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
Open Rank Professor of Economics

JOE ID Number: 2015-02_111454245
Date Posted: 10/06/2015
Date Inactive: 01/31/2016
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Open Rank 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:

Senior associate or full professor in applied micro with preference for policy relevance. Teach undergraduate and potentially graduate courses, sustain a scholarly record commensurate with rank of appointment.

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 required. Normal teaching load is three courses (nine hours) per fall and spring semesters. Salary is competitive. Part of the UNC system and AACSB accredited, 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. With its mild climate, natural beauty, and dynamic culture, the quality of life in Western North Carolina is optimal.

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 will be given to candidates who can demonstrate a commitment to public engagement through their 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 a list of three professional references, including email and phone number. Review of candidates will begin immediately and continue until filled.