JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

February 1, 2020 - July 31, 2020

University of Tennessee at Chattanooga

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Gary W. Rollins College of Business
Center for Economic Education
Scott L. Probasco Chair of Free Enterprise

JOE ID Number: 2020-01_111464633
Date Posted: 02/01/2020
Date Inactive: 07/31/2020
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Scott L. Probasco Chair of Free Enterprise
Section: US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Chattanooga, Tennessee, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: A2 -- Economic Education and Teaching of Economics
Scott L. Probasco Chair
Free Enterprise
Probasco Chair
Gary W. Rollins College of Business
Economic Education
Endowed Chair
University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
field of economics
Full Text of JOE Listing:

Scott L. Probasco Chair of Free Enterprise

The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga invites nominations and applications of individuals for the Scott L. Probasco Chair of Free Enterprise. Housed in the Gary W. Rollins College of Business, the Probasco Chair of Free Enterprise is among the largest endowed chairs of free enterprise in the nation. The endowment supports the activities of the chair holder, the Center for Economic Education, and a dedicated administrative staff. The mission of the Chair is to study the American free enterprise system and the conditions under which it operates most efficiently, engage in high-level scholarly research, and contribute to the public knowledge and understanding of economic theory and practice.

The Probasco Chair will also direct the Center for Economic Education. The Center’s mission is to support economic education in the public realm for students, educators, and business and professional groups.
The Probasco Chair will serve as a tenured faculty member at the rank of full professor in the Department of Finance and Economics in the Gary W. Rollins College of Business and through the activities outlined above support the mission of the department and the college. The Probasco Chair will teach courses at the graduate and undergraduate levels in economics.

The successful candidate will have an established national and international reputation in the field of economics with outstanding scholarly ability and an excellent publication record. The successful candidate will also demonstrate an ability to interact with a wide variety of stakeholders and the business community and have experience in grant writing and directing an academic center with outreach activities. Candidates must hold a doctorate in economics or a related field.

Application Procedures
Applicants should submit the following information within our online application system for consideration:
 Cover letter/letter of interest
 CV, including up-to-date personal contact information
 A list of names, addresses, and telephone numbers, and email addresses for three references (no references will be contacted without applicant’s permission).

For full consideration, applications should be received by February 28, 2020. Applications must be submitted electronically though the UTC Faculty Career Site -

The University of Tennessee Chattanooga is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section 504/ADA/ADEA. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical/mental disability, or protected veteran status.

Application Requirements:
  • External Application Link
Application deadline: 02/28/2020