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Assistant/Associate Professor Tenure System

Employer
Michigan State University
Location
East Lansing

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Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Details

Job no: 891553
Work type: Faculty/Academic Staff
Major Administrative Unit / College: College Of Social Science
Department: Economics 10038238
Sub Area: FAS- Fac./Acad Staff
Salary: Salary Commensurate with Experience
Location: East Lansing
Categories: Education/Training, Tenure System Faculty, Full Time (90-100%), Non-Union
Working/Functional Title

Assistant/Associate Professor Tenure System

Position SummaryMichigan State University actively promotes a dynamic research and learning environment in which qualified individuals of differing perspectives, and cultural backgrounds pursue academic goals with mutual respect and shared inquiry. The Department of Economics at Michigan State University in East Lansing seeks applications for a tenure system faculty position with an expected start date of August 16, 2024. The successful candidate will conduct research, teach courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels, mentor students, and perform service to the Department, the University, and the profession. The Department is interested in candidates who will contribute to diversity and equal opportunity in higher education through their teaching, research, and service. The primary search is for a macroeconomist at the assistant level, but a candidate at the associate level may be considered if the record of scholarship is exceptionally strong. Applicants should hold a PhD in economics or related field or be expected to complete such a PhD before the start date. Applicants should be committed to teaching and research of the highest quality.

Review of applications will begin on September 25, 2023 and will continue until a suitable candidate is identified. Candidates at the associate level are strongly encouraged to apply by September 25. Candidates at the assistant level are encouraged to apply by October 31.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or protected veteran status.

Required Degree

Doctorate -Macroeconomics

Minimum Requirements

Applicants should hold a PhD in economics or related field or be expected to complete such a PhD before the start date. Applicants should be committed to teaching and research of the highest quality.

Required Application Materials

All applications should be accompanied by curriculum vitae (CV), a list of your publications with hyperlinks to articles, and/or up to two unpublished publications in pdf format, a statement on contributions to diversity, and a statement on teaching. If relevant, please include a list of grants received (including funding amounts) and sponsored research as part of your vitae. Please upload your CV, cover letter, list of references (names and emails only). Questions should be directed to kirstinheard@msu.edu.

Special Instructions

All applicants must apply online at https://careers.msu.edu.

Review of Applications Begins On

09/25/2023

Website

http://econ.msu.edu/

Department StatementThe mission of the Department of Economics at Michigan State University consists of three interrelated components: providing the highest quality instruction to our undergraduate and graduate students, conducting leading-edge research in economics, and providing leadership and service to our professional communities. As a unit in a major land-grant university, we are committed to excel in all three components of our mission. Michigan State University is located in East Lansing, MI, with easy access to the state capital, Lake Michigan, and award-winning school districts. MSU is also pro-active in exploring opportunities for employment for dual career couples, both inside and outside the University. Information about MSU's dual career support can be found at https://worklife.msu.edu/your-career/dual-career/. To learn more about the department, our faculty, and our PhD and undergraduate programs, please visit our web site at http://econ.msu.edu. MSU Statement

Michigan State University has been advancing the common good with uncommon will for more than 160 years. One of the top research universities in the world, MSU pushes the boundaries of discovery and forges enduring partnerships to solve the most pressing global challenges while providing life-changing opportunities to a diverse and inclusive academic community through more than 200 programs of study in 17 degree-granting colleges.

Advertised: Sep 14, 2023 Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: Sep 14, 2025 Eastern Daylight Time

Organization

Working at Michigan State University 

Spartans work every day to advance the common good in uncommon ways.

Together, we tackle some of the world’s toughest problems to find solutions that make life better—from alternative energy to better food safety to breakthrough medical and environmental applications achieved through rare isotope research.

We teach. We explore and we discover. We collaborate and lead. We innovate, inspire, and empower. We achieve our potential and create circumstances that help our students and others achieve theirs.

We're good at it, and we've been at it for more than 150 years.

The nation’s pioneer land-grant university, MSU began as a bold experiment that democratized higher education and helped bring science and innovation into everyday life. The revolutionary concept became a model for the nation.

Today, MSU is one of the top research universities in the world—on one of the biggest, greenest campuses in the nation. Home to nationally ranked and recognized academic, residential college, and service-learning programs, we’re a diverse community of dedicated students and scholars, athletes and artists, scientists and leaders.

In ways both practical and profound, we work to create a stronger, more sustainable, and more hopeful future for all.

Top Distinctions

U.S. News & World Report ranks MSU

  • 29th among the nation’s public universities
  • First in the nation for 19 years for graduate programs in elementary and secondary education
  • First in the nation for graduate programs in nuclear physics and industrial and organizational psychology
  • First in the nation for undergraduate program in supply chain

Recognized for 11 consecutive years as one of the top 100 universities in the world by Shanghai Jiao Tong University in its annual Academic Ranking of World Universities

Ranks 46th among public universities for in-state students in Kiplinger’s 2013 edition of Best Values in Public Colleges

Silver rating from the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education’s STARS program, which measures and encourages sustainability in education and research; operations; and planning, administration, and engagement

Member of the prestigious 62-member Association of American Universities

Only university in the country with on-campus medical schools graduating allopathic (MD) and osteopathic (DO) physicians, and veterinarians (DVMs)

Among the largest single-campus residence hall system in the country with 27 halls in five neighborhoods and two apartment villages.

 

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