Assistant Professor of Economics

Oakland University

United States

November 26, 2021


Posting Details Job Title Assistant Professor of Economics

Requisition No. 0000602 Job Description Summary

The School of Business Administration at Oakland University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Health Economics, starting August 15, 2022, to teach undergraduate and MBA level courses. While all areas of Health Economics will be considered, preference will be given to candidates with a secondary field in Labor Economics. The faculty member is expected to teach undergraduate Health Economics and Labor Economics, to develop and maintain high quality research, and to participate in service activities appropriate to the position. Candidates must also demonstrate a commitment to diversity and inclusion.

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications: A Ph.D. in Economics from an accredited institution. Applicants with ABD status will also be considered if they will complete the degree requirements by August 15, 2022.

Special Instructions to Applicants

To apply, upload a curriculum vitae (CV), cover letter, unofficial transcript, a description of your teaching philosophy, teaching evaluations (if available), a published or completed paper, a description of your research philosophy/agenda, and a diversity statement. Candidates will provide a Diversity Statement that describes their interest or efforts in furthering diversity and inclusion (e.g., through mentoring, pedagogy, activism or research). You will be asked for the names and email address of three references in the application process. They will be contacted to upload the letter of reference directly. For full consideration, the application must be received by November 26, 2021. Questions regarding this position may be directed to Dr. Kasaundra Tomlin, Search Committee Chair, via email (

School/College & Department/Program Summary

The School of Business Administration (SBA) offers undergraduate and graduate programs that merge the teaching talent of dedicated professions and experienced business leaders with the latest technologies and applications. The School of Business Administration offers a number of Master's degree's: Master of Business Administration (MBA), Master of Science in Information Technology Management (MSITM) and Master of Accounting (MAcc). Students in the SBA are encouraged to engage with the business community through internships, partnerships, and student organizations. The SBA is one of fewer than 178 institutions worldwide (less than 5%) to have both business and accounting accreditation from AACSB International, the premier business school accreditation agency. For the fifth year in a row, The Princeton Review has featured the Oakland University Business School on its highly regarded Best Business Schools list for 2020. The school encourages high quality research in top-level journals, while maintaining standards of excellence in teaching. The position offers research support and excellent fringe benefits.

The Department of Economics offers a BS in Economics and a BS in Business Economics through the SBA, and a BA in Economics through the College of Arts and Sciences. In addition, together with the Department of Mathematics and Statistics, the department offers a BS degree in Actuarial Sciences. For more information, please visit: https: // www. departments/

Oakland University Standard Language

Oakland University is a nationally recognized doctoral university of high research activity located on 1,443 acres of scenic land in the cities of Rochester Hills and Auburn Hills in Oakland County, Michigan. The University has 142 bachelor's degree programs and 138 graduate degree and certificate programs. Academics include programs in the College of Arts and Sciences, School of Business Administration, School of Education and Human Services, School of Engineering and Computer Science, School of Health Sciences, School of Medicine and School of Nursing. As an anchor institution in southeastern Michigan, Oakland University is committed to building ongoing and collaborative relationships with the surrounding communities. Community and civic engagement enhances the lives of our students and has a positive impact on our broader community.

Pay Basis Open Date 10/06/2021 Open Until Filled Yes Job Category Full-time Faculty EEO Statement

Oakland University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from women and minorities.

Posting Specific Questions

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents

  • Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  • Cover Letter
  • Transcripts (unofficial)
  • Diversity Statement
  • Teaching Philosophy
  • Research Documents
  • Optional Documents

  • Teaching Evaluation
  • Research Statement
  • Publication 1
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