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Assistant Professor Tenure-Track Faculty, Economics

University of St. Thomas
Minnesota, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Posted Date
Oct 20, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Business & Management, Economics, Social & Behavioral Sciences, Home Economics & Consumer Sciences
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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The University of St. Thomas Department of Economics invites applications for one tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level beginning in September 2022.

We seek applications from candidates in the areas of health, environmental, or behavioral economics; candidates with a concentration in health or related fields will be given some preference. In addition to sharing in the teaching of Principles of Microeconomics, the successful candidate may teach courses in microeconomic theory or econometrics, as well as undergraduate courses related to the candidate’s area(s) of interest. The typical teaching load consists of 3 courses (2 preparations) per semester in a small-class setting. The department seeks candidates who are committed to high quality undergraduate instruction (including engaging students in research), and a productive research agenda.


The University of St. Thomas embraces diversity, inclusion, and equal opportunity for all. Our convictions of dignity, diversity and personal attention call us to embody and champion a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment.  We welcome applicants of diverse races, ethnicities, geographic origins, gender identities, ages, socioeconomic backgrounds, sexual orientations, religions, work experience, physical and intellectual abilities, and financial means. We are committed to building a faculty that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. This commitment is consistent with our mission: Inspired by Catholic intellectual tradition, the University of St. Thomas educates students to think critically, act wisely, and work skillfully to advance the common good. In keeping with this commitment, the Department of Economics continues to seek to attract, retain, and develop faculty from all backgrounds to enhance the diversity of our learning community, and to offer students richly varied perspectives.


More information about the College of Arts & Sciences can be found at


PhD (U.S. or foreign equivalent) in Economics or a related field is required.  Alternatively, ABD nearing completion will also be considered with initial appointment at the rank of Instructor, if PhD is not completed by September 1, 2022.



Apply online at In addition to creating an applicant profile, please upload the following materials as additional documents:

  1. Copy/paste a cover letter detailing your interest in the position (please indicate your areas of teaching and research interests)
  2. Curriculum vitae
  3. Evidence of Teaching Effectiveness
  4. Research/Writing Sample
  5. One-page statement of teaching philosophy
  6. Unofficial graduate transcript

In addition, applicants should arrange for two letters of recommendation to be emailed to Dr. Monica Hartmann, Department Chair ( If you have questions regarding the position, please contact Dr. Hartmann.

In order to ensure full consideration, materials should be submitted by December 1, 2021. Screening interviews will be conducted via Zoom in January prior to the ASSA meetings.

Established in 1885, the University of St. Thomas is located in the major metropolitan area of Minneapolis-St. Paul, and is Minnesota’s largest private university. Its 10,000 students pursue degrees in a wide range of liberal arts, professional, and graduate programs.

In light of its commitment to create and maintain a safe learning and working environment, employment with the University of St. Thomas requires consent and successful completion of a background screening and requires COVID-19 vaccination or an approved exemption.

The University of St. Thomas, Minnesota Human Resources Department advertises the official job listing on its website at

The University of St. Thomas is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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