Association for University
Business and Economic Research

A national association of regional
economic research centers

Job Postings

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Posting Dates

Job Title & Organization

May 16, 2024 - June 16, 2024

Director, Bureau of Business and Economic Research; University of Montana

The University of Montana invites applications for a Director for BBER. This individual is a senior leader who directs the activities of the premier business research center in Montana. This position will be responsible for maintaining and growing the BBER’s high visibility role in statewide economic policy and for designing and implementing strategies to grow its visibility and influence in advancing the state of knowledge of business and economic issues with special emphasis on issues relevant to Montana.

Ultimately, the BBER director is responsible for maintaining the Bureau’s position as the dominant economic research and public policy center in the state of Montana.

University of Montana is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity employer and has a strong institutional commitment to the principle of diversity in all areas.

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Sept. 27, 2023 - Until filled

Asst. Professor (DURP and UHERO), College of Social Sciences; University of Hawaii at Manoa

The Department of Urban and Regional Planning (DURP) and the University of Hawai‘i Economic Research Organization (UHERO) in the Social Science Research Institute of the College of Social Sciences, University of Hawai’i at Manoa (Honolulu, Hawai’i) invite applicants for a joint appointment between DURP (75% FTE) and UHERO (25% FTE) at the Assistant Professor (I-3) level with the locus of tenure in DURP. This is a 9-month, full-time, permanent, tenure track position to begin August 1, 2024, subject to position clearance and availability of funds.

The Department of Urban and Regional Planning offers the following academic programs: accredited Master of Urban and Regional Planning (MURP), PhD, two combined bachelor’s and master’s degree pathways with Global Environmental Science and Hawaiian Studies, respectively, and three graduate certificates. It has a diverse student body and faculty, and views diversity as fundamental to its efforts to create healthy, sustainable communities, and a just society. We encourage women and members of underrepresented groups who can contribute to these goals to apply

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June 27, 2023 - Until filled

Director, Center for Business and Economic Research; Marshall University

The Marshall University Center for Business and Economic Research’s (CBER) is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Director. CBER is committed to leadership in regional economic development by conducting pertinent, high-quality, and objective research. It accomplishes its mission through service to the University; fostering regional economic development efforts; supporting private and public sector constituencies; and disseminating information, research findings, and data.

Established in 1994 to enhance regional economic development endeavors, the Center for Business and Economic Research (CBER) is the applied business and economic research branch of Marshall University. CBER aims to advance economic development in the WV-KY-OH Tri-State Region and State of West Virginia by researching and analyzing economic and policy issues. CBER also serves the business community with a wide range of consulting services, including economic impact analyses, market assessments, feasibility studies, data analysis, forecasting, and strategic planning.

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