Position Title Assistant Professor-9 month appointment (Economics)
Work Location Springfield Campus
HR Home Department 020611 ECONOMICS
Pay Grade Unclassified
Position only available to current, regular, full-time Missouri State
University employees? No, Position is available to all applicants.
Faculty Appointment Type Tenure Track
Term (if applicable) 9 month
Begin Date of Appointment 08/15/2022
The Assistant Professor is a member of the ranked faculty with an intermediate
academic rank who has demonstrated achievement in the areas of teaching,
research, and professional service appropriate to the discipline. The
Assistant Professor's teaching responsibilities are assigned by the academic
department head and may include serving as an academic advisor. The Assistant
Professor engages in scholarly activities beyond those associated with
teaching and is expected to demonstrate professional productivity in research,
based upon the availability of resources and consistent with the mission of
Description of Primary Duties
The teaching load is nine hours per semester and includes courses in
principles of macroeconomics, intermediate macroeconomics, econometrics, and
other upper-division courses such as data analytics or money and banking.
Candidates may also be asked to develop a course in GIS or Poverty/Well-being.
Duties also include committee work, advising, mentoring, and recruiting
majors/minors for the economics department. Demonstrated commitment to
diversity in the educational community is required.
Minimum Acceptable Qualifications
The minimum acceptable qualifications for the position of Assistant Professor
are prescribed in the Faculty Handbook. The ability to develop knowledge of,
respect for, and skills to engage with those of other cultures or backgrounds
A PhD or ABD in Economics with an expected completion date of August 2022, a
primary field in Macroeconomics, and a secondary field relating to
Poverty/Well-being or strong GIS skills are required. Candidates must provide
evidence of research in the field of Macroeconomics. Candidates must also have
a record of excellence in teaching as the primary instructor of record. Strong
communication and interpersonal skills are essential.
Link to Job Description
https:// www. missouristate.edu/human/jobdescriptions/21377.htm
Open Date 09/15/2021
Close Date (If Close Date is blank then the posting is considered open until
Special Instructions to Applicants
First date of consideration is November 1, 2021, and review of applications
will continue until the position is filled.
To ensure full consideration, please submit all required materials NO LATER
THAN Monday November 1, 2021. The following documents must be uploaded to the
online application: a cover letter, a current CV, summaries of teaching
evaluations, a copy of the most recent graduate transcript, a brief research
statement including a summary of candidate's research agenda, and names and
contact information for three references (please attach the list of
references using the ‘Other Documents-1' link).
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Posting Number 20210052FTF
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(Open Ended Question)
How many different classes (sections not topics) have you taught for which you had primary responsibility for the course? (This does not include courses that you are currently teaching or classes for which you were only a TA. By primary responsibility, we mean that you were in charge of writing the syllabus, teaching the classes, and assigning grades. )
6 or more
As the primary instructor of record, have you taught a seated/hybrid course (a hybrid class must have a regularly scheduled seated component)?
As the primary instructor of record, have you taught a synchronous online course (classes meet live virtually at a regularly scheduled time)?
As the primary instructor of record, have you taught an asynchronous online course (online course without regularly scheduled meeting times)?
Have you taught an introductory economics course (e.g. micro, macro, or combined) as the primary instructor of record?
Have you taught an intermediate macroeconomics course as the primary instructor of record?
Have you taught econometrics as the primary instructor of record?
Have you taught any other courses besides introductory economics, intermediate macroeconomics, or econometrics as the primary instructor of record?
Is macroeconomics (JEL code E00) one of your primary fields of study? (Here, we are looking for major research interest, not standard Ph.D. competency.)
Do you have formal training (e.g. industry certification or college courses) in GIS?
Is Poverty/Well-being (JEL code I3) one of your secondary fields of study?
Do you have a Ph.D. in Economics or expect to complete one by August 2022?
Evidence of Teaching Effectiveness -1
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Statement of Research Interest
Other Documents -1
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