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ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Candidates should submit a letter of application, vita, and one writing sample (upload to “Other Document 1”). Candidates should arrange to have three letters of reference submitted directly to econsearch@uwm.edu. This is a continuous recruitment. Review of applications will begin on December 5, 2017. Applications received after December 4, 2017 may not receive full consideration.

Position Information

Posting Details

Official Job Title ASSISTANT PROFESSOR
Working Title: ASSISTANT PROFESSOR
Position Number 02181819
Division B48 College of Letters and Science
Department B4873 ECONOMICS
Position Type Faculty
Appointment Type Tenure Track Faculty
FLSA Status Exempt
Percent 100
Posting Type Faculty
Introduction (Description of School/College/Dept/Program)

The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee is a premier public urban university committed to academic excellence. UW-Milwaukee is one of 115 universities to achieve the highest rating for a research institution referred to as a R1 rating from the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. The campus is located in the commercial and industrial hub of Wisconsin in a pleasant residential neighborhood only a few blocks from Lake Michigan. UW-Milwaukee is one of the two “doctoral cluster” campuses in the 26-campus University of Wisconsin System with a student enrollment close to 28,000. The Department of Economics has 18 full time faculty members offering BA, MA, and PhD programs.

Job Summary

The Department of Economics at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee seeks applicants for a tenure-track position in econometrics at the assistant professor level beginning August 2018. We are interested in candidates specializing in panel data and cross-sectional econometric models. Responsibilities include undergraduate and graduate teaching and the supervision of dissertation research. The department seeks candidates with a Ph.D. (or ABD completed by August of 2018) in Economics or a closely related field.
We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.

Minimum Qualifications

Ph.D. or ABD (completion by August 2018) in economics or a closely related field with specialization in theoretical and applied econometrics.

Preferred Qualifications

Research Specialization in cross-sectional/panel data econometrics; demonstrated excellence in the areas of applied econometrics; potential for publication in internationally recognized peer-reviewed outlets; potential for outstanding teaching at the graduate and undergraduate level; potential to supervise PhD dissertations.

Application Instructions

Candidates should submit a letter of application, vita, and one writing sample (upload to “Other Document 1”). Candidates should arrange to have three letters of reference submitted directly to econsearch@uwm.edu. This is a continuous recruitment. Review of applications will begin on December 5, 2017. Applications received after December 4, 2017 may not receive full consideration.

Application Deadline
Continuous (Open Until Filled?) Yes
If Continuous, Initial Review Date 12/05/2017
Position Contact Name Kundan Kishor
Contact Phone 414-229-6425
Contact Email kishor@uwm.edu
Application Notes

For this position, applicants are required to apply online. UWM will not consider paper, emailed or faxed applications. Additionally, applicants must complete all required fields and attach any required documents. The process is complete when the message “Your application has been submitted” is displayed and you receive a confirmation number.

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  3. Other Document 1
Optional Documents

Posting Specific Questions

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