Kent State University at Trumbull invites applications for a full-time, nine-month, tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level in Economics beginning August 2018.
Examples of Duties:
Duties/essential functions may include, but not be limited to, the following:
The position involves teaching undergraduate courses in Economics, conducting research, and other duties as assigned. Expectations include teaching excellence, continued professional development, scholarly activity resulting in publications, and service to the University, the profession and the community.
Candidates must have a Ph.D. in Economics by appointment date. A strong interest in teaching undergraduate students and ability to perform scholarly research to maintain AACSB accreditation are required. Experience or interest in teaching online courses preferred.
Candidates must have a strong commitment to undergraduate teaching and a solid potential for research.
Asterisk (*) indicates knowledge, skills, abilities which require assessments
Working Conditions / Physical Requirements:
Light work-Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently to move objects. Incumbent must be able to communicate with others. Incumbent may be required to travel from building to building frequently and off campus occasionally.
Applications Instructions Summary:
Review of applicants will begin March 20, 2018 and continue until the position is filled. To apply, submit your materials online via https://jobs.kent.edu/ . Please include: (1) a letter of application; (2) curriculum vitae; (3) evidence of teaching excellence; and (4) a sample of scholarly work.
Additionally, please have three letters of reference and official transcripts mailed to Dr. Daniel Palmer, Assistant Dean, Kent State University at Trumbull, 4314 Mahoning Ave. NW, Warren, OH 44483.
Must pass a security check.
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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The intent of this description is to illustrate the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and should not be interpreted to describe all the specific duties and responsibilities that may be required in any particular position. Directly related experience/education beyond the minimum stated may be substituted where appropriate at the discretion of the Appointing Authority. Kent State University reserves the right to revise or change job duties, job hours, and responsibilities.
Internal Number: 495381
About Kent State University
Kent State University's eight-campus system, among the largest regional systems in the country, serves both the development of a true living/learning approach at the Kent Campus and the regional needs on seven other campuses throughout Northeast Ohio.The Kent Campus provides the resources and facilities of a large, diverse Ohio university, while the Regional Campuses – Kent State University at Ashtabula, Kent State University at East Liverpool, Kent State University at Geauga, Kent State University at Salem, Kent State University at Stark, Kent State University at Trumbull and Kent State University at Tuscarawas - offer the friendly, casual atmosphere of small liberal arts colleges. Today, Kent State has become an engine for economic, cultural and workforce development locally and internationally as one of the premiere Ohio universities. Kent State is ranked among the nation's 77 public research universities demonstrating high-research activity by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. The Liquid Crystal Institute, for example, conducts research that translates into technologies used globally in laptops, calculators and flat screen televisions.