JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2021 - January 31, 2022

Towson University

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College of Business and Economics
Assistant Professor or Associate Professor

JOE ID Number: 2021-02_111468013
Date Posted: 10/19/2021
Date Inactive: 01/31/2022
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Assistant Professor or Associate Professor
Section: US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Towson, Maryland, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: 00 -- 00 - Default: Any Field
Open Field
Salary Range: competitive
Full Text of JOE Listing:

Assistant Professor or Associate Professor
Department of Economics
College of Business and Economics

The College of Business and Economics invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor or Associate Professor position beginning in Fall 2022.

The position is open field. PhD in economics is required. Preference will be given to candidates with a record of excellence in teaching, scholarly achievement, and demonstrated ability to obtain external funding through grants or contracts. 

The expected teaching load is 18 credit hours (6 courses) per year. Preference will be given to candidates who can teach Intermediate undergraduate Microeconomics or Macroeconomics.

College of Business and Economics:
The College is accredited by AACSB for both its business and accounting programs. It offers undergraduate business programs with majors/concentrations in an array of business fields and offers a growing number of graduate programs. The College plays a prominent role in providing leadership to local/regional firms, governments, and non-profit organizations.
Towson University:
Towson University ( was founded in 1866, is recognized by U. S. News and World Reports as one of the top public universities in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions, is Baltimore’s largest university, and is the largest public, comprehensive institution in the University of Maryland System. TU enrolls almost 19,000 undergraduates and over 3,000 graduate students across six academic colleges (business, education, fine arts, health professions, liberal arts, science & mathematics), has almost 900 full-time faculty, and offers more than 65 bachelor’s, 45 master’s, and 5 doctoral programs. Our centrally located campus sits on 330 rolling green acres and is 10 miles north of Baltimore, 45 miles north of Washington D.C., and 95 miles south of Philadelphia.

Application Process:
For full consideration, have all application materials on file by November 29, 2021. Applicants should submit a letter of interest that also details experience related to external funding, curriculum vitae, graduate transcripts, teaching evaluations, a sample of scholarly research, and three letters of professional reference by clicking here:
Initial interviews will be conducted virtually in January. Please note that the search number for which you are applying is CBE-3518.
A Criminal Background Investigation is required for the hired candidate and the results may impact employment.
The safety of our students, faculty, staff, and neighbors has been our top priority and the focus of every one of our decisions since the earliest days of the COVID-19 pandemic. The University System of Maryland (USM) has recently determined that mandating a COVID vaccine for all faculty, staff, and students at all schools in the USM is both a reasonable and necessary means of protecting our health and safety. As s prospective hire at TU, proof of your full COVID-19 vaccination must be demonstrated before you begin employment with the University.

Please be sure to visit the Applicant Data Form to complete a voluntary on-line applicant data form. The information you provide will inform the university's affirmative action plan and is for statistical-related purposes only. The information will not be used for any other purpose.

Towson University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and has a strong institutional commitment to diversity, as detailed in A More Inclusive TU: Advancing Equity and Diversity (2020 – 25). TU is a national leader in inclusive excellence, the only institution in Maryland with zero achievement gap, and 68% growth in minority enrollment over the past 5 years.  We encourage application from a variety of (dis)abilities, cultural, ethnic, race, sex, gender identity/expression, national origin, age, veteran status, color, religious, socio-economic, sexual orientation and belief backgrounds.

Application Requirements:
  • External Application Link
  • Letters of Reference Link
Application deadline: 11/29/2021