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Assistant Professor of Economics

The University of Southern Mississippi is currently accepting applications for the position of Assistant Professor of Economics...

Position Details

Location

Hattiesburg

118 College Drive
Hattiesburg, Mississippi, 39406-0001
United States

Division
School of Social Sciences and Global Studies

Position Type
Faculty

Employment Status
Full Time

Grant Funded
No

Posting Close Date
Open until filled

Special Instructions to Applicants
Applicants must provide a cover letter, curriculum vitae, one or more working papers, evidence of effective classroom teaching and teaching statement, research agenda, a graduate transcript, and three letters of recommendation. The cover letter should describe current and projected research and teaching interests. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer/Americans with Disabilities Act institution, The University of Southern Mississippi encourages minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities to apply.

Availability is subject to budgetary authorization. Priority will be given to applications received before November 30, 2023.

To apply and to see the complete job application, go to jobs.usm.edu.

Job Summary
The Economics Program, housed in the School of Social Science and Global Studies, at the University of Southern Mississippi invites applications for a full time, tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning in August 2024. Ideal applicants will have teaching and research interests in the field of macroeconomics. The position is open with respect to subfields. A Ph.D. in Economics is required by the time of the appointment.

Teaching will focus on introductory and upper-level economics courses. The lower-division level includes, but not limited to, principles of macroeconomics course primarily populated with business administration majors. Upper-level courses include intermediate theory and field courses in the candidate's area of specialization.

Candidates are expected to maintain an active research agenda. The school strongly values and encourages interdisciplinary collaboration, which creates opportunities to teach and engage in scholarly activities in other social science programs such as sociology, political science, and anthropology. Our School offers support for scholarships and actively mentors junior colleagues. In addition to teaching and research, all faculty members are expected to engage in service to the school, college, university, and community.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities
• Teach three courses per semester, fall and spring.
• Hold regular office hours.
• Mentor and advise students in the program.
• Attend faculty meetings as determined by the Director of the School of Social Science and Global Studies.
• Engage in professional development and/or scholarly activities appropriate to the mission of the School, College and University.
• Provide service to assist the functioning of the School, College, and University.
• Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

PhD in Economics or ABD with degree conferred by time of appointment.

Preferred Qualifications
Teaching and research interests in the field of macroeconomics.

About The University of Southern Mississippi

The University of Southern Mississippi (USM) is a comprehensive public research institution delivering transformative programs on campuses in Hattiesburg and Long Beach, at teaching and research sites across the Mississippi Gulf Coast, as well as online. Founded in 1910, USM is one of only 131 universities in the nation to earn the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education's "R1: Doctoral Universities - Very high research activity" designation, and its robust research enterprise includes experts in ocean science and engineering, polymer science and engineering, and large event venue safety and security, among others. USM is also one of only 37 institutions in the nation accredited in theatre, art and design, dance and music. As an economic driver, USM generates an annual economic impact of more than $600 million across the state. USM welcomes a diverse student body of more than 14,000, representing 71 countries, all 50 states, and every county in Mississippi. USM students have collected four Truman Scholarships and 37 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships, while also leading Mississippi with 27 Goldwater Scholarships, an honor that recognizes the next generation of great research scientists. Home to the Golden Eagles, USM competes in 17 Division I sports sponsored by the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). For more information, visit www.usm.edu.

As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer/Americans with Disabilities Act institution, The University of Southern Mississippi encourages minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities to apply
Hattiesburg MS USA

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