Assistant Professor of Economics

Oct 12, 2017
Administrative Jobs
Student Affairs, Career Services
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Department: Economics Department

Job Summary and Requirements: The Department of Economics at Denison University, a diverse, highly selective liberal arts college, invites applications for a tenure track position at the assistant professor level beginning in Fall 2018. Applicants must have superior teaching skills and the ability to teach a variety of courses. The department requires someone willing to teach courses in financial economics: Financial Markets and Organizational Finance in a liberal arts context. In addition, our new colleague is expected to teach courses in introductory and intermediate economic theory (micro or macro). We are looking for a versatile economist ; one who appreciates the interdisciplinary nature of a small residential, undergraduate, liberal arts institution and who complements the existing strengths of our department. Denison values faculty who are successful and effective teachers, who develop active and productive research programs, and who are involved in the life of the college. The Economics Department has thirteen faculty members who appreciate diverse approaches to economics. Denison has a 3/2 teaching load. We will begin reviewing applications on November 1, 2017, and will continue to accept applications until the position is filled. We will interview prospective candidates at the ASSA meetings in Philadelphia, January 5-7, 2018. We expect candidates to have their PhD in hand by August 2018. Denison University is a national liberal arts university with roughly 2,100 undergraduates. We are located 27 miles from Columbus, Ohio, the state capital and the 15th largest metro area in the United States. To achieve our mission as a liberal arts college, we continually strive to foster an academically and culturally diverse campus community, which recognizes the value of all persons regardless of religion, race, ethnicity, gender, color, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, family configuration, disability, socioeconomic status, religion, national origin, age, or military status. For additional information and resources about diversity at Denison please see our Diversity Guide at Denison University is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants should submit electronic application materials on-line at, including: a curriculum vitae; a cover letter addressing the candidate's motivation and potential that will enable them to successfully contribute to the high standards of teaching, scholarship, and service that are expected of Denison faculty; a job market paper; and separate statements addressing the candidate's: 1) teaching philosophy reflecting teaching financial economics in a liberal arts context and ability to contribute to our curriculum and to foster and support diversity in our community, 2) research interests and plans for research at Denison, and 3) at least one set teaching evaluations. JEL Classification: G3 (Corporate Finance & Governance)

Contact Name: Quentin Duroy

Contact Phone: 740-587-6314

Contact Email:

Special Intructions to Applicants: Applicants should submit electronic application materials on-line at a letter of application, vitae, teaching philosophy reflecting teaching financial economics in a liberal arts context, research statement, job market paper, at least one set of teaching evaluations, and other supportive documents. Please note that if you are using a dossier service, you must contact this service to obtain an appropriate email address. Please use this email address when prompted for reference name and email. The automated trigger will be sent to the dossier service named once you received your confirmation number. All applicants must provide 3 names of references, complete with email addresses. Once your application is successfully submitted and you receive a confirmation number, an email trigger will be automatically sent by the system to those email addresses listed. Instructions will be provided in this email for each reference to upload an electronic letter of recommendation to the applicant's online application.