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Economics: Associate or Full Professor: Macroeconomics and International Finance (Open Until Filled; Initial Review 01/18/18)

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The Economics Department at the University of California, Santa Cruz (UCSC) invites applications for a position in macroeconomics and international finance at the tenured Associate or Full Professor level. The Economics Department has a Ph.D. program, a professional Master’s program and several undergraduate programs.

Applicants should have an established track record of research and teaching experience in macroeconomics and international finance. Applicants will be expected to teach at both undergraduate and graduate levels (including classroom), advise and mentor graduate and undergraduate students, and contribute to the research environment of the department and to university and professional service.

The successful candidate must be able to work with students, faculty, and staff from a wide range of social and cultural backgrounds. UC Santa Cruz is a Hispanic-Serving Institution with a high proportion of first-in-family undergraduate students. We welcome candidates who understand the barriers facing women and minorities who are underrepresented in higher education careers (as evidenced by life experiences and educational background), and who have experience in equity and diversity with respect to teaching, mentoring, research, life experiences, or service towards building an equitable and diverse scholarly environment.

RANK: Associate Professor or Full Professor with tenure; academic year (9-month) basis

SALARY: Commensurate with qualifications and experience

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS: Ph.D. or equivalent foreign degree in economics or related field, demonstrated record of research and teaching experience in macroeconomics and/or international finance, and demonstrated record of university or professional service.

POSITION AVAILABLE: July 1, 2018, with academic year beginning September 2018.

TO APPLY: Applications are accepted via the UCSC Academic Recruit online system, and must include a curriculum vitae, 3-4 samples of published research, and a letter of application describing the candidate’s teaching interests and experience, research program, and relevant university or professional service. Applicants are invited to submit a statement addressing their contributions to diversity through research, teaching and/or service. Documents/materials must be submitted as PDF files.

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Refer to Position #JPF00470-18 in all correspondence.

*All letters will be treated as confidential per University of California policy and California state law. For any reference letter provided via a third party (i.e., dossier service, career center), direct the author to UCSC’s confidentiality statement at

REVISED CLOSING DATE: Review of applications will begin on January 18, 2018.
To ensure full consideration, applications should be complete by this date. The position will remain open until filled, but not later than 6/30/2018.

UC Santa Cruz faculty make significant contributions to the body of research that has earned the University of California the ranking as the foremost public higher education institution in the world. In the process, our faculty demonstrate that cutting-edge research, excellent teaching and outstanding service are mutually supportive.
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Santa Cruz, CA

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Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Sample of Published Material (1 of 4)

  • Sample of Published Material (2 of 4)

  • Sample of Published Material (3 of 4)

  • Sample of Published Material (4 of 4) (Optional)

  • Letter of Application - Describe teaching interests and experience, research program, and relevant university or professional service.

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through research, teaching, and/or service.

  • Optional Material (Optional)