JOE - October 2012

Missouri State University
College of Humanities and Public Affairs
Assistant Professor
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Assistant Professor
Section: 1 -- US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Springfield, MO, USA
JEL Classifications:
C1 -- Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General
E -- Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics
Keywords: Tenure-track Assistant Professor, Econometrics, Macroeconomics, teaching Mathematical Methods
Deadline Date: 11/2012

JOE ID Number: 201210_397683

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Full Text of JOE Listing:
The Economics Department at Missouri State University in Springfield, MO, invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track assistant professor to start in August 2013. Candidates must have a PhD or an ABD in Economics, fields of specialization in Econometrics and Macroeconomics, a record of excellence in teaching, and strong communication skills. The Department offers B.A. and B.S. degrees in economics and offers courses for a number of graduate programs on campus. The teaching load is nine hours per semester and will include principles, econometrics, and other upper-division courses. Duties will include committee work and student recruitment, and may also include grant writing and teaching courses in Mathematical Methods for Economics. The ability to develop knowledge of, respect for, and skills to engage with those of other cultures or backgrounds is required.

Missouri State University is a public, comprehensive multi-campus university system ( with a statewide mission in public affairs ( It has an enrollment of over 23,000 students and offers more than 150 undergraduate academic programs and 48 graduate programs. It is located in Springfield, MO, with a metropolitan population in excess of 420,000, in the heart of the beautiful Ozarks region. Springfield is the third-largest, and fastest growing, city in the state and is a major center for health care, tourism, shopping, higher education, outdoor recreation, cultural arts, and entertainment (

Missouri State University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity institution. It strongly encourages applications from women, persons from underrepresented ethnic and racial groups, individuals with disabilities and covered veterans. Employment will require a criminal background check at University Expense.

For more information contact Professor Mahua Mitra (, Search Chair.

Application Instructions:

Apply online at The following documents must be uploaded to the online application: a letter of interest, a current CV, summaries of teaching evaluations, a copy of the most recent graduate transcript, names and contact information for 3-5 references. In addition, three letters of recommendation from professional references should be sent directly to: Search Committee Chair, Department of Economics, Missouri State University, 901 S. National Avenue, Springfield, MO 65897. To ensure full consideration, please submit all required materials NO LATER THAN November 15, 2012. Initial interviews will be conducted at the ASSA/AEA meetings in San Diego, January 4-6, 2013.

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For more information, phone: 417-836-5516

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Mahua Mitra
Department of Economics
Missouri State University
901 S. National Avenue
Springfield , MO USA 65897

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