JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2019 - January 31, 2020

Wichita State University

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W. Frank Barton School of Business
Economics, Finance or Management
Assistant, Associate, or Full Professors, Institute for the Study of Economic Growth

JOE ID Number: 2019-02_111463254
Date Posted: 09/18/2019
Date Inactive: 01/31/2020
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Assistant, Associate, or Full Professors, Institute for the Study of Economic Growth
Section: US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Wichita, Kansas, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: 00 -- Default: Any Field
Entrepreneurship, Public Choice, Regulatory Economics, Economic Education
Salary Range: Competitive and commensurate with qualifications
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.

Minimum Qualifications:
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

Preferred Qualifications:
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.

Application Requirements:
  • External Application URL and Instructions Below
Application Instructions:
Application Procedure: To ensure full consideration, applicants should submit the following documents electronically at A cover letter, CV, research paper, and list of three or more references willing to speak to the hiring committee on behalf of the candidate. Representatives from the hiring committee will be available for meetings for informational purposes at the ASSA meetings in San Diego in January 2020.