University of California, Merced — Assistant Professor in Economic & Business Management

The School of Social Sciences, Humanities and Arts invites applications for one tenure-track position in Economics at the Assistant Professor level.

We seek a scholar who will contribute with innovative research to our programs in Applied Microeconomics (including subfields like labor, education, public, environmental, immigration, innovation, economic history, or applied microeconometrics) and Applied Macroeconomics (with a special interest in economic growth, development, or culture and institutions).

The recommended candidate will be expected to actively engage in the life of the department and academy at UC Merced. Candidates must have a PhD in Economics by the position start date of July 1, 2023.

Applications must be submitted online. An initial review of the completed applications will take place on December 1, 2022. Applicants are encouraged to complete their applications prior to this date. Interested applicants are required to submit 1) a cover letter; 2) curriculum vitae; 3) statement of research; 4) statement of teaching; 5) one writing samples; 6) a contributions to diversity statement; and, 7) a list of references with contact information including mailing address, phone number and e-mail address. This position will remain open until filled.

Applicants for the Assistant Professor level should arrange to have three letters of reference submitted online. After an application is submitted, the letters of reference should be electronically uploaded by the letter writers (instructions will be provided by the application system). Letters of reference should be received no later than January 15, 2023.

The contributions to diversity statement should describe your past experiences, activities and future plans to advance diversity, equity and inclusion, in alignment with UC Merced’s mission to reflect the diversity of California and to meet the educational needs and interests of its diverse population. Some candidates may not have substantial past activities. If that is the case, we recommend focusing on future plans in your statement. For additional information on what should be included on your Diversity Statement, please visit: http://facultyexcellence.ucsd.edu/c2d/index.html#Are-there-any-guidelines-for-wr.

For additional information, please contact search chair, Catalina Amuedo-Dorantes at camuedo-dorantes@ucmerced.edu

Salary is commensurate with education, experience, and UC academic salary scales.

Applicants will be notified when the final candidate has been selected.

As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy: https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/5000695/SARS-CoV-2_Covid-19. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. New University of California employees should refer to Appendix F, Section II.C. of the policy for applicable deadlines. (Capitalized terms in this paragraph are defined in the policy.) Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements

The University of California is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and invites applications from all qualified applicants, including women, minorities, veterans, and individual with disabilities, who will enrich the teaching, research and public service missions of the university. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy, see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy (https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/DiscHarassAffirmAction).

The University of California, Merced, is the newest of the University of California system’s 10 campuses. With over 9,000 undergraduate and graduate students (https://www.ucmerced.edu/fast-facts), UC Merced provides outstanding educational opportunities to highly qualified students from the heart of California, the nation, and abroad. The campus has special connections to nearby Yosemite National Park; is on the cutting edge of sustainability in construction and design; and supports the economic development of Central California. The Merced 2020 Project doubled the physical capacity of the campus, and enhanced academic distinction, student success, and research excellence (https://merced2020.ucmerced.edu/).

UC Merced is a smoke & tobacco free campus (https://smokefree.ucmerced.edu/).

To apply please visit: https://aprecruit.ucmerced.edu/JPF01443

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