Assistant Professor in Macroeconomics

Rutgers The State University of New Jersey Department of Economics

United States

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, research statement, teaching evaluations (if any), up to two research papers and the names and contact information of three references.

Position Details

  Assistant Professor
Department SASN - Economics
Salary Open
Posting Summary
The Department of Economics at Rutgers University-Newark invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position in the field of macroeconomics beginning September 1, 2023. Of special interest are candidates with demonstrated expertise in using and/or teaching data science methods, but the search committee is eager to evaluate all qualified candidates. The candidate hired will be expected to establish and maintain significant scholarly research and support a commitment to excellence in teaching to a diverse student body at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Salary and teaching/service expectations are competitive.

The position will remain open until January 31, 2023.

Position Status Full Time
COVID-19 Immunization Requirement
Under Policy 60.1.35, Rutgers University requires all prospective employees to provide proof that they are fully vaccinated and have received a booster (where eligible) against COVID-19 prior to commencement of employment, unless the University has granted the individual a medical or religious exemption. Prospective employees who are not eligible for a booster at the time of an offer of employment must provide proof they have received a booster within two weeks (14 calendar days) of eligibility. Based on current guidance, individuals are considered fully vaccinated against COVID-19 two weeks after receiving the final dose of any COVID-19 vaccine authorized or approved for use in the United States by the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and recommended by the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Eligibility for a booster against COVID-19 varies and is explained on the University’s web site located at Failure to provide proof of primary vaccination and booster will result in rescission of a prospective employee’s offer of employment and/or disciplinary action up to and including termination.

Posting Number 22FA1126
Posting Open Date 10/04/2022
Posting Close Date 01/31/2023
Minimum Education and Experience
Successful completion of Ph.D. or equivalent degree in Economics, Business or Finance is required by August 2023.
The School of Arts and Sciences-Newark (SASN) is a place where exploration, discovery, and imagination come together to form the core of a liberal arts education. We serve all undergraduates at Rutgers University-Newark (RU-N); and offer a broad selection of more than 2,000 undergraduate and graduate courses a year in more than 40 subjects. SASN combines the best of a large research university with a small liberal arts college. RU-N is a remarkably diverse, urban, public research university that is not just in Newark but of Newark-an anchor of our home city. RU-N is located in a transportation hub with easy access to New York City, Philadelphia, and Washington, D.C. New Jersey offers vibrant and varied cultural activities, excellent schools, and opportunities to live in culturally diverse urban, suburban, or small-town settings within a short distance of campus. Faculty are able to participate in a wide variety of scholarly activities both on campus and throughout the metro area. RU-N is consistently ranked one of the most diverse universities in the country by US News & World Report and is located minutes from New York City. For more information about RU-N: In addition to the School of Arts and Sciences, the Newark campus houses Rutgers Business School, Rutgers Law School, and several programs related to economics and economic policy, including the Division of Global Affairs, the Global Urban Systems Ph.D. program, and the School of Public Administration and Affairs (SPAA).

Posting Details
Special Instructions to Applicants
Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, research statement, teaching evaluations (if any), up to two research papers and the names and contact information of three references.
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Campus Rutgers University-Newark
Home Location Campus Rutgers University-Newark
City Newark
State NJ
Pre-employment Screenings
All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of all pre-employment screenings.
Infection Control and Safety
This position is subject to all Rutgers University policies, including TB surveillance and other infection control and safety policies. Please review the Tuberculosis Surveillance Policy for additional information.
Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
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Posting Specific Questions

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Other Document
  4. List of Professional References (contact Info)
  5. Research Statement
  6. Teaching Evaluations
Optional Documents

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