St. John Fisher University, an independent, liberal arts institution in the Catholic tradition located in Rochester, New York, seeks nominations and applications for two tenure track positions in economics at the level of assistant professor. The successful candidates will contribute to undergraduate courses in economics and statistics. Preferred fields of study include Macro and/or Quantitative Economics. The ideal candidates will have exceptional teaching skills and a commitment to student learning and success, as well as a scholarly research agenda. Teaching duties may include some combination of Principles courses, macro-related field courses, and various classes in statistics or data analytics. The teaching load is three courses per semester and will be in person. Commitment to teaching, scholarship, and service is required for eventual promotion and tenure. The requirement for the position is a Ph.D. in economics or closely related field, though candidates who are ABD will be considered. The positions will begin in September 2024.
Founded in 1948, St. John Fisher University has a rich history of academic excellence and an outstanding reputation for its commitment to a student-centered, personalized educational environment. The educational philosophy of the founding Basilian Fathers—Teach me goodness, discipline, and knowledge—reflects Fisher's traditions and values today, and the campus prepares individuals for lives of intellectual, professional, and civic integrity and where diversity and service to others are valued and practiced. See www.sjf.edu.
The School of Arts and Sciences at St John Fisher University serves all undergraduate students through 33 programs, the Core general education curriculum, and pre-professional requirements. The School provides all the liberal arts offerings required for baccalaureate degrees, thus providing critical skills and perspectives across a wide range of disciplines.
Applicants must submit a complete application consisting of a cover letter, curriculum vitae (including professional references), an example of scholarly research, and evidence of teaching effectiveness. Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the US and be available to start teaching by September 2024.
The initial review of applications will begin November 20, 2024 and continue until the position is filled.
Highly effective teaching, student advising and mentorship, and meaningful scholarship
Education / Experience:
Ph.D. in Economics or closely related field
9 month contract
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St. John Fisher College is an independent, liberal arts institution in the Catholic tradition of American higher education. The College emphasizes liberal learning for students in traditional academic disciplines, as well as for those in more directly career-oriented fields. We are committed to enriching the work, teaching and life experiences for all faculty and staff, in support of the College’s mission. Human Resources is dedicated to providing high quality service with a true sense of personal value for all faculty, staff and their families and consistently meeting or exceeding expectations in all human capital disciplines. Mission: St. John Fisher College is a collaborative community dedicated to teaching, learning, and scholarship in a student-centered educational environment. The College is guided by its liberal arts tradition and its Catholic heritage, as expressed in the motto of its founders, the Basilian Fathers: “teach me goodness, discipline, and knowledge.” Fisher engages individuals in lives of intellectual inquiry, professional integrity, and civic responsibility, where diversity and service to others are valued and practiced.