Assistant/Associate Professor of Economics

Tennessee Technological University

United States

November 8, 2021


Position Information Position Number 242010

Working Title Assistant/Associate Professor of Economics Job Title Assistant Professor Job Type Full-Time Department Economics Finance and Marketing Job Purpose

Teach courses in Economics.

Tennessee Tech provides impact through its engaged students, dedicated faculty, and career-ready graduates known for their creativity, tenacity, and analytical approach to problem solving. As a STEM-infused, comprehensive institution, Tennessee Tech delivers enduring education, impactful research, and collaborative service that creates, advances, and applies knowledge to expand opportunity and economic competitiveness.

Tennessee Tech is committed to a diverse workforce by fostering an inclusive work environment for students, faculty, and staff. Successful candidates should have a demonstrated commitment and contribution to fostering and advancing equity, diversity and inclusion. Tennessee Tech is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

Essential Functions

Teach undergraduate and M.B.A. courses in Economics. Conduct research leading to refereed publications. Provide service to the university and the profession.

Minimum Qualifications

Ph.D. in Economics. A.B.D.s in advanced dissertation stages will also be considered, but the degree must be conferred by the start date (8/1/2022). Candidates should demonstrate the potential for excellent teaching, research, and service to the university and profession. A demonstrated record of excellence in teaching, published research, and service is required for appointment at the rank of Associate Professor. Ability to teach online and alternate delivery methods.

Preferred Qualifications

Teaching experience.

Salary Commensurate with education and experience. Full-time, nine-month tenure-track position to begin August 1, 2022.

Benefits Information

Tennessee Tech offers a competitive benefits package. Benefits include the accumulation of one (1) sick leave day per month and thirteen (13) University holidays. Other benefits include medical and life insurance (shared cost with the university), retirement, optional 401k, and educational benefits. Deferred income and benefits over 12 months.

Posting Date 10/07/2021

Screening Date 12/06/2021 Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicants must apply online and electronically upload the following: letter of application, curriculum vitae, job market paper (uploaded as Sample of Recent Research document), teaching evaluations, unofficial transcripts (official transcripts will be required upon hire), and contact information for three references who will be contacted to provide a letter of recommendation at the time of application. Submission of materials is the applicant's responsibility. Applications without all required materials are considered incomplete and will not be considered. Screening begins December 6, 2021. The position will remain open until filled.

Applicant Documents

Required Documents

  • Letter of Application
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Transcripts
  • Student/Teaching Evaluations
  • Sample of Recent Research
  • Optional Documents

  • Transcripts 2
  • Other Documents
  • Other Documents 2
  • Sample Syllabus
  • Supplemental Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

  • Do you have, or will you have by start date, a Ph.D. in Economics from an accredited institution?
  • Yes
  • No
  • How did you hear about this job opportunity?
  • (Open Ended Question)

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