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Assistant or Associate Professor in Economics

Recruitment Period

Open date: October 5th, 2018
Last review date: Thursday, Nov 29, 2018 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, 2019 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.


The Department of Economics at UC Santa Barbara invites applications for an Assistant or Associate Professor position with an anticipated start date of July 1, 2019. The position is open to all fields, with macroeconomics being a priority area.

Qualified applicants should have a Ph.D. in economics or a related field by the time of employment.

A complete application will include a CV, letter of intent, research sample(s), and the names of three references. For applicants who did not hold a Ph.D. as of January 1, 2018, we will immediately request letters from your references (as soon as your application is complete). For applicants whose Ph.D. was granted before January 1, 2018, we will only request letters from finalists. The initial review date is November 6, 2018. For consideration at the initial review date, all application materials must be completed on November 5, 2018. An additional review will commence on November 29, 2018. All applications that are complete on or before November 28, 2018 will receive full consideration. The search will continue until the position is filled. We will be interviewing at the AEA meetings in Atlanta in January 2019, as well as via Skype and alternate locations.

All application materials should be submitted online at

Please also see our advertisements for the Richard F. Aster Jr. Chair in Economics and the Wilcox Family Chair in Entrepreneurial Economics.

Please apply to all applicable positions.

If you have any questions regarding the recruitment process feel free to contact Elizabeth Harris at (805) 893-3569 or

The Department is especially interested in candidates who contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching, and service.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Job location

Santa Barbara, CA

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

  • Letter of Intent

  • Sample(s) of Research

  • Statement of Research (Optional)

  • Statement of Teaching (Optional)

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

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3-5 required (contact information only)