Assistant Professor of Economics, Tenure Track

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The Department of Economics at St. Lawrence University invites applications for up to two tenure-track positions at the assistant professor level, beginning August 2022. We seek candidates who teach and conduct research in finance/financial economics and are prepared to teach courses in corporate finance, investments, and upper-level finance electives appropriate to the candidate’s expertise. The successful candidates will help launch the University’s new finance major, a rigorous financial economics major taught within a liberal arts context. The typical teaching assignment is 3 courses per semester, usually limited to 2 preparations per semester and 3 for the year.

The Department of Economics consists of 12 members covering a broad range of fields and interests. We are committed to excellence in teaching and scholarship in a diverse liberal arts environment. The University supports faculty members through start-up funds, conference (research and pedagogy) travel funds, internal grants for research as well as support for student research and teaching assistants. Upon the successful completion of a third-year review, faculty are granted a pre-tenure sabbatical and the opportunity to apply for internal, donor-funded research grants.

Both the University and Economics Department are committed to diversity among its faculty, staff and students. Such a commitment ensures an atmosphere that is diverse and complex in ways that are intellectually and socially enriching for the entire campus community. Applications by members of all underrepresented groups, as well as from individuals with experience teaching or working in a multicultural environment, are encouraged. St. Lawrence University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. (See the diversity statement at:

Minimum Qualifications

A Ph.D. in Economics is preferred but ABDs near completion may be considered.

Preferred Qualifications

Faculty Status Tenure Track

Appointment Timing Full Year

Posting Number FA00164

Desired Start Date 08/15/2022

Position End Date (if temporary)

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Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Special Instructions to Applicant

For consideration, candidates must complete the following two-part application process:

1. Submit a cover letter, curriculum vita, evidence of teaching effectiveness, a sample of research, a diversity statement on how your teaching, research, and/or service contribute to a diverse and inclusive academic environment, and 3 confidential letters of recommendation at

2. Applicants must also complete an online application at

For full consideration, applications should be received by December 1, 2021. Applications submitted after this date will continue to be reviewed until the position is filled.

All offers of employment are contingent upon the finalist successfully passing a background (including criminal records) check.

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