Assistant/Associate Professor - Economics

University of North Carolina, Wilmington
North Carolina, United States
Salary Not Specified
Oct 22, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time

Posting Details

Position Title Assistant/Associate Professor - Economics External Link to Posting College Cameron School Business - 31200 College Dept/School Economics and Finance - 31250 Vacancy Number 16F-331 Position Number 7055 Location of Workplace Main UNCW Campus Brief Summary of Work for this Position

The Department of Economics and Finance has an opening for a tenure track assistant or associate professor in Economics beginning in August 2021. This position is expected to teach mostly undergraduate classes and may have the opportunity to teach graduate classes as part of the business school’s growing online MBA program or the school’s face-to-face International MBA program. Successful candidates will demonstrate a strong track record of research or research potential to complement their teaching interests.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

Completed doctorate or ABD in the field of Economics (with anticipated completion of degree within first academic year). Candidates must be capable of excellent/dynamic teaching and developing a strong research agenda.

Preferred Education, Knowledge, Skills & Experience

Strong preference will be given to applicants interested in applied macroeconomics and a willingness to teach applied econometrics.

Required Certifications or Licensure

No required certifications or licensure

Primary Function of Organizational Unit

The Economics and Finance Department supports the Bachelor of Arts in Economics and the Bachelor of Science with concentrations in Economics and Finance. At the graduate level, the economics faculty support courses in economics of environmental studies, the Master of Business Administration, Master of Business Analytics, and Master of Science in Finance.

College/School Information

UNCW boasts a beautiful 661-acre wooded campus with approximately 16,500 students and is one of the fastest growing institutions in the University of North Carolina system. The Cameron School of Business is AACSB accredited and serves more than 2200 business majors, including graduate students in the PMBA, EMBA, M.S. in Accounting, International MBA, M.S in Business Analytics, M.S. in Finance and Investments, and M.S. in Computer Science and Information Systems programs.
The Wilmington metropolitan area comprises approximately 225,000 people and features a thriving port, business community, and tourism industry. Bordered by both the Atlantic Ocean and the Cape Fear River, Wilmington offers the best in coastal living.

University Information

The University of North Carolina Wilmington, the state’s coastal university, is dedicated to the integration of teaching, mentoring, research and service. Widely acknowledged for its world-class faculty and staff and continuously recognized at a national level for scholarly excellence and affordability, UNCW offers a powerful academic experience that stimulates creative inquiry and critical thinking and a community rich in diversity, inclusion and global perspectives.

A public institution with nearly 18,000 students, UNCW offers a full range of baccalaureate- and graduate-level programs, as well as doctoral degrees in educational leadership, marine biology, nursing practice and psychology; and many distance learning options, including clinical research, an accelerated RN-to- BSN program, an Executive M.B.A. program structured for working professionals, and the nation’s only bachelor’s degree program focused on coastal engineering.

The university’s efforts to advance research and scholarly activities have earned UNCW the elevated designation of “Doctoral Universities: High Research Activity” institution (R2 University) by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education.

UNCW has been part of the University of North Carolina System since 1969.

EEO Statement

At the University of North Carolina at Wilmington ( UNCW ), our culture reflects our values of inclusion, diversity, globalization, ethics and integrity and innovation and we are committed to providing equality of educational and employment opportunity for all persons without regard to race, sex (such as gender, gender identity, marital status, childbirth, and pregnancy), age, color, national origin (including ethnicity), religion, disability, sexual orientation, political affiliation, veteran status, military service member status, genetic information, or relationship to other university constituents – except where sex, age, or ability represent bona fide educational or occupational qualifications or where marital status is a statutorily established eligibility criterion for State funded employee benefit programs. UNCW believes that embracing the unique contributions of our faculty, staff and students is critical to our success and paramount in being recognized for our global mindset.

Special Notes to Applicants

Please note that a minimum of three professional references are required for all applications.

Position Type Permanent Job Posting Date 10/22/2020 Job Close Date 12/01/2020 Applicant Documents
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