JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

February 1, 2022 - July 31, 2022

Mississippi State University

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College of Business
Department of Finance and Economics
Assistant Professor of Economics

JOE ID Number: 2022-01_111468908
Date Posted: 02/01/2022
Date Inactive: 07/31/2022
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Assistant Professor of Economics
Section: US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Starkville, Mississippi, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: 00 -- 00 - Default: Any Field
General Economics
Business Economics
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Department of Finance and Economics seeks to fill one tenure-track faculty position in Economics at the Assistant Professor level beginning August 2022. This position is contingent upon available funding. Initial interviews will be conducted virtually and campus flyouts will occur in Spring 2022.

All fields of specialization in economics will be considered, but preference will be given to applicants capable of teaching graduate macroeconomics and other doctoral courses in economics for the Department’s Ph.D. program in finance. Expected research activity must result in publications in internationally recognized and refereed journals. Other responsibilities include teaching undergraduate courses, as well as routine departmental, college, and university service functions.

ABD applicants must be able to give strong assurance of completing the Ph.D. prior to August 2022. All applicants must demonstrate teaching experience at the undergraduate level, potential to successfully publish in high-quality journals, and effective written and oral communication skills.

Established in 1878, Mississippi State University is a comprehensive, Land Grant university designated as a Doctoral/Research Extensive institution by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. With an enrollment of over 22,000 full-time students, Mississippi State is the largest institution of higher learning in Mississippi. Established in 1915, the College of Business has an enrollment of over 3,000 undergraduate students and 300 graduate students and is fully accredited by AACSB.

The Department of Finance and Economics is responsible for instruction leading to Bachelor of Business Administration degrees (B.B.A) with majors in business economics and finance as well as the Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) degree with a major in economics for the College of Arts & Sciences. The Department also sponsors minors in business economics, finance, risk management and insurance, and real estate finance. The Department also offers a Ph.D. in finance.

Additional information about the University, College, and Department is provided through the university's official website: MSU is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, ethnicity, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, disability status, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We always welcome nominations and applications from women, members of any minority group, and others who share our passion for building a diverse community that reflects the diversity in our student population.

Application Requirements:
  • Letters of Reference
  • Teaching Evaluations
  • Job Market Paper
  • Cover Letter
  • CV
Application deadline: 02/15/2022
Application Instructions:
Applicants must apply in two places: online at JOE and online at Mississippi State at Please upload a cover letter, CV with names and contact information for at least three references, a research sample, and teaching evaluations at both the JOE and MSU sites. Note: Submit research samples and teaching evaluations as other documents on the MSU site. Three letters of reference must be sent through the JOE network or mailed to the following address:

Economics Search Committee (Job# 503648)
Department of Finance and Economics Mississippi State University
Post Office Box 9580
Mississippi State, MS 39762-9580

Applications will be accepted until positions are filled, but preference will be given to applications received by February 15, 2022. Please note that electronic applications via e-mail and paper applications through the mail will not be considered.