Economics - Assistant Professor

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The Department of Economics at St. Lawrence University invites applications for one tenure-track position at the assistant professor level beginning August 2020. We seek candidates who have training in the field of either game theory/microeconomic theory or in empirical economic history and who have demonstrated success in teaching. PhD or ABD’s near completion will be considered. The typical teaching assignment is 3 courses per semester including 2 sections from the core of the economics major and one upper level elective. The Department of Economics consists of 12 members covering a broad range of fields and interests. We are committed to excellence in teaching and scholarship in a diverse liberal arts environment.

Both the University and Economics Department are committed to diversity among its faculty, staff and students. Such a commitment ensures an atmosphere that is diverse and complex in ways that are intellectually and socially enriching for the entire campus community. Applications by members of all underrepresented groups, as well as from individuals with experience teaching or working in a multicultural environment, are encouraged. St. Lawrence University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. (See the diversity statement at: http://www.stlawu.edu/president/statement-diversity.)

Please note the following two-part application process:

  • Submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching effectiveness, a sample of research a diversity statement, and 3 confidential letters of recommendation at www.aeaweb.org/joe/cand.php


  • Applicants must also complete an online application at http://employment.stlawu.edu


  • For full consideration, applications should be received by December 1, 2019.

    All offers of employment are contingent upon the finalist successfully passing a background (including criminal records) check.

    Located at 23 Romoda Drive, Canton, N.Y. 13617, St. Lawrence University is a coeducational, private, independent liberal arts institution of about 2,400 students from more than 40 states and 40 nations. The educational opportunities at St. Lawrence inspire students and prepare them to be critical and creative thinkers, to find a compass for their lives and careers, and to pursue knowledge and understanding for the benefit of themselves, humanity and the planet. Through its focus on active engagement with ideas in and beyond the classroom, a St. Lawrence education leads students to make connections that transform lives and communities, from the local to the global.

    For additional information about St. Lawrence, please visit http://www.stlawu.edu .