JOE - September 2013

Missouri State University
College of Humanities and Public Affairs
Department Head, Economics
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Department Head, Economics
Section: 1 -- US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Springfield, MO, USA
JEL Classification: A -- General Economics and Teaching
Keywords: Dept Head, Missouri State University,
Deadline Information: October 14, 2013 is the first date of consideration
Deadline Date: 10/14/2013
Salary Range: $125,000

JOE ID Number: 201309_398977

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Full Text of JOE Listing:
The Department of Economics, an academic unit within the College of Humanities and Public Affairs, is accepting applications for its next Department Head. The Head is responsible for administering the academic department which includes, but is not limited to, overseeing faculty recruitment, development, and evaluation, program and curriculum development, student advisement, budgeting, class scheduling, as well as general supervision of teaching, research, and service activities in the unit. The Department of Economics currently has nine full time faculty and two instructors. The department currently offers the B.A. and B.S. degrees in Economics, maintains close ties to the College of Business, offers several graduate courses servicing programs at the university, and houses the Bureau of Economic Research. We seek a strong leader who possesses a vision consistent with the Missouri State University mission in Public Affairs. The successful candidate will be able to enhance the Public Affairs mission and should demonstrate a commitment to working with diverse student and community populations. Minimum requirements are a Ph.D. in Economics, academic credentials that qualify the applicant for tenure at the rank of full professor, and evidence of administrative experience.
Salary is competitive and commensurate with background and experience. Consideration of applicants begins October 14th, 2013 and continues until the position is filled. Employment will require a criminal background check at University expense.

Missouri State University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity institution. The University is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and inclusive faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from women, persons from under-represented ethnic and racial groups, individuals with disabilities, and covered veterans.
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Apply online at Further inquiries should be directed to
Caroline Reardon,
Academic Search Consultant

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