Assistant Professor of Economics

Iowa, United States
Competitive Salary
Jan 13, 2021
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

The Department of Business Administration and Economics at Simpson College seeks an Assistant Professor of Economics for a tenure-track position beginning on or around August 20, 2021. Applicants with a Ph.D. are preferred, although individuals with ABD will be considered. The candidate will teach in a variety of areas, with emphasis on trade and finance, principles of economics, forecasting, and business analytics. The teaching load is six courses per year. The Department of Business Administration and Economics is a vibrant department that houses seven different majors of study and numerous minors. Faculty work closely with students in small classroom settings and through advising; business students have excellent internship and job placement. Graduates report a high level of satisfaction with their experiences in the department and feel well-prepared for their careers.

Simpson College encourages innovative teaching and seeks a colleague who will help its students of all ages develop critical intellectual skills, nurture values which foster personal worth and individuality for the purposes of living lives of leadership within a creative and diverse community. The main campus is located in the Des Metropolitan Area, just 15 minutes from the capital.

Applicants should send a cover letter, current curriculum vita, copy of graduate transcript, evidence of teaching effectiveness, a one-to-two-page description of innovative teaching methods used in the classroom, a one-page Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) statement indicating how you would will address DEI issues through teaching, scholarship, and/or service in accordance with Simpson College’s mission and value statement (, and arrange for three letters of recommendation to be sent to: with the subject line: ECONOMIC SEARCH.

Prof. Mark Juffernbruch, Chair. Department of Business Administration and Economics, Simpson College

Applications will be reviewed beginning February 1, 2021.

We recognize that many great ideas and discoveries are a result of a diverse mix of minds, backgrounds and experiences, and we are committed to cultivating an inclusive work environment. Simpson College provides equal opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, age, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status, or any other protected category under federal, state and local law.