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Open Rank Professor in General Business- John Chambers College of Business and Economics, Department of General Business

West Virginia University
Job Location:
Morgantown, West Virginia


The John Chambers College of Business & Economics at West Virginia University (WVU) invites applications for a tenure-track professor (open rank) of business beginning in August 2022.

West Virginia University and The John Chambers College of Business and Economics is especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute, through their research, teaching, and service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community.

The ideal candidate has earned a Ph.D. in economics, philosophy, history, or law and possesses teaching and research interests including but not limited to political economy, business ethics, philosophy of social science, and history of economic thought. A successful candidate will be a member of the general business department, be expected to engage in activity with the Kendrick Center for an Ethical Economy. (Please see:

The primary teaching responsibility will be in the areas of economics, ethics, history of thought, and economic history Courses will be drawn from relevant areas within the candidate's discipline. Candidates are expected to embrace a teaching philosophy grounded in experiential learning initiatives. The candidate is expected to effectively teach courses (in both person and online formats) at the undergraduate and/or graduate level and work with colleagues to support and enhance our innovative and engaging program culture, and rapid growth. The expected teaching load for this position is 9 credits per year to fulfill our accreditation requirements, we seek candidates who are capable of publishing in high quality academic journals.

Submissions should occur via the WVUHire system by visiting Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants should also include a letter of interest, teaching philosophy, curriculum vita, evidence of teaching experience/effectiveness (e.g., student evaluations), and provide the names and contact information of at least three references.

WVU is a public, land-grant, highest research activity as described by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. The John Chambers College of Business & Economics offers eleven undergraduate Bachelor of Science in Business Administration programs and one Bachelor of Science in Economics program, seven master programs, and doctoral programs throughout its six departments.

  • Hold a Ph.D. degree in economics, philosophy, history, law or related field by the time of employment.
  • Evidence of teaching excellence with proven teaching experience is also required.
  • Evidence of publishing in high quality academic journals.

West Virginia University is proud to be an Equal Opportunity employer and is the recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity. The University values diversity among its faculty, staff, and students, and invites applications from all qualified applicants regardless of race, ethnicity, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, nationality, genetics, disability, or Veteran status.

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