JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2014 - January 31, 2015

Weber State University

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Goodard School of Business and Economics
Assistant Professor in Economics

JOE ID Number: 2014-02_111451487
Date Posted: 10/01/2014
Date Inactive: 11/22/2014
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Assistant Professor in Economics
Section: US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
JEL Classification: E -- Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics
Full Text of JOE Listing:

Weber State University is a public, open enrollment, urban university located 35 miles north of Salt Lake City at the base of the Wasatch Mountains. The University has a total enrollment of over 25,000 students who are predominantly from Northern Utah. However, a high percentage of economics majors are currently international students. The university emphasizes both undergraduate research and community engagement.

The Department of Economics invites applications for two tenure track positions at the rank of assistant professor beginning fall 2015. These positions offer a competitive salary, 3/3 teaching load and research support.

Successful candidates must have a demonstrated interest in regularly teaching courses in quantitative methods (business statistics or business calculus), and macroeconomics (principles and intermediate). Teaching responsibilities for this position will also include upper-level economics elective courses, particularly in the area of international economics.

The ideal candidate will be a dynamic teacher who maintains an active research agenda, has the potential or demonstrated success publishing in peer reviewed journals, mentors undergraduate research projects and recruits economics majors. A Ph.D. in economics by July 1, 2015 is required.

Weber State University opposes unlawful discrimination and supports affirmative action. The University has a strong commitment to the principles of diversity.

Application Requirements:
  • Application Instructions Below
  • Letters of Reference Instructions Below
Application deadline: 11/21/2014
Reference Instructions:
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Application Instructions:
Applicants should send a (1) cover letter including a statement of interest in Weber State University, (2) curriculum vita, (3) unofficial graduate transcripts, (4) detailed evidence of teaching effectiveness and experience including a short statement of teaching philosophy and an outline of teaching interests, (5) research statement, (6) job market paper and (7) three letters of recommendation, to AND complete the online application at required by the university human resources department. We begin accepting applications on Oct. 14, 2014. Complete applications must be submitted by November 21, 2014 to ensure full consideration.