JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

February 1, 2020 - July 31, 2020

University of Maine

School of Economics
Assistant Professor of Economics (Regional Economics & Macroeconomics)

JOE ID Number: 2020-01_111464721
Date Posted: 02/04/2020
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Assistant Professor of Economics (Regional Economics & Macroeconomics)
Section: US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Orono, Maine, UNITED STATES
JEL Classifications:
E2 -- Consumption, Saving, Production, Investment, Labor Markets, and Informal Economy
O1 -- Economic Development
R1 -- General Regional Economics
Keywords:
Regional Economics
Rural-Urban Economics
Macroeconomics
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The School of Economics at the University of Maine invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in the areas of Regional Economics & Macroeconomics. We seek candidates with potential for high-quality scholarship; a commitment to excellent teaching; and a willingness to provide service to the university, state and profession.

Responsibilities include conducting and disseminating original, cutting-edge research related to regional- and macro-economics (e.g., regional growth and modeling), teaching graduate and undergraduate courses, and advising and mentoring students. The successful candidate is expected to develop a nationally recognized economics research program that supports efforts to enhance Maine’s economic development, and expands and complements current research activities in the School of Economics. The successful candidate is expected to seek external funding to support their research program and to seek collaborative research opportunities with other faculty and regional economic stakeholders. They are also expected to contribute successfully to the education and research programs of the School of Economics by demonstrating a commitment to professional development, collegiality, public service, and high-quality teaching.

Required qualifications: Ph.D. in economics, agricultural economics, or applied economics, or a closely related field; strong potential for or established record of effectiveness in teaching, research, and public service; and interest in working on projects of relevance to regional economic stakeholders.

Preferred qualifications: Excellent communication skills appropriate for technical and non-technical audiences. Experience working with regional or community stakeholders.

Review of applications will begin February 08, 2020 and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants are encouraged to submit their materials as soon as possible for full consideration. The expected start date is August 31, 2020. Inquiries or questions about this job announcement can be forwarded to Kathleen Bell, who is serving as the chairperson of this search committee, (kpbell@maine.edu).

The University of Maine is an EEO/AA employer, and does not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender expression, national origin, citizenship status, age, disability, genetic information or veteran’s status in employment, education, and all other programs and activities.

Application Requirements:
  • External Application URL and Instructions Below
  • Letters of Reference Instructions Below
Application deadline: 07/31/2020
Reference Instructions:
When applying for this position you will be asked to share a list of your references (name and contact information) and contact information for your references (name and email). We will request letters from references using the HireTouch System as our screening process advances.
Application Instructions:
How to apply: Submit a full CV, up to three manuscripts/papers, list of references, copies of academic transcripts and a cover letter that highlights your capacity to perform the position responsibilities. All application materials must be submitted via HireTouch (https://umaine.hiretouch.com/job-details?jobID=60917&job=assistant-professor-of-economics-regional-growth-and-modeling-macroeconomics). Applicants will need to create a profile and application.