Clinical Assistant Professor of Economics
For more than 50 years, Kennesaw State University has been known for its entrepreneurial spirit and sense of community. A leader in innovative teaching and learning, Kennesaw State is located just north of Atlanta, and combines a suburban setting on two metro-Atlanta campuses in Kennesaw and Marietta. As one of Georgia's largest universities, Kennesaw State offers undergraduate and graduate degrees, including a growing number of doctoral programs. A member of the University System of Georgia, Kennesaw State is a Carnegie-designated doctoral research institution (R2) committed to becoming a world-class academic institution positioned to broaden its academic and research missions and expand its scope on a local, regional and national level. For more information, visit kennesaw.edu
Our Kennesaw campus is located at 1000 Chastain Road NW, Kennesaw, GA 30144. Our Marietta campus is located at 1100 South Marietta Parkway, Marietta, GA 30060.Department Information
The Department of Economics, Finance, and Quantitative Analysis is the largest department in the Coles College of Business
. Our faculty are renowned experts and researchers, and love sharing their knowledge and expertise with students. In addition to classroom learning, students are offered a wide range of experiential opportunities to give them an edge at the start of their careers.
The Education Economics Center promotes the development of sound education policy by bringing data evidence to education decisions. Housed in the Coles College of Business, the center provides nonpartisan research and analysis for the evaluation and design of state and national education policy. Under the direction Ben Scafidi, the center explores education taxes, expenditures, policies, and outcomes.
The center undertakes research surrounding school choice including public, private, hybrid, virtual, and charter institutions, and access and success in higher education.Job Summary
Kennesaw State University is now accepting applications for a nine-month, non-tenure track Clinical Assistant Professor of Economics faculty position in the Department of Economics, Finance, and Quantitative Analysis that begins August 2023.Responsibilities
- Producing quality education policy research using as well as publishing in quality academic journals and presenting that work in appropriate venues
- Teaching one statistics course per semester at the undergraduate level at a highly effective level
- The qualified applicant should also have a strong interest and passion for working with the Education Economics Center on projects related to educational opportunity and success.
Teaching assignments will be based on earned degrees and SACSCOC Faculty Credentials Guidelines.Required Qualifications
- An earned Doctorate, or its foreign equivalent, in Economics, Education Policy, Public Policy, Data Science, or a related discipline
- A record of publication in peer reviewed academic journals
Required Documents to Attach
- Strong preference will be given to applicants with specializations in the field of the Economics of Education and Education Policy
- Experience using statistics and econometrics to conduct empirical research using administrative data
- Experience conducting research in the areas of Economics of Education, Labor Economics, or Heath Economics
- Experience teaching technical subjects at the undergraduate level such as statistics
Apply Before Date
- Cover Letter
- Unofficial Transcripts and/or international equivalency evaluations (Official Transcripts and Official International Evaluations Due Upon Hire)
- Sample of recent original research such as a Job Market Paper
For full consideration, please apply by May 31, 2023. This position is open until filled.Contact Information
For questions about this faculty opening, please contact Ben Scafidi, Ph.D., firstname.lastname@example.org
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.Equal Employment Opportunity
Kennesaw State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. It is the policy of Kennesaw State University to recruit, hire, train, promote and educate persons without regard to age, color, disability, ethnicity, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or status as a protected Veteran. Kennesaw State University is a participant in the Employment Eligibility Verification Program (E-Verify) effective October 15, 2007. Participant ID: 61415 Background Check
Per the University System of Georgia background check policy, all final candidates will be required to consent to a criminal background investigation. Final candidates may be asked to disclose criminal record history during the initial screening process and prior to a conditional offer of employment. Applicants for positions of trust with screening results which confirm a disqualifying criminal history will be immediately disqualified from employment eligibility.
All applicants are required to include professional references as part of their application process. Some positions may require additional job-based screenings such as motor vehicle report, credit check, pre-employment drug screening and/or verification of academic credentials. https://www.usg.edu/hr/assets/hr/hrap_manual/HRAP_Background_Investigation_Employment.pdf
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