JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2018 - January 31, 2019

Elon University

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Love School of Business
Assistant Professor

JOE ID Number: 2018-02_111460914
Date Posted: 10/04/2018
Date Inactive: 01/31/2019
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Assistant Professor
Section: US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Elon, North Carolina, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: I1 -- Health
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Department of Economics in the Martha and Spencer Love School of Business at Elon University invites applications for a continuing-track, permanent faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning in August 2019. We seek candidates with teaching and research interests in health economics. Applicants should demonstrate strong empirical skills, potential for effective undergraduate teaching, a promising research agenda, and an interest in mentoring undergraduate research.

Teaching will include an applied upper-level undergraduate elective in health economics as well as other courses from: principles, statistics, or managerial economics and courses in Elon’s Core Curriculum. Faculty members also share in advising research theses required of all economics majors. Opportunities also exist to teach in the study abroad program and in the part-time MBA and MS in Management programs. While the standard teaching load is 6 courses per year, there is a guaranteed one-course reduction in the first year, a one-semester teaching sabbatical in the second or third year and opportunities for course reductions in subsequent years. Additionally, there are opportunities to apply for summer research support. Generally, Economics faculty members have one or two preparations per semester.

Applicants should submit a CV with cover letter, a statement of teaching philosophy and interests, evidence of scholarship, and three letters of recommendation online at Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled, with applications received by November 15 receiving full consideration. Candidates must have completed PhD requirements by August 2019. Candidates who have experience working with a diverse range of people, and who can contribute to the climate of inclusivity are encouraged to identify their experiences in their cover letter.

About the School: The AACSB-accredited Martha and Spencer Love School of Business has emerged from a time of dramatic growth to become a leader in business education. In 2018, Poets and Quants ranked the school’s undergraduate program #48 in the nation and, in 2016, Bloomberg Businessweek ranked the part-time MBA program #1 in the state and #17 in the nation. The LSB is housed in the Koury Business Center and Sankey Hall, which feature state-of-the-art classrooms, multiple student engagement areas, the LaRose Digital Theatre, the Chandler Family Professional Sales Center, the Reed Finance Center, the Doherty Center for Creativity, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship, the Center for Organizational Analytics, and the Porter Family Professional Development Center. Graduate classes are offered on the Elon campus and in the fast-growing Research Triangle Park (RTP) area.

About the University: Elon University is a dynamic private, co-educational, comprehensive institution that is a national model for actively engaging faculty and students in teaching and learning in a liberal arts based residential campus. The university is situated on an idyllic 620-acre campus in north-central North Carolina, east of Greensboro, and northwest of Raleigh/Durham. With an enrollment of over 6000, Elon University benefits from highly talented students, a growing physical plant, and an expanding endowment. U.S. News & World Report ranks Elon #1 among southern master’s-level universities and recognizes Elon more often than any other university in the nation for programs that are “Focused on Student Success,” and the Fiske Guide to Colleges ranks Elon one of the 25 “best buy” private universities. Elon University is proud of its strengths in the liberal arts, its strong sense of community, and its progress in incorporating technology and internationalization into classroom instruction. To learn more about Elon, please visit the University web site at

For more department-specific information, please visit our web site:

CONTACT: Economics Search Committee Chair, Department of Economics, 2075 Campus Box, Elon University, Elon, NC 27244 (

Application Requirements:
  • Statement of teaching philosophy
  • Letters of Reference
  • Teaching Evaluations
  • Job Market Paper
  • CV
  • Cover Letter
Application deadline: 11/15/2018
  • Application Deadline Has Passed