JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)
February 1, 2019 - July 31, 2019
Wichita State University
Position Title/Short Description
Section: US: Other Academic (Visiting or Temporary)
Location: Wichita, Kansas, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: 00 -- Default: Any Field
Salary Range: Competitive and commensurate with qualifications
Full Text of JOE Listing:
Wichita State University seeks to fill one twelve-month, non-tenure-track teaching faculty positions (depending upon funding) in the newly created Institute for the Study of Economic Growth, housed in W. Frank Barton School of Business. The mission of the Institute is to be a world class research center for the exploration of market and enterprise systems that have the greatest impact on the economic prosperity of society. The Institute seeks to advance the teaching, research and application of innovation and entrepreneurial activities in a free enterprise economy to enhance societal prosperity through economic growth. Towards this end, teaching faculty members will actively promote and support teaching in these areas.
Based on the successful candidate’s qualifications and area of specialization, the position will be a twelve-month, non-tenure-track position in the department of economics, management, or finance. The successful candidate is expected to have teaching responsibilities in the relevant academic department (the willingness to teach online is a plus), assist with developing curriculum, and have a substantial presence on campus. Service to the Institute and the College of Business and some engagement in research consistent with the mission of the Institute is expected. Teaching faculty members are also expected to assist in occasional business and community outreach activities related to the Institute’s mission.
Master degree in economics, entrepreneurship, finance, or related field
Some record of scholarly or applied research in markets, enterprise systems, regulatory policy or economic growth
Demonstrated success in college-level teaching in a relevant field
Five or more years of teaching experience at the college level teaching economics, entrepreneurship, finance, or related subject
Demonstrated experience with international business and global perspectives on market and enterprise system
Wichita State University does not discriminate in its employment practices, educational programs or activities on the basis of age, ancestry, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, national origin, political affiliation, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a veteran.
Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of a satisfactory background check as required by Board of Regents policy.
All employees of Wichita State University are expected to support the WSU Vision, Mission, and Values and to help foster an environment rich in diversity in culture, thoughts, and experience. Candidates for faculty positions should be able to demonstrate the ability to effectively educate and empower a diverse student population.
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