West Virginia University Institute of Technology (WVU Tech), part of the WVU system of campuses located in Beckley, WV, is currently inviting applications and nominations for the following employment opportunity:
The Department of Social Science/Public Administration and Department of Accounting/Management in a joint appointment within the College of Business, Humanities and Social Sciences, seek to hire a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor of Economics with a 4/4 teaching load and responsibility for teaching various Economics courses (e.g., Principles of Microeconomics; Principles of Macroeconomics; Money and Banking) and Business courses (e.g., Financial Management; Business Statistics). We are in search of an outstanding teacher with scholarly promise and who will participate in curriculum assessment and student advising, recruitment and retention. Faculty are expected to demonstrate value to the profession and university through creative activity and scholarship. The successful candidate will join an undergraduate college with a student-centered philosophy and whose student population is primarily rural or first generation.
WVU Tech is ranked first in the state for return on investment and is ranked seventh in the nation in annual ROI for students paying in-state tuition. The campus is in close geographic proximity to several state and national parks and numerous recreational opportunities. The Department of Social Science/Public Administration offers five BS degree programs: Criminal Justice, Forensic Investigation, Health Services Administration, Public Service Administration and Psychology. The Department of Accounting and Management offers baccalaureate degrees in Accounting and Business Management.
More information about the College of Business, Humanities and Social Sciences may be found at: https://bhss.wvutech.edu
Date of Appointment : August 14, 2021
Application Deadline: Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position if filled.
Salary and Rank: Commensurate with background and experience within the assigned salary range.
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.