JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2021 - January 31, 2022

University of Alaska Anchorage

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Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of Economics

JOE ID Number: 2021-02_111468249
Date Posted: 11/05/2021
Date Inactive: 01/31/2022
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of Economics
Section: US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Anchorage, Alaska, UNITED STATES
JEL Classifications:
C -- Mathematical and Quantitative Methods
Q -- Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics
H -- Public Economics
R -- Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics
C9 -- Design of Experiments
O -- Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth
Applied Microeconomics
Environmental Economics
Resource Economics
Behavioral Economics
Experimental Economics
Public Economics
Development Economics
Regional Economics
Salary Range: Competitive and commensurate with experience
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Department of Economics at the University of Alaska Anchorage (UAA) is seeking an ambitious, bright, and creative scholar with interest and expertise in applied microeconomics for a tenure-track faculty position.

We are a collegial, focused, and ambitious department. The department is housed within UAA’s College of Business and Public Policy (CBPP) located in Anchorage, Alaska’s largest metropolitan community. Accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), the College has an impressive faculty who bring a wide range of academic and industry expertise to students and community partners. The Economics Department hosts the Vernon Smith Economic Science Laboratory and an internationally-recognized experimental economics research program. Faculty also have interest and expertise in the areas of behavioral, environmental, natural resource, regional, public, and development economics.

The Anchorage Metropolitan Statistical Area has a population of roughly 400,000 people and is conveniently located minutes from a host of world-class outdoor amenities including ski resorts, world-renowned fisheries, kayaking opportunities, and hundreds of miles of hiking trails. UAA is an open enrollment campus which means we serve a diverse set of students in terms of age, life experiences, socioeconomic status and educational backgrounds. In the Economics department, and at UAA, we honor diverse experiences and perspectives and strive to create welcoming and inclusive learning environments where all are treated with respect.

Preference will be given to candidates with strong training in applied microeconomics and interest in policy-relevant research. Responsibilities include 1) engaging in high quality research, 2) working collaboratively with existing faculty, 3) teaching within the department, 4) service, and 5) mentoring students.

Applications are due by Dec 1, 2021 and review of applications will begin December 2, 2021. For more information about this position, or how to apply, contact the search committee chair, Kevin Berry, at

Application Requirements:
  • Letters of Reference
  • External Application URL and Instructions Below
Application deadline: 12/01/2021
Reference Instructions:
Applicants should arrange for three signed letters of recommendation to be uploaded through the JOE listing. At least one letter of reference should attest to completion of PhD prior to start date.
Application Instructions:
Applications must be submitted online via the University of Alaska Human Resources website (

Application materials to be submitted through the UA website include:
1. Cover letter
2. Curriculum vitae
3. Writing sample
4. Graduate school transcript
5. Diversity Statement (for your reference, the UAA Diversity Statement can be found here
6. Teaching Statement (include evidence of teaching effectiveness, if available)

Applications are due by Dec 1, 2021 and review of applications will begin December 2, 2021. For more information about this position, or how to apply, contact the search committee chair, Kevin Berry, at