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February 1, 2015 - July 31, 2015

Texas Tech University

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Free Market Institute Affiliated Faculty Position

JOE ID Number: 2015-01_111452882
Date Posted: 03/24/2015
Date Inactive: 07/31/2015
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Free Market Institute Affiliated Faculty Position
Section: US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Lubbock, Texas, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: 00 -- Default: Any Field
New Institutional Economics
Public Choice Theory
Austrian Economics
free market economics
Salary Range: Negotiable
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Free Market Institute (FMI) at Texas Tech University seeks applicants for an Affiliated Faculty position starting with the 2015-2016 academic year. This position will entail a tenured/tenure-track faculty appointment, at the assistant, associate, or full professor rank, in an appropriate academic department contingent upon the applicant’s qualifications, with an expectation of teaching undergraduate and graduate students.

Successful applicants will have a capacity to advance the FMI’s research mission through an established record and/or a demonstration of strong potential to execute a promising agenda in research related to the theory, history and practice of free markets. Candidates with knowledge of Austrian economics, public choice theory, and new institutional economics are particularly encouraged.

Additionally, Affiliated Faculty will be expected to seek outside research funding, advise FMI Fellows pursuing advanced degrees, participate in FMI research workshops and reading groups,and provide other service, as appropriate, to the Institute’s programs and initiatives, the university, and the community.

The requested start date for this position is August 20, 2015. For additional information, contact the Free Market Institute at 806-742-7138 or

Application Requirements:
  • Application Instructions Below
Application deadline: 07/31/2015
Application Instructions: Economics or another field related to the study of free markets. All applicants must have a demonstrated ability to establish a focused research program and a strong teaching record. Associate and Full professor applicants also require a demonstrated track-record of published research that warrants the rank and tenure at Texas Tech University.

An application, cover letter, curriculum vitae and a sample of scholarly work may be uploaded at Search Requisition ID 3417BR to access the job posting. Three letters of reference should be sent in PDF format to

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.