JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2022 - January 31, 2023

College of Saint Benedict and Saint John's University

Assistant Professor of Economics

JOE ID Number: 2022-02_111470682
Date Posted: 10/26/2022
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Assistant Professor of Economics
Section: US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Saint Joseph, Minnesota, UNITED STATES
JEL Classifications:
A2 -- Economic Education and Teaching of Economics
E0 -- General
G0 -- General
macroeconomics, finance, undergraduates
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Department of Economics of the College of Saint Benedict and Saint John's University invites applications for a full-time tenure-track appointment as Assistant Professor of Economics beginning in August 2023. Review of applications begins on November 14, 2022, and continues until the position is filled.


We seek an economist committed to excellence in undergraduate teaching with a specialty in macroeconomics. The successful candidate will regularly teach Principles of Economics, Intermediate Macroeconomic Theory, advanced courses related to macroeconomics and/or finance, and the department's capstone course. The candidate will teach periodically in the colleges' general education curriculum. Other responsibilities include student advising regarding academic and life goals and participation in faculty governance at the department and campus levels.


Applicants must hold a PhD in Economics (or receive a PhD by September 1, 2023). Applicants must have a specialty in macroeconomics, with a preference for applicants who have experience with empirical work and teaching interests in finance. Applicants must have strong teaching skills and a desire to achieve excellence in undergraduate teaching and to pursue a strong scholarly trajectory.

Application Requirements:
  • External Application URL and Instructions Below
Application deadline: 01/31/2023
Application Instructions:
Applications are accepted online by clicking on "Apply" at this link:

Applications materials must include the following:

1. Cover letter addressing how your education and interests qualify you for this position, how your past teaching and/or work experience prepare you for successful teaching in an undergraduate classroom.

2. Statement of teaching philosophy explaining your vision of college teaching and the pedagogies you will employ. Specifically, you must address your commitment to:

• Undergraduate education and professional growth in teaching and liberal arts education.
• Inclusive pedagogy and a desire to work with students from diverse backgrounds.
• Encouraging women to major, minor, and take courses in economics.

3.Explain how you see your current research as preparing you for this position and how you will integrate your scholarly work into your teaching.

4.Curriculum vitae

5.Evidence of teaching effectiveness (e.g., faculty observations, student surveys).

6.Unofficial copies of graduate transcripts.