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Assistant Professor Faculty Position: Economics

Emporia State University
Kansas, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Posted date
Nov 8, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Business & Management, Economics
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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Emporia State University’s AACSB accredited School of Business in Emporia, Kansas, is accepting applications for a non-tenure-track faculty position in Economics. The position begins in August 2022, at the rank of assistant professor.

Responsibilities and Qualifications:

This position will teach in our MBA-Global program, offered in partnership with Tsinghua University, China. The teaching is predominantly online with periodic on-the-ground weekend sessions in Beijing. The successful candidate will teach Managerial Economics and Quantitative Methods. Courses are taught in Mandarin, so the position requires fluency in both English and Mandarin. Travel to China is required three times per year.


Preference will be given to earned Ph.D. or ABD candidates in Economics. Candidates with terminal qualifications in related disciplines may also be considered. Relevant teaching and/or industry experience in economics is a plus.

Applicants should have potential for scholarly research. Candidates must exhibit excellent teaching, be considered Scholarly Academic by AACSB standards, and be prepared to make contributions through service to the School of Business, ESU, and the community. The successful candidate is expected to demonstrate a commitment to diversity and inclusion and support of the Emporia State University Diversity and Inclusion Statements.

Candidates must speak English and Mandarin fluently, and be able to obtain the necessary visa to travel to China.


Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. ESU offers a comprehensive benefits package.

About Emporia State University:

Emporia State University is a comprehensive university with an enrollment of approximately 5,800. The School of Business, with a faculty of 30, provides educational services to approximately 1100 students. The city of Emporia has 24,000 residents, a rich cultural heritage, a diversified economy based on agriculture, more than 30 manufacturing enterprises, and major retail shopping and wholesale facilities. The region is noted for the rolling expansive Flint Hills of east central Kansas with proximal major water recreation areas. Emporia is centrally located between Metropolitan Wichita, Topeka, and Kansas City.


To apply, electronically submit a cover letter addressing the position requirements, current vitae, statement of teaching and research, summary of teaching experiences with student evaluations (if applicable) and contact details (including telephone numbers and e-mail addresses) of at least three current or recent references at Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Questions should be addressed to Dr. Marc Fusaro, Chair of the Search Committee ( A background check is required.

Emporia State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, national origin, ethnicity, religion, gender, sex, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, parental status, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other factors which cannot be considered by law.

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