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Chair & Professor - Economics

Posted: 09/27/2021

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Job no: 499312
Department: Economics
Location: Oxford, OH
Work type: Faculty
Categories: Teaching
Status: Full Time
Temporary: No
Website:  https://jobs.miamioh.edu/cw/en-us/job/499312/department-chair-professor

Job Title: Department Chair & Professor

Job Summary:
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 education.

Minimum Qualifications:

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.

Desired Qualifications:

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.

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Miami University is committed to creating an inclusive and effective teaching, learning, research, and working environment for all.

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Special Instructions to Applicants:

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. 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 harperjt@miamioh.edu

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Benefit Eligible:

Yes

Date to Begin Screening Applicants:

Screening of applications will begin November 1, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled.

 

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Advertised: 27 Sep 2021 Eastern Daylight Time

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