JOE - December 2013

University of St. Thomas
Department of Economics
Economics Assistant Professor, Tenure Track
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Economics Assistant Professor, Tenure Track
Section: 1 -- US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: St. Paul, MN, USA
JEL Classifications:
I1 -- Health
J -- Labor and Demographic Economics

JOE ID Number: 201312_400045

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Full Text of JOE Listing:
The Department of Economics at the University of St. Thomas invites applications for a tenure track position at the assistant professor level beginning in September 2014. We seek applications from candidates in the area of health economics or labor economics. The typical teaching load is 3 courses (2 preparations) per semester in a small-class setting, typically consisting of two sections of principles and one upper division course.

Candidates should have their PhD completed or substantially completed by the time the appointment begins (the initial appointment will be at the instructor level if the PhD is not completed by September 1, 2014). The successful candidate will possess a commitment to undergraduate education and to maintaining a productive research agenda.

In order to ensure full consideration, materials should be submitted by December 10, 2013. Screening interviews will be conducted at the ASSA meetings in Philadelphia. Applicants should submit a cover letter indicating areas of teaching and research interests, a graduate transcript, a CV, evidence of teaching effectiveness, a research paper, and a one page statement of teaching philosophy to Applicants should also arrange for three letters of recommendation to be forwarded to the Chair of Economics, Dr. Robert Riley, at or at Mail #4398, 2115 Summit Avenue, St. Paul, MN 55105. If you have questions regarding the position, please contact him at 651-962-5687 or via email.

Established in 1885, the University of St. Thomas is located in the major metropolitan area of Minneapolis-St. Paul, and is Minnesota's largest private university. Its 10,000 students pursue degrees in a wide range of liberal arts, professional, and graduate programs.

Inspired by Catholic intellectual tradition, the University of St. Thomas educates students to be morally responsible leaders who think critically, act wisely, and work skillfully to advance the common good, and seeks to develop individuals who combine career competency with cultural awareness and intellectual curiosity. The successful candidate will possess a commitment to the ideals of this mission.

The University of St. Thomas has a strong commitment to the principles of diversity and inclusion, to equal opportunity policies and practices, and to the principles and goals of affirmative action. In that spirit, the University welcomes nominations and applications from a broad and diverse applicant pool.
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