Assistant Professor, Economics

Employer
Fairfield University
Location
Connecticut, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Sep 2, 2022
Fairfield University is a co-educational, comprehensive Jesuit university with a 200-acre campus located along the scenic shoreline community of Fairfield, CT. The University is comprised of approximately 3,500 undergraduate and 1,200 graduate students pursuing degrees within 5 schools: The College of Arts and Sciences, The Charles F. Dolan School of Business, The School of Engineering, The Marion Peckham Egan School of Nursing and Health Studies, and School of Education and Human Development. As an expression of our Jesuit, Catholic mission and identity, Fairfield embraces a liberal humanistic approach to education, encouraging critical thinking, cultivating free and open inquiry, and fostering ethical and religious values.

Job Description:

The Department of Economics invites applications for a full-time tenure-track position at the assistant professor level. The department’s primary interest is in behavioral economics and/or game theory. The successful candidate will teach introductory and upper-level undergraduate courses in economics, and share in the department’s ongoing commitment to grow graduate programs in the Dolan School and across campus.

A Ph.D. in economics completed by August 2023, an active research program, and a commitment to innovation, demonstrated excellence in using technology in the classroom and in teaching are required.

Review of applications will begin November 1 with an application deadline of November 24, 2022. To be considered for an interview at the 2023 ASSA meetings, please click “Apply Now” to upload your:
  • curriculum vitae
  • graduate transcript
  • three letters of recommendation
  • a statement of teaching philosophy
  • reprints of published work or a writing sample of current research
  • official summaries of teaching evaluations.
Note: If you have more than 5 documents to upload to your application, please combine them into 5 or less documents or submit additional documents to economicssearch@fairfield.edu .

Fairfield University, founded in 1942, is an independent Jesuit comprehensive university with an active, collegial, and pluralistic faculty. We are located on the Connecticut coast about an hour from New York City. Salary, benefits, and faculty development resources are highly competitive. Fairfield is an EO/AA employer. More information is available at www.fairfield.edu .

Category:

Academic - Faculty Tenure/Tenure Track

Performs such other duties, responsibilities, and activities as required by supervisor and as departmental/University needs indicate.

*Disclaimer

The above information indicates the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain and should not be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, activities, and/or qualifications required or expected of employees assigned to this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change and new ones may be assigned at any time, with or without notice.

All offers of employment are contingent upon a satisfactory background check.

Fairfield University provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Load a resume or CV first, then upload supporting documents including a cover letter at the bottom of the third page under the "My Experience" section where it says to upload a Resume/CV. You will be able to upload up to 5 other documents in this section. You will be unable to edit your application, so please have all documents available before applying. Faculty Positions : If you need to upload more than 5 documents, please either combine them to upload or email the additional documents to the applicable contact in the job description. Staff positions : If you need to upload more than 5 documents, please either combine them to upload or email them to hr@fairfield.edu

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