JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2015 - January 31, 2016

University of Tennessee

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Center for Business and Economic Research
Department of Economics
Research Assistant/Associate Professor

JOE ID Number: 2015-02_111454737
Date Posted: 11/03/2015
Date Inactive: 01/31/2016
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Research Assistant/Associate Professor
Section: US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Knoxville, Tennessee, UNITED STATES
JEL Classifications:
H -- Public Economics
I2 -- Education and Research Institutions
Public Economics
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Center for Business and Economic Research and the Department of Economics seek to fill a tenure track position at the rank of assistant/associate professor. Candidates with strong applied micro and econometrics skills and a focus on public finance or education are especially encouraged to apply. In addition to high-quality academic research, responsibilities include work on funded projects, and limited graduate and undergraduate instruction. Candidates should also possess a commitment to fostering the development of CBER, departmental, and college goals. Ph.D. in economics or equivalent required. The Knoxville campus of the University of Tennessee is seeking candidates who have the ability to contribute in meaningful ways to the diversity and intercultural goals of the University. To apply, please submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, one research paper, and three recommendation letters through the AEA JOE Network submission system. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Questions regarding the position can be directed to Prof. William Fox by email ( or phone (865-974-5441). No paper applications will be accepted unless specifically requested.

All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment and admissions without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, or covered veteran status. Eligibility and other terms and conditions of employment benefits at The University of Tennessee are governed by laws and regulations of the State of Tennessee, and this non-discrimination statement is intended to be consistent with those laws and regulations. In accordance with the requirements of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, The University of Tennessee affirmatively states that it does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, or disability in its education programs and activities, and this policy extends to employment by the University. Inquiries and charges of violation of Title VI (race, color, and national origin), Title IX (sex), Section 504 (disability), ADA (disability), Age Discrimination in Employment Act (age), sexual orientation, or veteran status should be directed to the Office of Equity and Diversity (OED), 1840 Melrose Avenue, Knoxville, TN 37996-3560, telephone (865) 974-2498. Requests for accommodation of a disability should be directed to the ADA Coordinator at the Office of Equity and Diversity.

Application Requirements:
  • Letters of Reference
  • Job Market Paper
  • CV
  • Cover Letter
  • Application Deadline Has Passed