconomics
health economics
law and economics
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Department of Marketing, Industrial Distribution and Economics (MIDE) seeks applicants for an Open Rank tenure-track faculty position in Economics. Persons sought for this position should (1) hold an appropriate doctorate or expected to complete that by Fall 2015, (2) have a strong commitment to research and scholarship appropriate for a major university; and (3) have a commitment and dedication to teaching excellence.

We seek qualified candidates from all fields and levels of experience, but applied microeconomists with evidence of research excellence and some interest in health-related research would be the most complementary with department and university resources. The department is actively involved in business and economics research related to medical product distribution, health care service delivery, human capital development, and mental health policy. Our department also maintains strong ties to the nationally ranked School of Medicine and School of Public Health.

The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) is an internationally renowned research university and academic medical center with over $480 million in active annual research grants and contracts. In recent years, School of Business faculty members have assumed an expanding role as participants in major healthcare related sponsored research projects. The School offers a unique degree program in Medical Products Distribution that is a joint School of Business and School of Medicine effort. UAB has a Healthcare Leadership Academy for the training in management skills of high potential future leaders of UAB healthcare schools and healthcare facilities. UAB is an entrepreneurial institution that supports and encourages exceptional programs of cross-disciplinary scholarship and innovative programs of study. The Economics program offers a Bachelor of Science (Business) degree with unique concentrations in Mathematical Economics and Philosophy and Political Economy (PPE) that attracts very high quality students.

For additional information about the position and/or the department, please contact Thomas DeCarlo, PhD ( Applicants should submit a letter of application, two letters of recommendation, and curriculum vitae to Cassandra Walker (

UAB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to fostering a diverse, equitable and family-friendly environment in which all faculty and staff can excel and achieve work/life balance irrespective of, race, national origin, age, genetic or family medical history, gender, faith, gender identity and expression as well as sexual orientation. UAB also encourages applications from individuals with disabilities and veterans. A pre-employment background investigation is performed on candidates selected for employment.

Application Requirements:
  • Application Instructions Below
  • Letters of Reference Instructions Below
Application deadline: 11/04/2014
Reference Instructions:
Applicants should submit two letters of recommendation to Cassandra Walker (
Application Instructions:
Applicants should submit a letter of application, a writing sample, and curriculum vitae to Cassandra Walker (