Assistant/Associate Professor

Position Information

General Information

Position Number 004225
Working Title Assistant/Associate Professor
Classification Title 9-Mo Tenure-Track/ Tenured Faculty
College College of Business (Col)
Department Economics
Position Designation Faculty
Employment Type Permanent - Full-time
Months per year 9
Primary Purpose of Department

The Department of Economics is one of six departments in the Belk College of Business. The Belk College is committed to creating an inclusive culture that inspires a passion for knowledge and intellectual growth as well as a dedication to service. We engage in research that fosters innovative business theory, policy, and practice. In strategic partnership with the Greater Charlotte region, we educate our students to become leaders who are critical thinkers, ethically informed, and globally aware.

Vacancy Open to All Candidates
Description of Work

The University of North Carolina at Charlotte recognizes the differentiation of mission, goals, and objectives inherent in the diversity of disciplines represented by its colleges and departments. Thus, the Job Responsibilities and Essential Functions for Tenured and Tenure Track Faculty should be interpreted in the context of the related departmental and collegiate goals.
Teaching, Advising, Curriculum and Instructional Development – Faculty responsibilities and essential functions with respect to teaching may include but are not limited to: subject matter competence, course design, course presentation, advising and consultation, directing student research, curriculum and instructional development, and grading student work.
Scholarly Research, Creative, and Other Professional Activities – All tenured and tenure-track faculty are expected to participate in expanding the knowledge base of her/his academic field by conducting research or engaging in other creative activities as appropriate to the faculty member’s discipline. Faculty responsibilities and essential functions with respect to research may include but are not limited to: research/creative activity that generates new knowledge and/or synthesizes and/or integrates existing knowledge, publication, an on-going agenda for research, scholarly, and creative activity, and are expected to seek extramural support for their work.
Service to University, the Public, and the Profession – All tenured and tenure-track faculty are expected to engage in a program of service appropriate to their discipline. Faculty responsibilities and essential functions with respect to service may include but are not limited to: service to the administration and governance of the University, public service, and service to the profession.

To view the complete Job Responsibilities and Essential Functions for Tenured and Tenure-Track Faculty document visit our website: http://provost.uncc.edu/academic-budget-personnel/handbook/search-committee

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

The Department of Economics at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte invites applications for a tenure track Assistant or Associate (with tenure) Professor to begin August 15, 2018. The successful candidate for this position will engage in high quality research, teaching at the graduate and undergraduate levels, and participate in departmental governance and service activities.

Minimum Experience/Education

UNC Charlotte gives primary consideration to the earned doctorate or terminal degree in the teaching discipline or a related discipline.

Preferred Education, Skills and Experience

We are seeking a dynamic and collegial individual with a strong commitment to excellence in high-quality, innovative research and teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels. A PhD in Economics, or closely related field, from an accredited school is required. We are primarily seeking someone with a research and teaching interest in macroeconomics.

Necessary Licenses/Certifications

N/A

Special Notes to Applicants

Please upload the following documents with your electronic submission:

1) Cover letter describing the applicant’s qualifications for the position and indicating fields of specialization
2) Current Curriculum Vitae
3) Sample of the applicant’s recent research

Applicants applying at the Assistant Professor level are strongly encouraged to submit research and teaching statements.

In addition, three letters of recommendation for those applying at the Assistant Professor level should be emailed to econsearch@uncc.edu.

For applicants applying at the Associate Professor level, please provide the names of three references.

A review of applications will begin on November 16, 2017

The University of North Carolina at Charlotte is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. Women, members of minority groups, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. As an EOE/AA employer and an ADVANCE Institution that strives to create an academic climate in which the dignity of all individuals is respected and maintained, the University of North Carolina at Charlotte encourages applications from all underrepresented groups.

The candidate chosen for this position will be required to provide an official transcript of their highest earned degree and submit to a criminal background check.

Job Open Date 10/13/2017
Job Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Date Review of Applications will Begin 11/16/2017
Proposed Hire Date 08/15/2018
If time-limited, please indicate appointment end date
Contact Information

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter / Letter of Interest
  2. Resume / Curriculum Vitae
  3. Research Interest Statement
Optional Documents
  1. Statement of Research, Teaching & Leadership
  2. Contact Information for References
  3. Unofficial Transcripts
  4. Writing Sample
  5. Teaching Philosophy