JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2016 - January 31, 2017

University of St. Thomas

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Assistant Professor of Economics

JOE ID Number: 2016-02_111457432
Date Posted: 01/13/2017
Date Inactive: 01/31/2017
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Assistant Professor of Economics
Section: US: Other Academic (Visiting or Temporary)
Location: St. Paul, Minnesota, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: 00 -- Default: Any Field
Full Text of JOE Listing:

Job Description

The Department of Economics invites applications for a limited-term position at the Assistant Professor level beginning on September 1, 2017. The appointment is non-tenure-track and is renewable for up to five years. The position involves teaching principles, and upper level courses in the candidate's area(s) of interest. We seek applications from candidates in all fields; candidates with a concentration in healthcare, environmental economics, or applied econometrics are especially encouraged to apply. The typical teaching load consists of 3 courses (2 preparations) per semester in a small-class setting.

Job Requirements

Candidates should have their PhD completed or substantially completed by September 1, 2017 (the appointment will be at the Instructor rank if the PhD is not completed by then). The successful candidate will possess a commitment to undergraduate education and the potential for maintaining an active research agenda.

Review of applications will start on January 30 and will continue until the position is filled. Screening interviews will be conducted by phone and will be followed by campus visits Application materials must be submitted online at Emailed materials will not be accepted. Candidates will first be asked to create an applicant profile and upload the required documents (listed below) and then submit an online application and voluntary EEO form. Applicants should upload (1) a CV, (2) evidence of teaching effectiveness, (3) a research sample (upload into the "Description of Research Agenda" field), (4) a one page statement of teaching philosophy, and (5) a graduate transcript. At this time, please do not upload any documents beyond those requested. Candidates will be asked to copy/paste a job specific cover letter into the application indicating areas of teaching and research interests.

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

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.

The University of St. Thomas is committed to the principles of diversity and inclusion, and the goals of affirmative action/equal opportunity. The University welcomes nominations and applications from a diverse applicant pool.

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