JOE - February 2013

East Carolina University
Assistant Professor
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Assistant Professor
Section: 1 -- US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Greenville, NC, USA
JEL Classifications:
C4 -- Econometric and Statistical Methods: Special Topics
C5 -- Econometric Modeling
Salary Range: DOE

JOE ID Number: 201302_398492

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Posting Number: 937871

Applications are invited for a tenure-track position in econometrics at the assistant professor level to begin 8/12/2013. Successful candidates will show a connection between their research and risk and uncertainty. We are seeking a candidate who can contribute to our planned Ph.D. program in Economics. The primary areas of focus for this position are: general econometrics; financial econometrics; and time-series econometrics.

Candidates should have a Ph.D. in economics. ABD will be considered, but the position requires completion of all doctoral requirements by 12/31/13. Ph.D. required; however, ABD with significant qualifications may be considered for initial employment as Instructor. Candidates must have an active research agenda, and a commitment to effective teaching and service to the university, community, and profession. Candidates should demonstrate the capability to undertake scholarly research publishable in leading journals and to deliver effective teaching at the Ph.D. level. The ECU Department of Economics has successful undergraduate and M.S. programs, participates in interdisciplinary M.S. and Ph.D. programs, and also works closely with the ECU Center for Natural Hazards Research and ECU Institute for Coastal Science and Policy. Additional information on the department and its programs is available at our web site at

East Carolina University (ECU), a public doctoral degree granting institution, is committed to its mission "to serve as a national model for public service and regional transformation." ECU is located in the coastal region of North Carolina in Greenville, a rapidly growing city of more than 84,000 persons in Pitt County (population 168,148); it serves a large rural area. Greenville is within a two-hour drive of Atlantic Ocean beaches and metropolitan Raleigh. It is the third-largest member of the UNC system, with a diverse body of 27,000-plus undergraduate, graduate and medical students.

Qualifications: Candidates should have a Ph.D. from an appropriately accredited institution in economics. ABD will be considered, but the position requires completion of all doctoral requirements by 12/31/13.

Applicants must complete a candidate profile and submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and one current research paper online. In addition, arrange for three current letters of recommendation to be sent to: Tenure-Track Search Committee, Department of Economics, Thomas Harriot College of Arts and Sciences, Brewster Building A-427, Mail Stop 580, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC 27858-4353. Letters may be submitted electronically by a university or commercial placement agency, together with agency cover letter, to the Economics Search Committee at Screening will begin January 13, 2013, and continue until the position is filled. Please note that an official graduate transcript will be required upon employment.

East Carolina University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

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