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Assistant Professor of Economics
DATE:   11/4/2020
JOB TITLE:   Assistant Professor of Economics
LEVEL:   Assistant Professor
JOB CLASS:   Faculty
JOB STATUS:   Regular Full time
TITLE OF IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR:   Dean of College of Business Administration
DEPARTMENT:   Finance & Economics


The Economics and Finance Department at Niagara University invites applications for a full time, tenure track faculty position in empirical macroeconomics at the Assistant Professor rank, beginning in August 2021. 

Job Requirements

The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. in economics completed by the time of appointment. Successful candidates will be able to teach the multiple economic courses offered at the graduate and undergraduate level, including econometrics and business statistics. Evidence of scholarship and teaching experience is preferred. The standard teaching load is 3 courses per semester. The compensation package is competitive for AACSB accredited institutions.

About the college

Home to 600 undergraduate and 275 graduate business students, the College of Business Administration has long-standing AACSB accreditation. Its MBA program was recently named in the Top Tier in North America and global best 150 by CEO Magazine. This combination of outstanding quality and small size fosters close student-faculty relationships permeating all aspects of instruction, research, and service.  The Economics and Finance Department offers both B.A. and B.S. degrees in economics, as well as B.S. and M.S. degrees in finance.

About the institution

Niagara University was founded in 1856 by the Catholic Vincentian Fathers, whose mission emphasizes practical training and excellence in service of society.  NU’s traditional stone buildings and leafy green campus sits on Monteagle Ridge, overlooking the Niagara River Gorge, just three miles north of the majestic Niagara Falls.  Immediately adjacent to Canada, NU’s bi-national culture is built on close proximity to major manufacturing and business centers in Buffalo and Toronto, attracting from both countries significant populations of students and faculty. 

How to apply

Candidates should submit the following documents at the Niagara University Human Resources Job Application page at www.niagara.edu/job-openings

(1)  Letter of interest

(2)  Curriculum vitae

(3)  Teaching evaluations

(4)  Job market paper

Candidates must submit their materials by Monday December 7, 2020.   We will conduct interviews virtually beginning the week of January 4, 2021. If you are shortlisted for an interview, you will be contacted about further arrangements. If you have any questions, please contact Kris Principe, Ph.D., Search Committee Chair, at kprincipe@niagara.edu .

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NIAGARA UNIVERSITY is an equal opportunity employer. Consistent with our Catholic mission, Niagara University is committed to providing equal employment and educational opportunities and will not discriminate on the basis of race, age, sex (gender), national origin, religious preference, sexual orientation, predisposing genetic characteristic, status as veteran or disability. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: Megan Altman-Cosgrove, Interim Title IX Coordinator, Office for Equity & Inclusion, 716-286-8314, mcosgrove@niagara.edu, www.niagara.edu/oei, Office Location: O’Shea Hall, B27. For further information on notice of non-discrimination, visit http://wdcrobcolp01.ed.gov/CFAPPS/OCR/contactus.cfm for the address and phone number of the office that serves your area, or call 1-800-421-3481.

Niagara University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. A copy of the Student Right to Know Annual Security Report is available at: http://www.niagara.edu/safety
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