JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)
August 1, 2015 - January 31, 2016
West Virginia University
Position Title/Short Description
Section: US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Morgantown, West Virginia, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: 00 -- Default: Any Field
Salary Range: The salary is competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications
Full Text of JOE Listing:
Applications and nominations are sought for the Fred T. Tattersall Distinguished Chair of Finance in the Department of Finance of the College of Business and Economics at West Virginia University. This tenured appointment will be made at the rank of associate or full professor. The title of Fred Tattersall Chair of Finance is awarded for up to a five-year period and is renewable. The salary is competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications.
Candidates must have a Ph.D. in Finance or a related discipline, a distinguished research record in Finance, and demonstrated excellence in teaching. We seek an active senior scholar. The successful candidate will be expected to provide leadership in the research endeavors of the department and collaborate with other faculty members. The Chair will also be expected to take a leadership role in the Finance Ph.D. program by teaching doctoral courses, supervising dissertations and working closely with doctoral students.
Founded in 1867, West Virginia University is the state’s primary land-grant comprehensive institution. WVU is classified as a Research University (High Research Activity) by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. The College of Business and Economics is AACSB accredited and offers undergraduate majors in Accounting, Economics, Finance, Management and Marketing, and master’s degrees in Business Administration, Finance, Industrial Relations, Economics, and Professional Accountancy. The College also has Ph.D. programs in Economics and in Business Administration, with concentrations in Accounting, Finance, Management and Marketing. Information about the College is available at .
The Search Committee invites applications, inquiries, and nominations for this position. Applications should be accompanied by a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and the names and contact details of at least three professional references. Applications and nominations will be accepted until the position is filled, and review of applications will begin immediately. It is University policy to perform a background check on the candidate who is selected for the position.
Interested candidates are encouraged to submit materials electronically to BEFinanceSearch@ with the subject line “Fred Tattersall Distinguished Chair Search” or by mail to Professor K. Victor Chow, 1601 University Avenue, P.O. Box 6025, Morgantown, WV 26505-6025. (Electronic submissions preferred).
West Virginia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and the recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity. The University values diversity among its faculty, staff and students, and invites applications from all qualified individuals, including minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, and veterans
- Application Instructions Below
Interested candidates are encouraged to submit materials electronically to BEFinanceSearch@with the subject line “Fred Tattersall Distinguished Chair Search” or by mail to Professor K. Victor Chow, 1601 University Avenue, P.O. Box 6025, Morgantown, WV 26505-6025. (Electronic submissions preferred).