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Assistant Professor (Economics - Labor, Development, Environmental and/or Experimental)
Position Number:
Hiring Unit:
College of Social Sciences, Department of Economics
Date Posted:
October 12, 2018
Closing Date:
Continuous - application review begins November 15, 2018
Salary Information:
Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Monthly Type:
9 Month
Tenure Track:
Full Time/Part Time:
Full Time

Other Conditions:
  • The University of Hawaii at Manoa (UHM) invites applications for the position of Assistant Professor in the Department of Economics in the fields of labor, development, environmental and/or experimental economics. Permanent, tenure track, full-time, 9-month, to begin August 1, 2019, subject to position clearance and availability of funds.
Duties and Responsibilities
  1. Teach undergraduate and graduate courses including Principles of Microeconomics, Intermediate Microeconomics, Econometrics, Labor Economics, Development Economics, and/or Environmental Economics. Supervise and mentor MA and PhD students, publish scholarly, peer-reviewed research in areas of expertise; seek extramural funding in areas of expertise; provide service to department, university and community. 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 applied microeconomics, and mentor and advise students in the applicant’s area of expertise.
Desirable Qualifications
  1. Although not a strict qualification, we are particularly interested in candidates with strong skills in applied microeconometrics and/or experimental methodology (field or lab).
  2. Given the multicultural and diverse context of UHM, we also seek candidates with a demonstrated interest or the potential to contribute to equity, inclusion, and diversity.

To Apply:
Applicants apply online through Job Openings for Economists at or via direct link: Note: 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. The University of Hawaii is an Equal Employment/Affirmative Action Employer.
  1. John Lynham;

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