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Assistant Professor (International Economics)
Position Number:
Hiring Unit:
College of Social Sciences, Department of Economics
Date Posted:
October 06, 2017
Closing Date:
Continuous - application review begins November 15, 2017
Salary Information:
Commensurate with training and experience.
Monthly Type:
9 Month
Tenure Track:
Full Time/Part Time:
Full Time
General funds

Other Conditions:
  • To begin August 1, 2018, subject to position clearance and availability of funds. Review of applications will begin on November 15, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled.
Duties and Responsibilities
  1. Teach undergraduate and graduate courses including Principles of Economics, Intermediate Microeconomics or Macroeconomics, International Macroeconomics, and/or International Trade.
  2. Supervise and mentor MA and PhD students.
  3. Publish scholarly, peer-reviewed research in areas of expertise.
  4. Seek extramural funding in areas of expertise.
  5. Provide service to department, university and community.
  6. Other duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications
  1. PhD in Economics or a related field from an accredited college or university or foreign equivalent. ABDs will be considered but all degree requirements must be completed prior to date of hire. ABDs must also submit a letter from their committee chair attesting that dissertation and all degree requirements will be completed prior to date of hire.
  2. A record of research achievement (publications, grants) commensurate with time in field.
  3. Ability to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in international economics, and mentor and advise students in the applicant’s area of expertise.
Desirable Qualifications
  1. Although the area of expertise is open, we are especially interested in applicants who have demonstrated a record of research in empirical and theoretical trade.
  2. Some experience working in international macroeconomics is also desirable.
  3. Given the multicultural and diverse context of UHM, we also seek candidates with a demonstrated interest in or the potential to contribute to equity, inclusion, and diversity.

To Apply:
Applicants apply online through Job Openings for Economists at Submit a cover letter that addresses the minimum and desirable qualifications, curriculum vitae, a statement of research experience and interests, a statement of teaching experience and interests, summaries of teaching evaluations (if available), representative working paper(s), three letters of recommendation, and official transcripts (copies are acceptable, however, official transcripts will be required upon hire). Application materials will not be returned. Incomplete applications will not be accepted.
  1. Theresa Greaney;

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