The University of Oregon Department of Economics invites applications for the Nancy and David Petrone Endowed Chair in Economics to begin Fall 2022. This position will carry tenure and candidates will be considered for appointment at either the rank of Associate or Full Professor. Applications from all areas of economics are invited, though preference will be given to candidates whose research complements the department’s research strengths.
The Department of Economics is dedicated to building a diverse community that is committed to teaching and working in an inclusive environment. Successful candidates will support and enhance these goals.
Department or Program Summary
The Economics Department at the University of Oregon is a research and instructional department within the College of Arts and Sciences. Department faculty are research leaders in a wide variety of fields in the economics discipline, including labor, public, international, and environmental economics, game theory, industrial organization, and macroeconomics. The Department has active undergraduate and graduate programs that enroll approximately 500 undergraduate majors, 50 doctoral students, and 30 masters students.
UO Economics is strongly committed to affirming diversity, to treating all with dignity and respect, and to opposing discrimination, prejudice, and oppression. Because UO is a predominantly and historically white institution (PWI), it is especially critical that we center the experiences and needs of students, faculty and staff with marginalized identities, and that we provide comprehensive, holistic support that is specifically designed to meet those needs.
More information about the Department of Economics at the University of Oregon may be found by visiting their website at http://economics.uoregon.edu/.
- PhD in Economics or closely related field
- Established record of outstanding research that includes a significant number of publications in high-quality scholarly journals in the field of economics
- Established record of, or otherwise demonstrate skills required for, excellence in teaching undergraduate and/or graduate level economics courses
- An established record of, or potential for, high quality mentorship of graduate and undergraduate student research, particularly at the doctoral level
- Demonstrated success communicating with people from different backgrounds with diverse life experiences and learning styles
- Demonstrated record of designing and delivering engaging and effective pedagogy
- Demonstrated success in working in or leading team environments
About the University
The University of Oregon is one of only two Pacific Northwest members of the Association of American Universities and holds the distinction of a “very high research activity” ranking in the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. The UO enrolls more than 20,000 undergraduate and 3,600 graduate students representing all 50 states and nearly 100 countries. The University of Oregon is guided by a diversity framework that involves a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion for all students, faculty, staff, alumni, and community members. In recent years, the university has increased the diversity of its student body while raising average GPAs and test scores for incoming students. The UO’s beautiful, 295-acre campus features state-of-the art facilities in an arboretum-like setting within the traditional homelands of the Kalapuya people. The UO is located in Eugene, a vibrant city of 170,000 with a wide range of cultural and culinary offerings, a pleasant climate, and a community engaged in environmental and social concerns. The campus is within easy driving distance of the Pacific Coast, the Cascade Mountains, and Portland.
Required Application Materials
Submit application materials in digital form at: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/18904
Please submit the following materials for consideration
1) a cover letter
2) a CV
3) a summary of courses taught (or related instructional activity) and evidence of teaching effectiveness, and
4) a statement that addresses your past and/or planned future contributions to diversity, equity and inclusion, such as research, teaching, mentoring or other outreach aimed at understanding and/or reducing barriers for underrepresented or disadvantaged groups.
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