JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2014 - January 31, 2015

Texas Tech University

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Rawls College of Business
Area of Energy, Economics, and Law
Tenure-Track Faculty Appointment (Open Rank)

JOE ID Number: 2014-02_111452551
Date Posted: 12/26/2014
Date Inactive: 01/31/2015
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Tenure-Track Faculty Appointment (Open Rank)
Section: US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Lubbock, Texas, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: Q4 -- Energy
Oil and Gas Industry
Energy Economics
Salary Range: Competitive and Commensurate with Qualifications
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Area of Energy, Economics, and Law in the Rawls College of Business at Texas Tech University seeks applicants for a tenured or tenure-track faculty appointment at the assistant, associate or full professor rank (contingent upon the applicant's qualifications) with an expectation of teaching undergraduate and graduate students. For the exceptional candidate, there is the possibility of an endowed chair as part of the appointment.

Successful candidates will have a capacity to advance the university's research mission through an established record and/or a demonstration of strong potential to execute a promising agenda in research related to the oil and gas industry. The successful candidate will be expected to teach, conduct research, and provide service to the department, the college and the university. Service duties include program building, as well as commitment to extracurricular activities. Service to the department, college and university is expected.

The preferred qualifications for the position include a Ph.D. in economics or another terminal degree in a field related to oil and gas exploration and production. Applicants must have a demonstrated ability to establish a focused research program or appropriate industry/consulting experience. A strong teaching record is a plus. Preference is given to Ph.D. in economics.

Application Requirements:
  • Application Instructions Below
Application deadline: 02/01/2015
Application Instructions:
Interested applicants should visit the following URL: In the top search field labeled 'Requisition ID' search for 2440BR to open the requisition and apply for the position. To ask questions about the position or report problems accessing the requisition, please contact

Applications received before February 1, 2015 will receive full consideration. Applications received after February 1, 2015 will be reviewed until the position is filled.

A cover letter, curriculum vitae and a sample of scholarly work may be uploaded when applying. Candidates who have very strong records of scholarship supported by extramural funding and who have the proven capacity or clear potential to bring externally sponsored research to Texas Tech University are encouraged to apply.

As an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, Texas Tech University is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse faculty committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment. We actively encourage applications from all those who can contribute through their research, teaching and/or service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community at Texas Tech University. The university welcomes applications from minorities, women, veterans, persons with disabilities and dual-career couples.