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Economics Position Announcement

Economic Theory. The Department of Economics at the University of California, Davis, invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level in Economic Theory. Teaching responsibilities include courses in the undergraduate and graduate program and supervision of Ph.D. candidates in Economic Theory. The successful applicant will be expected to teach undergraduate and graduate level courses and to conduct research in their field of expertise. Applicants must have completed their Ph.D. by the beginning of the appointment and demonstrate promise of distinction in scholarship and teaching.

This recruitment is conducted at the Assistant Professor rank. The resulting hire will be at the assistant rank, regardless of the proposed appointee’s qualifications.

Applicants should submit a letter of application detailing research, C.V., research paper(s), teaching evaluations, and three letters of recommendation. Optional submissions include additional evidence of teaching expertise (i.e., course syllabi, course descriptions, etc.). Applications will be accepted on-line. Please follow instructions at the recruitment website. Apply at For full consideration applications should be completed by November 30, 2020. The position will remain open until filled.

U.C. Davis is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the development of a climate that supports equality of opportunity and respect for differences. CONTACT: Economic Theory Committee Chair, Department of Economics, One Shields Avenue, University of California, Davis, CA 95616.