JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2014 - January 31, 2015

West Chester University of Pennsylvania

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College of Business and Public Affairs
Assistant Professor of Economics

JOE ID Number: 2014-02_111451975
Date Posted: 10/28/2014
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: West Chester, Pennsylvania, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: 00 -- Default: Any Field
Full Text of JOE Listing:

Position Summary:
West Chester University is seeking applicants for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor of Economics to begin August 2015. Salary is dependent on qualifications. Join a vibrant campus community whose excellence is reflected in its diversity and student success.

Primary responsibilities include undergraduate and MBA teaching (principles, business statistics, and intermediate and upper-level economics electives), scholarly research appropriate for AACSB accredited institutions, and performance of departmental and university-wide service. Teaching assignments will include opportunities for teaching at off-campus sites and/or through distance learning.

Candidates must either hold a Ph.D. in economics, or be ABD with economics Ph.D. completion expected by August 2015. Candidates who earned a Ph.D. more than 3 years ago must have scholarship consistent with West Chester University’s scholarly academic standards. Teaching experience at the undergraduate level is required, along with a record of scholarship or demonstrated research capability. Finalists must successfully complete an interview process and provide a teaching demonstration.

We particularly invite applications from candidates with a concentration in applied macroeconomics, but excellent candidates in all fields will be considered.

Candidates Should Submit:
A cover letter, vita, evidence of teaching effectiveness with evaluations, a job market paper, and three letters of recommendation. Letters of recommendation may be uploaded directly by the candidate or emailed to Apply online at Preference will be given to complete applications received by November 21. For more information about the school and the department please consult West Chester University’s website at

Diversity Statement:
Developing and sustaining a diverse faculty and staff advances WCU’s educational mission and strategic Plan for Excellence. West Chester University is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

The filling of this position is contingent upon available funding. All offers of employment are subject to and contingent upon satisfactory completion of all pre-employment criminal background checks.

Application Requirements:
  • External Application Link
  • Letters of Reference Instructions Below
Application deadline: 11/21/2014
Reference Instructions:
Letters of recommendation may be uploaded directly by the candidate or emailed to