JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2021 - January 31, 2022

Weber State University

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Department of Economics
Assistant Professor of Economics

JOE ID Number: 2021-02_111468455
Date Posted: 11/19/2021
Date Inactive: 01/31/2022
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Assistant Professor of Economics
Section: US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Ogden, Utah, UNITED STATES
JEL Classifications:
A -- General Economics and Teaching
C8 -- Data Collection and Data Estimation Methodology; Computer Programs

Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Department of Economics at Weber State University invites applications for a tenure track assistant professor position beginning fall of 2022. The position offers a competitive salary, 3/3 teaching load, as well as research support.

The department seeks candidates who have a demonstrated interest in teaching in any field, with an applied emphasis. Teaching responsibilities will include upper- and lower level economics courses that support the existing curriculum. Candidates will also teach business and economics statistics and analytics as part of the department’s service courses to the college.

The ideal candidate will be a dynamic teacher who maintains an active research agenda, has the potential or demonstrated success publishing in peer reviewed journals, mentors undergraduate research projects, and recruits economics majors. Special consideration will be given to those candidates with a demonstrated ability and interest in teaching courses in business and economics statistics and analytics. Weber State University opposes unlawful discrimination and supports affirmative action. The university has a strong commitment to the principles of diversity. A PhD in economics by August 2022 is required.

Applicants Requirements

Cover Letter directed to Weber State
Curriculum vita
Job Market Paper
Teaching Philosophy
Evidence of Teaching Effectiveness
Three letters of recommendation

Application Instructions

Submit materials through Job Openings for Economists AND complete the application at as required by the university human resources department. Complete applications must be submitted by December 12, 2021 to ensure full consideration. We will conduct initial interviews online starting January 2022.

Weber State University is a public, open enrollment, urban university located 35 miles north of Salt Lake City at the base of the Wasatch Mountains. The University has a total enrollment of over 29,000 students. WSU is predominantly an undergraduate university, but has several excellent graduate programs housed within Goddard School of Business and Economics. The Goddard School is committed to teaching and research excellence as evidenced by AACSB accreditation. The Goddard School offers a financial incentive program for research. Quality teaching and an active program of peer reviewed research will be required for successful tenure and promotion.

Application Requirements:
  • Teaching Philosophy
  • Letters of Reference
  • Transcripts
  • Teaching Evaluations
  • Job Market Paper
  • Cover Letter
  • CV
Application deadline: 01/31/2022