The Economics Department within the John Chambers College of Business and Economics (CCB&E) at West Virginia University seeks applications for one tenure-track position at the Assistant professor level. We seek a candidate with teaching and research interests in applied microeconomics.
Applications must be submitted online through WVUHire at careers.wvu.edu and should contain 5 documents: cover letter, curriculum vita, job market paper, summary of teaching effectiveness, list of references. Review of applications will begin in October 2019 and will continue until the position is filled.
A successful candidate will be a member of the economics department, be expected to produce high-quality scholarship for leading economics journals, serve on dissertation committees, and participate in the department's PhD program in Economics and teach undergraduate courses.
WVU is located in Morgantown, WV and is the state's comprehensive Land Grant University with an enrollment of nearly 30,000 students and a Carnegie Classification of R1 - Highest Research Activity. The Department of Economics is part of the AACSB-accredited John Chambers College of Business and Economics and offers a PhD in the discipline. Information about the College and the Department of Economics is available at http://www.be.wvu.edu . Morgantown and vicinity has a population of about 62,000 residents and is ranked among the most livable small cities in the country.
West Virginia University, founded in 1867, has a long and rich history as a public, land grant institution. WVU encourages scholarship, offers high quality academic programs while serving the state of West Virginia and the nation. WVU is located in Morgantown, West Virginia, has been ranked as a #1 Small City in America, with divisional campuses in Charleston, Keyser, Martinsburg, and Montgomery. WVU is a Research University (Highest Research Activity) and ranks among the top 100 public universities in the nation, including a top 15 ranking in most affordable tuition for out-of-state students. WVU offers 184 degrees throughout the 15 colleges and schools within the university. Areas of specialty include STEM education, healthcare in Appalachia, shale gas utilization, radio astronomy, and forensics. There are more than 32,000 graduate and undergraduate students along with 190,000 alumni worldwide who are pioneering, passionate, innovative, tireless and caring.