JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2015 - January 31, 2016

University of St. Thomas

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Assistant Professor - Economics

JOE ID Number: 2015-02_111454421
Date Posted: 10/21/2015
Date Inactive: 01/31/2016
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Assistant Professor - Economics
Section: US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: St. Paul, Minnesota, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: E -- Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The University of St. Thomas Department of Economics invites applications for one tenure track position at the Assistant Professor level beginning in September 2016.

In addition to sharing in the teaching of principles of macroeconomics, the successful candidate will be willing to teach courses in macroeconomic theory, forecasting, and econometrics, as well as possibly other courses related to his/her area(s) of interest. The typical teaching load consists of 3 courses (2 preparations) per semester in a small-class setting. Candidates should have their PhD completed or substantially completed by the time the appointment begins (the appointment will be at the Instructor level if the PhD is not completed by September 1, 2016). The department seeks candidates who possess a commitment to both high quality undergraduate instruction and a productive research agenda.

Qualified candidates will possess a PhD in economics or degree substantially completed by start date.

All candidates must apply online at Interested individuals should upload a CV, a graduate transcript, evidence of teaching effectiveness, a research/writing sample, and a one page statement of teaching philosophy when creating their profile. Please copy/paste a cover letter indicating areas of teaching and research interests into the cover letter section of the application. Applicants should also arrange for three letters of recommendation to be forwarded to Dr. Agapitos Papagapitos, Chair, mail box #5029, 2115 Summit Avenue, St. Paul, MN 55105. If you have questions regarding the position, please contact the department chair at 651-962-5686 or

At this time, please do not upload or send any documents beyond those requested. Candidates who are selected for further review may be contacted to submit additional materials at a later date.

In order to insure full consideration, materials should be submitted by December 1, 2015. Screening interviews will be conducted at the ASSA meetings.

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.

UST is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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