JOE - December 2013

West Virginia University
Associate or Assistant Professor of Economics
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Associate or Assistant Professor of Economics
Section: 1 -- US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Morgantown, WV, USA
JEL Classification: 00 -- Default: Any Field
Keywords: free market, free market systems, public choice
Deadline Information: Applications will be considered until the position is filled.

JOE ID Number: 201312_400076

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Full Text of JOE Listing:
The Economics Department at West Virginia University seeks applications for a position at the assistant or associate professor level. We seek either a senior assistant professor with a productive research record or an associate professor with an internationally recognized record of excellence in research. Consideration will be given to the applicant's ability to communicate the free-market perspective to a broad audience. A successful candidate will be a member of the economics department, be affiliated with a new political economy center, be expected to produce high-quality scholarship for leading economics journals, serve on dissertation committees, and teach both undergraduate and PhD courses in economics. Depending on qualifications, a successful candidate will be offered a tenure-track position or be brought in with the recommendation for tenure. A Ph.D. in Economics or terminal degree in a related field is required.
Application Instructions:

Please send an electronic application letter outlining teaching and research interests; curriculum vitae; research samples; and the names, addresses, email addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three references to with the subject line "Free Market Position." Emails may be addressed to Dr. Brad Humphreys. Candidates for assistant professor should arrange for three reference letters to be sent electronically to the same email address. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Information about the College of Business and Economics at WVU is available at West Virginia University is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action institution. The University does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status. West Virginia University is the recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity. Minorities, persons with disabilities, females, veterans, and other protected class members are encouraged to apply. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon approval by all the appropriate governmental authorities.

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Dr Brad Humphreys
Department of Economics
1601 University Avenue
West Virginia University
PO BOX 6025
Morgantown, WV USA 26506-6025

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