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
Assistant Professor of Economics

JOE ID Number: 2015-02_111454242
Date Posted: 10/06/2015
Date Inactive: 01/31/2016
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Assistant Professor of Economics
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:

Assistant professor in applied micro with preference for policy relevance. Teach undergraduate and potentially graduate courses, including statistics and econometrics. Demonstrated potential for teaching excellence and publication in refereed journals. Participate in a new interdisciplinary center for free enterprise research, collaborating with faculty and students to conduct applied research and thought leadership on public policies related to economic development.

Ph.D. in Economics or a related discipline is preferred. ABD candidates will be considered if degree completion is imminent. Normal teaching load is nine hours per semester. Salary is competitive. Review of candidates will begin immediately and continue until filled. Preliminary interviews will be conducted at the Southern Economic Association meetings.

Part of the UNC system and AACSB accredited, WCU 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.
WCU is an Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Pro Disabled & Veteran Employer.

WCU embraces its role as a regionally engaged university and is designated by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching as a community engaged university. Preference given to candidates who demonstrate a commitment to public engagement through teaching, service, and scholarship.

Application Requirements:
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Application Instructions:
To be considered, apply online at, and attach a cover letter, curriculum vita, and three letters of reference.