Assistant/Associate Professor in Economics (Tenure Track)
Advertiser: Belk College of Business, University of North Carolina, Charlotte
Field(s) of specialization: Econometrics - Macroeconomics; Monetary - Microeconomics
Position type(s): Assistant Professor, Associate Professor
Location of job: 9201 University City Blvd., Charlotte, NC, 28223, United States
Degree required: Doctorate
Job start date: 2024-08-12
Job duration: Continuing/permanent
Letters of reference required: 3
Target date for applications: 17 Nov 2023
Application deadline: 29 Feb 2024 midnight UTC (no longer accepting applications)
Current search status: Reviewing applications
Posting end date: 29 Feb 2024
Ad text:

The Department of Economics at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte invites applications for a tenure track Assistant or Associate (with tenure) Professor to begin August 12, 2024.

The Department of Economics offers an M.S. in Economics. The Department also plays a key role in the Ph.D. in Business Administration with a Major in Finance, the Ph.D. in Public Policy, and the M.S. in Mathematical Finance programs. The ideal candidate will provide high-quality instruction in one or more of those programs depending on the candidate’s fields.


Those applying for the associate position should provide evidence of high-quality research and teaching. Those applying to the assistant position should provide evidence of the potential for high-quality research and teaching. Preference will be given to candidates with research interests in applied microeconomics or macroeconomics with strong quantitative and econometric skills. Candidates should have a completed doctorate in economics or a related field by the start of the appointment and must meet academic qualifications as described in the Belk College Policy on Qualified Faculty Status. Those applying for the associate position with permanent tenure will go through the tenure process as outlined in the Belk College Policies and Procedures for Reappointment, Promotion, and Grant of Permanent Tenure.

The Department prefers candidates with prior experience working with a student population from a variety of different backgrounds, including various ages, races, ethnicities, backgrounds, identities, and abilities, in order to support the mission and initiatives of the Department and College.

Application Instructions & Process

Applications must be made electronically at and include the following items: 1) a cover letter describing the applicant’s qualifications for the position and indicating fields of specialization, 2) the applicant’s current Curriculum Vitae, and 3) a sample of the applicant’s recent research. Applicants are strongly encouraged to submit research and teaching statements. In addition, three letters of recommendation for those applying at the Assistant Professor level should be emailed to Those applying at the Associate Professor level should provide the names and contact information of three references.

Applicants who wish to be considered at the Assistant Professor level should apply to both open positions in the Department of Economics (Assistant/Associate: position 4260; and Assistant: position 4254). The review of applications will begin on November 17, 2023 and continue until the position is filled. The position is contingent on final budgetary approval. Prior to hiring, the selected candidate is subject to a criminal background check and must provide official transcripts.

Informational URL: For more information, email: Dr. Craig Depken, chair of the search committee at

Initial interviews will be held via Zoom in December 2023, with campus visits anticipated to start in January 2024. Salary, teaching load, and other resources are competitive and consistent with other national research universities.

About the College:

The Belk College of Business at UNC Charlotte is North Carolina’s urban research business school. We are committed to creating an inclusive culture that inspires a passion for knowledge and intellectual growth as well as a dedication to service. We engage in research that fosters innovative business theory, policy, and practice. In strategic partnership with the Greater Charlotte region, we educate our students to become leaders who are critical thinkers, ethically informed, and globally aware.

As an EOE/AA employer and an ADVANCE Institution that strives to create an academic climate in which the dignity of all individuals is respected and maintained, the University of North Carolina at Charlotte encourages applications from all underrepresented groups.

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