Assistant Professor of Instruction in MECO

Updated: 3 months ago
Location: Richardson, TEXAS


Posted: 01-Dec-23

Location: Richardson, Texas

Salary: Open



Internal Number: 25152

Posting Number: F00797P

Department: Management

Salary Range: Negotiable

Pay Basis: Monthly

Position Status: Academic Year

Location: Richardson

Job Description:

Position Description

The Naveen Jindal School of Management at The University of Texas at Dallas (UT Dallas) seeks to fill one Assistant Professor of Instruction position in the Managerial Economics (MECO) area. We are seeking applicants with expertise in Applied Microeconomics. We are particularly interested in candidates proficient in empirical research in Applied Microeconomics fields such as Health, Public Economics, Industrial Organization, Sustainability and Environmental Economics. The position is non-tenure track and the primary responsibility is teaching, with some service. 
The appointment commences for the spring 2024 semester.
Minimum Education and Experience: A PhD in Economics or a related discipline is required prior to employment; those with ABD status will be considered at the application/interviewing stage. Candidates are expected to demonstrate the ability to work effectively in a highly collaborative, engaging, and dynamic environment comprised of individuals with a range of backgrounds, skills, and perspectives. We are seeking candidates able to deliver high quality teaching using evidence-based practices to effectively engage students from a range of backgrounds and experiences.
Preferred Education and Experience: A Ph.D. in Economics or a related field, with experience in teaching at the undergraduate and/or graduate levels.
The Department/Program/School: Managerial Economics/Naveen Jindal School of Management
ABOUT MECO: The MECO area covers managerial economics with emphasis in applied microeconomics, behavioral, industrial organization and sustainability.
ABOUT JSOM ( The Jindal School of Management (JSOM) is the largest school within UT Dallas with an enrollment of more than 10,400 students. Based on publications in 24 top journals tracked by the UTD Top 100 Business School Research RankingsTM, JSOM ranks 2nd in research productivity in North America during 2018-2022. Financial Times ranks our research productivity 10th worldwide (2022). U.S. News and World Report ranks our full-time MBA program #29 in Best Business Schools (2023). U.S. News and World Report (2022) ranks our online MBA program #9 in Best Online MBA Programs.
Application Instructions
Applicants should upload the following:
· Full curriculum vitae and cover letter summarizing their interests and qualifications for the position.
· Statement of teaching philosophy describing their conceptualizations of teaching and learning, and teaching and assessment methods, and how their teaching practices will engage students from a range of backgrounds and experiences.
· Full contact information for at least three academic or professional references.
Priority will be given to completed applications received by December 31st. Reviews will continue until the position is filled or the search is closed on January 31, 2024.
The University and Community

UT Dallas is a top public research university located in one of the nation's fastest-growing metropolitan regions. Our seven schools offer more than 140 undergraduate and graduate programs, plus professional certificates and fast-track programs. Our student body is 31,000 strong, reflecting students from over 100 countries and a multiplicity of identities and experiences. Over 65% of our undergraduate students receive some form of need- or merit-based financial aid; and 66% of graduating seniors have no student debt compared to 48% in Texas and 32% in the nation (2021 TICAS report).
UT Dallas is committed to graduating well-rounded members of the global community whose education has prepared them for rewarding lives and productive careers in a constantly changing world. A diversity of people, ideas, and perspectives is crucial to our vision and mission. UT Dallas is a place where members of the community from all backgrounds are welcomed, treated fairly, and encouraged in their pursuit of excellence.
The University has a variety of programs and initiatives to support engagement and success for all members of the campus community. Employee benefits include a range of physical and mental wellness resources.

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About The University of Texas at Dallas
The University of Texas at Dallas is an innovative institution in the heart of North Texas on the path to achieving Tier One national research university status.UT Dallas has grown since its founding in 1969 to include 132 degree programs, with cutting-edge curricula serving a variety of undergraduate and graduate student interests.The University continues its original commitment to providing some of the state's most-lauded science and engineering programs and has also gained prominence for a breadth of educational paths, from criminology to biomedical engineering to arts and technology.The wealth of learning resources available to UT Dallas students is the result of a concentrated effort to attract the top minds on both ends of the classroom relationship. Joining the faculty's Nobel laureate and four National Academies members since 2005 are more than 200 tenure and tenure-track professors hailing from the world's best colleges, including Harvard, MIT, Cambridge and Columbia University. In addition, UT Dallas is home to more than 50 centers, labs and institutes that facilitate research and opportunities for hands-on learning. Students, meanwhile, arrive at UT Dallas well-prepared succeed in higher education: In 2011, nearly 39 percent of freshmen ranked in the top 10 percent of their high school class, and 75 percent ranked in the top 25 percent.With an eye on building a future as bright as its beginnings, UT Dallas will continue its push to attain Tier One research university status and produce graduates who are well-equipped to succeed professionally.
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