Assistant Professor of Economics

New York, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Nov 05, 2020
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

The Economics and Finance Department at Niagara University invites applications for a full-time, tenure track faculty position in empirical macroeconomics at the Assistant Professor rank, beginning in August 2021. 

Job Requirements

The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. in economics completed by the time of appointment. Successful candidates will be able to teach the multiple economic courses offered at the graduate and undergraduate levels, including econometrics and business statistics. Evidence of scholarship and teaching experience is preferred. The standard teaching load is 3 courses per semester. The compensation package is competitive for AACSB accredited institutions.

About the college

Home to 600 undergraduate and 275 graduate business students, the College of Business Administration has long-standing AACSB accreditation. Its MBA program was recently named in the Top Tier in North America and global best 150 by CEO Magazine. This combination of outstanding quality and small size fosters close student-faculty relationships permeating all aspects of instruction, research, and service.  The Economics and Finance Department offers both B.A. and B.S. degrees in economics, as well as B.S. and M.S. degrees in finance.

About the institution

Niagara University was founded in 1856 by the Catholic Vincentian Fathers, whose mission emphasizes practical training and excellence in service of society.  NU’s traditional stone buildings and leafy green campus sits on Monteagle Ridge, overlooking the Niagara River Gorge, just three miles north of the majestic Niagara Falls.  Immediately adjacent to Canada, NU’s bi-national culture is built on close proximity to major manufacturing and business centers in Buffalo and Toronto, attracting from both countries significant populations of students and faculty. 

How to apply

Candidates should submit the following documents at the Niagara University Human Resources Job Application page at

(1)  Letter of interest

(2)  Curriculum vitae

(3)  Teaching evaluations

(4)  Job market paper

Candidates must submit their materials by Monday, December 7, 2020.   We will conduct interviews virtually beginning the week of January 4, 2021. If you are shortlisted for an interview, you will be contacted about further arrangements. If you have any questions, please contact Kris Principe, Ph.D., Search Committee Chair, at .

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