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Open Rank Professor - Macro

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Position Information

Position Information

Working Title: Open Rank Professor - Macro
Faculty Rank: To Be Determined
Posting Number: TR0170121
About Virginia Tech:

Virginia Tech is a public land-grant university, committed to teaching and learning, research, and outreach to the Commonwealth of Virginia, the nation, and the world. Building on its motto of Ut Prosim (that I may serve), Virginia Tech is dedicated to InclusiveVT—serving in the spirit of community, diversity, and excellence. We seek candidates who adopt and practice the Principles of Community, which are fundamental to our on-going efforts to increase access and inclusion, and to create a community that nurtures learning and growth for all of its members. Virginia Tech actively seeks a broad spectrum of candidates to join our community in preparing leaders for the world.

Position Summary:

The Department of Economics at Virginia Tech invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in the area of macroeconomics. This is an Open Rank search. The Department has a strong theory group and is in the process of growing the applied areas. Candidates who complement or extend existing research areas are particularly encouraged to apply. The new hire will be expected to establish or continue development of scholarly activities and professional capabilities, conduct research, teach effectively at the undergraduate and graduate levels, participate in department, college, and university governance, and occasionally be required to travel to professional meetings and conferences. The successful applicant will have the opportunity to collaborate with faculty across the university on the Intelligent Infrastructure for Human-Centered Communities Destination Area (http://provost.vt.edu/destination-areas.html). Questions regarding the position can be directed to the Chair of the Search Committee, Dr. Kwok Ping Tsang (byront@vt.edu).

Required Qualifications:

To receive consideration, applicants must have:
- A Ph.D. or equivalent in economics or a closely related field earned or firmly expected by the August 2018 appointment start date
- A publication track record in well-cited, peer reviewed journals that are commensurate with experience. Candidates who are still in graduate school or have completed their Ph.D. less than a year ago must have at least two working papers that are under review or ready for submission
- Demonstrated effectiveness teaching at the undergraduate and graduate level

Preferred Qualifications:
Employment Conditions:
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How to Apply for this Job:

To apply, candidates must go to www.jobs.vt.edu, posting # TR0170121 and complete the online application which includes uploading a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and a copy of publications or working papers. Additionally, applicants must arrange for three letters of recommendation to be submitted online through http://www.econjobmarket.org/.

Employee Category: Instructional/Research Faculty
Appointment Type: Regular
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FLSA Status: Exempt: Not eligible for overtime
Tenure Status: Tenure Track
Academic Year or Calendar Year? Standard Academic Year
Percent Employment: Full-time
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Pay Range:
Department: Economics
Work Location: Blacksburg
Location, if not Blacksburg:
Location Zip Code: 24061
Job Posting Date: 09/15/2017
Review Begin Date: 11/30/2017
Job Close Date: (if applicable)
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Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Statement:

Virginia Tech does not discriminate against employees, students, or applicants on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, genetic information, or veteran status; or otherwise discriminate against employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees, or applicants; or any other basis protected by law.

For inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies, contact the executive director for Equity and Accessibility at 540-231-2010 or Virginia Tech, North End Center, Suite 2300 (0318), 300 Turner St. NW, Blacksburg, VA 24061.

Reasonable Accommodation Statement:

If you are an individual with a disability and desire accommodation please contact the hiring department.

Quick Link: http://listings.jobs.vt.edu/postings/79900

Supplemental Questions

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  2. * How did you first learn about this job opening?
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Required Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume/Curriculum Vita
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Other Doc
Optional Documents
  1. List of References
  2. Candidate Statement
  3. Research Statement
  4. Teaching Statement