Economics: Department Chair in the Department of Economics and
appointment at the rank of Professor. The department chair leads
the strategic initiatives of the department and is responsible for
the operation of the department, including budgeting, staffing,
scheduling, supervision, and mentoring. The department chair will
serve as a member of the Farmer School of Business’s Executive
Committee and will report to the Associate Dean of Faculty Affairs
and Personnel of the Farmer School of Business.
The Department of Economics is in the Farmer School of Business
and currently has 19 tenured/tenure-track faculty, three clinical
faculty, and three visiting faculty in Economics. The department
supports undergraduate Economics degrees through the Business
school and the College of Arts and Science, as well as a Master’s
of Economics degree. The department values high quality teaching
and research. The department has approximately 700 undergraduate
majors (combined) and 15 students in the Master’s program.
Information on the Farmer School of Business and its numerous
initiatives can be found at http://miamioh.edu/fsb/. The Farmer
School ranks in the top 10 for undergraduate business
Required: Doctorate in economics or a closely related discipline
applicable to teaching, research and scholarship in the economics
area. For appointment of rank of Professor, applicants must have an
established record of teaching, research with high-quality
publications and service.
Consideration may be given to applicants with demonstrated
effectiveness in an administrative capacity and the ability to
interact with a wide range of constituents including faculty,
students, administration, alumni, and the business community.
Submit cover letter highlighting related experiences and
summarizing qualifications, curriculum vitae, recent teaching
evaluations, and a one-page diversity statement addressing past
and/or potential contributions to advancing diversity,
equity, and inclusion through research, teaching, and/or service to
Department will request letters of recommendation from the
references submitted in application. Inquiries may be directed to
Professor Joel Harper, Chair of Finance Department at firstname.lastname@example.org. Screening
of applications will begin November 1, 2021 and will continue until
the position is filled.
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