Research Assistant Professor, Department of Economics

Location
Illinois, United States
Posted
18 Oct 2020
End of advertisement period
18 Dec 2020
Ref
79676
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

The University of Chicago: Social Sciences Division: Kenneth C. Griffin Department of Economics

Location

Chicago

Description

The Kenneth C. Griffin Department of Economics at the University of Chicago invites applications for a non-tenure track Research Assistant Professor.  The position will be a three-year, renewable appointment.  Applications must be submitted through the University of Chicago‚Äôs Interfolio website at: http://apply.interfolio.com/79676.  Applications must include three reference letters, curriculum vitae, research statement and up to three published or unpublished research papers.

The Research Assistant Professor is primarily an independent researcher conducting original research within economics and is expected to stand alone on their scholarly accomplishments, solo- and co-authoring reputable scientific publications.  Appointees are expected to make a substantial contribution to that research and may be part of a research group or in association with a faculty member.  Appointees are expected to actively interact with a substantial number of faculty and students and regularly participate in academic conferences and workshops. The Research Assistant Professor is expected to have an active role in obtaining and carrying out funded research and serve as a Co-Investigator or Principal Investigator on research grants. Additionally, the Research Assistant Professor will teach one undergraduate class in Economics.

Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Economics or a closely related field. They must have demonstrated ability to communicate research findings clearly to audiences through oral presentations and written work.

Review of applications will begin on November 10, 2020 and will continue until the position is filled. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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