Research Assistant Professor

Updated: 4 months ago
Location: Chicago, ILLINOIS

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Research Assistant Professor

Microeconomics, Booth School of Business
Position Type: Other Academic Appointee

Chicago, IL

Aug 3, 2023


The University of Chicago Booth School of Business invites applications for a non-tenure track Research Assistant Professor position in Microeconomics.  The position will be a three-year, non-renewable appointment.  

The Research Assistant Professor is primarily an independent researcher conducting original research within microeconomics or related fields and is expected to stand alone on their scholarly accomplishments, solo- and co-authoring reputable scientific publications.  Appointees are expected to interact with Booth faculty and students and participate in academic conferences and workshops.  The Research Assistant Professor may be asked to teach (or may ask to teach) but that is neither required nor guaranteed.


Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Economics or a closely related field. They must have demonstrated ability to communicate research findings clearly to audiences through oral presentations and written work.

Application Instructions

Please submit your application through the University of Chicago's Interfolio website link. Applications must include two reference letters, a curriculum vitae, research statement and up to three published or unpublished research papers.

Review of applications will begin on September 4, 2023 and will continue until the position is filled.  Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

All University departments and institutes are charged with building a faculty from a diversity of backgrounds and with diverse viewpoints; with cultivating an inclusive community that values freedom of expression; and with welcoming and supporting all their members.

We seek a diverse pool of applicants who wish to join an academic community that places the highest value on rigorous inquiry and encourages diverse perspectives, experiences, groups of individuals, and ideas to inform and stimulate intellectual challenge, engagement, and exchange. The University’s Statements on Diversity are at .

The University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/Disabled/Veterans Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or other protected classes under the law. For additional information please see the University's Notice of Nondiscrimination .

Job seekers in need of a reasonable accommodation to complete the application process should call 773-834-3988 or email with their request.

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The University of Chicago is using Interfolio's Faculty Search to conduct this search. Applicants to this position receive a free Dossier account and can send all application materials, including confidential letters of recommendation, free of charge.

For help signing up, accessing your account, or submitting your application please check out Interfolio's help and support section or get in touch via email at or phone at (877) 997-8807.

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