*Position Title:*Assistant Professor of Economics
*Hiring Salary:*Commensurate with experience and education.
*Position Type:*Full-Time Tenure Track
*College:*College of Business Administration
*Department:*Dept of Economics and Intl Business
*Contact Name:*Dr. Santosh Kumar
*Title:*Search Committee Chair
College of Business Administration
Huntsville, TX 77341
*Duties Performed in the Usual Course of the Job:*The Department of Economics and International Business invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor focusing on research topics in the areas of Macroeconomics, Monetary Economics, International Economics, Energy Economics, and US-based Health Economics, although applicants in all fields will be given full consideration.
The department values high-quality research and teaching. The department is ranked in the top 15 in Texas. The department offers BBA degrees in Economics, International Business, and it expects to offer an MS degree in Applied Economics in the immediate future.
Teach courses in Economics at the undergraduate, MBA, and graduate level. Teaching load is 9 hours per semester. Candidates must have a commitment to research which leads to refereed publications for this tenure-track position. Service to the University and the profession is also expected.
*Educational Requirements for the Position:*Ph.D. in Economics or related field. ABD candidates will be considered with an anticipated completion date before Fall 2022.
*Experience Required for the Position:*Candidates should be strongly committed to quality teaching and they should exhibit a strong potential for successful research in peer-reviewed publications.
*Other Requirements for the Position:*Evidence of scholarly research and teaching experience.
*Special Instructions Summary:*The Economics and International Business programs are located within the College of Business Administration, which is AACSB accredited. Sam Houston State University is a member of The Texas State University System and is an EEO/AAP employer. Additional information about the University and the Department can be found at http://www.shsu.edu/academics/economics-and-international-business/.
Please submit (1) a cover letter; (2) a curriculum vitae; (3) a sample research paper; (4) evidence of teaching effectiveness; (5) research statement (optional); (6) teaching statement (optional); and (7) three letters of recommendation . Complete applications received by December 1, 2021, will receive priority for interviews held virtually at the ASSA meetings in early January. Initial screening will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. SHSU is committed to promoting a campus culture that embraces diversity and inclusion; the successful applicant is expected to advance this commitment.
Please note: References provided in the References section of the application will receive an automated email reference request at the time the application is submitted.*
*Open Until Filled:*Yes
*EEO Statement:*Sam Houston State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and Smoke/Drug-Free Workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, ancestry, marital status, citizenship, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, or gender identity or expression. Sam Houston State University is an "at will" employer. Employees with a contract will have additional terms and conditions. Security sensitive positions at SHSU require background checks in accordance with Education Code § 51.215.