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Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor, Economics

Position Description

The Department of Economics in the Albers School of Business and Economics at Seattle University seeks a tenure-track macroeconomist at the assistant, associate, or full professor level beginning September 2019. 

The Department of Economics offers the BABA with a concentration in business economics, the BA with a concentration in economics, a minor and a specialization in international economic development, and a graduate quantitative economic analysis certificate.  The department also supports the Professional MBA, the Bridge MBA, the Leadership Executive MBA, and the MS in Business Analytics programs.

The responsibilities for the position include teaching intermediate macroeconomics and at least one of the following courses: principles of macroeconomics, statistics, quantitative methods, econometrics, or forecasting; establish and maintain a strong scholarly program in the area of macroeconomics; and provide departmental, school, and university service.


Ph.D. in Economics by September 1, 2019.

Seattle University, founded in 1891, is a Jesuit Catholic university located on 50 acres in Seattle's Capitol Hill neighborhood. More than 7,400 students are enrolled in undergraduate and graduate programs within nine schools and colleges. U.S. News and World Report's "Best Colleges 2017" ranks Seattle University 8th in the West among universities that offer a full range of masters and undergraduate programs. Seattle University is an equal opportunity employer.

In support of its pursuit of academic and scholarly excellence, Seattle University is committed to creating a diverse community of students, faculty and staff that is dedicated to the fundamental principles of equal opportunity and treatment in education and employment regardless of age, color, disability, gender identity, national origin, political ideology, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status. The university encourages applications from, and nominations of, individuals whose differing backgrounds, beliefs, ideas and life experiences will further enrich the diversity of its educational community.

Application Instructions

Submit applications through including a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a scholarly article or work in progress, research and teaching philosophy statements, teaching evaluations, and the contact information for three references. In your cover letter and other materials, as appropriate, please explain how your skills and experiences will enable you to contribute to Seattle University’s efforts “to promote inclusive excellence in the university’s teaching, research and service dimensions.” Letters of reference may be solicited upon completion of the application. Application deadline: November 9, 2018. Applicants are encouraged, but not required, to be available for interviews at the 2019 AEA meetings in Atlanta, GA. (Applicants are not required to register for the conference in order to be interviewed.) Applicants who will not be at the AEA meetings may be interviewed via a video chat method.

Seattle University
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Seattle, WA 98122