Regis University — Associate Professor of Economics or Political Economy

Position Summary: The Department of History, Politics and Political Economy at Regis College, Regis University, invites applications for a tenure track position at the rank of Assistant Professor, to start in August 2019. The department is seeking a teacher-scholar of Economics or Political Economy, with the capacity to substantively draw on a diversity of economic and social thought and, consistent with the department’s mission, help students develop the empirical and analytical skills necessary to discern patterns and lessons that enable them to recognize injustice and work for equality and dignity, particularly for historically-marginalized communities. We welcome applications from candidates who bring diverse cultural, ethnic, and religious perspectives to their teaching and scholarship. Special consideration will be given to candidates with one of the following areas of specialization: applied political economy, development economics, economics of poverty and inequality, environmental economics, ecological economics, urban/regional economics, welfare economics, and history of economic thought.

Position Requirements: Minimum qualifications include a PhD in Economics or Political Economy by August 1, 2019; a demonstrated ability or potential for high quality undergraduate teaching and outstanding accomplishments in the field of economics and/or political economy; and a demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion in teaching, research, service, and professional activities.

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Questions can be addressed to Dr. Robin Koenigsberg, Department Chair and Chair of the Economics/Political Economy Search Committee, at

The department will begin reviewing applications November 10, 2018; all materials should be submitted by November 30, 2018, to ensure full consideration. Representatives of the department will conduct interviews of selected candidates at the ASSA meetings in Atlanta January 4-5, 2019. Finalists will be selected by the end of January and on-campus interviews will be conducted in late February/early March.

To apply, please submit (1) a letter of application (cover letter) summarizing your interest and qualifications, (2) a curriculum vitae with the names and contact information for three references, (3) evidence of teaching effectiveness, and 4) a statement indicating how you can contribute in tangible ways to Regis University’s commitment to cultivating an inclusive and diverse community and culture in the classrooms to Letters of recommendation, writing samples and academic transcripts will be requested of semifinalists and should not be submitted with the initial application.