JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)
August 1, 2015 - January 31, 2016
University of Utah
Position Title/Short Description
Section: US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Salt Lake City, Utah, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: 00 -- Default: Any Field
Full Text of JOE Listing:
The Department of Economics invites applications for a tenure track position at the Assistant or Associate Professor level. We are seeking a candidate with a research interest in the causes and consequences of economic inequality. We will consider candidates from any field of specialization. In the application letter, the candidate should indicate how their research agenda addresses some aspect of theory, methodology, evidence, and/or policy relating to economic inequality. Econometric expertise, including time-series econometrics, will be considered a plus. 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, 2016, subject to final budgetary approval. A completed Ph.D. is required by the time of appointment to the rank of Assistant or Associate 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
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 use the online application system to 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:
Contact: Administrative Officer, Department of Economics, University of Utah, 260 South Central Campus Drive Room 343, Salt Lake City, UT 84112-9300. For information about the Department, please see .
The University of Utah is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and educator. Minorities, women, veterans, and those with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified veterans. Reasonable disability accommodations will be provided with adequate notice. For additional information about the University’s commitment to equal opportunity and access see: .
- External Application Link
- Letters of Reference Instructions Below