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Assistant Professor of Economics

Providence College
Rhode Island, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Oct 1, 2021

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Faculty Positions, Business & Management, Economics, Humanities, Classics, Ethnic & Multicultural Studies, Religion, Social & Behavioral Sciences, Home Economics & Consumer Sciences
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Full Time
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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

Job Title Assistant Professor of Economics Rank Assistant Professor Tenure Information Tenure Track Job Description
The Department of Economics invites applications for one tenure track position at the assistant professor level beginning Fall 2022. Essential Duties
We are interested in candidates with research and teaching abilities in Industrial Organization and Game Theory. The new hire will also be expected to teach Principles of Microeconomics, Intermediate Microeconomics and Mathematics for Economists.
Education and Experience Required
Candidates are expected to have completed their Ph.D. in Economics prior to the start date, have evidence of promise in research, and have demonstrated a capacity for effective teaching and a willingness to be active in service to the College and community. As our student body becomes increasingly diverse, we welcome applicants with experience teaching and mentoring students from a range of social, cultural, and economic backgrounds.
Posting Number F124P Open Date 10/01/2021 Close Date 11/15/2021 Open Until Filled Yes Full consideration of application if received by: 11/15/2021 Instructions to candidates
Completed applications must be received by November 5, 2021 to receive full consideration by the search committee. Candidates must submit online a cover letter, current curriculum vitae, graduate transcripts, a sample of their research, three letters of recommendation, teaching statement/philosophy, and evidence of teaching effectiveness. Application instructions are available on the College website at: .

CONTACT : Dr. Shatanjaya Dasgupta, Search committee Co-Chair, Department of Economics, Providence College, 1 Cunningham Square, Providence, RI 02918. Inquiries can be addressed to: . Alternate Application Submission Instructions College Information/EOE Statement
Providence College is a Roman Catholic, four-year liberal arts college conducted under the auspices of the Dominican Friars and seeks candidates who can affirm and contribute to its mission.

We believe that cultural and intellectual pluralism is essential to the excellence of our academic program and strive to foster an academic culture and campus community that attracts and supports the development of a stellar and diverse faculty reflecting the global environment in which we live and work. As such, a pillar of Providence College’s Strategic Plan for Diversity is to “aggressively recruit, support and retain diverse faculty.” To review the strategic plan, please visit

An AA/ EOE, the College especially encourages the applications of women and persons of color. Supplemental Questions

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Documents Needed To Apply
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Transcripts
  3. Curriculum Vitae
  4. Teaching Statement / Philosophy
  5. Evidence of teaching effectiveness
  6. Research
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