JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2014 - January 31, 2015

West Virginia University

This listing is inactive.
College of Business and Economics
Department of Economics
Assistant Professor of Economics

JOE ID Number: 2014-02_111451210
Date Posted: 09/17/2014
Date Inactive: 01/31/2015
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Assistant Professor of Economics
Section: US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Morgantown, West Virginia, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: I1 -- Health
Health economics
Applied microeconomics
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Economics Department at West Virginia University seeks applications for a tenure track position at the assistant professor level. We seek candidates who have a demonstrated capacity for high-quality research. The successful candidate will be a member of the economics department, be expected to produce high-quality scholarship for leading economics journals, serve on dissertation committees, participate in the department’s new Ph.D. field of concentration in Health Economics, and teach both undergraduate as well as Ph.D. courses in economics. Candidates must have completed a Ph.D. in Economics or a related field by the time of appointment.

WVU is located in Morgantown, WV and is the State's comprehensive Land Grant University with an enrollment of nearly 30,000 students and a Carnegie Classification - High Research. The Department of Economics is part of the AACSB-accredited College of Business and Economics and offers a PhD in the discipline. Information about B&E and the Department of Economics is available at Morgantown and vicinity has a population of about 62,000 residents and is ranked among the most livable small cities in the country. The city is readily accessible and within driving distance from Pittsburgh, PA and Washington, DC. For more information on see

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. This offer of employment is conditioned upon approval by all the appropriate governmental authorities.

Application Requirements:
  • Application Instructions Below
  • Letters of Reference Instructions Below
Reference Instructions:
Emails may be addressed to Dr. Brad Humphreys. Candidates should arrange for three reference letters to be sent electronically to .
Application Instructions:
Please send an electronic application letter outlining teaching and research interests, curriculum vitae, and research samples to with the subject line "Health Economics Position." Emails may be addressed to Dr. Brad Humphreys. Candidates 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