JOE - February 2012

Marshall University
Finance and Economics
Assistant/Associate Professor of Economics
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Assistant/Associate Professor of Economics
Section: 1 -- US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Huntington, WV, USA
JEL Classifications:
A1 -- General Economics
F -- International Economics
F1 -- Trade
F4 -- Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance
Keywords: International Economics, Undergraduate Teaching, Open Economy, Trade
Deadline Information: Complete hardcopy application packages received by March 1, 2012 will receive full consideration.
Deadline Date: 03/1/2012

JOE ID Number: 201202_396816

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Full Text of JOE Listing:
The Division of Finance and Economics, housed in Marshall University's AACSB-accredited College of Business, announces a second tenure-track opening (due to a retirement) in International Economics at the Assistant/Associate level, to begin Fall 2012.

Teaching duties: The standard load is three courses per semester. The successful candidate will contribute to the undergraduate Economics and International Business programs by teaching International Economics (trade or open-economy macro) and principles-level courses. The ability and willingness to teach Comparative Economic Systems and/or the Capstone course in International Business would be a plus.

Qualifications: Ph.D. in Economics. ABD's with firm completion dates will also be considered. We look for an excellent teacher who has the ability to perform research in accord with the standards of an AACSB-accredited school and has a commitment to university and community service. Successful applicants will also be expected to contribute to the University's general education curriculum, with its emphasis on a common First Year Seminar and core courses intended to enhance students' critical thinking. Candidates should also be willing to participate in interdisciplinary programs of study within the College of Business.

Complete application packages received by March 1, 2012 will receive full consideration. Position will remain open until filled. A complete application package includes cover letter, vitae, a separate statement of teaching experience and ability, graduate transcripts, a research paper or a separate statement of research interests and plans, and three letters of reference. The short-listed candidates who interview on campus must have official transcripts (undergraduate and graduate) forwarded directly to the Chair of the Search Committee by their degree-granting institutions prior to their interview on campus.
Application Instructions:

Submit hardcopies of all materials to: Dr. Michael Newsome, Professor of Economics, Chair of Economics Search Committee, Division of Finance and Economics, College of Business, Marshall University, One John Marshall Drive, Huntington, WV 25755-2320. In your cover letter, please note that you are applying for Job# 366.

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