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Assistant Professor, Economics

We are no longer accepting applications for this recruitment


The Department of Economics at UC Santa Barbara invites applications for Assistant Professor tenure-track positions with an anticipated start date of July 1, 2018. The positions are open to all fields with priorities in environmental, macroeconomics, and public economics.

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, sample(s) of research, and three reference letters. Review of completed applications with begin on December 1, 2017, and will continue until the position is filled. We will be interviewing at the AEA meetings in Philadelphia in January as well as alternate locations.

Applicants should apply to this recruitment (JPF010181) and should apply separately to our other recruitment (JPF01082),

All applicant materials for recruitment JPF01081, including referee information, should be submitted online at

Please apply to all applicable positions.

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

The Department is especially interested in candidates who can 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


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.

Reference requirements
  • 3 letters of reference required