JOE - September 2013

Rice University
Economics Department
Chair of the Department of Economics
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Chair of the Department of Economics
Section: 1 -- US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Houston , TX, USA
JEL Classification: 00 -- Default: Any Field

JOE ID Number: 201309_398933

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Department of Economics at Rice University in Houston Texas invites applications and nominations for the Chair of the department to begin July 1, 2014. The Chair is the chief academic and administrative officer of the department and reports to the Dean of Social Sciences. We seek a senior scholar at the rank of Full Professor. Candidates must have a strong record of research and commitment to the highest standards of professional activity, faculty engagement and mentorship, and graduate and undergraduate education. Previous academic administrative experience is strongly preferred. Over the next several years, we anticipate that the new chair will build the department through substantial recruitment. The department has research and teaching ties to other units on campus, including the Baker Institute for Public Policy and the Jones School of Business. It has a Ph.D. program and grants two baccalaureate degrees in Economics and Mathematical Economics.

Rice University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and strongly encourages applications from minorities and women.
Application Instructions:

Open until filled; applications sent by December 1, 2013 will assure full consideration.

Candidates should submit a cover letter and curriculum vita to Jonathan Fortescue, Park Square Executive Search, 101 Main Street 14th Floor, Cambridge MA, 02142.

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