JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)
August 1, 2019 - January 31, 2020
Wichita State University
Position Title/Short Description
Section: US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Wichita, Kansas, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: 00 -- Default: Any Field
Full Text of JOE Listing:
Wichita State University seeks to fill two or more tenure-track or tenured positions 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, faculty members will actively promote and support research and teaching in these areas. Faculty members may also be asked to assist in business and community outreach activities related to the Institute’s mission.
Based on the successful candidate’s qualifications, each position will be a tenured or tenure-track position in the economics, management, or finance department, based on area of specialization. The successful candidate is expected to produce ongoing scholarly or applied research in areas relevant to the Institute’s mission, have teaching responsibilities in the relevant academic department (the willingness to teach online is a plus), and have a substantial presence on campus. The Institute plans also include hiring student research fellows and assistants.
PhD or equivalent in economics, entrepreneurship, finance, or related field
Demonstrated record of scholarly or applied research in markets, enterprise systems, policy or economic growth
Experience serving in a similar capacity at an institute or center
Experience in business or community outreach activities is a plus
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 criminal 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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