The Economics Department

Job Openings

Job Type: Tenured/Tenure-Track

Job Rank: Rank Open

Closing Date: Until Filled

Job Description:

The Department of Economics invites applications for several tenure-track and tenured positions (Assistant Professor, Associate Professor or Full Professor) that will be available beginning Fall 2016. Applicants are invited from all fields. Appointees are expected to engage in high quality research/scholarly activities and be effective classroom teachers at the graduate and undergraduate levels, direct graduate research, and exhibit a commitment to service to the department, college and university. Applicants must hold a Ph.D. or expect it by August 2016 for tenure-track positions; applicants for tenured positions must hold a Ph.D. and must have a demonstrated record of excellence in research and teaching. Salary is highly competitive and dependent upon qualifications and experience. Position funding is pending budgetary approval. The University of Texas at Austin is an equal opportunity affirmative action employer. Background checks will be conducted for final candidates.

Applicant Instructions:

All candidates should provide a vita.  Assistant-professor candidates should apply by December 1, 2015, providing three original signed letters of reference and samples of recent research papers and publications. Associate and full professor candidates should apply by March 31, 2016.  Material should be submitted through JOE: https://www.aeaweb.org/joe/.


Job Type: Non-Tenure Track

Job Rank: open

College: Liberal Arts

College URL: http://www.utexas.edu/cola/

Department/Unit: Economics

Department/Unit URL: http://www.utexas.edu/cola/depts/economics/

Field of Specialization: open

Job Description:

The Department of Economics seeks to develop a pool of candidates for possible temporary/non-tenured positions to teach undergraduate and graduate courses. Positions are not available every semester and are contingent upon student enrollment and the availability of funding. Appointments are usually made on a semester-by-semester basis, though sometimes there is departmental need for an annual appointment. Positions are renewable annually; contingent upon budgetary funding and performance. Appointees are expected to be excellent classroom teachers, engaged in scholarly activities and service. Applicants must hold a PhD in Economics. Salary is highly competitive and dependent upon qualifications and experience. Background check will be conducted for finalists. Position funding is pending budgetary approval, course availability and enrollment.

Applicant Instructions:

Candidates should provide CV, 3 original letters of reference and cover letter.  Application materials should be submitted through Interfolio: apply.interfolio.com/31411.  Background check conducted on applicant selected. The University of Texas at Austin is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.


Job Type: Non-Tenure Track (OPT III)

Job Rank: open

College: Liberal Arts

College URL: http://www.utexas.edu/cola/

Department/Unit: Economics

Department/Unit URL: http://www.utexas.edu/cola/depts/economics/

Field of Specialization: open

Job Description:

The Department of Economics seeks to develop a pool of candidates for possible temporary/non-tenured positions to teach graduate courses in the Economics Option III MA program. Positions are not available every semester and are contingent upon student enrollment and the availability of funding. Appointments are usually made on a semester-by-semester basis, though sometimes there is departmental need for an annual appointment. Positions are renewable annually; contingent upon budgetary funding and performance. Appointees are expected to be excellent classroom teachers, engaged in scholarly activities and service. Applicants must hold a PhD in Economics. Salary is highly competitive and dependent upon qualifications and experience. Background check will be conducted for finalists. Position funding is pending budgetary approval, course availability and enrollment.

Applicant Instructions:

Candidates should provide CV, 3 original letters of reference and cover letter.  Application materials should be submitted through Interfolio: http://apply.interfolio.com/31454. Background check conducted on applicant selected. The University of Texas at Austin is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.