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Assistant Professor of Economics

Drew University, a liberal arts college located 30 miles outside New York City, invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in macroeconomics and monetary economics beginning August 2023. We welcome pluralistic approaches to macroeconomics that touch on public policy, labor markets, and corporate governance, amongst other possibilities. The successful candidate will teach courses in introductory and intermediate macroeconomics, and money & banking, as well as direct our flagship Wall Street semester program based in New York City. This program involves a series of field trips including meetings with financial analysts, policy makers and other actors (a number of whom are alumni of Drew University) in a range of public and private financial institutions (e.g., the Federal Reserve, the SEC and OCC).

The successful candidate will thrive in a liberal arts environment, working closely with our diverse and international undergraduate students. Contributions to interdisciplinary, experiential, and global macroeconomic perspectives are also valued. Drew offers a pre-tenure sabbatical to support scholarship development.


Candidates must have a Ph.D. in Economics by August 1, 2023.

How to apply:

To apply for this position, please submit the following through ( ).
  • Cover letter elaborating on the strengths you will bring to the department and the broader liberal arts community

  • Curriculum vitae/resume

  • A brief statement of teaching interests and philosophy

  • Evidence of teaching excellence

  • A job paper or published article

  • Contact information for three references, at least one of whom can address teaching experience. The committee will request reference letters only for semi-finalists in the search process.

For full consideration, applications must be completed by December 1, 2022.

About Drew University:

Drew University, a Phi Beta Kappa liberal arts university, includes the College of Liberal Arts, the Drew Theological School and the Caspersen School of Graduate Studies. Drew is located on a beautiful, wooded campus in Madison, New Jersey, a thriving small town close to New York City.

It has a total enrollment of more than 2,200 students and has 136 full-time faculty members, 96% of whom hold the terminal degree in their field. The Theological and Caspersen schools offer master’s and doctoral degrees, and the College confers BA and BS degrees in 40 disciplines and offers 19 dual-degree programs.

Drew’s one-of-a-kind, leading edge path to an undergraduate degree, Launch , ensures that every student graduates with a purpose, sought-after transferable skills, a network of mentors, and an experience-based résumé—guaranteed. Particularly noteworthy opportunities for undergraduates include the Charles A. Dana Research Institute for Scientists Emeriti (RISE), the Drew Summer Science Institute (DSSI), the Center for Civic Engagement, as well as seven New York City semesters and several international study abroad programs.

The Caspersen School of Graduate Studies offers a wide array of distinctive and flexible advanced degree programs designed to meet the needs of almost any busy schedule. All programs are based on Drew’s renowned commitment to faculty-student mentorship, opportunities for out-of-the-classroom experiential learning, and facilitating a robust intellectual community.

The Theological School has a distinguished history rooted in the United Methodist Church. Today, it serves many denominations as a center for preparing clergy and leaders for service in the church and the world. Its focus on biblical and theological scholarship and social justice has made it a sought after destination for students pursuing master’s and doctoral degrees.

To enrich education through diversity, Drew University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Following federal and state requirements; a candidate must provide proof of eligibility to work in the United States if selected for hire.

These positions are subject to a background check.

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