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Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Microeconomics

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Boulder, Colorado

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Job Summary

The Department of Economics invites applications for a Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Microeconomics to begin August 2020.  

Who We Are

The College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Colorado Boulder is the intellectual core of the university, conducting research, scholarship, creative work and education in more than 60 fields. Our research generates new knowledge, solving some of the world’s most critical problems. The college leads nationally in undergraduate and graduate education in the natural sciences, social sciences, and arts and humanities, bringing world-class research and scholarship to our students, both in and out of the classroom.

What Your Key Responsibilities Will Be

Job duties include conducting research in microeconomics, teaching graduate and undergraduate students, and providing professional service to the department, university, and the economics profession. 


The University of Colorado offers excellent benefits, including medical, dental, retirement, paid time off, tuition benefit and ECO Pass. The University of Colorado Boulder is one of the largest employers in Boulder County and offers an inspiring higher education environment. Learn more about the University of Colorado Boulder.

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What We Require

  • The position requires a Ph.D. in economics or Ph.D. in a closely related discipline that fosters microeconomic research including but not limited to business, public policy, mathematics, or statistics. While ordinarily, you should have completed all requirements for the Ph.D. by August 2020, it is possible for you to have finished all but the dissertation to begin work as an instructor while completing the degree.  
  • A Ph.D. is required for reappointment. 

Special Instructions

To apply, please submit the following materials:
  1. Resume/CV
  2. Cover letter
  3. Job market paper
  4. Statement of teaching philosophy
  5. Statement of research philosophy
  6. Diversity and inclusion statement - please address how you have contributed and will contribute to diversity and inclusion in teaching, research, and service
  7. You will be asked by our system to provide three (3) professional references. These individuals will be contacted and asked to submit a letter of recommendation as part of your application materials at a later time. This information will be kept confidential and viewable only by the search committee.
  8. Dissertation abstracts are optional
Review of applications will begin on November 4, 2019, and continue until the position is filled. 

Important Note: Applications must be submitted electronically at both CU Boulder Jobs and  

Posting Contact Information

Posting Contact Name: Economics Recruitment

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The University of Colorado Boulder is committed to building a culturally diverse community of faculty, staff, and students dedicated to contributing to an inclusive campus environment. We are an Equal Opportunity employer, including veterans and individuals with disabilities.