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The Department of Economics at Appalachian State University invites applications for two tenure-track, nine-month positions at the assistant professor or associate professor rank beginning August 2011. The first position is in the field of Macroeconomics. The second position is in the field of open-economy macroeconomics. The appointees are expected to maintain an active research agenda leading to publications in peer-reviewed journals and to provide high quality instruction in introductory and upper-level courses in the fields listed above. Additional consideration will be given to applicants who have the willingness and ability to teach business statistics. The standard teaching load is nine hours per semester. Responsibilities may also include student advisement, curriculum development, on-line instruction and/or instruction at off-campus sites. Candidates should have completed a Ph.D. by August 2011.
Appalachian State University is a member institution of the sixteen-campus University of North Carolina. Located in Boone, North Carolina, the university has approximately 15,000 students, primarily in bachelors and masters programs in both liberal arts and applied fields. Appalachian has both a traditional residential campus and a variety of distance education programs. Additional information about the Department of Economics, the university, and the surrounding area is located at: http://www.appstate.edu.
Applicants must send a complete application consisting of cover letter, curriculum vitae, one recent paper, an unofficial copy of their graduate transcript, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and arrange to have three letters of reference sent. Applications should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org. The initial review of complete applications will begin December 1, 2010 and will continue until the position is filled.
Appalachian State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.
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