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Researcher and Lecturer in Economics

Posted: 12/5/2017 (Employment)

The Brandmeyer Center for Applied Economics at the University of Kansas School of Business is seeking to hire a full-time, 12 month, non-tenure track Economics Researcher and Lecturer Specialist to conduct research and teaching in economics.  Traditionally, the Center’s research agenda has focused on research issues relevant for state and local economic policy and economic development primarily within the State of Kansas.  Research areas of interest include, but are not limited to, the (sub-national) economics of:  development, education, energy, environmental amenities, health care, regulation, taxation, transportation, and water resources.

In a continuing effort to enrich the academic and research environment and provide equal educational and employment opportunities, the university actively encourages applications from members of underrepresented groups in higher education.  This position will report to the Director of the Center for Applied Economics.

Position is scheduled to begin January 2018, but may consider alternative start date.  Required qualifications:

  1. A PhD degree in economics.
  2. Three years of economic research experience in areas related to health care, energy, labor markets, or human capital development, at a sub-national level, with at least two of these years of experience obtained in the private-sector.
  3. Demonstrated ability to independently and effectively teach and manage economics classes, OR strong evidence of ability to lead groups/teams, develop training materials, and mentor or instruct small groups, as judged by application materials.
  4. Evidence of potential for engaging in high quality research through publications, grants, or other research initiatives.

To apply go to https://employment.ku.edu/academic/10428BR.  A complete application will include the following: online application, curriculum vitae, three professional references and cover letter demonstrating evidence of research activity and teaching effectiveness.

Application deadline is December 26, 2017.

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Deadline: 12/26/2017

Location: University of Kansas School of Business