JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2020 - January 31, 2021

University of California Santa Barbara

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Department of Economics
Wilcox Family Chair in Entrepreneurial Economics

JOE ID Number: 2020-02_111466341
Date Posted: 12/24/2020
Date Inactive: 01/31/2021
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Wilcox Family Chair in Entrepreneurial Economics
Section: US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Santa Barbara, California, UNITED STATES
JEL Classifications:
A -- General Economics and Teaching
M -- Business Administration and Business Economics; Marketing; Accounting; Personnel Economics
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Department of Economics invites applications for the Wilcox Family Chair in Entrepreneurial Economics, a position open at the Associate or Full Professor level.

Applicants for the Wilcox Family Chair in Entrepreneurial Economics should apply to A complete application will include a CV, a letter of intent, and a diversity statement which should be submitted by January 22, 2021. Review of completed applications will begin immediately after January 22, 2021. The position will remain open until filled. Qualified applicants should have a Ph.D. in economics or a related field by the time of application, with preference for candidates who currently hold the rank of Associate or Full Professor. Preference will be given to candidates with a demonstrated research program that advances the study of economics, and with a record of teaching and mentoring. Preference will be given to individuals with corporate experience, business start-up experience, or a demonstrated interest in supporting entrepreneurship. It is expected that the chair holder will devote about half of his or her instructional efforts to teaching that supports student entrepreneurship. We particularly encourage applicants whose research might articulate with a divisional cluster hiring initiative focused on roots of and remedies for chronic social inequalities, and more specifically, racial disparities in health outcomes. The anticipated start date is July 1, 2021.

The Department is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching and service. All candidates must submit a Statement of Contributions to Diversity. These statements, will be reviewed for evidence of teaching, research, professional and/or public service contributions that promote diversity and equal opportunity, such as effective strategies used for the educational advancement of students in various under-represented groups; demonstrated contributions to the advancement of equitable access and diversity in education; and contributions furthering diversity and equal opportunity in higher education through participation in such activities as recruitment, retention, and mentoring of scholars and students. Guidelines for Diversity Statement Guidelines can be found at

If you have any questions regarding the recruitment process feel free to contact Danielle Freeman at

All applicant materials should be submitted via UC Santa Barbara Recruit online at

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Application Requirements:
  • External Application Link
Application deadline: 07/31/2021