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Assistant Professor, Economics

Company: University of Central Florida
Location: Orlando
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Unleash Your Potential With UsAs a next-generation public research institution, we are an inclusive community of thinkers, doers, creators, innovators, healers, and leaders striving to shape the future and solve the world's most challenging problems. No matter what your role is, when you join Knight Nation, you become an integral part of our mission to become a university for the future. You'll be met with opportunities to connect and collaborate with uniquely talented faculty, staff, and students across 13 colleges and multiple campuses and regional locations. That means greater challenges to tackle, more meaningful opportunities to grow, and rewarding experiences that go beyond a paycheck.The OpportunityThe Department of Economics, in the College of Business at University of Central Florida, seeks to fill a tenure-earning assistant professor position. The position results from a strategic College initiative. The candidate selected will participate in business-analytics programs at undergraduate and graduate levels.Minimum Qualifications: A Ph.D. in Economics or related discipline from an accredited institution is required by date of hire. Applicants must be academically qualified under AACSB standards to teach at the master's
and undergraduate level. Advanced graduate coursework in econometrics, statistics, or machine learning is essential.Preferred Qualifications: A record of success in teaching business analytics and/or related courses and demonstrated versatility in teaching business analytic applications across different business areas-for example, Marketing, Finance, and Sport Business-is preferred. Experience applying business analytics through consulting, professional time in business or government and/or similar meaningful activities is desirable. Demonstrated potential to publish original research in Economics or related disciplines is also preferred.Additional Application Materials Required: UCF requires all applications and supporting documents to be submitted electronically through the Human Resources website, https://www.ucf.edu/jobs. In addition to the online application, applicants must also submit (1) a cover letter that addresses how the minimum and preferred qualifications are met, (2) a curriculum vitae, (3) the names of three individuals who may be asked to provide a professional letter of reference, and (4) evidence of teaching effectiveness.The selected candidate will be required to provide official transcripts prior to date of hire.NOTE: Please have all documents ready when applying so they can be attached at that time. Once the online submission process is finalized, the system does not allow applicants to submit additional documents later.Please contact Professor Harry J. Paarsch (Harry.Paarsch@ucf.edu) if you have questions about the programs in general or Professor Mark Dickie (MDickie@ucf.edu) if you have questions about the position in particular.

Applicant consideration will begin immediately; however, applications will be accepted until the position is closed.
Are Benefits Important to You?Working at UCF has its perks! In addition to helping drive change and having a positive impact by supporting our students, staff, and faculty, UCF offers:

  • Benefit packages including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, healthcare flexible spending accounts, and an Employee Assistance Program.
  • Paid time off, including annual and sick leave and paid holidays.
  • Retirement savings options.
  • Employee discounts, including tickets to many Orlando area attractions.
  • Education assistance.
  • Flexible work environment.And more...For more benefits information, go to 'Prospective Employees' on the UCF Human Resources website (https://hr.ucf.edu/) Who Are We?Founded in 1963 to fuel the region's talent pipeline and support the growing U.S. space program, UCF is built to make a better future for our students and society. It's one of the reasons U.S. News & World Report ranks UCF among the nation's top 20 most innovative colleges, while Forbes, Kiplinger, and The Princeton Review rank us a best-value university. UCF is one of 14 universities nationwide designated as both a Hispanic-Serving Institution and a Research 1 university. With 13 colleges, including a fully accredited College of Medicine, UCF offers more than 220-degree programs between its main campus, downtown campus, hospitality campus, academic health sciences campus, and 11 UCF Connect centers located throughout the region. In addition, UCF extends its reach to communities in and beyond Central Florida by offering complete, online programs leading to bachelor's degrees, master's degrees, Ph.D.'s., certificates, and more.The University of Central Florida is proud to be a smoke-free campus and an E-Verify employer. Unless explicitly stated on the job posting, it is UCF's expectation that an employee of UCF will reside in Florida as of the date the employment begins.Additional Requirements related to Research PositionsPursuant to Florida State Statute 1010.35, prior to offering employment to certain individuals in research-related positions, UCF is required to conduct additional screening. Applicants subject to additional screening include any citizen of a foreign country who is not a permanent resident of the U.S., or who is a citizen or permanent resident but is affiliated with or has had at least 1 year of higher education, employment, or training in China, Cuba, Iran, Russia, North Korea, Syria, or Venezuela.The additional screening requirements only apply to employment in research-related positions, including, but not limited to faculty positions (including employed visiting positions), graduate positions, individuals compensated by research grants or contract funds, postdoctoral scholar positions, and undergraduate positions.DepartmentCollege of Business Administration (CBA) - EconomicsWork ScheduleFull timeType of AppointmentRegularExpected SalaryNegotiableEqual Employment Opportunity Statement:As an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, UCF encourages all qualified applicants to apply, including women, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of traditionally underrepresented populations. UCF's Equal Opportunity Statement can be viewed at http//www.oie.ucf.edu/documents/PresidentsStatement.pdf.As a Florida public university, UCF makes all application materials and selection procedures available to the public upon request.The University of Central Florida is proud to be a smoke-free campus and an E-Verify employer.

Keywords: University of Central Florida, Orlando , Assistant Professor, Economics, Education / Teaching , Orlando, Florida

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