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Assistant Professor of Economics

Employer
Stonehill College
Location
North Easton, Massachusetts
Salary
Health, dental, and vision insurance. Free parking on campus along with access to the Sports Complex
Posted Date
Sep 13, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Business & Management, Economics
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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Founded by the Congregation of Holy Cross in 1948, Stonehill is a private Catholic college located just 22 miles from downtown Boston on a beautiful 384-acre campus in Easton, Massachusetts. With a student-to-faculty ratio of 13:1, the College engages its 2,500+ students in 80+ rigorous academic programs in the liberal arts, sciences, and pre-professional fields.

Faithful to the Holy Cross tradition in education, Stonehill College is committed to developing the moral, spiritual, intellectual, physical, and social competencies of its students and seeks to build and sustain a campus community that embraces diversity and inclusion in its teaching, learning, living, and working. Stonehill values the diversity of persons, opinions, and cultural and religious perspectives. In fulfillment of its motto, Lux et Spes (“Light and Hope”), the College cultivates in its students the competence to think, act, and lead with courage towards creating a more just and compassionate world.

Equal Employment Opportunity shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, and or ancestry. Stonehill College will adhere to the Federal Requirements of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Civil Rights Act of 1991, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, and its amendments, the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, the Massachusetts Fair Employment Practice Law, and all other applicable State and Federal laws. The College is committed to providing a work environment that is free of discrimination. All employees and applicants will be treated fairly, equitably, and with courtesy. Stonehill College encourages diversity and welcomes individuals who will enrich the cultural and diverse experiences of the campus. In accordance with Massachusetts law, employees of Stonehill College are considered employees-at-will.

The Economics Department at Stonehill College invites applications for a tenure-track macroeconomist position beginning in Fall 2023. The successful candidate must be committed to excellence in teaching undergraduates, especially Intermediate Macroeconomics, Microeconomic Principles, and Macroeconomic Principles. That person must show clear potential for scholarly contributions; a record of scholarly accomplishment is desirable. Relevant experience in teaching International Finance, or other electives that complement our department’s existing strengths is also helpful. The Economics Department offers a B.A. and is housed in Stonehill’s Meehan School of Business, alongside the College’s AACSB-accredited undergraduate business programs.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

Responsibilities include a 3-3 teaching load, research and professional activity, advising, and service. Faculty development support is available, including startup funds and an early career course release.

Education & Experience

Applicants should have a Ph.D. in hand, or verifiably expect to defend by July 2023. We prefer candidates with research in macroeconomics with an empirical component, with a promise of scholarly contributions and the ability to keep an intermediate macroeconomics course appropriately current as the field continues to evolve. Prior scholarly accomplishment and experience teaching courses as the instructor of record are each helpful. We seek applicants committed to excellence in teaching and mentoring undergraduate students and with a demonstrated interest in the importance of diversity, equity inclusion, and social justice in education. Highly qualified candidates with sufficient experience may be considered for Associate rank.

Interested candidates should submit 1) cover letter, 2) CV, 3) statement of teaching philosophy, 4) evidence of teaching effectiveness, especially in one’s own courses, 5) job market paper, 6) graduate school transcript (unofficial copy acceptable with initial application), and 7) names and contact information of three references; each will be prompted to submit a letter. At least one of those letters should address teaching. Candidates are encouraged to address their commitment to, and/or experiences with, creating a diverse and inclusive environment fostering student success. To ensure full consideration, complete applications should be received by November 15, 2022, at https://jobs.stonehill.edu/. There is reasonable flexibility for some supporting documentation, such as recommendation letters, updated job market papers, and Fall 2022 teaching evaluations.

First-round interviews will be held virtually in early January. Technical inquiries about submissions should be sent to hr@stonehill.edu; substantive inquiries should be sent to the department chair: Akira Motomura, amotomura@stonehill.edu.

Applicants who will enrich the diversity of the campus community are strongly encouraged to apply. Stonehill College is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity.

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