Faculty Recruitment Information

Recruitment – Assistant Professor, Any Field

Position Type: Assistant Professor
Categories/Specialties: Any Field

Deadline to apply: 2017-12-08

The Department of Economics within the Division of Social Sciences at the University of California San Diego (http://economics.ucsd.edu) is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body. The Department invites applications for multiple tenure-track Assistant Professor positions in economics (any field). The positions begin July 1, 2018 (subject to budget provisions). Candidates must show potential for achieving significant results in original research, possess strong teaching skills, and have a PhD in Economics or a related field by September 1, 2018; applicants currently in a doctoral program must have advanced to candidacy prior to any potential offer of employment. The preferred candidate will have demonstrated strong leadership or a commitment to support diversity, equity, and inclusion in an academic setting.

Candidates must provide vita, three original letters of reference (sent under separate cover), and a sample of the applicant’s work. Applicants are asked to summarize in a personal statement any past experience and leadership in equity and diversity or their potential to make contributions in this area (for further information about contributions to diversity statements, see http://facultyexcellence.ucsd.edu/c2d/index.html).

Applicants interested in spousal/partner employment may visit the UCSD Partner Opportunities Program website http://academicaffairs.ucsd.edu/aps/partneropp/index.html. UCSD is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer with a strong institutional commitment to excellence through diversity. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and based on University of California pay scales.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status.

Applications are accepted through UC Recruit only. Please follow the direct link to apply: https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/apply/JPF01501

To be considered applications must be completed by December 8th, 2017.

Recruitment – Assistant Professor, Urban Economics and Related Fields

Position Type: Assistant Professor
Categories/Specialties: Urban Economics and Related Fields

Deadline to apply: 2017-12-08

The Department of Economics (http://economics.ucsd.edu) and the Urban Studies and Planning (USP) Program (http://usp.ucsd.edu) within the Division of Social Sciences at UC San Diego announce a joint search for an outstanding scholar, at the Assistant Professor level (tenure track). The appointment will be based in the Department of Economics with the expectation that the successful candidate will contribute substantially to the growth of USP and its new major in Real Estate and Development. UC San Diego has an ambitious plan to conduct top-level research and develop an innovative and comprehensive curriculum in real estate and development. The Division of Social Sciences at UC San Diego has a long tradition of interdisciplinary scholarship that enhances the capacity of regions to support socially equitable and ecologically sustainable development, and the new track in real estate and development will continue this trajectory. Relevant areas of expertise include urban economics, public economics (i.e., taxation), finance and political economy.

Candidates must show potential for achieving significant results in original research, possess strong teaching skills, and have a PhD in Economics or a related field by September 1, 2018; applicants currently in a doctoral program must have advanced to candidacy prior to any potential offer of employment. The preferred candidate will have demonstrated strong leadership or a commitment to support diversity, equity, and inclusion in an academic setting. Applied work in the practice of real estate and development, urban planning, public finance, or other related fields will be viewed favorably. Candidates should be able to engage in team teaching with scholars and practitioners from different disciplinary backgrounds including economics, urban studies and planning and other social sciences. The successful candidate will be expected to teach undergraduate students in economics and real estate and development as well as Ph.D. students in economics.

Candidates must provide vita, three original letters of reference (sent under separate cover), and a sample of the applicant’s work. Applicants are asked to summarize in a personal statement any past experience and leadership in equity and diversity or their potential to make contributions in this area (for further information about contributions to diversity statements, see http://facultyexcellence.ucsd.edu/c2d/index.html).

Applicants interested in spousal/partner employment may visit the UCSD Partner Opportunities Program website http://academicaffairs.ucsd.edu/aps/partneropp/index.html. UCSD is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer with a strong institutional commitment to excellence through diversity. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and based on University of California pay scales.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status.

Applications are accepted through UC Recruit only. Please follow the direct link to apply https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/apply/JPF01524.

To be considered applications must be completed by December 8th, 2017.


Recruitment – Associate Professor, Full Professor, Macroeconomics

Position Type: Associate Professor or Full Professor
Categories/Specialties: Macroeconomics

Deadline to apply: Open Until Filled

The Department of Economics within the Division of Social Sciences at the University of California, San Diego (http://economics.ucsd.edu) is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body. The Department invites applications for a tenured Associate Professor or Full Professor position. The position includes the new Distinguished Endowed Chair in Macroeconomics and Public Finance.

