ESA-announce UMass Amherst Tenure Track Position(s)
Our department is hiring a number of tenure and non-tenure track faculty this year. Of particular interest to folks in this listserv is our position titled “Managerial Economics / Industrial Organization”. An experimentalist doing applied microeconomics with a IO/managerial focus would be an appropriate fit.
Below is the text of the job posting, as well as the link to our JOE ad.
Send me an email if you have questions about this position.
The Department of Resource Economics invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor with an applied econometrics and/or experimental research focus in managerial economics or industrial organization. Under exceptional circumstances, highly qualified candidates at other ranks may receive consideration. The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to teaching in our growing Managerial Economics track at the undergraduate level. Teaching responsibilities may also include graduate and undergraduate courses in industrial organization, experimental economics, and/or quantitative methods/applied econometrics.
Applicants are required to have a Ph.D. in industrial organization, managerial/agricultural/ resource/applied economics, economics, or a related field as of September 1, 2016.
The Department of Resource Economics has 14 faculty, 300 undergraduate majors, and about 20 graduate students (one-half are Ph.D. candidates). We place special emphases on faculty-student interaction and cooperation among faculty. We share a fundamental commitment to teach and attract a diverse student body.
To apply, submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, graduate transcript, and writing samples online at ManIOsearch.
Review of applications will begin November 6, 2015. The search will continue until the position is filled. We will be conducting preliminary interviews of candidates at the Allied Social Sciences Association meetings in San Francisco, January 2016. Inquiries may be directed to ManIOsearch.
The University is part of the 5-College Consortium in the beautiful Pioneer Valley of Western Massachusetts, with excellent social, cultural, and recreational amenities in a town and rural setting. We are 2 hours from Boston and 3 hours from New York City.
The university is committed to active recruitment of a diverse faculty and student body. The University of Massachusetts Amherst is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of women, minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities and encourages applications from these and other protected group members. Because broad diversity is essential to an inclusive climate and critical to the University’s goals of achieving excellence in all areas, we will holistically assess the many qualifications of each applicant and favorably consider an individual’s record working with students and colleagues with broadly diverse perspectives, experiences, and backgrounds in educational, research or other work activities. We will also favorably consider experience overcoming or helping others overcome barriers to an academic degree and career.