JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2021 - January 31, 2022

University of Texas at El Paso

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College of Business Administration
Economics and Finance
Associate Professor or Professor and Director, Center for Free Enterprise

JOE ID Number: 2021-02_111467518
Date Posted: 09/24/2021
Date Inactive: 01/31/2022
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Associate Professor or Professor and Director, Center for Free Enterprise
Section: US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: El Paso, Texas, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: 00 -- 00 - Default: Any Field
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The University of Texas at El Paso
College of Business Administration

Associate Professor or Professor and
Director, Center for Free Enterprise

Job Announcement
The College of Business Administration at The University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP) invites applications for Director of the newly created Center for Free Enterprise, click link. The Director will have a faculty appointment at either the Associate or Professor rank with tenure contingent on academic qualifications. The Center’s mission is rooted in economics and its role within a free enterprise system to foster innovation and entrepreneurship that addresses economic disparities and social mobility. The Director will oversee the Center’s educational programming, research efforts, and community outreach in fulfilling the Center’s mission. The Director will be responsible for leading the search to hire an additional faculty member and a staff member. The Director will also work closely with the Dean and the development staff to expand the Center’s resource base. While the Director will have some teaching responsibilities, the majority of their time will be dedicated to Center activities. Though candidates from all fields are encouraged to apply, preference will be given to those candidates whose fields and experience best align with the Center’s mission. The expected start date is September 1, 2022. Salary and benefits are AACSB-competitive and appropriate for experience and qualifications. Hiring decisions are subject to final budgetary approval.

Required Qualifications
Successful candidates must have a Ph.D. in Economics with publications in high-quality journals and evidence of quality instruction. Candidates must also demonstrate how their experience and interest aligns with providing leadership to the Center. Candidates must have excellent interpersonal and communication skills to interact effectively with a diverse audience of stakeholders.

UTEP and El Paso
The University of Texas at El Paso is a comprehensive public research university that enrolls more than 25,000 students in 167 bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral programs in 10 colleges and schools. It is one of the largest and most successful Hispanic-serving institutions in the country, with a student body that is over 80% Hispanic. With more than $100 million in total annual research expenditures, the University is ranked among the top 5% of colleges and universities in research and fifth in Texas for federal research expenditures at public universities. It is also nationally recognized as a community-engaged university.

Application Procedure
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Applicants must submit a cover letter to include the alignment of their experience with the Center, CV, research paper, and complete contact information for three references. Graduate transcripts will be requested in the later stages of the search process. Applicants are encouraged to apply by November 15, 2021. Selected candidates can choose either a virtual interview or interview in person at the Southern Economic Association meetings in Houston, TX, November 20-22, 2021.

To apply, please visit

In keeping with its Access and Excellence mission, The University of Texas at El Paso is committed to an open, diverse, and inclusive learning and working environment that honors the talents, respects the differences, and nurtures the growth and development of all.

The University of Texas at El Paso is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. The University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, or gender identity in employment or the provision of services in accordance with state and federal law. Discrimination on the basis of sex includes an employee's or prospective employee's right to be free from sexual harassment under Title IX of the Higher Education Amendments of 1972

Application Requirements:
  • External Application Link
Application deadline: 05/31/2022