Assistant/Associate Professor - Economics

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The University of Texas at El Paso is seeking candidates for a tenure track Assistant/Associate Professor in Economics position for the Department of Economics and Finance, starting in fall 2019.


Responsibilities: Teaching, Research, and Service. Teach undergraduate- and graduate-level classes in economics with specializations in Macroeconomics and Business Economics. Able to teach managerial economics at the MBA level. Engage in research and publish in quality journals. Demonstrate the ability to meet the research requirements for tenure and promotion in a program accredited by AACSB. Also, engage in service activities in the department, college, and university levels.

Salary: Salary is AACSB competitive and negotiable commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Required Qualifications: Ph.D. in Economics from an accredited university required by appointment date. The position requires specialization in the micro-foundations of macroeconomics. Consideration at the associate professor rank to be given to experienced candidates demonstrating evidence of quality teaching and prior publications in high impact journals.​


Preferred Qualifications: Evidence of independent teaching effectiveness in the required specializations. Willingness to develop and deliver innovative traditional and distance-learning classes. 

About The Department and College: The Department of Economics and Finance is part of the College of Business Administration and is accredited by the AACSB. The department offers the BBA and M.S. in Economics and participates in the college’s MBA program and Ph.D. in International Business.

About UTEP and El Paso: Set against a backdrop of the Franklin Mountains in the Chihuahuan Desert, The University of Texas at El Paso is located along the U.S.-Mexico border in one of the largest binational communities in the world. El Paso is a highly livable, bicultural community of almost 700,000 people that offers affordable homes and attractive neighborhoods. It has been named among the safest large U.S. cities. El Paso experiences more than 300 days of sunshine annually, and residents enjoy outdoor activities year-round. The City of El Paso is adjacent to the state of New Mexico and the country of Mexico, making it an ideal venue for academic programs and research studies on topics of national interest, such as bilingual education/language acquisition, border environment and immigration, environmental sustainability and infrastructure, health disparities, and international trade and commerce.

Application Procedure: Review of applications will begin November 15 and continue until the position is filled. Applicants must submit a letter of interest, curriculum vita, unofficial transcript, a research paper, and complete contact information for three current references. For questions in regards to the position, you may contact Dr. Nathan Ashby, Search Committee Chair at njashby@utep.edu.

To apply, please visit www.utep.edu/employment

Hiring decisions are subject to final budget approval.

In keeping with its Access and Excellence mission, the University of Texas at El Paso is committed to an open, diverse, and inclusive learning and working environment that honors the talents, respects the differences, and nurtures the growth and development of all.

The University of Texas at El Paso is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. The University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation or gender identity in employment of the provision of services.