JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2022 - January 31, 2023

The University of Texas at Austin

LBJ School of Public Affairs
Assistant Professor of Economics

JOE ID Number: 2022-02_111469749
Date Posted: 09/01/2022
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Assistant Professor of Economics
Section: US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Austin, Texas, UNITED STATES
JEL Classifications:
H -- Public Economics
I1 -- Health
J1 -- Demographic Economics
Keywords:
Public Finance Policy
Health Care Financing
Children & Family Policy
Full Text of JOE Listing:

Description:

The Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs at the University of Texas at Austin (“LBJ School”) is seeking an outstanding scholar with expertise in healthcare finance, public finance, or child and family policy to join our diverse community of faculty, students, and staff. We invite applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Economics to begin in Fall of academic year 2023-24 (with an August 2023 start date). The LBJ School comprises more than 40 faculty members and approximately 300 graduate students, and offers multi-disciplinary curricula leading to the degrees of Master of Public Affairs, Master of Global Policy Studies, and Ph.D. in Public Policy.

The appointee will teach courses in at least one of the focal subfields as well as microeconomics and statistics courses to Masters and Doctoral students in Public Affairs. The appointee’s research in at least one of the focal subfields will have direct relevance to public policy.

The LBJ School has robust graduate programs and is committed to a diverse and inclusive working and learning environment and is seeking candidates whose research, teaching, and service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity, inclusivity and excellence. Candidates who are currently or will potentially make outstanding contributions to the diversification of their scholarly fields and/or institutions of higher education are especially encouraged to apply.

Required Education and Experience: A Ph.D. in Economics or a related field is required. ABD candidates will be considered if the doctoral degree will be complete by the time of employment. Experience in teaching (as instructor of record or teaching assistant) and evidence of scholarship or scholarly potential is required.

Compensation: This is a 9-month position with a competitive salary and benefits package.

The search committee will begin considering applications on October 15th. We plan to conduct virtual interviews prior to the ASSA meetings. The position will remain open until filled.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
The University of Texas at Austin, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.

Application Requirements:
  • External Application URL and Instructions Below
Application deadline: 01/31/2023
Application Instructions:
Interested candidates can submit a cover letter addressing our criteria; CV; statement of research; statement of teaching; statement on contributions to advancing equity, diversity, and inclusion; 3 letters of reference; and job market paper via Interfolio. Questions about the position can be directed to Taya Kitaysky at taya.kitaysky@austin.utexas.edu.