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Economic position at Marshall University

Title: Economic position at Marshall University

  • Employer: Marshall University (Division of Finance and Economics)
  • Location: United States
  • Position Type: Professor Any Level
  • Deadline: Aug 5, 2018

  • Job Description:

    Joint with the Center for Business and Economic Research (CBER) at Marshall University, The Division of Finance and Economics housed in AACSB-accredited Lewis College of Business (LCOB) invites applications for a 12-month tenure-track position at any rank to begin fall 2018.

    We seek a candidate whose primary teaching and research interests lie in applied regional economics, applied econometrics, and quantitative methods in research. The position is half teaching and half grant writing and acquisition, research and outreach for CBER. The individual will be responsible for obtaining CBER related work and being the public ‘face” of CBER. Additionally, the individual will direct business and economic research pertinent to West Virginia and surrounding region, support economic development and service efforts, integrate business community through direct involvement in research related to West Virginia, the tri-state and Appalachian Region, provide business and economic development support to private and public-sector constituencies and disseminate information, research findings and data. The individual selected must have strong verbal and written communication skills and be willing to travel and work with the West Virginia Legislature and other governmental bodies.

    Qualifications: Ph.D. in economics or closely related field. We attach considerable importance to a team-player and a teacher-scholar committed to excellence in teaching a rich and diverse community of learners. The candidate must have experience or demonstrate the ability to publish in quality journals. Experience in an economic development center is highly desirable.

    Review of applications begins February 28 and continues until position is filled. Complete application packages should include a cover letter, vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, teaching evaluations, a research paper either published or presented to show ability of the candidate to do applied research, graduate transcripts and names and addresses of three references.

    Short-listed candidates who interview on campus must have official transcripts (undergraduate and graduate) forwarded directly to the Chair of the Search and Screen Committee by their degree-granting institutions prior to their interview on campus.

    Required Documents
    1. Cover Letter
    2. Curriculum Vitae
    3. A Statement of Teaching Philosophy
    4. Teaching Evaluations
    5. Research paper
    6. Unofficial Transcripts
    7. List of Three References