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Associate or Full Professor (w/tenure) -- Theory-- Economics -- College of Letters and Science

Recruitment Period

Open date: October 25th, 2018
Last review date: Friday, Jan 11, 2019 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.
Final date: Friday, Jun 28, 2019 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.


The Department of Economics at the University of California, Berkeley seeks applications at the associate and full professor rank (100% time), with an expected start date of July 1, 2019. The field is economic theory. Rank will be determined based on qualifications and experience. The Department is interested in candidates who will contribute to diversity and equal opportunity in higher education through their teaching, research, and service.

Applicants are encouraged to submit a statement on their contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion, including information about your understanding of these issues, your record of activities to date, and your specific plans and goals for advancing equity and inclusion if hired as a Berkeley faculty member (for additional information go to:

Associate and Full Professor Applicants (with tenure):

Basic Qualifications Required:

A Ph.D. (or equivalent international degree) in Economics completed at the time of application.

Preferred Qualifications:

The ideal candidate will be an economist focusing on research in economic theory and have an outstanding track record of publications in top-ranked economics journals. S/he will also have demonstrated the ability to elaborate the implications of their research and findings from their field of specialization, for undergraduates and Ph.D. students in economics.

Please apply to:

This position will remain open-until-filled.

Tenured applicants are required to submit: a curriculum vitae; teaching evaluations (Teaching evaluation summaries and student feedback (comments) for courses
recently taught, e.g. in the last two academic years.); and provide contact information for three (3) letters of recommendation. Referees will only be contacted if you are a finalist for the position, i.e. the Department has voted to pursue an offer. The Department will seek your permission before initiating this process. You may also submit the following optional documents: a Statement on Teaching, addressing past and/or present contributions to distinguished teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels; a Statement on Contributions to Diversity.

All letters of recommendation that are solicited by the Department will be treated as confidential per University of California policy and California state law. Please refer potential referees, including when letters are provided via a third party (i.e., dossier service or career center), to the UC Berkeley statement of confidentiality,, prior to submitting their letters.


Applications for the Associate/Full Professor search are encouraged to be submitted by November 26th; however, this position will remain open until filled.

Please direct questions to:

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Job location

Berkeley, CA


Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae

  • Teaching Evaluations - Teaching evaluation summaries and student feedback (comments) for courses recently taught, e.g. in the last two academic years.

  • Statement of Teaching - Statement addressing past and/or present contributions to distinguished teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through research, teaching, and/or service. (For additional information, go to

Reference requirements
  • 3 required (contact information only)