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
Visiting Assistant Professor in Economics
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
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
Posting Detail Information
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: https://careers.providence.edu
. 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.
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
Documents Needed To Apply
- Cover Letter
- Curriculum Vitae
- Optional Document