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Economics: Assistant Professor

UW-Eau Claire – Eau Claire Campus

Full Time, Faculty/Instructional

  • Official Title: Assistant Professor
  • Job ID: #17542
  • Date Posted:
  • Apply by: | To ensure consideration, completed applications must be received by deadline. However, screening may continue until position is filled.
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Economics: Assistant Professor

The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire economics department invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position starting August 22, 2022. The successful candidate will be expected to teach both upper-level economics courses and principles of economics. Preference will be given to candidates that could teach applied econometrics, or a course broadly related to the economics of health outcomes. We seek candidates who are committed to teaching excellence and who will maintain an active research program in collaboration with undergraduate students. In addition, the successful candidate will be expected to promote inclusiveness and diversity in the classroom, the department, and the university community and to align with our commitment to support the liberal education core of the university’s academic programs. This appointment carries an initial two-year probationary appointment beginning with the 2022/2023 academic year, August 22, 2022.  

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Earned doctorate in the area of economics by August 22, 2022.  [Demonstrated potential for excellence in teaching and scholarship.]

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Evidence of successful university teaching, [example: knowledge and skills in educational technology, formal and informal assessment practices, classroom management;] demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusiveness.

DUTIES: Teach courses in the Department of Economics based on program needs and in accordance with specialization; participate in research and scholarly activities; develop and maintain a scholarly research agenda; provide academic advising to students as assigned; engage in service to the department, University and profession.

DEPARTMENT: The Department of Economics consists of 8 full-time faculty and academic staff

UNIVERSITY and EAU CLAIRE COMMUNITY: UW-Eau Claire, an institution of approximately 11,500 students and 1,200 faculty and staff, is consistently recognized as a top comprehensive university in the Midwest and is widely known as a leader in faculty-undergraduate research and study abroad. We strive for excellence in liberal education and select graduate and professional programs through commitment to teaching and learning and dedication to our core values of diversity, sustainability, leadership, and innovation. To learn more about UWEC, visit https://www.uwec.edu/human-resources/employment-opportunities/why-uwec/ .

The City of Eau Claire, situated at the confluence of the Chippewa and Eau Claire rivers, is at the center of a metropolitan area of approximately 100,000 people located 90 miles east of Minneapolis/St. Paul. The area features beautiful parks and trails, strong public schools, a vibrant arts scene and local food culture, and abundant recreational opportunities.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Applications are submitted electronically. Please follow instructions found on the following UW-Eau Claire Web site: https://www.uwec.edu/job-postings/You must create an account and login before you can apply.  If you have not yet registered, click on the "Click here to Register" link to begin the registration process. If you are already a registered user, input your "User Name" and "Password" and select "Login."  Click the link to the Economics: Assistant Professor position (Job ID # 17542) and then click the "Apply Now" button to submit your application electronically.  Your application will not be considered complete until all required documents are attached and all required fields are completed.  Please be sure you have included the following in PDF format:

  • Letter of application
  • Curriculum vita
  • Unofficial graduate school transcript
  • Three letters if references that speak to the candidate’s qualifications.

Please direct requests for additional information to:

kempta@uwec.edu

To ensure consideration, completed applications must be received by December 1, 2021.  However, screening may continue until position is filled. 

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UW-Eau Claire is an AA/EEO/Veterans/Disability employer dedicated to enhancing equity, diversity, and inclusion.

The University reserves the right to contact additional references with notice given to the candidates at an appropriate time in the process. Employment will require a background check. Employment will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding past conduct related to sexual violence and sexual harassment.

The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. §. 19.36(7).