JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)
August 1, 2015 - January 31, 2016
East Carolina University
Position Title/Short Description
Section: US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Greenville, North Carolina, UNITED STATES
R1 -- General Regional Economics
O1 -- Economic Development
Q5 -- Environmental Economics
I1 -- Health
Full Text of JOE Listing:
Vacancy #: 935571
Salary Range: Commensurate with Qualifications
Closing Date: Open Until Filled
East Carolina University, Greenville, NC. Applications are invited for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in the Department of Economics to begin August 15, 2016. Candidates are expected to develop an active research agenda supported by external funding, a commitment to innovative pedagogy, and a strong record of teaching and service to the university, community, and profession. Successful candidates will demonstrate research interests that apply tools of economic analysis to regional economic development. Areas of research of interest to the department include: urban, rural, and regional analysis; promoting regional economic growth and development while managing environmental issues; and the role of health in regional development.
East Carolina University (ECU) is a public doctoral degree granting institution. ECU is committed to its mission to serve as a national model for public service and regional transformation. It is the third largest member of the UNC system, with a diverse body of 28,000 plus undergraduate and graduate students. ECU is located in the coastal region of North Carolina in Greenville.
Rank of Assistant Professor requires Ph.D. in Economics or a closely related field conferred at the time of initial appointment. Candidates with all degree requirements completed or ABD at the time of initial appointment, with degree conferral no later than December 2016, will be considered for initial appointment at the rank of Instructor according to university tenure regulations. After conferral of the doctoral degree (December 2016), the appointment rank will become Assistant Professor at the beginning of the spring semester 2017, with no change in timing of reappointment and tenure decisions.
Applicants must complete a candidate profile and submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and one current research paper online at for position 935571. In addition, arrange for three current letters of recommendation to be sent to: Tenure-Track Search Committee, Department of Economics, Brewster Building A-427, Mail Stop 580, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC 27858-4353. Letters may be submitted electronically by a university or commercial placement agency, together with agency cover letter, to the Economics Search Committee at millsc@ . Screening will begin November 25, 2015, and continue until the position is filled. Official graduate transcript required upon employment.
East Carolina University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.
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