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Suffolk University Assistant Professor of Economics, Tenure Track in Boston, Massachusetts

Assistant Professor of Economics, Tenure Track

FacultyBoston, Massachusetts



The Department of Economics at Suffolk University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in economics at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning July 1, 2021. Faculty responsibilities for this position include a total teaching load of five courses per academic year, advancing a productive research and publication agenda, advising students, and actively contributing to the department, college, and university through participation in shared governance and other service activities.

The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. in Economics, or related field (completed by July 1, 2021), and a research record in one or more areas of applied microeconomics (including, but not limited to, the economics of health, labor, energy, transportation, or urban economics). The successful candidate will demonstrate an ability to teach courses such as Applied Microeconomics, Managerial Economics, and elective field courses, as well as courses to support the University’s first-year general education curriculum (as needed). Preference will be given to candidates with demonstrated college/university teaching excellence in courses they have taught themselves, and who show promise of versatility in teaching.

Application should be made through the Suffolk HR website, with a complete submission including the following components: cover letter, CV, graduate transcript, research writing sample, concise statement of teaching philosophy, recent student evaluations (if available), and contact information for three references. The application deadline is December 7, 2020.

Suffolk University does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, religious creed, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, age, genetic information, or status as a veteran in admission to, access to, treatment in, or employment in its programs, activities, or employment.

Suffolk University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. The University is dedicated to the goal of building a diverse and inclusive faculty and staff who contribute to the robust exchange of ideas on campus, and who are committed to teaching and working in a diverse environment. We strongly encourage applications from groups historically marginalized or underrepresented because of race/color, gender, religious creed, disability, national origin, veteran status or LGBTQ status. The search committee is especially interested in candidates who, through their research, teaching, service and/or experience, will contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community. To learn more about Suffolk, visit our website