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Assistant Professor - IO

Recruitment Period

Open date: September 27th, 2019

Last review date: Wednesday, Nov 27, 2019 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.

Final date: Sunday, May 24, 2020 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.


Title: Assistant Professor 

Section: US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)

Location: Irvine, California, UNITED STATES

JEL Classifications:
 L – Industrial Organization
D2 – Production and Organizations

Industrial Organization
Applied Macroeconomics
Applied Microeconomics

Subject to budgetary authorization, the Department of Economics will consider applications for one position at the assistant professor level to begin July 1, 2020. We invite applications from both new Ph.D.s and individuals a few years post Ph.D.

The department seeks candidates with expertise in Industrial Organization, broadly defined. In particular, the department also welcomes applicants whose specialization extends to other areas of applied microeconomics or applied macroeconomics, but whose research, in substance and/or methodology, emphasizes consumer and firm behavior, competition, innovation, or government regulation. Successful candidates must demonstrate substantial promise for a scholarly career.

Completed applications containing a curriculum vitae, sample of research, statement of teaching, and three letters of recommendation should be uploaded electronically via UC Irvine’s online application system, RECRUIT, located at: A separate statement that addresses past and/or potential contributions to diversity, equity and inclusion must also be included in the application materials.

To receive fullest consideration, applications should be received by November 25, although the position will be open until filled.

The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy. A recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity, UCI is responsive to the needs of dual career couples, supports work-life balance through an array of family-friendly policies, and is dedicated to broadening participation in higher education.

UCI is a Minority Serving Institution (MSI), designated as a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI) and as an Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander-Serving Institution (AANAPISI). These federal designations align with UCI’s aspiration to be a national leader and global model of inclusive excellence. UCI is a top ten public research university that excels at improving outcomes for students from economically disadvantaged backgrounds and as a consequence has consistently been ranked as the best university in the nation in promoting upward mobility of its graduates.

Job location

Irvine, CA


Document requirements
Reference requirements
  • 3 letters of reference required