University of Oregon, Economics

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Position ID:UO-Economics-PETCHR [#18904]
Position Title: Nancy and David Petrone Endowed Chair in Economics
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Eugene, Oregon 97403, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Economics / 00 Default:Any Field
Appl Deadline:2022/03/30 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2021/07/23, finished 2022/12/10, listed until 2022/03/30)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed and new applications are no longer accepted. ***

The University of Oregon Department of Economics invites applications for the Nancy and David Petrone Endowed Chair in Economics to begin Fall 2022. This position will carry tenure and candidates will be considered for appointment at either the rank of Associate or Full Professor. Qualified candidates must have a Ph.D. in economics or a closely related discipline and an established record of outstanding research that includes a significant number of publications in high quality scholarly journals in the field of economics. The successful candidate will also have an established record of, or otherwise demonstrate skills required for, excellence in teaching undergraduate and/or graduate level economics courses, with a preference for candidates who demonstrate potential for high quality mentorship of graduate and undergraduate research. Applications from all areas of economics are invited, though preference will be given to candidates whose research complements the department’s research strengths. 

Candidates should submit 1) a cover letter, 2) a CV, 3) a summary of courses taught (or related instructional activity) and evidence of teaching effectiveness, and 4) a statement of contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Reference checks will be conducted for finalists. For additional information on the statement of contributions to diversity, equity and inclusion, see immediately below. 

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 through Academic Jobs Online. 

The position will remain open until filled, subject to funding. Review of applications will begin on September 13, 2021. Applications will continue to be encouraged until the posting is removed. 

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 within the traditional homelands of the Kalapuya people. 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. 

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.  

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