Assistant Professor of Economics and Management

  • University of Minnesota Morris
  • Morris, MN, USA
  • Mar 09, 2023
Full time Education

Job Description

The University of Minnesota, Morris (UMN-Morris) will have an opening for one full-time, non-tenure track teaching position in Economics and Management, beginning fall 2023. This appointment will be for 1 year (but renewal may be possible). Minimum requirement: ABD in Economics with successful teaching experience and preparedness to teach the courses listed below. Preferred qualification: Ph.D. in Economics completed by start date. 

The teaching load is 6 undergraduate 4-credit courses annually or the equivalent. Currently planned courses are one section of (Intermediate) Microeconomic Theory, two sections of Managerial Economics, and three more courses that will likely be electives at the junior level in economics or management, to be arranged in consultation with the person hired. 

Candidates should be prepared to teach the courses mentioned above and should bring one or two other areas of interest to be used in field courses. Examples include fields that could contribute to the Philosophy, Politics, and Economics (PPE) interdisciplinary program, such as behavioral and experimental economics, the history of economic thought, or political economy. Interest in and ability to contribute to the Management major in some meaningful way will be an added advantage. 

Position begins August 14, 2023.  Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The University of Minnesota Morris (UMN Morris) makes its home on a 121-year-old campus on the western edge of the state and is one of the top public liberal arts colleges in the nation. The small, close-knit campus emphasizes faculty/student collaboration in research, study abroad, and service learning. Deeply rooted in the tall grass prairies of Minnesota, the campus also has advanced sustainable, environmentally friendly initiatives that have grown to levels of national leadership and touch nearly all aspects of campus life.

A distinctive undergraduate campus within the University of Minnesota system, the University of Minnesota Morris combines a student-centered residential liberal arts education with access to the resources and opportunities of one of the nation's largest universities. A founding member of the Council of Public Liberal Arts Colleges (COPLAC), UMN Morris provides students with a rigorous academic experience, preparing them to be global citizens who value and pursue intellectual growth, civic engagement, intercultural competence, and environmental stewardship. The student body numbers nearly 1300 with a student/faculty ratio of 11:1. UMN Morris serves one of the most diverse student bodies in Minnesota. More than forty percent of UMN Morris students are Native American, persons of color, or of international origin. UMN Morris is the only federally recognized Native American-Serving Non Tribal Institution in the Upper Midwest.

UMN Morris is highly ranked by national publications – U.S. News & World Report as a top-ten public liberal arts college; Forbes as one of the best colleges and universities in the nation; and Fiske Guide to Colleges includes Morris campus in its list of “the best” and “most interesting” schools in the U.S., Canada, and the United Kingdom. Morris students are taught by a faculty with the highest per capita representation in the University of Minnesota’s Academy of Distinguished Teaching and students consistently win national awards, as demonstrated by UMN Morris’s status among the top baccalaureate institutions producing student Fulbright awards. The campus is also a national leader in sustainability, evidenced by receipt of the inaugural Excellence in Sustainability award from the National Association of College and University Business Officers and an AASHE STARS Gold rating.

The University of Minnesota is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Black, Indigenous, people of color, LGBTQIA2S+, women, and members of historically underrepresented communities are highly encouraged to apply.

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Do not upload supporting documents to this site. Please send the following items as attachments to (subject heading ECON SEARCH): 1) CV, 2) cover letter and 3) evidence of undergraduate college teaching success (such as supervisor or student evaluations).  Additional materials including letters of recommendation, teaching statement and graduate school transcripts may be requested as the search progresses.  Application review will begin on March 24, 2023 and will continue until the position is filled.  

For questions concerning the status of your application, contact Sharon Severance,, subject line ECON SEARCH, or call 320-589-6200.  For other questions related to this search, contact Bibhu Panda, Economics Search Chair: bpanda@morris.umnedu.  

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