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Lateral Assistant Professor - Economics - College of Letters and Science

Recruitment Period

Open date: October 12th, 2018
Last review date: November 26th, 2018
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.
Final date: May 1st, 2019
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.

Description

The Department of Economics at the University of California, Berkeley seeks applications at the assistant professor rank (100% time), with an expected start date of July 1, 2019. The field is open. The Department is interested in candidates who will contribute to diversity and equal opportunity in higher education through their teaching, research, and service.

With respect to both searches below, 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: https://ofew.berkeley.edu/recruitment/contributions-diversity.

Assistant Professor Applicants:

Basic Qualifications (required at the time of application):

Ph.D. (or equivalent international degree) or enrolled in a PhD (or equivalent international degree) granting program at the time of application.

Preferred Qualifications:

Ph.D. (or equivalent international degree) in Economics or a related field completed by date of appointment preferred.

Please apply to: https://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/apply/JPF01877

Applicants are required to submit: a curriculum vitae; one (1) research paper; and arrange for the submission of three (3) letters of recommendation. You may also submit the following optional documents: a Statement on Teaching, addressing past and/or potential contributions to distinguished teaching at the undergraduate or graduate level; a Statement on Contributions to Diversity.

Lateral - Assistant Professor Applicants

Basic Qualifications (required at the time of application):

Candidates must have a Ph.D. (or equivalent international degree) at the time of application.

Preferred Qualifications:

Candidates that hold an active tenure-track faculty position. Please apply to: https://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/apply/JPF01878
This position will remain open until filled.

Lateral applicants are required to submit: a curriculum vitae; one (1) research paper; and provide contact information for three (3) letters of recommendation. Referees will only be contacted if you are a finalist for the position, and the Department of Economics will seek your permission before doing so. You may also submit the following optional documents: a Statement on Teaching, addressing past and/or potential contributions to distinguished teaching at the undergraduate or graduate level; a Statement on Contributions to Diversity; Teaching Evaluations; it is strongly recommended to provide teaching evaluation summaries and student feedback (comments) for any courses taught as an assistant professor.

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, http://apo.berkeley.edu/evalltr.html, prior to submitting their letters.

DEADLINES:

Applications for the Assistant Professor search (JPF01877) must be received by:
November 26th

Applications for the Lateral Assistant Professor (JPF01878) search are encouraged to be submitted by November 26th; however, this search will remain open until filled.

Please direct questions to: facrecruit-econ@berkeley.edu.

U.C. Berkeley is committed to addressing the family needs of faculty. For information about potential relocation to Berkeley, or career needs of accompanying partners and spouses, please visit: http://ofew.berkeley.edu/new- faculty

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration 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: http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct.

Job location

Berkeley, CA

Requirements

Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • One Research Paper

  • Statement of Teaching - Statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to distinguished teaching at the undergraduate or graduate level.
    (Optional)

  • Teaching Evaluations - It is strongly recommended to provide teaching evaluation summaries and student feedback (comments) for any courses taught as an assistant professor.
    (Optional)

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through research, teaching, and/or service.
    (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3 required (contact information only)

How to apply

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