JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2015 - January 31, 2016

The University of Alabama

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Culverhouse College of Commerce
Economics, Finance and Legal Studies
Assistant or Associate Professor

JOE ID Number: 2015-02_111454665
Date Posted: 11/04/2015
Date Inactive: 12/15/2015
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Assistant or Associate Professor
Section: US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Tuscaloosa, Alabama, UNITED STATES
JEL Classifications:
E -- Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics
G -- Financial Economics
Salary Range: Competitive
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Economics, Finance and Legal Studies Department at The University of Alabama invites applications for an assistant/associate professor, tenure-track position in economics beginning August 16, 2016.

Applications are invited from candidates who will have completed their Ph.D. or firmly expect to receive their Ph.D. by August 16, 2016. Primary duties include teaching economics at the graduate and undergraduate levels, engaging in a research program that results in published articles in outstanding scholarly publications, and performing service as assigned by the Department, College, and University. Preference will be given to candidates with experience in one or more of the following fields: monetary economics, macro-econometrics, financial economics, or financial econometrics. Candidates with experience must have a record of publishing in high-quality journals and demonstrated teaching effectiveness. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience and achievements.

The economics program offers degrees at the undergraduate, Masters, and Ph.D. levels. Our Masters programs include a full-time MBA, a STEM-pathway to the MBA, a weekend executive MBA program, and a one-year MA in Economics and MS in Finance. The department offers an excellent research environment including generous travel support, an active seminar series and Ph.D. graduate research assistants. Departmental faculty have published in many of the top economics journals including AER, Econometrica, Journal of Econometrics, JBES, JME, JMCB, and the Journal of Law and Economics, as well as top finance journals including JF, JFE, RFS and JFQA. The College has state-of-the art facilities for both teaching and research including multimedia classrooms and an excellent collection of databases. Additional information is available at the College website:

Only online applications are accepted. Candidates must apply online at and attach a curriculum vita that includes a list of three references. At least one and preferably two current unpublished papers must also be attached. All these materials must be attached at time of application in order for the application to be accepted. Reference letters should be emailed directly to: with "Recommendation for (candidate name)" in the subject line.

Review of applicants will begin immediately. The posting is expected to remain open through December 15, 2015. Members of the search committee will be attending both the SEA and ASSA meetings. The candidate selected for this position will be required to submit a disclosure and consent form authorizing a background investigation. The University of Alabama is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Application Requirements:
  • External Application Link
Application deadline: 12/15/2015