Economics and Business Faculty Position (tenure-track)
Virginia Military Institute
September 14, 2018
Higher Education Institution
The Department of Economics and Business at the Virginia Military Institute invites applications for an Assistant, Associate, or Full professor (tenure-track) effective August 2019. Candidates must be committed to undergraduate education, have an active research agenda, and a desire to join an interdisciplinary and collegial department. Preference will be given to those with research interests in finance. Applicants should have completed a Ph.D. in Economics (any field) by August 2019.
Please include a cover letter, vita, copies of graduate transcripts, and the names of three references. In their cover letter, applicants should state their preferred interview location, SEA in November or AEA in January.
VMI is an AACSB-International accredited institution. We are a residential undergraduate degree program where teaching excellence is the first priority. We offer a competitive salary and excellent benefits, with academic rank based on qualifications. The average class size is fewer than 20 students, and the teaching load is three courses per semester. Faculty wear military uniforms and observe military courtesies, but no prior military experience is required.
VMI is in Lexington, VA, a beautiful historic town in the heart of the Shenandoah Valley. Washington and Lee University is located adjacent to VMI. The area is well-known for its educational, cultural, and natural amenities.
In a continuing effort to enrich its academic environment and provide equal educational and employment opportunities, VMI encourages women, minorities, disabled individuals and veterans to apply. AmeriCorps, Peace Corps and other national service alumni are also encouraged to apply.
About Virginia Military Institute
Virginia Military Institute operates under the philosophy that the measure of a college lies in the quality and performance of its graduates and their contributions to society. Therefore, it is the mission of the Virginia Military Institute to produce educated, honorable men and women, prepared for the varied work of civil life, imbued with love of learning, confident in the functions and attitudes of leadership, possessing a high sense of public service, advocates of the American democracy and free enterprise system, and ready as citizen-soldiers to defend their country in time of national peril. To accomplish this result, Virginia Military Institute shall provide to qualified young men and women undergraduate education of highest quality embracing engineering, science, and the arts conducted in and facilitated by the unique VMI system of military discipline.