JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2020 - January 31, 2021

University of Iowa

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Tippie College of Business
Department of Economics
Faculty Position in Economics

JOE ID Number: 2020-02_111465752
Date Posted: 10/26/2020
Date Inactive: 01/31/2021
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Faculty Position in Economics
Section: US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Iowa City, Iowa, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: D0 -- General
Applied Microeconomics
Salary Range: Commensurate
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Department of Economics in the Tippie College of Business at The University of Iowa invites applicants for tenure-track positions starting August 18, 2021. We are particularly interested in innovative scholars at the Assistant level. We are excited to consider candidates in all fields in Applied Microeconomics.

A successful candidate will contribute to vibrant and expanding programs at the graduate and undergraduate levels. The successful candidate will be expected to develop a consistent record of positive classroom teaching; supervise doctoral research; and demonstrate potential for outstanding records of excellence in published scholarly research.

For more details about the position, the department, the University, Iowa City, and how to apply, please see

To learn more about the University of Iowa’s commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, visit

We are committed to recruiting and retaining the most talented and diverse faculty and staff, which involves providing opportunities for employees to “Build a Career and Build a Life” in the Iowa City area. The University offers several benefits to support faculty in achieving a healthy work/life balance including domestic partner benefits, family caregiving leave, flexible spending accounts for dependent care and health care, and an automatic tenure clock extension when a new minor child enters the home. For more information about local work/life resources, including dual-career support, please see: The University of Iowa is a founding member of the Central Midwest Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC) and is committed to recruiting and retaining the most talented and diverse faculty and staff and assisting dual-career couples. To see other jobs available in higher education and with key local employers in our area, please visit the HERC websites for the Central Midwest at and for the Greater Chicago Midwest at

An earned doctorate or strong evidence that the doctoral degree will be completed before August 18, 2021 in Economics or closely related field is required.

Demonstrated ability to do high quality research is required.

A demonstrated potential for publishing significant research in top-tier journals.

Desired Qualifications:
Demonstrated success working with diverse groups of students is highly desirable.

Demonstrated success in teaching is desirable.

Inquiries and Policies Please direct questions about the position to the Chair of the Recruiting Committee Suyong Song ( Questions about the application process may be directed to Michelle Highly (

Persons with disabilities who need assistance or accommodations with the application or interview process may contact University Human Resources/Faculty and Staff Disability Services, (319) 335-2660 or

Position is 100% time with benefits. For more information about the Tenured/Tenure-Track Faculty policy, refer to the Operations Manual, III 10.1.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications. Appropriate background checks (e.g. criminal background and credential checks) will be conducted.

There is an expectation that the person in this position will maintain effective, civil, and respectful working relationships with the University of Iowa campus community and uphold a high standard of cultural competency and respect for difference that represents the Tippie College of Business’ commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.

The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, disability, genetic information, status as a U.S. veteran, service in the U.S. military, sexual orientation, gender identity, associational preferences, or any other classification that deprives the person of consideration as an individual.

Application Requirements:
  • External Application URL and Instructions Below
Application deadline: 01/31/2021
Application Instructions:
Applicants should submit their materials by using the University of Iowa online job application system at Click on the listings for Tipplie College of Business and select requisition 74024.

Applicants should submit:
1. Cover letter
2. Curriculum vita
3. Research statement
4. Teaching statement
5. Diversity statement
6. One to three samples of research papers
7. Three letters of recommendation (The applicant will provide the e-mail address of external reference writers at the application website).

For best consideration, application should be submitted by November 25, 2020. Review of applications will begin immediately. Applications will continue to be accepted and reviewed until the position is filled.