JOE - November 2012

Christopher Newport University
College of Social Sciences
Department of Economics
Assistant Professor of Economics
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Assistant Professor of Economics
Section: 1 -- US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Newport News, VA, USA
JEL Classification: 00 -- Default: Any Field
Deadline Information: Review of applications begins January 18, 2013. Applications received after January 18, 2013, will be accepted but considered only if needed.
Deadline Date: 01/18/2013

JOE ID Number: 201211_398193

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Full Text of JOE Listing:
The Department of Economics at Christopher Newport University invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor, effective August 19, 2013. The position requires a doctoral degree in economics or related field (in hand by August 19, 2013), excellent teaching skills, a promising research program, and the ability to contribute to the intellectual life of CNU. Applicants must be committed to undergraduate education and demonstrate the potential for excellence in teaching and research with undergraduates. We are seeking a faculty member who will engage students inside and outside the classroom. Individuals who are ABD at the final stage of completion may, at the discretion of the University, be considered for appointment at rank of Instructor.

Preference will be given to candidates with fields and research in environmental or health economics. Teaching responsibilities may include: principles of economics, intermediate micro- and macro-economics, upper-level electives in the candidate's field, and courses in the University's liberal learning curriculum. The teaching load for assistant professors is 3-3. Phi Beta Kappa members are strongly encouraged to apply.

Located between historic Colonial Williamsburg and the ocean resort of Virginia Beach, CNU is committed to outstanding teaching and learning, undergraduate education, and the liberal studies core. The Fall 2012 freshman class of approximately 1,375 students was selected from over 7,000 applicants with a middle 50% SAT range: 1100-1240 (Critical Reading and Math). Capital improvements (approaching $1 billion) on the beautiful, 260-acre campus integrate the University's liberal arts vision, nurturing mind, body, and spirit. Our faculty enjoy an atmosphere of collegiality and mutual respect that rewards outstanding teaching and fosters active intellectual and creative engagement. CNU faculty are productive scholars and researchers, supported by professional development funds. For further information on CNU, please visit our website at
Application Instructions:

To apply, please send a letter of interest, current curriculum vita, copies of graduate transcripts (photocopies acceptable for initial screening), statement of teaching philosophy, and three letters of recommendation to: Director of EO and Faculty Recruitment; Economics Faculty Search, Search #8490, Christopher Newport University, 1 Avenue of the Arts, Newport News, VA 23606-3072. Review of applications begins January 18, 2013. Applications received after January 18, 2013, will be accepted but considered only if needed. Search finalists are required to complete a CNU sponsored background check. CNU, an EOE, is fully committed to Access and Opportunity.

More Application Contact Details
Director of EO & Faculty Recruitment
Christopher Newport University
Economics Faculty Search #8490
1 Avenue of the Arts
Newport News, VA USA 23606

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