University of Oregon, Economics

40 14504
Position ID:UO-Economics-EPMAC [#14504, 524153]
Position Title: Assistant Professor of Economics
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Eugene, Oregon 97403, United States [map]
Subject Area: Economics / Macroeconomics
Appl Deadline:2019/11/15 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2019/09/09, finished 2020/07/12)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications is accepted. ***

The University of Oregon Department of Economics invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position to begin Fall 2020. We seek candidates whose research interests lie in the field of empirical macroeconomics. Qualified candidates must demonstrate potential for outstanding research and teaching at both the graduate and undergraduate levels. Preference will be given to candidates whose research enhances existing areas of strength in the department. The required Ph.D. in economics must be complete by September 15, 2020.

Candidates should submit a 1) cover letter, 2) CV, 3) copy of graduate transcripts, 4) written research sample, 5) evidence of teaching effectiveness, and 6) a statement of contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion. For additional information on this statement, see immediately below. Three letters of recommendation are also required.

The Department of Economics is dedicated to building a diverse community that is committed to teaching and working in an inclusive environment. Successful candidates will support and enhance these goals. Please include in your application a statement that addresses your past and/or planned future contributions to diversity, equity and inclusion, such as research, teaching, mentoring or other outreach aimed at understanding and / or reducing barriers for underrepresented or disadvantaged groups.

All application materials must be submitted in digital form at

For full consideration, please ensure that all application materials, including letters of recommendation, are received by November 15, 2019; the position will remain open until filled, subject to funding.

The University of Oregon is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the ADA. The University encourages all qualified individuals to apply, and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected status, including veteran and disability status.

The University of Oregon is one of only two Pacific Northwest members of the Association of American Universities and holds the distinction of a “very high research activity” ranking in the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. The UO enrolls more than 20,000 undergraduate and 3,600 graduate students representing all 50 states and nearly 100 countries. The University of Oregon is guided by a diversity framework that involves a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion for all students, faculty, staff, alumni, and community members. In recent years, the university has increased the diversity of its student body while raising average GPAs and test scores for incoming students. The UO’s beautiful, 295-acre campus features state-of-the art facilities in an arboretum-like setting. The UO is located in Eugene, a vibrant city of 170,000 with a wide range of cultural and culinary offerings, a pleasant climate, and a community engaged in environmental and social concerns. The campus is within easy driving distance of the Pacific Coast, the Cascade Mountains, and Portland.

Application Materials Required:
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Further Info:
Department of Economics
University of Oregon
Eugene, OR 97403

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