JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2015 - January 31, 2016

Western Carolina University

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Academic Affairs
College of Business, School of Economics, Management and Project Management
Gimelstob-Landry Distinguished Professor of Regional Economic Development

JOE ID Number: 2015-02_111454236
Date Posted: 10/06/2015
Date Inactive: 01/31/2016
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Gimelstob-Landry Distinguished Professor of Regional Economic Development
Section: US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Cullowhee, North Carolina, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: 00 -- Default: Any Field
Full Text of JOE Listing:

Western Carolina University invites applications for the Gimelstob-Landry Distinguished Professorship in Regional Economic Development, endowed with a generous gift to the University.

The successful applicant will sustain a record of scholarship commensurate with appointment as a Distinguished Professor, administer programs supported by the Professorship’s endowment, teach courses in economics, and participate in a new interdisciplinary center for free enterprise research. In collaboration with center faculty and students, the successful applicant will conduct applied research and thought leadership on public policies related to economic development.

Ph.D. in Economics or a related discipline is required. Expected teaching load is two courses (six hours) per fall and spring semesters. Salary is competitive. The College of Business is AACSB accredited and has 60+ faculty.

Review of candidates will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Part of the UNC system, Western Carolina University is a comprehensive university with a student body of 10,000 located in Cullowhee, NC, a scenic rural valley between the Blue Ridge and the Smoky Mountains, approximately 50 miles west of Asheville, NC, and 2.5 hours north of Atlanta, GA. With its mild climate, natural beauty, and dynamic culture, the quality of life in Western North Carolina is optimal.

Application Requirements:
  • Application Instructions Below
  • Letters of Reference Link
Application Instructions:
Apply online at and attach a cover letter, curriculum vita and a list of three professional references, including email and phone number.