The University of Alabama at Birmingham — Tenure-Track Professor, Economics


Department of Marketing, Industrial Distribution and Economics

The Department of Marketing, Industrial Distribution and Economics (MIDE) seeks applicants for a full-time tenure-track professor (Assistant, Associate, Full) in Economics.  Candidates for this position should: (1) hold an appropriate doctorate degree or have completed requirements for the degree by Fall 2020, (2) have a strong commitment to research and scholarship appropriate for a major university; and (3) have a commitment and dedication to teaching excellence and (4) have a strong commitment to facilitate the department’s strategic growth initiatives. Salary will be commensurate with credentials and experience.  

We seek qualified candidates with evidence of research excellence and interest in one or more areas including applied microeconomics, labor, urban, health or a closely related field. The department is actively involved in business and economics research and maintains strong ties to the nationally ranked School of Medicine and School of Public Health.

The Collat School of Business, located in the heart of Alabama’s business center, has recently moved into a new, state of the art building in the Fall of 2018. The new building provides a platform for innovative content delivery along with classrooms designed for faculty and student collaboration. 

The Search Committee invites applications that include: a letter of interest, a curriculum vita, and example of recent scholarship, two or three letters of recommendation, and evidence of teaching effectiveness. Please visit to apply for this position. 

Review of applicant material will begin in early November and continue until the position is filled.  We will be conducting interviews at the AEA Annual Meeting in January 2020. 

Known for its innovative and interdisciplinary approach to education at both the graduate and undergraduate levels, the University of Alabama at Birmingham is an internationally renowned research university and academic medical center and the state of Alabama’s largest single employer, with an economic impact exceeding $7 billion annually.

Located in the heart of the Southeast, Birmingham is a short drive from Atlanta, Nashville, Chattanooga, New Orleans, Memphis and Gulf Coast beaches. Some of the most beautiful suburbs in the United States surround the city. With its picturesque surroundings, Birmingham has been recognized as an “All American City”, one of the top ten American cities to live and work, and one of the top ten entrepreneurial and job growth hot spots in America. The combination of pleasant weather, geography, diverse culture, activities, and lifestyle make this city a wonderful place to live and raise a family.

UAB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to fostering a diverse, equitable and family-friendly environment in which all faculty and staff can excel and achieve work/life balance irrespective of race, national origin, age, genetic or family medical history, gender, faith, gender identity and expression as well as sexual orientation.  UAB also encourages applications from individuals with disabilities and veterans.  A pre-employment background investigation is performed on candidates selected for employment.

For more information on Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action at UAB, visit the UAB Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion or call (205) 934-8762. Or contact the office at 701 20th Street South, AB 336, Birmingham, AL 35294-0103.