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Assistant Professor of Economics

Posted: 11/14/2017 (Employment)

Saint Michael’s College seeks a tenure-track assistant professor to teach 4-credit economics courses at the undergraduate level. The teaching load is 11 semester-long courses spread over 2 years (3-3-3-2). The college seeks teacher-scholars who are committed to excellence in teaching while being active in various forms of peer-reviewed scholarship. The ideal candidate will teach Macroeconomic Theory, Money and Banking, and Econometrics. We welcome new elective courses with various methodological perspectives consistent with candidate’s areas of teaching and research interest. The college offers competitive grant-funded undergraduate research opportunities, and the major in economics has a required research thesis capstone. The ideal candidate will therefore be able to work with students interested in doing empirical research and applied economic analysis. There will be opportunities to work with a new hire in the area of finance in the Department of Business Administration to explore complementarity in course offerings that might be of interest to students in both programs. Those with a proclivity for teaching and mentoring are particularly encouraged to apply. The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to the field through peer-reviewed scholarship, published and other forms, consistent with standards of performance required for continuing appointment (tenure). The position also carries student advisement responsibilities and other service obligations consistent with the needs of the Department, College, and Profession.

Application Instructions:For full job descriptions and to apply online please go to: Please be prepared to attach the following documents after clicking on Apply Now button:

  • Cover letter with a short statement about what attracts you to a small, private liberal arts college
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Teaching Philosophy and Statement about Research Interest
  • Samples of teaching evaluations (with student comments if available)
  • Job market paper or samples of peer-reviewed publications
  • Copy of transcript
  • 3 letters of reference

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Initial round of interviews will be through video conference after which finalists will be invited in early spring semester of 2018 for campus interviews.

No phone calls, emails or walk-ins please.

  • PhD (in-hand by Aug 2018 or ABD to be completed within 6 months of appointment)

An offer of employment will be contingent upon the successful completion of a background check.

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Location: Saint Michael's College