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Assistant Professor of Economics

Position overview

Position title: Assistant Professor of Economics
Salary range: A reasonable salary range estimate for this position is $99,100-$ 124,300.
The posted UC Academic salary scales set the minimum pay as determined by rank and/or step at appointment. See the following table(s) for the salary scale(s) for this position
The base salary range, from the salary table(s), for this position is $99,100-$ 124,300.
“Off-scale salaries” and other components of pay, i.e., a salary that is higher than the published system-wide salary at the designated rank and step, are offered when necessary to meet competitive conditions, qualifications, and experience. ​
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Application Window

Open date: October 16, 2023

Most recent review date: Monday, Nov 20, 2023 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.

Final date: Friday, Jun 7, 2024 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

Position description

The School of Global Policy and Strategy (GPS) at UC San Diego invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in the fields of International Economics and closely related fields. The school seeks an outstanding scholar doing empirical research on issues related to the global economy, including trade and trade policy, multinational firms, international macroeconomics, exchange rates, and immigration. Faculty are expected to produce original research and publish in highly ranked academic journals, to teach courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels, to supervise and mentor graduate students, and to engage in select service activities


Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

At the time of application candidates must either have a Ph.D. (or equivalent degree) or be ABD (all but dissertation) in Economics or related field.
Research experience, teaching experience, and a commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion are highly desirable.

Additional qualifications (required at time of start)

Must hold a PhD in Economics or related field by start date of appointment.

Preferred qualifications

We are particularly interested in scholars with expertise on issues related to the global economy, including trade and trade policy, multinational firms, international macroeconomics, exchange rates, and immigration.

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Research

  • Statement of Teaching

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Applicants should summarize their past or potential contributions to diversity. See our Faculty Equity site for more information.

  • One Writing Sample

Reference requirements
  • 3 letters of reference required
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Job location

San Diego, California