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Position overview

Position title: Assistant Professor
Salary range: The posted UC salary scales set the minimum pay determined by rank and step at appointment. See Table 3. The salary range for this position is $99,100-$124,300. “Off-scale salaries”, i.e. a salary that is higher than the published system-wide salary at the designated rank and step, are offered when necessary to meet competitive conditions. A reasonable estimated salary range for this position is $200,00 to $220,000, inclusive of the salary scale and off-scale salary components.

Application Window

Open date: October 29, 2023

Most recent review date: Friday, Dec 1, 2023 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.

Final date: Sunday, Jun 30, 2024 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

Position description

The Department of Economics invites applications for tenure-track position, at the rank of Assistant Professor (subject to budget provisions), beginning July 1, 2024. Outstanding candidates in all fields will be considered. We welcome candidates whose experience in teaching, research, or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence. A tenure-track position requires teaching at the Ph.D. level, original research, and superior teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Candidates should have a Ph.D. in Economics in hand by date of hire. A two-year contract for junior faculty is renewable upon successful performance of duties. Salaries for appointments depend upon qualifications. Candidates should apply at https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/JPF08951.

The posted UC salary scales set the minimum pay determined by rank and/or step at appointment. See Table 3. The salary range for this position is $99,100-$124,300. “Off-scale salaries” and other components of pay, i.e., a salary that is higher than the published system-wide salary at the designated rank and step, are offered when necessary to meet competitive conditions. A reasonable estimated salary range for this position is $200,00 to $220,000, inclusive of the salary scale and off-scale salary components. See campus compensation page for additional information.

Please see the Office of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion's Statement FAQs here: https://equity.ucla.edu/know/guidance/

The University of California is committed to creating and maintaining a community dedicated to the advancement, application, and transmission of knowledge and creative endeavors through academic excellence, where all individuals who participate in University programs and activities can work and learn together in a safe and secure environment, free of violence, harassment, bullying and other demeaning behavior, discrimination, exploitation, or intimidation. With this commitment as well as a commitment to addressing all forms of academic misconduct, UCLA conducts targeted employment reference checks for finalists to whom departments or other hiring units would like to extend formal offers of appointment into Academic Senate faculty positions. The targeted employment reference checks involve contacting the finalists' current and prior places of employment to ask whether there have been substantiated findings of misconduct that would violate the University's Faculty Code of Conduct. To implement this process, UCLA requires all applicants for Academic Senate faculty positions to complete, sign, and upload the form entitled "Authorization to Release Information" into RECRUIT as part of their application. If the applicant does not include the signed authorization to release information with the application materials, the application will be considered incomplete. As with any incomplete application, the application will not receive further consideration. Although all applicants for faculty recruitments must complete the entire application, only finalists (i.e., those to whom the department or other hiring unit would like to extend a formal offer) considered for Academic Senate faculty positions will be subject to targeted employment reference checks.

Qualifications

Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

Candidates should have a Ph.D. in Economics in hand by date of hire.

Application Requirements

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

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement on Contributions to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion - An EDI Statement describes a faculty candidate’s past, present, and future (planned) contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion. To learn more about how UCLA thinks about contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion, please review our Sample Guidance for Candidates and related EDI Statement FAQ document.

  • Reference check authorization release form - Complete and upload the reference check authorization release form

  • Job Market Paper - A job market paper of sufficient quality that displays the potential to engage in original research consistent with the standards of the department (publication in top journals in the field).
    (Optional)

  • Statement of Research (Optional)

  • Statement of Teaching (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3-4 letters of reference required

References must upload a letter of recommendation.

Apply link: https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/JPF08951

Help contact: sarah@econ.ucla.edu

About UCLA

As a University employee, you will be required to comply with all applicable University policies and/or collective bargaining agreements, as may be amended from time to time. Federal, state, or local government directives may impose additional requirements.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status.

For the University of California’s Affirmative Action Policy, please visit https://www.ucop.edu/academic-personnel-programs/_files/apm/apm-035.pdf.

For the University of California’s Anti-Discrimination Policy, please visit https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/1001004/Anti-Discrimination.

Job location

Los Angeles, CA