Assistant Professor of Economics

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  • Economics
  • Austin, TX, USA
  • Full Time
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    Assistant Professor of Economics

    The Bill Munday School of Business

    The Bill Munday School of Business at St. Edward's University invites applications for a full-time, nine-month, tenure-track assistant or associate professor position in Economics to begin in Fall 2021. The successful candidate will be teaching a variety of courses including core economics courses, macroeconomic theory, money and banking, and development and trade at the undergraduate level and contribute to the scholarly activities at St. Edward's through research and community engagement. St. Edward's embraces excellence through diversity and encourages applications from members of underrepresented groups.


    • St. Edward's University is a teaching institution and regards teaching as central to the mission. The teaching load is 4-3 (total of 7 courses per academic year). Courses are delivered face-to-face or in a hybrid format.
    • Advise undergraduate students.
    • Interact with local, regional, national, and international business, nonprofit, government, and community representatives to develop applied service-learning projects and study opportunities for students.
    • Participate in the assessment of student performance in the discipline.
    • Maintain a commitment to social responsibility in the classroom setting in line with the University's mission.
    • Meet School and University service requirements through participation on committees.
    • Fulfill other required faculty responsibilities as outlined in the St. Edward's University Faculty Manual.


    As the school pursues AACSB accreditation, applicants must have the following credentials:

    • Ph.D. in Economics from an internationally recognized university
    • Ability to teach macroeconomics courses at the upper-division undergraduate level preferred.
    • A demonstrated record or strong potential for scholarship in peer-reviewed publications.
    • Evidence of excellent teaching potential is required.
    • Excellent written and spoken English communication skills.
    • Excellent interpersonal skills.
    • Experience with and commitment to working with a diverse population.
    • Prior teaching experience and business industry experience preferred.
    • Interest in our university's global initiatives preferred.
    • Successful completion of a criminal and/or employment background check required

    For detailed information, please scroll to the bottom of the page to download the job description.

    A brief summary of Faculty Benefits can be found Here.


    Interested applicants should submit an online application at; Please include a resume, cover letter, and three employment references. No Calls Please. Applications will not be considered if it is missing any of these three items.

    In your cover letter, please discuss how your record of teaching, service, and research demonstrates your commitment to diversity and inclusion as emphasized in the mission of St. Edward's University. The cover letter should also address your experiences or interest in global initiatives. Applicants who have not yet had the opportunity for such experience should note how their work will further the mission of St. Edward's University and our commitment to diversity and global initiatives.


    St. Edward's University, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.


    Founded in 1885 by the Congregation of Holy Cross, St. Edward's University is a private, Catholic liberal arts institution of more than 4,000 diverse students located in Austin, Texas. St. Edward's emphasizes critical thinking and ethical practices, as well as small classes, personalized learning, and exciting internship opportunities. The community atmosphere extends to the approximately 800 faculty and staff who work together to make the university a welcoming yet challenging environment for students. An overview of St. Edward's University employee benefits is available at;



    We are not offering sponsorship at this time.

    Background Checks:

    A criminal history background check is required for finalist(s) under consideration for this position.

    Reference #: J202041

    Posted: 11/06/20

    Available: Fall of 2021

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    Job No:
    Posted: 11/7/2020
    Application Due: 3/24/2021
    Work Type: Full Time