JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)
August 1, 2015 - January 31, 2016
University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
Position Title/Short Description
Section: US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Chattanooga, Tennessee, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: G -- Financial Economics
Full Text of JOE Listing:
The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga invites applications for the position of Department Head for the newly formed Department of Finance and Economics in the College of Business. The Department Head oversees the academic leadership of the Department, works with other programs in the College and University, and maintains and enhances the connection between the Department and the business community. The Department Head is also responsible for establishing the vision and direction for the finance and economics programs. The Department Head will serve on the College’s Executive Committee and will report directly to the Dean of the College of Business.
Requirements include having a PhD or DBA in finance, economics, or closely related field from an accredited university; a record of accomplishments consistent with appointment as a tenured Full Professor; a record of strong leadership within a collegial and team-oriented academic environment; demonstrated strong written and oral communication skills, and a demonstrated ability to work effectively with external constituencies.
The College of Business and the Accounting program at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga are AACSB accredited. The Department of Finance and Economics has approximately 250 undergraduate finance majors and approximately 80 undergraduate economics majors. The Department also offers finance and economics classes in the part-time MBA program as well as a growing online professional MBA program.
To apply, please submit a letter of interest, vitae, and names and contact information of three references to the following: facultyvitae27@ . Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. The anticipated start date for the position is July 1, 2016. Questions regarding the position can be directed to Dr. Michael Jones, Chair of the Search Committee, at Michael-Jones@ or (423) 425-1723. Representatives from UTC will be attending the FMA Annual Meeting in Orlando and the SEA Annual Meeting in New Orleans to discuss the position with interested candidates.
The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga is an urban university of more than 11,000 students that was founded as a private university in 1886. It became a primary campus of the University of Tennessee in 1969 and its 100-acre campus is located near downtown Chattanooga, in the center of a scenic metropolitan area of more than 450,000 people. Recently, Chattanooga has been featured in US News and World Report, Outside, and Parade as one of America’s most livable cities; this is due, in part, to the international attention it has received for its downtown and riverfront development, public and private partnerships, excellent quality of life, and reasonable living costs. Recently, investments totaling more than $5 billion from companies such as Sanofi-Aventis, Alstom, and Volkswagen have brought growth and global business to Chattanooga.
The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga is an Equal Employment Opportunity, Affirmative Action, Title VI and IX, Section 504, ADA/ADEA Institution.
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