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Assistant Professor

East Carolina University

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Job Title:

Assistant Professor

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Vacancy Open to :

All Candidates

Department :

AAH Economics

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Division :

Academic Affairs

Classification Title :

Assistant Professor

Working Title :

Assistant Professor

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Full Time Equivalent (FTE) :


Full Time or Part Time :

Full Time

Recruitment Range:

Commensurate with Qualifications

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Position Type:

Faculty (Teaching)

Job Category :

Faculty (Teaching)

Organizational Unit Overview:

East Carolina University (ECU) is classified as a R2-Doctoral/Research-Intensive University and is a member of the 17-campus University of North Carolina System. ECU is located in the coastal region of North Carolina in Greenville (pop. 95,000), and has a diverse student body of roughly 29,000 students with over 5,500 pursuing graduate or professional degrees. Greenville is a vibrant, growing, and diverse community that offers a college-town atmosphere, a temperate climate, and outstanding cultural and outdoor recreational opportunities along with affordable cost of living (

The ECU Department of Economics offers B.A. and B.S. undergraduate degrees and an M.S. in Quantitative Economics and Econometrics. Members of the Department of Economics actively collaborate with other colleges, centers, and institutes including those at ECU’s Brody School of Medicine, the Center for Natural Hazards Research, and the Water Resources Center. In addition, department faculty participate in several interdisciplinary graduate programs, including the Integrated Coastal Sciences PhD program administered in the Department of Coastal Studies ( The department seeks to create a collaborative inclusive environment that is appealing to a diverse body of faculty, students, and staff. We seek colleagues who will use innovative learning strategies to maximize student access in order to create a thriving future for our economics students as well as promote regional economic transformation through teaching, research, and engagement.

Job Duties :

Applications are invited for a tenure-track faculty position (9-month appointment) in the Department of Economics at the Assistant Professor rank, focused on Applied Microeconomics, to begin August 2023. Candidates are expected to develop an active research agenda, a commitment to innovative pedagogy, and a strong record of teaching and service to the university and profession. Successful candidates will have advanced analytical skills and research interests that are pertinent for public policy analysis. Areas of research interest to the department include: regional economics, labor, environmental/energy, or health.

Contingent upon available funds.

Minimum Education/Experience :

A PhD in Economics or a closely related field is required. However, ABD candidates may be considered. Initial appointment will be at the probationary-term rank of Assistant Professor. ABD candidates must have the terminal degree conferred prior to first reappointment. Qualifying degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.

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Special Instructions to Applicant :

Applicants must complete a candidate profile and submit an application, curriculum vitae, and one current research paper online at for position #934006. In addition, provide the contact information for three current references. Letters of recommendation will be requested from select candidates at a later date. Screening will begin December 4, 2022, and continue until the position is filled. Official transcripts and 2-3 official letters of reference are required at the time of hire.

Additional Instructions to Applicant:

In order to be considered for this position, applicants must complete a candidate profile online via the PeopleAdmin system and submit any requested documents. Additionally, applicants that possess the preferred education and experience must also possess the minimum education/experience, if applicable.

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Open Until Filled:


Initial Screening Begins :


Rank Level:

Assistant Professor

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East Carolina University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and seeks to create an environment that fosters the recruitment and retention of a more diverse student body, faculty, staff and administration. We encourage qualified applicants from women, minorities, veterans, individuals with a disability, and historically underrepresented groups. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race/ethnicity, color, genetic information, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, political affiliation, or veteran status.

Individuals requesting accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA) should contact the Department of Human Resources at (252) 737-1018 (Voice/TTY) or [email protected].

Eligibility for Employment :

Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. ECU participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

Office of Human Resources Contact Information :

If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at (252) 328-9847 or toll free at 1-866-489-1740 or send an email to [email protected] Our office is available to provide assistance Monday-Friday from 8:00-5:00 EST.


ECU offers a challenging academic environment and an energetic campus life. We are committed to excellence through a talented and diverse faculty and staff. One of the perks of working at ECU is that you can take up to 9 credit hours of classes per year at no cost to you. There is also a textbook loan program in place available to permanent ECU staff and faculty, or their eligible dependent children or spouse. ECU also offers excellent benefits, including health care and retirement plans, and generous leave time.

Scholarship. Discovery. Service. Leadership.

Here, those values are more than just buzzwords. They indicate the wealth of opportunity that ECU students experience while engaging in the rigorous pursuit of knowledge. They define the many ways in which students innovate and forge new paths. They encompass the life lessons our students learn while serving others and improving communities. They emphasize the encouragement our students receive to stand up and lead the way into a brighter tomorrow.

To be a national model for student success, public service and regional transformation, East Carolina University:

  • Uses innovative learning strategies and delivery methods to maximize access;
  • Prepares students with the knowledge, skills and values to succeed in a global, multicultural society;
  • Develops tomorrow's leaders to serve and inspire positive change;
  • Discovers new knowledge and innovations to support a thriving future for eastern North Carolina and beyond;
  • Transforms health care, promotes wellness, and reduces health disparities; and
  • Improves quality of life through cultural enrichment, academics, the arts, and athletics.

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