JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)
August 1, 2018 - January 31, 2019
University of Central Florida
Position Title/Short Description
Section: US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Orlando, Florida, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: 00 -- Default: Any Field
Full Text of JOE Listing:
The Department of Economics in the College of Business Administration at the University of Central Florida invites applications for a position at the rank of either assistant or associate professor. The position has been created as a result of a strategic hiring initiative by the college. The successful candidate will be a vital member of a new master’s-level business analytics program. The anticipated start date is August 2019.
Candidates must have earned a Ph.D. by the start of the appointment from a regionally or nationally-accredited institution of higher education in Economics, or a related discipline such as Computer Science or Statistics; graduate coursework in econometrics is a must, while that in applied microeconomics in general and industrial organization in particular is preferred.
In order to be hired at the associate professor rank, candidates must have a record of research productivity and teaching competence commensurate with UCF’s expectations for tenure.
A record of success in teaching business analytics and/or related courses is preferred as is demonstrated versatility in teaching business analytic applications across different business areas—for example, Marketing, Management, and Finance, as well as Sport Business.
Experience in the application of business analytics through some combination of consulting, professional time in business or government and/or similar meaningful activities is desirable.
Consideration of applicants will begin immediately. Applications will be accepted until the position is closed. Please contact Professor Harry J. Paarsch ( if you have questions about the program in general, or Professor Michael Caputo (MCaputo@ if you have questions about the position in particular.
Most interviews will be conducted in Atlanta at the ASSA meetings in early January 2019, but others may be held via Skype under some circumstances.
As an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, UCF encourages all qualified applicants to apply, including women, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of traditionally underrepresented populations. UCF’s Equal Opportunity Statement can be viewed at: . As a Florida public university, UCF makes all application materials and selection procedures available to the public upon request.
- External Application Link
Additional Information For Applicants:
UCF requires all applications and supporting documents to be submitted electronically through the Human Resources website,
(4) supporting documentation of research excellence and separately submit three current letters of professional references, less than 6 months old to economics@ with position number 38366 in the subject.
Please have all documents ready when applying so they can be attached at that time. Once the online submission process is finalized, the system does not allow applicants to submit additional documents at a later date.