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Visiting Assistant Professor in Economics

Providence College
Rhode Island, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Jul 26, 2023

Job Details

Founded in 1917, Providence College (PC) is a premier Catholic liberal arts institution steadfastly committed to academic excellence through a dynamic core curriculum, a distinctive Development of Western Civilization Program, and abundant experiential learning opportunities. The only U.S. higher education institution administered by the Dominican Friars, PC is committed to providing a variety of opportunities for intellectual, social, moral, and spiritual growth in a supportive environment. Providence College believes that cultural and intellectual pluralism is essential to the excellence of its academic programs, and strives to foster an academic culture and campus community reflecting the global environment in which we live and work.

The approximately 105-acre campus is situated in Rhode Island’s capital city and is close to the many cultural and educational offerings of Rhode Island’s “renaissance city.” Additionally, Providence is located an hour from Boston and just a few hours from New York City.

For years, Providence College has been recognized in the U.S. News & World Report “Regional Universities – North Category” and has been commended by several other ranking publications.

Posting Details

Position Information

Job Title
Visiting Assistant Professor in Economics

Visiting Faculty

Tenure Information
Non-Tenure Track

Job Description

The Department of Economics invites applications for a one-year, Visiting Assistant Professor position beginning Fall 2023.

We seek candidates with the ability to teach Microeconomics Principles and Macroeconomics Principles. Ability to teach other higher level courses is also desirable. Courses will be taught in-person at the Providence College campus.

Successful candidates are expected to have a demonstrated commitment to effective and inclusive teaching with a diverse group of students.

Essential Duties

The teaching load is three (3) courses per semester.

Education and Experience Required

A Master’s degree in economics is required; PhD or ABD is preferred.

Posting Detail Information

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Open Date

Close Date

Open Until Filled

Full consideration of application if received by:

Instructions to candidates

The salary for this position is between $63,000-$70,000.

A review of applications will begin on August 7, 2023 and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants must apply on-line and submit a statement of interest, curriculum vita, graduate transcripts, and the names and email addresses of three reference providers who have agreed to submit letters of recommendation. Application details are available on the career site at: . Inquiries may be directed to Dr. Leo Kahane, Department Chair, at .

Alternate Application Submission Instructions

College Information/EOE Statement

Providence College is a Roman Catholic four-year liberal arts institution conducted under the auspices of the Dominican Friars and seeks candidates who can affirm and contribute to its Mission. Providence College is committed to upholding an academic culture and campus community that attracts and supports the development of a diverse faculty reflecting the global environment in which we live and work. As such, a pillar of Providence College’s Strategic Plan for Diversity involves “intentionally recruiting and retaining faculty and staff who are drawn to, and supportive of, the mission of the College, and who have demonstrated a commitment to the human flourishing of each member of the campus community.” To review the strategic plan, please visit . An AA/ EOE, the College especially encourages applications from women and persons of color.
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Providence College

Providence College, a primarily undergraduate, liberal arts, Catholic institution of higher education in Rhode Island conducted under the auspices of the Dominican Friars, seeks candidates who can affirm and contribute to its mission. The College is committed to creating a diverse, inclusive environment that supports all of its students, faculty, and staff. All members of the community share a responsibility for creating, maintaining, and developing a learning experience valuing differences and practicing inclusion. We invite applications from qualified individuals who possess the experience, knowledge, and commitment to work within a diverse learning environment. Women and minority candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. Providence College is an equal opportunity employer.

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