JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2021 - January 31, 2022

West Virginia University

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Assistant Professor or Associate Professor in Economics

JOE ID Number: 2021-02_111467339
Date Posted: 09/09/2021
Date Inactive: 01/31/2022
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Assistant Professor or Associate Professor in Economics
Section: US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Morgantown, West Virginia, UNITED STATES
JEL Classifications:
R0 -- General
D0 -- General
Applied Microeconomics
Urban Economics
Regional Economics
Full Text of JOE Listing:

Assistant Professor or Associate Professor in Economics

The Economics Department in the John Chambers College of Business and Economics (CCB&E) at West Virginia University (WVU) invites applications for a tenured or tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor or Associate Professor rank beginning August 2022.
West Virginia University (and The John Chambers College of Business and Economics) is especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute, through their research, teaching, and/or service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community.

The ideal candidate has earned a Ph.D. in economics or a related field by the time of appointment in August of 2022 and possesses teaching and research interests in applied microeconomics. Preference will be given to candidates with teaching and research interests in urban/regional economics and econometrics.
A successful candidate will be a member of the economics department, be expected to produce high-quality scholarship for leading economics journals, serve on dissertation committees, and participate in the department’s PhD program in Economics, teach in the MS in Economics program and teach undergraduate courses.

Application Process
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Electronic submissions of application with supporting credentials must be submitted through the WVU Faculty Jobs Board, WVUHire at Applicants are strongly encouraged to submit the following items electronically: (1) a cover letter, (2) curriculum vita, (3) job market paper, (4) summary of teaching effectiveness, (5) the names and contact information of at least three references.

General inquiries may be directed to Brad Humphreys, Chair of the Search Committee at

About WVU
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West Virginia University is proud to be an Equal Opportunity employer and the recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity. The University values diversity among its faculty, staff, and students, and invites applications from all qualified applicants regardless of race, ethnicity, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, nationality, genetics, disability, or Veteran status.

Application Requirements:
  • External Application Link
Application deadline: 01/31/2022