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Professor or Associate Professor of Economics

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Position Information

Position Information

Working Title Professor or Associate Professor of Economics
Department/College/Unit Economics-1024
Requisition Number F_170085
Posting Open Date 08/29/2017
Application Review Date:
(To insure consideration, please submit all application materials before review date)
10/15/2017
Posting Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Description of Work

The Economics Department in the College of Business is seeking a senior scholar (professor or associate professor; tenured) for the newly created Duane Acklie Professorship in the field of international trade beginning August 2018. The successful candidate is expected to bring a strong research program and experience in supervising graduate student training and research in international trade.

This endowed position is associated with the new Clayton K. Yeutter Institute of International Trade and Finance, named in honor of the former U.S. Trade Representative, Secretary of Agriculture, and President of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange. The Yeutter Institute conducts an interdisciplinary program that trains students in the fields of economics, agriculture, and law to be effective participants in the domains of international trade, trade agreements, and trade negotiations. UNL operates a Federal Statistical Research Data Center (RDC) which provides researchers with access to restricted Federal micro-level data, including US Census trade data. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to develop research projects using RDC data.

Minimum Required Qualifications

A strong background and publication record in international trade, Ph.D. in Economics, and current status as professor or associate professor.

Preferred Qualifications

Evidence of research excellence in international trade, demonstrated teaching excellence, graduate student training and supervisory experience, and expressed interest in participating in an interdisciplinary program combining aspects of economics, agriculture, and law.

Pre-Placement Driving Record Review Required
Criminal History Background Check Required No
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How to Apply

Click on “Apply to this job” and fill out the form. Applicants will be required to attach as four (4) separate documents i) a cover letter, ii) curriculum vitae, iii) contact information of three (3) references who can comment on teaching ability and (iv) “Other Document” that includes samples of written work and evidence of teaching ability. Consideration of candidates will begin October 15, 2017 and continue until the position is filled or the search closed. Only complete files will be reviewed.

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For information about the position contact Dr. John Anderson at janderson4@unl.edu.

For information about the application process contact Ms. Sara Simonsen at ssimonsen2@unl.edu.

Job Category
Job Category (old) Faculty Tenure/Tenure Leading
Job Type 9 Month
Position funded by grant or other form of temporary funding? No
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Required Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. List of References
  4. Other Document
Optional Documents