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Assistant Professor
Department of Economics
College of Business and Economics
CBE-N-2712

The Department of Economics invites applications for at least one tenure-track assistant professor position, subject to state funding, beginning in fall 2014.

Qualifications:
Preferred areas of teaching and research are in the field of econometrics. A PhD. in economics is required. ABDs will be considered with a definite degree completion date of February 1, 2014. The successful applicant is expected to demonstrate quality teaching ability, and to develop a research program appropriate to the field.

Responsibilities:
The normal teaching load is 9 credit hours per semester. Teaching responsibilities may also include Principles of Economics, and Business Statistics. Salary will be competitive.

College of Business and Economics:
The College is accredited by AACSB for both its business and accounting programs. It conducts undergraduate business programs with majors/concentrations in an array of business fields and also jointly offers a MBA program with the University of Baltimore. The College has the distinction of offering the only undergraduate E-Business program in the University System of Maryland and plays a prominent role in providing leadership to local/regional firms, governments and non-profit organizations in the integration of e-business and technology in their strategic planning and implementation. The college also has affiliated foreign business programs in several countries.

Towson University:
Founded in 1866, today Towson University is recognized by U.S. News & World Report as one of the 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. Towson enrolls approximately 21,000 undergraduate and graduate students in 63 undergraduate majors, 38 master’s programs and four doctoral programs. 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 805 full-time faculty who work here.

Application Process:
For full consideration, have all application materials on file by November 30, 2013. Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, graduate transcript, teaching portfolio, sample research paper, and three reference letters as PDF's to tuecon@towson.edu. Initial interviews will be conducted at the AEA meetings in Philadelphia by prearranged appointment.

Questions about this search should be directed to the following:

Chair of Economics Search Committee

Dr. Matthew Chambers

mchambers@towson.edu or 410-704-3576

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.


 

 

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