The Department seeks a motivated researcher with a strong track record in publishing, including articles in the best general interest journals. The position begins July 1, 2018 (subject to budget provisions). Review of applicants will begin August 31, 2017 and will continue until the position has been filled.

Candidates must provide a CV, track record of achieving significant results in original research, and contact information for five references. Applicants are asked to summarize in a personal statement any past experience and leadership in equity and diversity or their potential to make contributions in this area (for further information about contributions to diversity statements, see http://facultyexcellence.ucsd.edu/c2d/index.html). Applicants must also have a PhD in Economics or a related field.

The preferred applicant should be viewed as a leader in the field, possess strong teaching skills, and demonstrate a strong commitment to support diversity, equity and inclusion in an academic setting.

Applicants interested in spousal/partner employment may visit the UCSD Partner Opportunities Program website http://academicaffairs.ucsd.edu/aps/partneropp/index.html.

UCSD is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer with a strong institutional commitment to excellence through diversity. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and based on University of California pay scales.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status.

Applications will be reviewed beginning August 31, 2017.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status.

Applications are accepted through UC Recruit only. Please follow the direct link to apply: https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/apply/JPF01473.

Recruitment – Associate Professor, Full Professor, Microeconomic Theory/Behavioral Economics

Position Type: Associate Professor or Full Professor
Categories/Specialties: Microeconomic Theory/Behavioral Economics 

Deadline to apply: Open Until Filled

The Department of Economics within the Division of Social Sciences at the University of California, San Diego (http://economics.ucsd.edu) is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body. The Department invites applications for a tenured Associate Professor or Full Professor position. The position is open to scholars working primarily in the areas of microeconomic theory, behavioral economics, and/or experimental economics.

The Department seeks a motivated researcher with a strong track record in publishing, including articles in the best general interest journals. The position begins July 1, 2018 (subject to budget provisions). Review of applicants will begin October 14, 2017 and will continue until the position has been filled.

Candidates must provide a CV, track record of achieving significant results in original research, and contact information for five references. Applicants are asked to summarize in a personal statement any past experience and leadership in equity and diversity or their potential to make contributions in this area (for further information about contributions to diversity statements, see http://facultyexcellence.ucsd.edu/c2d/index.html). Applicants must also have a PhD in Economics or a related field.

The preferred applicant should be viewed as a leader in the field, possess strong teaching skills, and demonstrate a strong commitment to support diversity, equity and inclusion in an academic setting.

Applicants interested in spousal/partner employment may visit the UCSD Partner Opportunities Program website http://academicaffairs.ucsd.edu/aps/partneropp/index.html.

UCSD is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer with a strong institutional commitment to excellence through diversity. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and based on University of California pay scales.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status.

Applications will be reviewed beginning October 14, 2017.

Applications are accepted through UC Recruit only. Please follow the direct link to apply: https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/apply/JPF01525.



GUIDELINES FOR WRITING A BRIEF DIVERSITY STATEMENT

Because UC San Diego is committed to building a more diverse faculty, staff, and student body, it requires applicants to write a short statement on past experience or potential future ways in which the applicant can contribute to diversity. The Department of Economics wants to make absolutely clear that it is seeking top scholars in any field of economics. Some fields of economics may produce research that directly addresses diversity and equity issues. If your dissertation fits this category, you should write about it in a short diversity statement. 

But we understand that many fields of economics have no direct relevance for diversity issues. You are strongly encouraged to apply regardless. If your research does not address diversity, then your diversity statement could briefly discuss either past experience or future ways that you could promote diversity and equity. For instance, there are many activities at UC San Diego that would serve such a purpose, such as including topics related to diversity in some of your classes, or advising student organizations. A particularly attractive opportunity is to mentor undergraduate research through the McNair Program, which focuses on high-achieving undergraduates who are first-generation college attendees or who come from underrepresented groups. See more information on the McNair Program. For additional information, see Faculty Candidate Information about Contributions to Diversity.