JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2021 - January 31, 2022

University of Texas Rio Grande Valley

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Provost - Academic Affairs
Assistant Professor

JOE ID Number: 2021-02_111468016
Date Posted: 11/03/2021
Date Inactive: 01/31/2022
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Assistant Professor
Section: US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Rio Grande Valley, Texas, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: 00 -- 00 - Default: Any Field
Salary Range: Commensurate with Qualifications and Experience and Academic or Applied title. Including Budgetary Approval.
Full Text of JOE Listing:

Applications are invited to apply for one tenure-track position in Economics at the rank of Assistant Professor. The Candidates must have a Ph.D. in Economics or a closely related field by the beginning of Fall 2022. Applicants specializing in Empirical Microeconomics as applied to Health Economics, Labor Economics, Industrial Organization, Development Economics, or Environmental Economics are preferred. Outstanding candidates in other fields will also be considered. The candidate is expected to teach Econometrics and upper-level electives in their field in addition to core economics classes. Experience of teaching Economics in higher education in a culturally diverse setting is strongly preferred. We are a Hispanic-serving institution located in South Texas near the US-Mexico border.
The Robert C. Vackar College of Business and Entrepreneurship is AACSB-accredited at the graduate and undergraduate levels, and offers a Ph.D. in Business Administration with concentrations in Accounting, Finance, Information Systems, Management, and Marketing. The candidate will be expected to teach at the PhD level, including classes for a new doctoral concentration in Business Economics that is currently being proposed. Ability to teach Econometrics at the graduate level is a plus.
UTRGV is an Affirmative Action /Equal Opportunity employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Application Requirements:
  • External Application URL and Instructions Below
Application deadline: 01/30/2022
Application Instructions:
Applications must be submitted via the UTRGV Career website at (search full-time positions for Economics) by December 7th. Application should include 1) a cover letter expressing the candidate's interest in UTRGV 2) a job market paper (to be uploaded using the link ‘Additional Documents') 3) a CV that includes contact information for three references, and 4) graduate transcripts. All questions regarding the search should be addressed to the search chair, Maroula Khraiche, at