Assistant Professor in Economics #20180069FAC

San Marcos, Texas
Oct 13, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Position Title: Assistant Professor in Economics

Job Posting Number: 20180069FAC

Job Location: San Marcos

McCoy College of Business Administration

Department of Finance and Economics

Position Description: The Department of Finance and Economics in the McCoy College of Business Administration anticipates an entry-level, tenure-track opening in Economics at the rank of Assistant Professor effective Fall 2018. Duties include teaching undergraduate and graduate economics courses; conducting research leading to scholarly publications as recognized by the McCoy College in Economics; and providing service to the students of Texas State University, the department, the university, and the profession.
Initial review of applicants will begin December 1, 2017. Applications received after December 1, 2017 will not be considered except upon the committee’s decision to expand the review pool to include late applications, and then only to a date as then determined.

Required Qualifications

Candidates must have:
• a Ph.D. in Economics at the time of application;
• experience using applied econometrics in an active research agenda.

Preferred Qualifications

Preference will be given to candidates with:
• evidence of quality teaching economics at the university level;
• experience with advanced econometric estimation methods with computer coding ability;
• publications in refereed journals;
• current and/or past external grant support.

Application Procedures

Only applications submitted through the Texas State University website will be accepted and considered, To ensure full consideration, please submit the materials listed below before December 1, 2017. Applications received after December 1, 2017 may be, at the discretion of the search committee, deemed late and not subject to review.

Note that as part of our application process, we are requesting 3 letters of reference. Please provide the names and email addresses for your references in the Reference Letter section of the employment application. Upon submission of your application, an automated email will be generated and sent to your references with instructions on how to attach the reference letter to your application through a confidential online portal.

The application must include:
• A letter of application;
• an up-to-date curriculum vitae;
• unofficial graduate transcripts;
• evidence of research potential; and,
• three professional references including names, e-mail addresses, and telephone numbers. Letters of recommendation will be required prior to interviews.

Optional document:
• student evaluations of instruction

The selected candidate will be required to provide official transcripts from all degree granting universities.

Proposed Start Date: Fall 2018

Open Until Filled? Yes

Review Date: 12/01/2017


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