JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2021 - January 31, 2022

University of Iowa

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Tippie College of Business
Department of Economics
Full Professor of Economics

JOE ID Number: 2021-02_111467687
Date Posted: 10/06/2021
Date Inactive: 01/31/2022
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Full Professor of Economics
Section: US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Iowa City, Iowa, UNITED STATES
JEL Classifications:
J0 -- General
D9 -- Micro-Based Behavioral Economics
L0 -- General
I0 -- General
N0 -- General
O3 -- Innovation; Research and Development; Technological Change; Intellectual Property Rights
Applied Microeconomics; Field Experiments; Empirical IO
Salary Range: Commensurate
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The University of Iowa Tippie College of Business Tenure/Tenure-Track Faculty Position(s) in Economics

What we’re looking for in the Department of Economics
The Economics Department at the University of Iowa invites applications for one or more senior scholars at the ranks of Full Professor level in applied microeconomics starting August 17, 2022. Advanced Associate Professors with the potential for promotion upon appointment are encouraged to apply. We are in the process of building up our applied microeconomics group. Beyond the five existing faculty members in applied microeconomics and econometrics, we plan on extensive hiring over the next five years. Beyond outstanding scholarship, the ideal candidate will play a central role in hiring new members for our applied microeconomics group, leading the applied microeconomics group, and mentoring PhD students and junior faculty. We are open to empirical work on a broad variety of microeconomic topics and are primarily interested in the quality of scholarship and leadership an individual will bring to our department.

Rank will be based on experience and record of achievement. Position(s) are 100% time with benefits. For more information about the Tenured/Tenure-Track Faculty policy, refer to the Operations Manual, III 10.1. For best consideration, applications should be submitted by November 1, 2021. Review of applications will begin immediately. Applications will continue to be accepted and reviewed until the position is filled. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications. Appropriate background checks (e.g. criminal background and credential checks) will be conducted.

There is an expectation that the person in this position will maintain effective, civil, and respectful working relationships with the University of Iowa campus community and uphold a high standard of cultural competency and respect for difference that represents the Tippie College of Business’ commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.

What we’re about: The University of Iowa’s status as a premier research university depends on the robust exchange of ideas. As we enhance the breadth and depth of our perspectives, we are better able to fulfill our mission to explore, discover, create, and engage. Thus, we are committed to supporting every Hawkeye’s pursuit of excellence. Our ability to foster an equitable and inclusive environment for all who join the UI family will determine our collective success. We eagerly accept this challenge. At the UI, we achieve excellence through diversity, equity, and inclusion. To learn more about the University of Iowa’s commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, visit

The Department of Economics is administratively housed in the vibrant Tippie College of Business and offers degrees in both the College of Business and the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences. The department plays a leading role in the robust teaching and research environment. The Tippie College of Business is committed to recruiting a diverse student body, faculty, and staff. Explore our recruiting website at

We are committed to recruiting and retaining the most talented and diverse faculty and staff, which involves providing opportunities for employees to “Build a Career and Build a Life” in the Iowa City area. The University offers several benefits to support faculty in achieving a healthy work/life balance including domestic partner benefits, family caregiving leave, flexible spending accounts for dependent care and health care. For more information about local work/life resources, including dual-career support, please see:

The University of Iowa is located in Iowa City, a Midwestern college town with modest housing costs, an excellent public school system, excellent healthcare with a world-class teaching hospital, and superior venues for the performing arts. The Iowa City-Cedar Rapids corridor has a combined population of 450,000 residents and an airport with direct major airline flights to Atlanta, Charlotte, Chicago, Dallas-Ft. Worth, Denver, Detroit, Minneapolis/St. Paul and Phoenix.

Education Requirement: A Ph.D. in Economics or a related field is required.

Required Qualifications The successful candidate will have:
•A record of scholarly achievement that merits an appointment to Full Professor with tenure at the University of Iowa;
•Demonstrated a record of success in teaching;
•A commitment to supporting and enhancing diversity among students, faculty and staff.

Desired Qualifications:
We particularly seek candidates who
•Are prepared to teach applied microeconomics, and
•Are capable of leading in the three areas—research, teaching and service—that are cornerstones of the university and college missions.

Application Instructions:
Please submit your materials by using the University of Iowa online job application system at Click on the listings for Tippie College of Business and select
requisition 74284. Applicants should submit:

1.Cover letter
2.Curriculum vita
3.Teaching statement
4.Research statement
5.Samples of recent publications and manuscripts, preferably as PDF files.
6.Three letters of recommendation (The applicant will provide the e-mail address of external reference writers at the application website).

For best consideration, applications should be submitted by November 1, 2021. Review of applications will begin immediately. Applications will continue to be accepted and reviewed until the position(s) are filled.

Inquiries: Direct general questions about the position to Professor Suyong Song (; Search Committee Chair, and questions about the application procedure to Michelle Highly ( ), Departmental Administrator.

Persons with disabilities who need assistance or accommodations with the application or interview process may contact University Human Resources/Faculty and Staff Disability Services, (319) 335-2660 or

The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are
encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, disability, genetic information, status as a U.S. veteran, service in the U.S. military, sexual orientation, gender identity, associational preferences, or any other classification that deprives the person of consideration as an individual.

Application Requirements:
  • External Application Link
  • Letters of Reference Instructions Below
Application deadline: 05/31/2022
Reference Instructions:
All references have to be submitted through the online job application