Assistant Professor (Tenure-Track), Economics

Rhode Island, United States
Salary Not Specified
Feb 03, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time

About Salve Regina University:

Salve Regina University, ranked among the best institutions of higher education in the United States by U.S. News & World Report, is a comprehensive Catholic University located in scenic Newport, Rhode Island. Salve Regina offers challenging academic programs in a highly supportive environment and an innovative core curriculum that provides students with a solid foundation and broader perspective. The historic, 75-acre campus enrolls approximately 2,500 men and women and offers Associate, Baccalaureate, and Master's degrees, the Certificate of Advanced Graduate Study, and three doctoral programs.

Job Description:

The Department of Business & Economics at Salve Regina University invites applications for a tenure-track position at the level of Assistant Professor with a start date of September 1, 2021.

The successful candidate will be able to teach courses in various topics in economics including Money and Banking, American Economic History, and Public Finance and Public Policy. In addition, successful candidates will demonstrate teaching excellence, industry experience, and a strong ability to successfully mentor and advise undergraduate students.


A Doctoral degree in Economics or a closely related field is preferred, as is successful college-level teaching experience. The university's teaching load is 3-4.

We seek a colleague who is committed to helping students build practical skills and whose experience, research and/or pedagogy will contribute to a curriculum that emphasizes experiential learning and integrates the university's Mercy mission.

Additional Information:

Salve Regina University offers generous benefits to eligible employees including:

  • health and dental coverage
  • life insurance
  • long-term disability
  • 403B plan
  • tuition benefits and more

Salve Regina University strives to provide equal opportunity in employment and education to all employees, students and applicants. No employee, student or applicant shall be discriminated against or harassed on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, age, marital or parental status, military or veteran status, genetic information or any other basis protected by applicable federal or state law, in the administration of Salve Regina's employment policies, education policies, admission policies, scholarship and loan programs, athletic and other University administered programs. In accordance with Title IX, it does not discriminate on the basis of sex in any of its educational programs or activities. Salve Regina is also committed to making its programs and campus accessible to its visitors and compliant will all applicable non-discrimination laws.

Application Instructions:

Applicants must apply online by providing a cover letter, resume, teaching philosophy, and three letters of recommendation. Salve Regina University, as a comprehensive Mercy, Catholic University, welcomes people of all beliefs and encourages students to work for a world that is harmonious, just, and merciful. In your cover letter, please highlight how your teaching, scholarship, leadership, and service might serve to support the University's mission and its commitment to diversity, dialogue, and lifelong learning. Pre-employment background checks and reference checks are required of successful candidates. Salve Regina University participates in E-verify.

The review of completed applications will begin on February 12th, 2021 and continue until the position is filled.


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