The Peter J. Tobin College of Business Faculty Positions

Open Positions

Department of Economics and Finance
Assistant Professor of Economics

Assistant Professor of Economics - 1 Year Contract

The Institution

St. John’s established in 1870, has three New York City campuses; international locations in Rome, Italy; Limerick, Ireland; and Paris, France; and study abroad locations around the world. The Princeton Review and other top rankings consistently recognize the University’s outstanding academics, diverse student body, dynamic internship and volunteer opportunities, focus on student life, and diverse study abroad offerings. St. John’s University offers more than 100 undergraduate and graduate programs in its six colleges and schools, with a growing number of programs offered online. The University is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education and 12 other major academic and professional associations. 

Commitment to Inclusion

A dedication to diversity, equity and inclusion is at the heart of our mission.  As a Catholic and Vincentian university, St. John’s is committed to institutionalizing practices of inclusive excellence to ensure that we welcome and celebrate the intrinsic worth of all members of our community.  We will become an even stronger university as we enhance equity at every level of our institution.  Our graduates will excel in the competencies and values required for leadership and service in a rapidly evolving world. 

Division/Department Information

The Department of Economics and Finance in the Tobin College of Business at St. John’s University is seeking applicants for a full-time faculty position at the rank of assistant professor, to begin in fall 2023.  This position will be a one-year contract position, that may be renewable.  Approximately 3,000 students are enrolled in the Tobin College of Business – 2,400 undergraduates and 600 graduate students.  Together they represent 36 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, American Samoa and 75 foreign countries.   The Tobin College of Business has AACSB accreditation.  For more information visit:

The Department offers BS/BA in economics in both the Tobin College of Business and St. John’s College of Arts and Sciences.  It also supports the undergraduate business core, graduate business programs and undergraduate and graduate programs in various liberal arts disciplines, including the recently launched five-year MA in Philosophy, Politics and Economics.  Ability to work in a department that includes mainstream and heterodox economists is necessary.  For more information on the Department of Economics and Finance visit:


The position entails a four-course teaching load per semester, at both the graduate and undergraduate levels; candidates can expect to teach in person, with the possibility of online and hybrid courses.  Excellence in teaching and an ongoing research/publication record are essential.  There is a 4-4 teaching load. Candidates who can contribute to the University’s Vincentian Mission are particularly encouraged to apply. 


Candidates should have a PhD in Economics or a related field or have become ABD in a PhD in Economics within the last three years.    We are particularly interested in candidates who can teach Macro and Micro principles, as well as courses: poverty and inequality; and economic history.  The ability to teach a diverse student body is essential.

In compliance with NYC’s Pay Transparency Act, the annual/hourly salary range for this position is $85,000 - $90,000. St. John’s University considers factors such as (but not limited to) scope and responsibilities of the position, candidate’s work experience, education/training, key skills, internal peer equity, as well as market and organizational considerations when extending an offer.

Application Process

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Please submit a letter of application, CV, teaching philosophy, evidence of teaching effectiveness and contact information for three professional references here.   Three letters of reference will be requested further along in the recruitment process. Application review will start on June 19, 2023.

Questions should be sent to Charles M. A. Clark at [email protected]  

St. John’s University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from women and minorities.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. I understand that any offer of employment is subject to receipt by St. John’s University of satisfactory references, verification of employment and education.