Assistant Professor of Economics
Tenure Track or Non Tenure Track
Full or Part Time
The Department of Economics invites applications for a tenure track
assistant professor beginning September 2024, with Ph.D. completed
by August 2024. We seek a macroeconomist specializing in
international finance who is committed to excellence in
undergraduate teaching and scholarly research. Trinity College
seeks a faculty that reflects the changing demographics of our
student body. Our student body is diverse, representing 41 states
and 70 countries, with 21 percent U.S. students of color and 50
percent who identify as women. More than 90 percent of students
live on campus. Trinity is a highly selective, independent,
nonsectarian liberal arts institution located in the capital city
of Hartford, Conn. With more than 2,100 full-time undergraduate
students and 91 graduate students, the college maintains a rigorous
academic profile complemented by a vibrant and diverse
co-curricular program. We consider our location in a culturally and
socioeconomically diverse capital city to be among Trinity’s most
distinctive assets, and we cultivate strong connections with our
surrounding neighbors and with institutions and organizations
throughout Hartford and the region. As a preeminent liberal arts
college in an urban setting, Trinity College prepares students to
be bold, independent thinkers who lead transformative lives.
Teaching duties include core theory courses, international finance,
time series analysis, 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 teaching and research interests.
A separate teaching statement (including your approach to teaching
students from diverse backgrounds) should address teaching
philosophy and areas of teaching interest. 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 05, 2023 online to
receive full consideration. Virtual interviews will be conducted in
late November 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 Hasan Cömert, Search Committee Chair, at
We seek a macroeconomist specializing in international finance who
is committed to excellence in undergraduate teaching and scholarly
research, requiring Ph.D. in economics completed by August
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 he or she must go to
upload a letter of recommendation. Applicants using Interfolio (or
other dossier service) should provide the unique Interfolio email
address for each reference letter writer.
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.