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University Faculty Economics

Weber State University
Utah, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Sep 7, 2023

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

University Faculty Economics

Requisition Number: F00360P:

Job Description:
Weber State University, Ogden, Utah

N1 Economic History: Macroeconomics & Monetary Economics, Industrial Growth, Fluctuations
E02 Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics: Institutions and the Macroeconomy
F4 International Economics: Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance

The Department of Economics at Weber State University invites applications for a tenure track assistant professor position beginning in fall 2024. The position offers a competitive salary, 3/3 teaching load, and research support.

Teaching responsibilities will include upper- and lower-level courses. Special consideration will be given to those candidates with a demonstrated ability and interest in teaching courses in Economic History of the United States, International Trade, and/or Macroeconomics.

Weber State University opposes unlawful discrimination and the university has a strong commitment to the principles of diversity.

Job Duties:

Required Qualifications:
A PhD in economics by August 2024 is required.

Preferred Qualifications:
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 students, and recruits economics majors.

Background Check? Yes

Benefits Summary:
WSU offers a generous benefits package that includes medical, dental, long-term disability, life insurance, retirement, a wellness program with release time and paid incentives, tuition benefits, free tickets to athletic and performing arts events, and paid holidays.

Full/Part Time: Full Time
Open Date: 09/06/2023
Close Date: 11/15/2023
Open Until Filled: No

Notes to Applicants:
If you are passionate about what you could offer and accomplish here at WSU, we would love to hear from you. The position comes with a competitive salary and generous benefits package.

To apply, please complete the online application on WSU’s job website ( and attach the following documents.:
  1. Cover Letter directed to Weber State
  2. Curriculum vitae
  3. Transcripts
  4. Job Market Paper
  5. Teaching Philosophy
  6. Evidence of Teaching Effectiveness

In addition, three letters of reference that address the candidate’s qualifications must be submitted by the authors through the application system. Candidates will designate references when applying and the application system will email the references requesting the letters.

The hiring committee will begin reviewing applications on November 1, 2023. To ensure full consideration, applications should be submitted by this date. The posting will close on November 15, 2023.

Initial interviews will be conducted virtually starting in December 2023.

Criminal background check required as a condition of employment.

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. 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.

Physical Activity of this position: Operate, activate, use, prepare, inspect, place, detect, or position. , Expressing or exchanging ideas. Those activities in which they must convey detailed or important instructions to other workers accurately or quickly. , Ability to receive detailed information with or without assistance., Repetitive motion. Substantial movements (motions) of the wrists, hands, and/or fingers.

Physical Requirements of this position: Sedentary work. Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or negligible amount of force frequently or consistently to move objects, including the human body. Sitting most of the time. Walking and standing only occasionally if ever.

Visual Acuity Requirements including color, depth perception and field of vision: Required to perform activities such as preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; using a computer terminal; extensive reading.

The conditions the worker will be subject to in this position: None. The worker is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions (such as in typical office or administrative work).

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