Assistant Professor, Economics

Montclair, NJ
Feb 07, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Montclair State is New Jersey's second largest university. It offers the advantages of a large university - a broad undergraduate curriculum with a global focus, a wide variety of superior graduate programs through the doctoral level, and a diverse faculty and student body - combined with a small college's attention to students.

Posting Date August 9, 2016

Position Title Assistant Professor, Economics

Vacancy # V-F27

Department Economics and Finance

Division Academic Affairs

Job Description

The School of Business at Montclair State University invites applications for one full-time tenure track faculty position in Economics at the Assistant Professor level starting September 1, 2017. We are seeking a candidate with a background in macroeconomics. Research and teaching specialties of particular interest are monetary and fiscal policy and the business cycle, economic development, international macro policy coordination, price dynamics, labor markets, intergenerational wealth transfers and social security, and health care issues. The candidate selected will be expected to teach both introductory and advanced courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The Department of Economics offers a BA in Economics, and a minor in Economics. The department also supports the MBA Program teaching both required and elective economics courses. As the department has a rich portfolio of programs, we seek candidates who can be effective teaching across all programs. In addition, the candidate is expected to pursue scholarly research leading to publications in high-quality, peer-reviewed journals; engage in outreach activities with the local business community; increase the visibility of our programs; serve on department, school, and university-level committees; advise students; and participate in curricular review and development activities.

The Feliciano School of Business is accredited by AACSB International at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. It offers a BS in Business Administration (ten concentrations), BS in Accounting, BA in Economics, MBA (six concentrations, cohort based model), MS in Accounting degree programs and several graduate level certificates. In fall 2015, the Feliciano School officially opened a new 143,000-square-foot, six-story, high-tech, interactive learning environment for their 3,000 undergraduate and graduate students. Among the building's many noteworthy features are a 3-D printing innovation lab, a Financial Resource Center with multiple Bloomberg terminals, interview rooms for corporate recruiting, state-of-the-art classrooms and computer labs, a 150-seat lecture hall that may be used for public events as well as classes, collaborative spaces for networking, team building and group study and market research/analysis labs. The recently named Ellyn A. McColgan Student Services Center provides undergraduate students with integrated and individualized academic advisement and career placement programs from admission to graduation, and graduate students with support and resources for career development. The school also incorporates the Feliciano Center for Entrepreneurship, which fosters an entrepreneurial mindset and nurtures an extensive community of followers through innovative, interdisciplinary programs and events. The Feliciano School of Business is highlighted in The Princeton Review's Guide to the Best 295 Business Schools.

Nearly 95 full-time faculty and 30 staff members bring an impressive range of expertise to the School, with terminal degrees and advanced training from leading universities. The Feliciano School of Business is committed to enhancing its reputation and engagement with the business community while raising its scholarly profile, and dedicates substantial resources to support faculty research and development.

Qualifications & Requirements

Qualified candidates must hold an earned doctoral degree economics or related discipline (or be expected to complete their doctorate by August 2017) and exhibit potential to publish high-quality journals and/or a strong research pipeline, come with strong industry experience, and have teaching experience. Preference will be given to qualified candidates who have publications in peer-reviewed journals and/or a strong research pipeline; delivered presentations at national and/or international conferences; demonstrated excellence in teaching evidenced by peer and student evaluations; have experience and/or interest in teaching and curricular development in on-line or hybrid formats; and have an interest in building relationships with business partners and other external stakeholders.

Salary Range
Dependent upon qualifications.

Anticipated Start Date September 1, 2017

Send cover letter and resume to
(include vacancy # if above)

Dr. Zaman Zamanian
Chair, Economics Department (V-F27)
Montclair State University
Montclair, NJ 07043

Apply By Screening begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

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