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Assistant Professor of Economics

Job no: 520610
Work type: Faculty - Tenure Track
Location: Eugene, OR
Categories: Economics, Instruction
Department:Arts & Sciences, College of

Department: Economics
Rank: Assistant Professor
Annual Basis: 9 Month

Two positions available

Application Deadline
November 15, 2017; position open until filled

Required Application Materials
Apply via Academic Jobs Online: 

Applications must include:
a. Letters of recommendation from the candidates’ academic advisors
b. The candidates’ personal statements.
c. Written research samples.
d. Evidence of teaching experience.
e. The candidates’ academic records to date.
f. Cover Letter
g. CV

Position Announcement
The University of Oregon Department of Economics invites applications for two tenure-track assistant professor positions to begin Fall 2018. We seek candidates from any field who demonstrate potential for outstanding research and teaching at both the graduate and undergraduate levels. Preference will be given to candidates whose areas of specialty complement the research interests of our current faculty members.   Faculty have a 5 course teaching load per year and Assistant Professors are given a 1-course reduction for each of the first 6 years. Successful candidates will support and enhance a diverse learning and working environment.

Department or Program Summary
The Economics Department at the University of Oregon, located in the College of Arts and Sciences, features a dedicated group of faculty, staff and students who lead the field in current economic issues. We are also one of the fastest growing departments at the University due to the relevance of our subject matter and reputation for excellence in teaching and scholarship.

Minimum Requirements
The required Ph.D. in economics must be complete by September 15, 2018.

About the University
The University of Oregon is one of only two Pacific Northwest members of the Association of
American Universities and holds the distinction of a “very high research activity” ranking in the
Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. The UO enrolls more than 20,000
undergraduate and 3,600 graduate students representing all 50 states and nearly 100 countries. In
recent years, the university has increased the diversity of its student body while raising average
GPAs and test scores for incoming students. The UO’s beautiful, 295-acre campus features stateof-
the art facilities in an arboretum-like setting. The UO is located in Eugene, a vibrant city of
157,000 with a wide range of cultural and culinary offerings, a pleasant climate, and a community
engaged in environmental and social concerns. The campus is within easy driving distance of the
Pacific Coast, the Cascade Mountains, and Portland.


The University of Oregon is proud to offer a robust benefits package to eligible employees, including health insurance, retirement plans and paid time off. For more information about benefits, visit

The University of Oregon is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the ADA.  The University encourages all qualified individuals to apply, and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected status, including veteran and disability status.

UO prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression in all programs, activities and employment practices as required by Title IX, other applicable laws, and policies. Retaliation is prohibited by UO policy. Questions may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, Office of Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity, or to the Office for Civil Rights. Contact information, related policies, and complaint procedures are listed on the statement of non-discrimination.

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