JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)
August 1, 2020 - January 31, 2021
U of Georgia
Position Title/Short Description
Section: US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Athens, Georgia, UNITED STATES
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Full Text of JOE Listing:
The Department of Economics invites applications for an associate or advanced assistant professor position beginning August 2021, subject to budgetary funding. This position will anchor a new sustainability initiative being launched by the Terry College of Business. The successful candidate will have a well-developed research agenda addressing important questions related to sustainability and a strong interest in teaching courses dealing with sustainability challenges. The initiative has already attracted significant private funding that will assure a generous level of research support. Candidates with a field in development, health, industrial organization, labor, urban economics or macroeconomics are preferred, but candidates in other fields with interests in sustainability are also encouraged to apply.
All candidates must have a PhD. Appointment at the associate professor level requires a strong record of publication in top journals consistent with the standards for those ranks set forth in the Terry College Promotion and Tenure Guidelines, and demonstrated effectiveness in graduate and undergraduate teaching. Candidates at the assistant professor level must have at least three years of experience after completing their PhD and show great promise as researchers and teachers at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Additional information about Promotion & Tenure guidelines for the Terry College of Business can be found at . For information regarding the requirements for each faculty rank, please see the University of Georgia Guidelines for Appointment, Promotion & Tenure at . To be eligible for tenure on appointment, candidates must be appointed as an associate professor, have been tenured at a prior institution, and bring a demonstrably national reputation to the institution. Candidates must be approved for tenure upon appointment before hire.
To apply, submit your curriculum vitae, research paper, and cover letter as pdf documents using this link: . Applications submitted in other ways will not be considered. The screening of applications will commence immediately and continue until the position is filled. Letters of recommendation will be requested following the screening of applicants. Questions can be directed to the search committee chair, Santanu Chatterjee, (schatt@ .
Georgia is well known for its quality of life in both outdoor and urban activities ( . UGA ( is a land grant/sea grant institution located approximately 60 miles northeast of Atlanta.
The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status. Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact Central HR (hrweb@ . Please do not contact the department or search committee with such requests.
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