Assistant Professor of Economics

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Job Title Assistant Professor of Economics
Requisition No. 0000348
Job Description Summary:

The School of Business Administration at Oakland University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position, specializing in Monetary Theory/Macroeconomics with preference for financial economics or international economics as a secondary field, to teach undergraduate and MBA level courses in economics. The faculty member is expected to develop and maintain high quality research and participate in service activities appropriate to the position beginning August 15, 2018. Evidence of public policy research or experience is also desirable. Minimum qualifications include a Ph.D. in Economics from an accredited AACSB International or equivalent accredited institution. Applicants with ABD status will also be considered if they will complete degree requirements by August 15, 2018.

Oakland University is a nationally recognized doctoral research institution located on 1,443 acres of scenic land in the cities of Rochester Hills and Auburn Hills in Oakland County, Michigan. The University has 132 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. The University supports more than 200 student organizations and competes in Division 1 athletics. The Detroit metropolitan area offers a wide variety of professional, cultural, sporting, and entertainment opportunities.

The School of Business Administration (SBA) offers graduate and undergraduate programs that merge the teaching talent of dedicated professionals and experienced business leaders with the latest technologies and applications. 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. Recently, the SBA earned a spot on Princeton Review’s Top Business Schools in the country for 2016. The school encourages high quality research in top-level journals, while maintaining standards of excellence in teaching. The position offers research support, competitive salary and excellent fringe benefits.

The department of Economics offers a B.S. in Economics and a B.S. in Business Economics. The School of Business Administration offers a number of Master’s degrees: Master of Business Administration (MBA), Master of Science in Information Technology Management (MSITM) and Master of Accounting (MAcc). For more information, please visit:

Minimum Qualifications:

A Ph.D. in Economics from an accredited AACSB International or equivalent accredited institution. Applicants with ABD status will also be considered if they will complete degree requirements by August 15, 2018.

Preferred Qualifications:
Special Instructions to Applicants:

To apply upload a curriculum vitae (CV), cover letter, unofficial transcript, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and a published or completed paper. You will be asked for the names and email addresses of three references in the application process. They will be contacted to upload the letter of reference directly. For full consideration, application must be received by November 15, 2017. Questions regarding this position may be directed to Dr. Addington Coppin, Search Committee Chair, via email (

Pay Basis Annually
Open Date 09/22/2017
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Job Category Faculty
Job Type Full-Time
EEO Statement:

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

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Transcripts (unofficial)
  4. Teaching Evaluation
  5. List of References
  6. Research Documents
Optional Documents
  1. Teaching Statement
  2. Research Statement
  3. Publication 1
  4. Publication 2