The Department of Economics in the College of Liberal Arts invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position to begin fall semester 2017 (08/28/17). Areas of specialization are open.
Appointment will be 100% time over the nine-month academic year (late-August to late-May). Appointment will be at the rank of tenure-track assistant professor, consistent with collegiate and University policy.
This posting is for individuals applying for this position at the tenure-track assistant professor level.
Faculty in the Department of Economics in the College of Liberal Arts are expected to undertake and carry-out publishable research in economics, to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in theoretical and/or applied economics and contribute service appropriate to the department, college, University, and profession.
The department's concern is the promise of the individuals to develop an active program of significant research and to become an effective teacher at all levels of the undergraduate and graduate programs, including frontier research at the level appropriate to a leading graduate program.
The Standards for Promotion and Tenure in the Department of Economics are available at: http://www.academic.umn.edu/provost/faculty/tenure/pdf/CLA /7_12Econ.pdf
The Workload Principles and Guidelines for Regular Faculty in the College of Liberal Arts are available at: http://intranet.cla.umn.edu/faculty /FacultyWorkloadPrinciplesGuidelines.php
A Ph.D. or foreign equivalent in Economics or related field is required. If the Ph.D. is completed by the start date (August 28, 2017), appointment will be at the rank of assistant professor. ABD status required for this appointment at the rank of tenure-track instructor. Instructor rank anticipates completion of the Ph.D. during the first year of the appointment. Salary is competitive.
Candidates will be evaluated according to a) overall quality of their academic preparation and scholarly work, b) relevance of their scholarly research to the department's academic priorities and fields of inquiry, c) evidence of commitment to teaching and skills as a teacher, and d) strength of recommendations.
The University of Minnesota, founded in the belief that all people are enriched by understanding, is dedicated to the advancement of learning and the search for truth; to the sharing of this knowledge through education for a diverse community; and to the application of this knowledge to benefit the people of the state, the nation, and the world.