University of St. Thomas

Assistant Professor of Economics

St. Paul
Jan 03, 2017
Apr 12, 2017
Job Type
Employment Status
Full Time

The Department of Economics invites applications for a limited-term position at the Assistant Professor level beginning on September 1, 2017.

The appointment is non-tenure-track and is renewable for up to five years. The position involves teaching principles, as well as upper level courses in the candidate’s area(s) of interest. We seek applications from candidates in all fields; candidates with a concentration in the areas of healthcare, environmental economics, or applied econometrics are especially encouraged to apply. The typical teaching load consists of 3 courses (2 preparations) per semester in a small-class setting.


Candidates should have their PhD completed or substantially completed by the time the appointment begins (the appointment will be at the Instructor rank if the PhD is not completed by September 1, 2017). The successful candidate will possess a commitment to undergraduate education and the potential for maintaining a productive research agenda.

Inspired by Catholic intellectual tradition, the University of St. Thomas educates students to be morally responsible leaders who think critically, act wisely, and work skillfully to advance the common good.

The University of St. Thomas is committed to the principles of diversity and inclusion, and the goals of affirmative action/equal opportunity. The University welcomes nominations and applications from a diverse applicant pool.

The University of St. Thomas, Minnesota Human Resources Department advertises the official job listing on its website. If you are viewing this posting from a site other than “Jobs at St. Thomas”, the University assumes no responsibility for the accuracy of information.

The University of St. Thomas is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Special Instructions to Candidates:

Review of applications will start on January 30 and will continue until the position is filled. Screening interviews will be conducted by phone and will be followed by campus visits.

All application materials must be submitted online at  Emailed materials will not be accepted.

Candidates will first be asked to create an applicant profile and upload the required documents (listed below) and then submit an online application and voluntary EEO form. 

Applicants should upload (1) a CV, (2) evidence of teaching effectiveness, (3) a research sample (upload into the "Description of Research Agenda" field), (4) a one page statement of teaching philosophy, and (5) a graduate transcript.  At this time, please do not upload any documents beyond those requested. Candidates who are selected for further review may be contacted to submit additional materials at a later date. 

Candidates will be asked to copy/paste a job specific cover letter into the application indicating areas of teaching and research interests.

Applicants should also arrange for three letters of recommendation to be forwarded to:

Dr. Agapitos Papagapitos, Chair

Mail Box #5029

2115 Summit Avenue

St. Paul, MN 55105

If you have questions regarding the position, please contact the department chair at 651-962-5686 or 

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