JOE - October 2012

West Virginia University
College of Business and Economics
Director, Bureau of Business and Economic Research
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Director, Bureau of Business and Economic Research
Section: 1 -- US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Morgantown, WV, USA
JEL Classification: 00 -- Default: Any Field
Keywords: Bureau, Bureau Director, forecasting, Center
Deadline Information: Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

JOE ID Number: 201210_397678

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Full Text of JOE Listing:
West Virginia University's College of Business and Economics (CBE) solicits candidates for consideration for the position of Director of the Bureau of Business and Economic Research (BBER). BBER conducts business, economic, and public policy research on the West Virginia and regional economy. Special attention of the BBER follows the strategic initiatives of CBE, WVU, and the State with sector emphasis in hospitality/tourism, energy, health care, and innovation & entrepreneurship. Information about BBER can be found at The Director serves as an active faculty member of an academic unit within the CBE and enjoys all the rights, duties, and privileges associated with that academic appointment. As such, candidate must meet the educational and experience qualifications for appointment to an academic department within CBE. The successful candidate should have a demonstrated record of effective leadership and a record of scholarship and sponsored research predictive of meeting the challenges of the position.

Director duties and responsibilities include:

Leadership and mentorship to BBER faculty and staff;

Effective communication with media, internal, and external constituents regarding BBER research and constituent inquiries;

Significant outreach within the state and region through speaking engagements, legislative hearings, business and trade group conferences, and other outlets;

Collaboration with other entities within CBE and WVU on research and outreach relevant to state and regional economic development;

Engagement in sponsored research and underwriting support for BBER projects;

Leadership in the CBE contribution to the University goal towards the Carnegie classification of very high research activity;

Coordination of the fiscal management of the BBER activities;

Teach one course in appropriate discipline.

We will begin considering applications immediately; applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

West Virginia University is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action institution. The University does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status. West Virginia University is the recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity. Minorities, persons with disabilities, females, and other protected class members are encouraged to apply. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon approval by all the appropriate governmental authorities.
Application Instructions:

Each candidate should send a letter of application addressing qualifications for this position, curriculum vita, representative research papers, and the names, addresses, e-mail addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three references. All materials should be sent electronically to Emails may be addressed to Dr. Nancy McIntyre. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

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For more information, phone: 304-293-4056

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Nancy McIntyre
Associate Dean
College of Business and Economics
West Virginia University
1601 University Avenue
Morgantown , WV USA 26506-6025

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