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Economics Junior Specialist (Pooled search)

Recruitment Period

Open date: February 14th, 2018
Last review date: February 28th, 2018
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.
Final date: October 31st, 2018
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 the University of California, Santa Barbara invites applications for a pool of qualified junior specialists to conduct research in all our disciplines including Development, Econometrics, Environmental, Experimental, Finance, Health, Industrial Organization, International, Labor, Macroeconomics, Public, and Theory. Please refer to our website for a listing of research specialties at Screening of applicants is ongoing and will continue as needed. The number of positions varies depending on the needs of the department. Positions may range from part-time to 100% time. Qualified applicants must possess, at minimum, a Bachelor's degree in economics or relevant field at the time of initial appointment. Preferred qualifications: at least 2 years of previous research experience in a relevant field. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae and contact information for 3 references. Applications must be submitted electronically

Appointments are temporary and variable with the possibility of reappointment based on department need. Positions will remain open until filled. Applications completed by 2/28/2018 will receive primary consideration. Please direct questions to Kim Coonen, Department Manager, at (805) 893-3678 or

The posting will remain open until October 31, 2018 to accommodate department needs. The pool will close on October 31, 2018; if you would like to continue to be considered after that time, and the pooled position is advertised again, you will need to submit a new application.

Please note: The use of a temporary research titles pool does not guarantee that an open position exists at the time you are applying. See the “Next Review Date” specified in UC Recruit to learn whether the department is currently reviewing applications for an upcoming opening. If there is no future review date specified, your application may not be considered at this time.

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 applicants 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.

  • Cover Letter

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

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