Assistant Professor of Economics
Belmont Abbey College invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position as an Assistant Professor of Economics, to begin August 2021.
The successful applicant will teach introductory courses in both macro and microeconomics as well as upper-level courses in the discipline. Particular consideration will also be given to candidates prepared to teach finance and international economics.
Service to the department, College, and community; scholarly development; and contributing positively to the College’s mission are expected.
An earned doctorate and demonstrated excellence in undergraduate teaching are required. Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States.
The successful candidate will be a talented and dedicated academic deeply and enthusiastically committed to the Catholic mission of Belmont Abbey College. Preference will be given to those candidates who can demonstrate 1) a record of excellence in undergraduate teaching and a sense of teaching as a vocation; 2) a philosophy of teaching that supports the approach to education expressed in St. John Paul II’s Ex Corde Ecclesiae; and 3) a strong desire to teach at a liberal arts institution where the academic program is “guided by the Catholic intellectual tradition and the Benedictine spirit of prayer and learning.”
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the search is completed. Please apply by email to firstname.lastname@example.org using the subject line “Economics Search.” Include letter of application, vita, the names and contact information of at least three references, and a written response in which you explain how your work engages with the Catholic intellectual tradition in the context of a Benedictine liberal arts college and how your own faith tradition informs your vocation as teacher and scholar. (Evidence of teaching excellence and official transcripts are optional at this stage but required for interview.)