Assistant Professor and Associate Director, Center for Economic and Management Research

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Job Details: The Center for Economic and Management Research (CEMR) in the OU Price College of Business, is seeking an economist for an Assistant Professor and Associate Director position.  The appointee would be reporting to the Director and Senior Associate Dean for Economic Development and Impact.

Job Description:  The primary purpose of this position will be economic research in healthcare, economic development, state economic expenditures and revenues, and education and labor market policy.  Additional research potentials are present in alignment of CEMR with Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education and the Oklahoma Employment Security Commission.  CEMR serves the general public, economic development specialists and regional officials in provision of state and regional economic information and seeks to continue and extend these pursuits.  In line with this the position the position will conduct applied regional economic development research and maintain and extend regional economic development data. Health care is central to policy concerns in Oklahoma. The successful applicant will perform data analysis and modeling using standard statistical packages, develop regional economic development models and econometric analyzes.  The position also requires writing and presentation skills.

In addition to research and public interaction responsibilities the candidate is expected to teach one or two sections of MBA courses per academic year in quantitative methods and managerial economics.

Job Qualifications:  Preferred education would be a doctorate or at minimum a Master’s degree in economics with accompanying statistics training and professional experience.  Some of the fields that would apply are applied economic research; health care economics, econometric and statistical methods; microeconomics, public sector economics; education, labor and demographic economics; economic development, technological change, and growth; natural resource economics; regional and transportation economics.

Candidates must show evidence of teaching experience, interest and success in quality teaching, and recognitions and accomplishments in economics and statistics.

Candidates must have the ability to organize data, create charts and graphs using STATA, Visual Basic and/or Microsoft Excel, must be willing and able to work occasional nights and weekends to meet project deadlines, and must be eligible to work in the US without company sponsorship.

Application Procedure:  All qualified individuals are encouraged to email application materials to Monica McCulloch at  A complete application must include a current vita, statement of specific teaching interests, evidence of teaching capabilities and names and contact information for three references.

For questions you may contact the search committee chair, Dr. Robert Dauffenbach (

The University of Oklahoma is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  Protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and minorities are encouraged to apply.