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Requisition # 74284

Position Basics

Type of PositionTENURE-TRACK
Advertising Ends on:Extended Until Position is Filled
Advertising Started on:Tuesday, September 28th, 2021
College:Tippie College of Business



Position Details

Full/Part Time Status:Full Time
Position Description:


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. 

Application Instructions 

Applicants should submit: 

  1. Cover letter 

  1. Curriculum vita 

  1. Teaching statement 

  1. Research statement 

  1. Samples of recent publications and manuscripts, preferably as PDF files.  

  1. 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.      


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

Discover More  

About the Economics Department and its PhD Program

See what the department looks like today and learn about the faculty and current PhD students.  

About Tippie 

See what makes the Tipple College of Business stand out from rest.  

About the University of Iowa 

Learn more about one of the nation's premier public research institutions. 

About Iowa City 

Food, nightlife, music, culture, art, recreation, and that Midwestern welcoming you've heard about. 

Education Requirement:

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

Required Qualifications:

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. 

Desirable Qualifications:

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. 

Online Application Required Documents

 Curriculum Vitae
Letter of Interest
Research Statement
Teaching Statement
Diversity Statement
One to three samples of research paper
 Number of References:  3
 Letters of Recommendation are required as part of the application process. Upon submission, references selected will be notified by e-mail with directions on how to electronically submit letters to the University of Iowa.   

To start the Online Application process for this position, click the "Apply for This Position" button located below the Contact Information.

Contact Information

Contact:David Cooper -
John Pappajohn Business Building
21 East Market St.
Iowa City, IA 52242
Phone: 319-467-4466
Department URL:

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