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Assistant Professor of Economics (Macro)

Trinity College
Connecticut, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Aug 13, 2021

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Faculty Positions, Arts, Other Arts, Business & Management, Economics, Humanities, Classics, Ethnic & Multicultural Studies, Religion
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Full Time
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Assistant Professor of Economics (Macro)

Tenure Track or Non Tenure Track
Tenure Track

Faculty Rank
Assistant Professor

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Full or Part Time
Full Time

Position Summary

The Department of Economics invites applications for a tenure track assistant professor beginning September 2022, with Ph.D. completed by August 2022. We seek a macroeconomist (non-monetary), committed to excellence in undergraduate teaching and scholarly research, to join a community of diverse students and faculty, who come from all socio-economic, racial, ethnic and religious backgrounds, across the US and internationally. Trinity is a liberal arts college with 2,200 students located in, and engaged with, Connecticut’s capital city of Hartford. Teaching duties include intermediate macroeconomic theory, and elective courses in the candidate’s specialization. The teaching load is four courses per year for the first two years and five courses per year thereafter, with a one semester leave every fourth year. In a cover letter applicants should carefully discuss areas of research interest. A separate teaching statement should address teaching philosophy and areas of teaching interest, as well as how the applicant foresees working with a diverse student body. Completed applications, including CV, three letters of recommendation, transcript, teaching statement, a writing sample, and official summaries of teaching evaluations must be received by November 1, 2021 to receive full consideration. Virtual interviews will be conducted beginning November 10th with on-campus visits taking place in December. Trinity College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Women and minority candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. Contact Carol Clark, Search Committee Chair, at .

Trinity College requires proof of COVID19 vaccination or an approved exemption prior to beginning employment.


We seek a macroeconomist who is committed to excellence in undergraduate teaching and scholarly research, requiring Ph.D. in economics completed by August 2022.


Competitive salary and benefits, plus start-up expense fund.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Three letters of reference are required. Applicants will be asked to list contact information for reference providers, including email addresses. Once a completed application is submitted, automatic emails will be generated to each reference provider, directing each referee to a unique URL where the referee must go to upload a letter of recommendation. Applicants using Interfolio (or other dossier service) should provide the appropriate unique Interfolio email address for each reference letter writer.

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Trinity College is an independent, nonsectarian liberal arts college for men and women, with approximately 2,200 undergraduate students and 200 faculty members, located in Hartford, Connecticut. Our Mission is “Engage. Connect. Transform.” As the preeminent liberal arts college in an urban setting, Trinity College prepares students to be bold, independent thinkers who lead transformative lives. Trinity is an actively engaged community of students, faculty and staff who work together to develop and sustain the intellectual and creative opportunities central to a first-class liberal arts education. Hartford, the state capital, provides many opportunities for cultural and social engagement.

The College is committed to building a representative and diverse faculty, administrative staff, and student body. Trinity is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Applicants with disabilities should request, in advance, any needed accommodation in order to participate in the application process.

For all faculty positions, completion of the Ph.D. or appropriate equivalent is expected. Candidates should have a strong commitment to undergraduate and interdisciplinary teaching in a liberal arts context, and a well-articulated plan for sustained research. Trinity is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through their research, teaching, and service.
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