Post Doctoral Fellow- Economics

Post Doctoral Fellow- Economics


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Classification:Post Doctoral Fellow non represented

Grade:Non-Union Faculty Bi-weekly Assign.

Work type:On Campus, Post Doc

Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Anchorage

School/Business unit:UAA Coll of Bus & Public Policy


Categories: Business/Accounting/Finance


Position Summary:

The University of Alaska Anchorage (UAA) Department of Economics is searching for a bright creative scholar with interests in applied microeconomics. UAA's College of Business and Public Policy (CBPP) is a dynamic academic resource that serves and reflects Anchorage, Alaska's largest metropolitan community. Accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), the College has an impressive faculty who bring a wide range of academic and industry expertise to students and community partners. CBPP students represent all age groups, ethnicities and backgrounds. UAA is an open enrollment campus which means we serve a diverse set of students in terms of age, life experiences, socioeconomic status and educational backgrounds. UAA is located in Southcentral Alaska, the ancestral homelands of the Dena'ina Athabascan, Ahtna Athabascan, Alutiiq/Sugpiaq and Eyak peoples. Alaska Native students are an important segment of the student population that we serve. In the Economics department, and at UAA, we honor diverse experiences and perspectives—including differences in ideas, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, ethnicity, race, culture, nationality, age, disability, veteran and socioeconomic status—and strive to create welcoming and inclusive learning environments where all are treated with respect.



%Engaging in high quality research that informs public policy and that leads to publications in top journals. Work collaboratively on research projects with members of the Department of Economics. Teach one course - principles of economics per semester. Develop a strong record of research excellence in the areas mentioned above.


Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

1. Develop a strong record of research excellence in the areas listed above.

2. Work collaboratively with faculty in the Department of Economics.

3. Teach one principles of economics course per semester.


Typical Experience:

1. Stata or R, MATLAB or Mathematica, ArcGIS or QGIS.

2. Strong economic modeling skills.


Required Education or Training:

1. Ph.D. in Economics or closely related field.

2. Strong analytical, research, statistical, and quantitative skills.

3. Ability to write clearly, professionally, and persuasively.

4. Effective communication skills.

5. Evidence of potential for teaching success

6. Demonstrated ability to contribute to the department's diversity initiatives.


Salary Information:


This is a full-time, term-funded, 9 month base assignment with 3 month contract extension (12 month), exempt position complete with both a competitive salary and Salary will be $70,000 per year.


Special Instructions to Applicants:


Candidates must submit:


A cover letter addressing:


General educational background and experience.


Interest in, and qualifications for, conducting research in at least one field listed in the position description.


Curriculum vitae.


A writing sample demonstrating the ability to conduct high-quality economic research and communicate the results effectively.


A graduate school transcript (unofficial transcripts are acceptable).


Teaching evaluations.


Names and contact information of three references.


Applicants must also arrange for three signed letters of recommendation to be uploaded through the Job Openings for Economists website ( At least one letter of reference must attest to completion of PhD prior to start date (Fall 2023).


For more information about this position, contact the search committee chair, James Murphy, at


The review process for applications will be begin on November 18, 2022 and will be opened until filled. To ensure you application is considered, apply by 11:55pm AKST on November 17, 2022.


*To be eligible for this position, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States without restriction. Applicants who now or may in the future require visa sponsorship to work in the United States are not eligible.


The University of Alaska (UA) is responsible for providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities throughout the applicant screening process. If you need assistance in completing this application or during any phase of the interview process, please contact UA Human Resources by phone at 907-450-8200.


UA is an AA/EO employer and educational institution and prohibits illegal discrimination against any individual:


The successful applicant is required to complete a background check. Any offer of employment is contingent on the background check.


Your application for employment with the University of Alaska is subject to public disclosure under the Alaska Public Records Act.


If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact University of Alaska HR at 907-450-8200.


Applications Close: Open until filled


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Anchorage, AK

17 day(s) ago

Closing Date 2022-12-22