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Assistant Professor
Department of Economics
College of Business and Economics

The College of Business and Economics invites applications for a tenure-track, 10-month, Assistant Professor position in the Economics Department beginning August 2015.

Ph.D. in economics. ABD applicants will be considered, but appointment will be at the instructor rank and all degree requirements must be completed by February 1, 2016. Preferred areas of teaching and research are in microeconomics. Excellent teaching and develop a research program appropriate to the field.

Teach principles of economics, business statistics and MBA courses. Teaching load is 9 credit hours per semester.

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 an MBA program with the University of Baltimore. The college has the distinction of offering the only undergraduate E-Business programs in the University System of Maryland and plays a prominent role in providing leadership to local/regional firms, governments and non-profit organizations. The college also has affiliated business programs in other countries.

Towson University:
Towson University ( was founded in 1866, is recognized by U. S. News and World Reports as one of the top public universities in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions, is Baltimore’s largest university, and is the largest public, comprehensive institution in the University of Maryland System. TU enrolls almost 18,000 undergraduates and 4,000 graduate students across six academic colleges (business, education, fine arts, health professions, liberal arts, science & mathematics), has over 865 full-time faculty, and offers more than 65 bachelor’s, 45 master’s, and 5 doctoral programs. Our centrally located campus sits on 330 rolling green acres and is 10 miles north of Baltimore, 45 miles north of Washington D.C., and 95 miles south of Philadelphia.

Application Process:
Deadline to submit application materials is November 30, 2014. Send a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, graduate transcripts, teaching evaluations, a sample of scholarly research and three letters of professional reference by PDF to Initial interviews will be conducted at the AEA meetings in Boston by prearranged appointment.

Search Committee Chair
Department of Economics
Towson University
8000 York Road
Towson, MD 21252-0001

A Criminal Background Investigation is required for the hired candidate and the results may impact employment.

Please be sure to visit 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. The information will not be used for any other purpose. Please note that the search number for which you have applied is: CBE-N-2802.

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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