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Assistant Professor
Post Date: 08/30/2018
Close Date: 11/15/2018
North Dakota State University

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$70,000 and above

Fargo, ND

Job Description:
The successful candidate will have an affiliation with the North Dakota Center for the Study of Public Choice and Private Enterprise (PCPE) housed in the Department of Agribusiness and Applied Economics. Teaching responsibilities may include economics courses at the introductory or intermediate level with additional opportunity to teach upper division and graduate level courses in the candidate’s field of expertise. Teaching load will include three courses per year depending on departmental and PCPE needs and the candidate’s research and teaching interests.
Faculty evaluations for this position are based on effective teaching and advising at both the undergraduate and/or graduate levels; successful publication in leading disciplinary journals; active participation in professional activities; satisfactory service to PCPE, department, university, state, and profession; and pursuit of extramural funding sufficient to support an active research program.
Applicants are sought in all areas of applied economics with a research/teaching focus on policy. Candidates with a modern skillset in applied analytical techniques are particularly sought. Successful candidates will be expected to contribute to the PCPE mission through participation in and promotion of Center activities and programs. Additionally, the successful candidate will assist the director in planning and execution of PCPE events and programs.
More about PCPE can be found on its website and social media accounts. www.ndsu.edu/centers/PCPE
APPLICATION PROCEDURES: Applicants must submit 1) a letter of application containing a statement of qualifications and interests as they align with the PCPE Mission and availability to interview at ASSA/SEA, 2) a complete curriculum vitae including the names and contact information of three professional references, 3) a job market paper (Attache to “Other Document 1”), 4) all university transcripts, 5) copies of teaching evaluations (Attach to “Other Document 3”), if available, and 6) up to three additional writing samples (Attach to “Other Document 3”) to https://jobs.ndsu.edu/postings/9512. All documents must be submitted in pdf format and electronic submission of application materials is required. Letters of reference will be requested from short-listed candidates after initial screening of applications. Questions may be directed to Dr. Jeremy Jackson, Chair of the Search Committee and Director of the PCPE Center, at jeremy.jackson@ndsu.edu.
Screening will begin 11/15/18
As an employer, the State of North Dakota prohibits smoking in all places of state employment in accordance with N.D.C.C. § 23-12-10.
North Dakota State University is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or veteran status.

Minimum Requirements:
1. An earned Ph.D. in economics or related field by date of appointment;
2. desire and ability to support the PCPE Mission;
3. ability to publish high impact research in quality academic journals;
4. ability for effective teaching;
5. a policy focused research agenda;
6. effective oral communication skills;
7. effective written communication skills;
8. ability to develop/lead extracurricular educational programs, e.g. reading groups and seminars.
Preferred Requirements:
1. Ability to contribute to the teaching of a proposed Ph.D. core curriculum (Micro, Macro, or Econometrics);
2. working knowledge of at least one from: Public Choice Economics, New Institutional Economics, Austrian Economics;
3. expertise in advanced applied methods;
4. ability and desire to teach finance;
5. experience developing/leading extracurricular educational programs, e.g. reading groups and seminars;
6. demonstrated record of publication in quality academic journals;
7. evidence of teaching effectiveness;
8. demonstrated record of communicating research findings to diverse audiences;
9. demonstrated experience in pursuit of extramural funds and stakeholder engagement

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