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Location: Beckley, West Virginia
West Virginia University
Institute of Technology (WVU Tech), a regional divisional four-year campus of
West Virginia University (WVU) located in Southern West Virginia (Beckley), is
currently inviting applications and nominations for the following employment
The Department of Social
Science/Public Administration within the College of Business, Humanities and
Social Sciences, seeks to hire a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor of
Economics. We are seeking an outstanding teacher to complement the
faculty in a multidisciplinary department.
successful candidate is expected to educate a student population that
is primarily rural or first generation and will be responsible for
teaching economics courses for the department’s baccalaureate programs and
service classes for other majors. The assignment includes teaching twelve
undergraduate hours per semester in introductory economics and such upper
division courses as Public Economics, Statistics, and Economics of Crime. The
candidate must demonstrate excellent oral and written communication skills, join
a department with a student-centered philosophy, and will be expected to pursue
scholarly activity and service.
Tech boasts a 12:1 student-to-faculty ratio and an average class size of 17
students, allowing personalized attention in a supportive environment. WVU Tech
is ranked first in the state for return on investment and is ranked seventh in
the nation in annual ROI for students paying in-state tuition. The campus
is in close proximity to several state and national parks and numerous
recreational opportunities. The Department of Social Science/Public Administration
offers four BS degree programs: Criminal Justice, Forensic Investigation,
Health Services Administration, and Public Service Administration.
information about the College of Business, Humanities and Social Sciences may
be found at: https://bhss.wvutech.edu
Date of Appointment: August 2018
Application Deadline: Review of applications will begin immediately
Applicants must have a
doctorate in economics or related field; or an ABD in economics or related field with the doctorate completed by the date of appointment. Experience with online instructional technologies, teaching
Web classes, and evidence of scholarly promise are desirable.
Application Materials must include: