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<p>The Department of Economics invites applications for a tenure track position at the Assistant Professor level whose research informs the changing dynamics of work in the 21st century and its implications for income distribution and the precariat.&nbsp;&nbsp; The focus might entail assessment of underlying determinants such as globalization of production processes, automation, industrial concentration and changes in labor market institutions and policy; or specific policy evaluations addressing consequences such as UBI, job guarantees, tax reform and antitrust law.&nbsp; Of particular interest are scholars whose research connects theory to evidence and to policy. &nbsp;Commensurate with their career stage, candidates should have an excellent and sustained record of research and evidence of potential or demonstrated ability to generate extramural funding.&nbsp; The appointment will begin on July 1, 2019, subject to final budgetary approval. A completed Ph.D. is required by the time of appointment.&nbsp; The Department is committed to a pluralistic approach to economics, including the comparison and critical analysis of a variety of theoretical paradigms. More information about the position and the Department can be found at http://economics.utah.edu/facultysearch and http://www.economics.utah.edu.</p> <p>Review of applications will begin November 15.&nbsp; Initial interviews will take place at the ASSA meetings in January. The position remains open until filled. To be considered, please submit a letter describing your interest and the relevance of your research agenda for this position, your curriculum vitae, a sample of writing/research, teaching evaluations (if available) and three letters of reference at:&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> <p>http://utah.peopleadmin.com/postings/82858</p> <p>The University of Utah is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and educator. Minorities, women, veterans, and those with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. Veterans&rsquo; preference is extended to qualified veterans. Reasonable disability accommodations will be provided with adequate notice. For additional information about the University&rsquo;s commitment to equal opportunity and access see: http://www.utah.edu/nondiscrimination/.</p>