Department of Economics
College of Business and Economics
The Department of Economics is inviting applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position beginning in Fall 2013.
Ph.D. in Economics required. ABDs will be considered with a completion date of February 2014. The successful applicants are expected to be excellent teachers and develop a research program appropriate to the field and University and to meet the requirements of tenure. Teaching responsibilities include Applied Microeconomics, Health Economics, Industrial Organization, Principles, and Statistics. Salary will be competitive. Initial interviews will be conducted at the AEA meetings by prearranged appointment.
Founded in 1866, today Towson University is recognized by U.S. News & World Report's top public universities in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions. Towson is nationally recognized for its programs in the liberal arts and sciences, business, education, communications, health sciences, and the fine and performing arts. The University places a strong emphasis on service learning and civic engagement through such activities as internships, practica, clinical placements, course assignments and student events. As the Baltimore area’s largest university and Maryland’s Metropolitan University, Towson articulates its research and scholarship mission through partnerships that link the University to the economic, educational and cultural life of the state of Maryland and the mid-Atlantic region. The Department of Economics is located in the College of Business and Economics (CBE) which is AACSB-accredited and enrolls over 3,000 students. Towson enrolls more than 21,000 students and offers more than 100 bachelors, masters, and doctoral programs in the liberal arts and sciences, and applied professional fields. Located on a rolling 328 acres, the striking campus is eight miles north of downtown Baltimore and 45 miles from Washington, D.C. The campus and its surrounding cities provide an excellent environment for teaching and supporting the academic pursuits of the 841 full-time faculty who work here. For additional information please visit http://www.towson.edu.
To apply, send letter of interest, resume, graduate transcripts, teaching evaluations, a sample of scholarly research, and three letters of professional reference by November 30, 2012 to:
Search Committee Chair
Department of Economics
8000 York Road
Towson, MD 21252-0001
Upon submitting your Curriculum Vitae to indicate your interest in this position, please be sure to visit http://www.towson.edu/odeo/applicantdata.asp to complete a voluntary on-line applicant data form. The information you provide will inform the university’s affirmative action plan and is for statistical purposes only and shall not be used to illegally discriminate for or against anyone.
Towson University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and has a strong institutional commitment to diversity. Women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.