JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2015 - January 31, 2016

University of Kentucky

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Gatton College of Business and Economics
Associate Director, Center for Business and Economic Research

JOE ID Number: 2015-02_111454679
Date Posted: 11/05/2015
Date Inactive: 01/31/2016
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Associate Director, Center for Business and Economic Research
Section: US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Lexington, Kentucky, UNITED STATES
JEL Classifications:
Y -- Miscellaneous Categories
00 -- Default: Any Field
M -- Business Administration and Business Economics; Marketing; Accounting; Personnel Economics
Economic Analyst
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Department of Economics is currently accepting applications for the 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, 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 in the candidate’s qualifications and experience. Individuals holding a Ph.D. will be appointed in the University's Research Professor Series. Promotions in rank will be possible depending on performance and commensurate with qualifications.

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The University of Kentucky is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, and persons with disability as well as veterans are encouraged to apply.

Application Requirements:
  • Application Instructions Below
Application deadline: 12/15/2015
Application Instructions:
All interested applicants must apply online. To be considered a candidate you will need to complete the following two steps.

1. Complete an Academic Profile within the University of Kentucky employment system by searching for Job Requisition Number: FE50120698 at and select apply to this job. This step will only take 10-20 minutes.

2. Submit your job market materials to . These materials should include: Letter of interest, current CV, and sample of writing (job market paper). Applicants will also need to arrange for three confidential letters of recommendation to be submitted through

The search will remain open until the position is filled, however, the Search Committee will begin reviewing applications immediately. We will interview selected candidates at the ASSA meetings in San Francisco January 3-5, 2016, however other interview approaches may be possible.