Assistant or Associate Professor, Economics

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Position Number 37926
Class Title Assistant or Associate Professor, Economics
Administrative Title No Administrative Function
Job Description

The Department of Economics in the College of Business Administration at the University of Central Florida invites applications for up to three positions at the rank of either assistant or associate professor. The positions have been created as a result of a recent strategic hiring initiative by the college. Each person selected will be a vital member of a new master’s-level business analytics program. The start date of each position is August 2018.

Position Minimum Qualifications

Candidates must have earned a Ph.D. from a regionally or nationally-accredited institution of higher education in Economics, or a related discipline such as Computer Science or Statistics; graduate coursework in econometrics is a must, while that in applied microeconomics in general and industrial organization in particular is preferred.


A record of success in teaching business analytics and/or related courses is preferred as is demonstrated versatility in teaching business analytic applications across different business areas—for example, Marketing, Management, and Finance, as well as Sport Business.

Experience in the application of business analytics through some combination of consulting, professional time in business or government and/or similar meaningful activities is desirable.

Special Conditions

Applicants for this position will also be considered for position numbers 38107 and 38363.

At the associate professor rank, candidates must have a record of research productivity and teaching competence commensurate with UCF’s expectations for tenure.

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

As an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, UCF encourages all qualified applicants to apply, including women, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of traditionally underrepresented populations. UCF’s Equal Opportunity Statement can be viewed at: As a Florida public university, UCF makes all application materials and selection procedures available to the public upon request.

Additional Application Materials Required

UCF requires all applications and supporting documents to be submitted electronically through the Human Resources website, To apply for a position, applicants must complete the online faculty application and submit the following: (1) cover letter; (2) curriculum vitae; (3) three current letters of professional references, less than 6 months old; (4) supporting documentation of teaching competence; (5) supporting documentation of research excellence.

Please have all documents ready when applying so they can be attached at that time. Once the online submission process is finalized, the system does not allow applicants to submit additional documents at a later date.

Consideration of applicants will begin immediately. Applications will be accepted until the position is closed. Please contact Professor Harry J. Paarsch ( if you have questions about the program in general, or Professor Mark Dickie ( if you have questions about the positions in particular.

Most interviews will be conducted in Philadelphia at the ASSA meetings in early January 2018, but others may be held via Skype under some circumstances.

FTE 1.0-Full-Time
Requisition Number 701112
Job Open Date 09/01/2017
Job Close Date 02/01/2018
Open until filled No
Division Academic Affairs
College/Area College of Business Administration (COBA)
Department COBA-Economics
Annual Salary Negotiable
Type of Appointment Regular
Job Category Faculty
Work Location Orlando (Main)
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  1. Curriculum Vitae/Resume
  2. Cover Letter
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