JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2015 - January 31, 2016

Howard University

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College of Arts and Sciences
Department of Economics
Department Chair

JOE ID Number: 2015-02_111454902
Date Posted: 11/25/2015
Date Inactive: 01/31/2016
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Department Chair
Section: US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Washington, District of Columbia, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: 00 -- Default: Any Field
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Department of Economics invites nominations and applications for Department Chair.

The position is at the rank of full professor and reports to the Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences with responsibilities also to the Dean of the Graduate School. The position is a 12-month appointment beginning July 1, 2016 with a competitive salary. The Chair is expected to be a teacher/scholar engaged in productive scholarship, committed to excellence in teaching and learning, committed to professional service, and to have experience with, or interest in, working in diverse academic and professional communities with a special emphasis on the African American community.

Required Qualifications:

• Earned doctorate in economics from an accredited institution;
• Record of scholarship, teaching, and professional service commensurate with the rank of professor;
• Collaborative leadership style with an appreciation for the principles of shared governance;
• Evidence of successful interaction with the community outside the University;
• Effective communication and organizational skills; and
• Evidence of successful grant writing experience.

Howard University is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.

Application Requirements:
  • Application Instructions Below
Application Instructions:
Screening of applications begins December 15, 2015 and continues until the position is filled.

A complete application consists of a letter addressing the qualifications cited above; curriculum vitae; and the names, addresses, telephone numbers, and email addresses of at least three professional references. Other documentation may be requested.

Only complete applications submitted electronically will be considered. Applications and nominations should be sent to