University of Northern Iowa — Assistant Professor, Economics

Assistant Professor, Economics
College of Business Administration

The University of Northern Iowa seeks applicants for a tenure-track position as an Assistant Professor of Economics, beginning August 2018. The successful candidate will be responsible for teaching in a Data Analytics program currently being developed by the UNI College of Business Administration. Top candidates must have the ability to address important econometric, applied economic and business questions using recent advances in the collection and/or analysis of large data sets. Preferred areas of expertise include health economics and/or behavioral economics. Other teaching responsibilities may include statistics, econometrics, and quantitative courses.

UNI has a bold vision that we will be a diverse and inclusive campus community that provides an engaged education empowering students to lead locally and globally. We seek faculty across disciplines, departments, and colleges to work together to build our national prominence in any of four distinct but interrelated areas of our vision and strategic plan: engaged learning, diversity and inclusion, sustainability, and community engagement. Successful candidates with background and interest in these areas will form clusters to advance our work, joining current faculty conducting teaching, scholarship, and service in these areas.

PhD in Economics from a nationally or internationally-recognized doctoral program required. Additional requirements include demonstrated ability to work with big data sets; a record of excellence in teaching; demonstrated ability to produce publishable research in economics journals; and demonstrated organizational and communication skills. Preference will be given to candidates with proficiency in analytics software such as R, SAS, Tableau, and/or Python; teaching experience with primary responsibility for the course(s); evidence of ability to create an engaged and applied classroom environment, and evidence of ability to advance the academic, professional and personal success of students.

Applications received by November 15, 2017, will receive full consideration. To apply, visit http://jobs.uni.edu/. Inquiries may be sent to David Hakes at David.Hakes@uni.edu or 319-273-3597. Pre-employment background checks required.

UNI actively seeks to enhance diversity and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  The University encourages applications from persons of color, women, individuals living with disabilities, and protected veterans.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, creed, disability, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal and/or state law.

The University is a tobacco-free campus.

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