JOE - November 2012

Wright State University
Department of Economics
Assistant Professor
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Assistant Professor
Section: 1 -- US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Dayton, OH, USA
JEL Classifications:
B -- History of Economic Thought, Methodology, and Heterodox Approaches
C1 -- Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General
E -- Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics
J -- Labor and Demographic Economics
N -- Economic History
Keywords: Macroeconomics, Labor Economics, Econometrics, History of Economic Thought, Economic History, Political Economy, Feminist Political Economy
Deadline Information: Consideration of applications will continue until the position is filled, but the deadline for first consideration is December 3, 2012.
Deadline Date: 12/3/2012

JOE ID Number: 201211_398171

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Full Text of JOE Listing:
The Department of Economics invites applications for a tenure track opening at the rank of Assistant Professor starting August 2013. We are seeking a candidate with specializations in the field of Macroeconomics and one or more of the following additional fields: Labor Economics, Econometrics, History of Thought, Economic History, Political Economy and/or Feminist Political Economy. Applicants must have a Ph.D. or equivalent in the field of economics and have teaching experience. Applications from candidates who are ABD will be considered, but if hired must earn their Ph.D. by May 2014 in order to have their contract renewed for the following year. The successful candidate will have a demonstrated potential for excellence in teaching and scholarship. As such, evidence of strongly effective performance as a teacher and of a promising scholarly agenda will be characteristics of preferred applicants.

Teaching and scholarship are valued in equal proportions, while service expectations for assistant professors are minimal. Standard teaching is five 3-credit hour courses per year (semesters). The successful candidate must be prepared to teach both undergraduate and master's level courses. Scholarship expectations are described in the department bylaws ( Service duties consist primarily of participation in advising and governance.

Wright State University is a public university with an enrollment of 17,700 students located in suburban Dayton Ohio, a metropolitan area with a population of 840,000 that is located 50 miles north of Cincinnati Ohio. The Department of Economics offers degrees at both the bachelor's and master's levels with 70 undergraduate economics majors and 20 full-time equivalent graduate students. Wright State is an Equal Opportunity Employer and its faculty is represented by a collective bargaining unit affiliated with AAUP.
Application Instructions:

The following items must be submitted online at A cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, and a sample of written scholarship. In addition, three letters of recommendation must be sent to: Department of Economics, ATTN: Assistant Professor Search, Wright State University, 3640 Colonel Glenn Hwy., Dayton, OH 45435. Initial interviews will be conducted at the ASSA meetings in January, 2013.

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For more information, phone: (937) 775-3070

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ATTN: Assistant Professor Search
Department of Economics
Wright State University
3640 Colonel Glenn Hwy.
Dayton , OH USA 45435

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