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Company: University of Minnesota
Location: Minneapolis
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Apply for JobJob ID351106

LocationTwin Cities

Job FamilyAcademic

Full/Part TimeFull-Time


Job Code9401

Employee ClassInstr Fac/TC and Coord Cmp

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The Department of Economics in the College of Liberal Arts invites applications for a full-time tenure-track or tenured faculty position to begin fall semester 2023 (08/28/2023). Areas of specialization are open. We are committed to attracting candidates from historically underrepresented groups.About the JobThe appointment will be 100%-time over the nine-month academic year. Appointment will be at the level of tenure-track assistant professor, tenured associate professor, or tenured professor depending on qualifications and experience, consistent with collegiat and University policy. Salary is competitive.Faculty in the Department of Economcis in the College of Liberal Arts are expected to maintain an active research program that includes publications, teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in theoretical and/or applied economics, and contributing service appropriate for the rank of appointment to the department, college, University, and profession.The Standards for Promotion and Tenure in the Department of Economics are available at: https://faculty.umn.edu/sites/faculty.umn.edu/files/2020-09/econ_0.pdf.The Workload Principles and Guidelines for Regular Faculty in the College of Liberal Arts are available at: https://neighborhood.cla.umn.edu/college-knowledge/workload-principles-and-guidelines


QualificationsA Ph.D. or foreign equivalent in Economics or a related field is required. Advanced ABDs may be considered for appointment at the rank of tenure-track instructor with the stipulation that the Ph.D. is conferred in the first year of the appointment.Candidates will be evaluated according to a) overall quality of their academic preparation and scholarly work, b) evidence of research ability, c) evidence of commitment to teaching, and d) strength of recommendations.

About the Department

For information about the Department of Economics, please visit https://cla.umn.edu/economics.Established in 1868, the College of Liberal Arst supports the University of Minnesota's land-grant mission as home to disciplines in the social sciences, arts, and humanities. The College of Liberal Arts values diverse cultures, experieneces, and perspectives as key to innovation and excellent education: http://www.cla.umn.eduThe College of Liberal Arts is committed ot intellectual freedom, the pursuit of new knowledge, and the belief that the liberal arts are the foundation of academic learning. CLA prepares students to be independent and original thinkers, innovators in their chosen fields, to create meaning in their lives and in their life's work, and to become productive citizens and leaders in their communities and the world. Home to the arts, social science and humanities disciplines and programs, the College of Liberal Arts comprises 31 academic departments, and over 20 interdisciplinary research centers and administrative/support units. CLA has over 1200 faculty and staff spanning research, teaching, advising, outreach, and administrative functions. CLA units reside in over twenty buildings on the East Bank and West Bank of the Twin Cities campus. CLA enrolls nearly 14,000 undergraduate students, half of the undergraduate enrollment on the Twin Cities campus, and over 1,600 graduate students and has an annual all-funds budget of over $250 million.CLA is a destination for curious, compassionate individuals who are committed to making our increasingly interdependent and diverse global community work for everyone. That foundational commitment begins in our CLA Constitution. CLA is committed to increasing enrollment of underrepresented and under-resourced students, diversifying our faculty across all disciplines, recruiting, and retaining a diverse staff, and promoting the expression and exploration of diverse perspectives and viewpoints-so that we all gain the background knowledge and analytical skills we need to understand and respect differences.Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in CLA Working in CLAThe Benefits of Working at the


Working at the UniversityAt the University of Minnesota, you'll find a flexible work environment and supportive colleagues who are interested in lifelong learning. We prioritize work-life balance, allowing you to invest in the future of your career and in your life outside of work.The University also offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes:

  • Competitive wages, paid holidays, and generous time off
  • Continuous learning opportunities through professional training and degree-seeking programs supported by the Regents Scholarship
  • Low-cost medical, dental, and pharmacy plans
  • Healthcare and dependent care flexible spending accounts
  • University HSA contributions
  • Disability and employer-paid life insurance
  • Employee wellbeing program
  • Excellent retirement plans with employer contribution
  • Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) opportunity
  • Financial counseling services
  • Employee Assistance Program with eight sessions of counseling at no costPlease visit the Office of Human Resources website for more information regarding benefits.

    How To Apply

    Applications must be submitted online. To be considered for this position, please click the Apply button and follow the instructions. You will have the opportunity to complete an online application for the position and attach a cover letter and resume. The following materials must be attached to the on-line application: (1) cover letter; (2) curriculum vitae; and (3) one sample of your scholarly written work representing your disciplinary focus.Applications will be considered complete with a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and a written sample of scholarly work. Additional material, including letters from evaluators and evidence of teaching effectiveness may be requested at a later date. Additional documents may be attached after application by accessing your "My Job Applications" page and uploading documents in the "My Cover Letters and Attachments" section. To apply for this position at the tenure-track assistant professor level, please search for job posting 350826.In order to be assured of full consideration, please submit application by Friday, January 6, 2023. However application will be accepted until the position is filled. For questions about the position or the application process, please email the Department of Economics at econdept@umn.edu.To request an accommodation during the application process, please e-mail employ@umn.edu or call (612) 624-UOHR (8647).


    The University recognizes and values the importance of diversity and inclusion in enriching the employment experience of its employees and in supporting the academic mission. The University is committed to attracting and retaining employees with varying identities and backgrounds.The University of Minnesota provides equal access to and opportunity in its programs, facilities, and employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, age, marital status, disability, public assistance status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression. To learn more about diversity at the U: http://diversity.umn.edu.

    Employment Requirements

    Any offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check. Our presumption is that prospective employees are eligible to work here. Criminal convictions do not automatically disqualify finalists from employment.

    Please note: All employees at the University of Minnesota are required to comply with the University's Administrative Policy: COVID-19 Vaccination and Safety Protocol by either providing proof of being fully vaccinated on their first day of employment, or complete a request for an exemption for medical exemption or religious reasons. To learn more please visit: https://safe-campus.umn.edu/return-campus/get-the-vax

    About the U of M

    The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (UMTC)The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (UMTC), is among the largest public research universities in the country, offering undergraduate, graduate, and professional students a multitude of opportunities for study and research. Located at the heart of one of the nation's most vibrant, diverse metropolitan communities, students on the campuses in Minneapolis and St. Paul benefit from extensive partnerships with world-renowned health centers, international corporations, government agencies, and arts, nonprofit, and public service organizations.

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