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Assistant Professor of Economics-Special Purpose

Radford University
Radford, Virginia
Salary commensurate with experience
Posted Date
Aug 28, 2023

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Business & Management, Economics
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

The Department of Economics in the Davis College of Business and Economics at Radford University invites applications for the full-time Special Purpose position of Assistant Professor of Economics. This appointment is subject to receiving final approval from the Provost’s Office and may be renewed subject to budgetary approval. The position involves teaching four undergraduate courses per semester (both face-to-face and online) in the areas of Economics, including of Principles of Microeconomics, Principles of Macroeconomics, Global Economy & Business, and/or elective courses in area of specialty. The position will also include service and advising. The position requires a Ph.D. in Economics. ABD’s will be considered but must have degree by time of appointment. Must be a qualified instructor per AACSB requirements as well as the standards of the Davis College of Business and Economics, defined as sustaining currency and relevance through scholarship and related activities.


The Department of Economics is a community of scholars dedicated to the preparation of collaborative, globally-minded, highly skilled professionals. The department is committed to fostering an atmosphere of equity, diversity, and inclusivity within our undergraduate and graduate programs. The department faculty are highly collaborative in endeavors of teaching and scholarship.


Radford University is a comprehensive public university of approximately 7,700 students that has received national recognition for many of its undergraduate and graduate academic programs, as well as its sustainability initiatives. Radford University serves the Commonwealth of Virginia and the nation through a wide range of academic, cultural, human service, and research programs and is one of the premier teacher preparation universities in the commonwealth. Well known for its strong faculty/student bonds, a growing, diverse student population, innovative use of technology in the learning environment and vibrant student life on a beautiful 204-acre American classical campus, Radford University offers students many opportunities to get involved and succeed in and out of the classroom. Information about the current university strategic plan can be found at:


The city of Radford, Virginia is located in the heart of the New River Valley in southwest Virginia. Nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains, the region is a haven for music lovers and outdoor enthusiasts. Just a short drive from Blacksburg and Roanoke, the region boasts a vibrant art scene and local food culture as well as many community-university partnership opportunities. Radford is also a two-hour drive from the Piedmont Triad and two and a half hours from Charlotte, NC.


Interested candidates should apply at Applicants are required to upload a cover letter, graduate transcripts, a curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, evidence of teaching effectiveness and three letters of recommendation. Review of applications will begin upon receipt and will continue until the position is filled. Finalists may be asked for additional materials.


Radford University does not discriminate with regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, disability, age, veteran status, national origin, religion, or political affiliation in the administration of its educational programs, activities, admission or employment practices. 

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