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Internal Number: 517385
206501 - Economics Finance and Legal Studies
The Culverhouse College of Business at the University of Alabama is seeking a candidate for a tenured Associate or Full Professor position in Applied Economics and Real Estate in the Department of Economics, Finance, and Legal Studies. The candidate responsibilities include conducting and publishing academic research in high quality journals, generating external research funding, teaching courses in the undergraduate, master’s and doctoral programs, and engaging in service at a level commensurate with the level of faculty appointment.
Detailed Position Information
The ideal candidate will have a background in applied/urban economics, real estate, or related disciplines, and will be capable of making significant contributions both in their broader areas as well as in the fields of real estate economics/finance or urban/applied economics. Primary duties will include teaching real estate and/or economics at the graduate and undergraduate levels, engaging in a research program that generates external funding and results in articles in high-quality scholarly publications, and performing service as assigned by the Department, College, and University.
(1) A doctoral degree in economics, finance, real estate or a closely related field; (2) a demonstrated record of research published in high-quality journals and consistent external funding; (3) demonstrated high quality teaching.
Applicants are encouraged from a broad range of disciplines (e.g., business, economics, finance, public policy, real estate, urban planning) with a demonstrated capacity and success to generate external funding. Salary and rank are commensurate with experience and achievements. The individual who fills this position may be given the opportunity to assist the college in recruiting an additional junior faculty member in the field of applied/urban economics and/or real estate to enhance synergies in research productivity and grant success.
Instructions and Required Materials for Application
Review of applicants will begin immediately. The posting is expected to remain open until the position is filled. Candidates must apply online at https://careers.ua.edu. Candidates must attach a cover letter describing their interest in the position and a curriculum vita that includes a list of three references. At least one and preferably two current unpublished papers (attached as "Additional Document") must be included. All of these materials must be attached at time of application in order for the application to be considered. The candidate selected for this position will be required to submit a disclosure and consent form authorizing a background investigation.
About the Division/College/School
The Culverhouse College of Business is home to an inclusive community, committed to personal engagement, and dedicated to shaping the future of business through excellence in teaching, research, and service.
Continuously accredited by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) since 1929, Culverhouse is among the leading public business schools in the country.
The College offers degree programs at the bachelor's, master's, and doctoral levels distributed across five academic departments and the Manderson Graduate School of Business.
Some of its many distinctive programs and labs include the STEM and CREATE Path to the MBA, a value investing library and trading room, a behavioral research lab, and a center focused on data analytics.
About the University
The University of Alabama, part of The University of Alabama System, is the state’s flagship university. UA shapes a better world through its teaching, research and service. With a global reputation for excellence, UA provides an inclusive, forward-thinking environment and nearly 200 degree programs on a beautiful, student-centered campus.
A leader in cutting-edge research, UA advances discovery, creative inquiry and knowledge through more than 30 research centers. The University of Alabama has R1: Doctoral Universities – Very High Research Activity status by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education and is among the top doctoral research universities in the United States.
As the state’s largest higher education institution, UA drives economic growth in Alabama and beyond.
Tuscaloosa is so much more than a college town.
It's a vibrant community that’s filled with legendary history. Located along the Black Warrior River, the city features a walkable downtown that’s complete with live music, locally owned shops, outdoor spaces to explore and local restaurants to meet every palate. With a geography ranging from suburban to rural, the area offers a variety of housing options along with excellent public and private schools and a wealth of recreational and entertainment options.
With a metro area population of 235,000, the Druid City lies about an hour southwest of Birmingham, in west-central Alabama. It’s within a few hours’ drive of Gulf Coast beaches and major cities like Nashville, New Orleans and Atlanta, making it a great base for growing better acquainted with the South’s finest offerings.
Background Investigation and EEO Statement
Prior to hiring, the final candidate(s) must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation and information obtained from social media and other internet sources. A prior conviction reported as a result of the background investigation DOES NOT automatically disqualify a candidate from consideration for this position. A candidate with a prior conviction or negative behavioral red flags will receive an individualized review of the prior conviction or negative behavioral red flags before a hiring decision is made.
The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status. Applicants to and employees of this institution are protected under Federal law from discrimination on several bases. Follow the link below to find out more. "EEO is the Law" https://www.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf