Human Resources

Assistant Professor - Business and Economics (Tenure Track)

Department

Business and Economics

Overview

The Business and Economics Department at Ursinus College invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position beginning in fall 2020. Responsibilities include teaching principles of macroeconomics, intermediate macroeconomics, econometrics, and the interdisciplinary Common Intellectual Experience (CIE) seminar for first-year students. In addition, the successful candidate will have the opportunity to teach electives in another field of interest. The teaching load is five courses (four credit-hours each) per year, with one course release in the first year. Tenure-track faculty are also expected to establish an ongoing program of scholarship, supervise student research and honors theses, and take part in academic advising of applied economics majors and first-year students.

Ursinus College is a highly selective, independent, co-educational, residential liberal arts college of approximately 1,500 students located about 25 miles northwest of center city Philadelphia. With a diverse community of students, it is an expectation of all faculty to contribute to the inclusion, engagement, and success of all students.

Responsibilities

While seeking candidates with specializations in macroeconomics and econometrics, the department would welcome candidates with additional interests in any of the following: data analytics, income inequality, environmental economics, political economy, and international economics. Interest in interdisciplinary research and teaching is a plus, as the college has recently implemented an innovative core curriculum that encourages such endeavors.

Requirements and Qualifications

All Ph.D. degree requirements should be completed by the date of appointment.

Anticipated Start Date

Fall 2020

Application

The Ursinus College faculty is a diverse community of teacher-scholars dedicated to providing transformative experiences for a diverse student body in a highly reflective process embedded in our core curriculum. It is the expectation of all faculty members that they will be similarly reflective. Therefore, all applicants are requested to submit a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, and transcripts as well as separate statements reflecting on each of the following:

Teaching experience, practices, and goals;

  • Scholarly accomplishments and a proposed agenda for scholarship;
  • Experience and commitment in support of an inclusive community.

In addition, please submit at least three letters of recommendation, including at least one that specifically addresses teaching. All documents should be submitted to https://apply.interfolio.com/69486

Ursinus is an EO/AA employer. Ursinus College does not discriminate on grounds of race, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, age, creed, ancestry, veteran status, marital status, disability, or other classification protected by applicable law in the administration of any of its educational programs or activities or with respect to employment.