Assistant Professor of Economics

The Else School of Management at Millsaps College invites applicants for a full-time, tenure track Assistant Professor beginning August 1, 2024. The successful candidate will teach five (5) courses per academic year and should be able to teach a variety of economics courses through multiple instructional modalities, including, but not limited to, principles of economics, intermediate microeconomics, and introductory econometrics, intended for an undergraduate or MBA audience. Candidates able to offer courses in an interdisciplinary data science program are especially encouraged.

The successful candidate will demonstrate a strong commitment to teaching economics to undergraduate and graduate (MBA) students. The Else School of Management supports teaching, service and research goals by maintaining a balanced faculty load commensurate with expectations of excellence in teaching and research. The normal teaching load for a faculty member in the Else School is five courses per year. Else programs have gained a distinction through the faculty’s commitment to quality teaching and research, experiential learning, international emphasis, and close student-faculty involvement.

Basic Qualifications

  • Ph.D. in Economics. Strong candidates who are ABD may also be considered
  • Record of, or potential for, scholarly productivity
  • Commitment to inclusive pedagogy, diversity and equity

Application Process

Application materials should be submitted electronically to [email protected]. Review of applications will begin immediately, followed by online and/or campus interviews. A complete application will include:

  • Cover Letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • List of References

About Millsaps

Millsaps College is a selective institution of higher education located on 100 beautiful acres in the heart of Jackson, the capital of Mississippi — a progressive southern metropolitan city of nearly half a million. Millsaps is dedicated to academic excellence, open inquiry and free expression, the exploration of faith to inform vocation and the innovative shaping of the social, economic and cultural progress of the region. The college was founded in 1890 by members of the Methodist Church and is consistently ranked as one of the best values in higher education.

Millsaps has an enrollment of approximately 750 students and employs 80 full-time faculty members. The faculty/student ratio at Millsaps is 1:9, and the average class size is 14. Millsaps has graduated 25 Fulbright Award recipients, seven Rhodes Scholars, six Goldwater Scholars and two Truman Scholars. Millsaps is a member of the NCAA Division III and Southern Athletic Association and competes in 18 intercollegiate sports.

EEO Statement

Millsaps College values diversity within our students, faculty and staff, and strives to recruit, develop, and retain the most talented people. Millsaps College does not discriminate in employment on the bases of race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected status in accordance with applicable federal, state and/or local laws.

All offers of employment will be contingent on successful completion of a background check and verification of employment. Salary will be commensurate with experience. Millsaps College provides a competitive benefits package.

It is the policy of Millsaps College to provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities for employment. If you require any accommodations to participate in any part of the hiring process, please contact [email protected].

Additional Information

In compliance with the amendments to the federal Clery Act concerning annual security reports, all potential job applicants are free to view Millsaps College’s annual Campus Crime Statistics here.

The only national liberal arts college in Mississippi, Millsaps College has consistently been ranked a “Best Buy” among national liberal arts colleges by U.S. News and World Report‘s America’s Best Colleges and is cited as one of Loren Pope’s 40 Colleges That Change Lives. It was the first institution in Mississippi with a Phi Beta Kappa chapter, and is the only institution in Mississippi ever to be listed in The Fiske Guide to Colleges.

Millsaps is a member of the ACS and NITLE, and has an AACSB accredited business school. In accordance with Federal law, we are making available our Campus Security Report to all prospective employees. Millsaps is located in Jackson, the capital of the state. The Jackson area has a population of around 400,000 and offers low cost-of-living, excellent schools, pleasant climate, and many recreational opportunities.

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