Assistant Professor of Economics


Assistant Professor of Economics

Drew University is seeking applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Economics in the fields of development, environmental, health and/or international economics.  The ideal candidate will focus on the intersection between public health and the environment within an international/global context, but strong candidates with other emphases will also be considered. 

Key Responsibilities: 
Course responsibilities will include principles and/or other core economics classes, as well as electives in their field of study. We also welcome candidates who can contribute to either our interdisciplinary public health and/or our environmental studies and science major.


The successful candidate must have a Ph.D. in Economics by August 1, 2020. 

Please submit the following materials through Econ Job Market. Please apply by December 10th, 2019: 

  • Cover letter
  • Current curriculum vitae
  • A brief statement of teaching interests and philosophy
  • Evidence of teaching excellence
  • A job paper or published article;
  • Three letters of references 

To apply, log into Econ Job Market here.

About Drew

Drew University, located on a beautiful, wooded,186-acre campus in Madison, New Jersey, includes the College of Liberal Arts, the Theological School and the Caspersen School of Graduate Studies. It has a total enrollment of more than 2,100 students with 145 full-time faculty members. Over 35% of our undergraduate students are from underrepresented groups, and we were recently ranked 19th among baccalaureate institutions for the number of international students enrolled. The Theological and Caspersen Schools offer master’s and doctoral degrees, and the College confers bachelor’s degrees in 32 disciplines.

Drew is dedicated to exceptional faculty mentorship and hands-on learning that successfully prepares students for their futures. Students regularly connect with local communities, and because of our proximity to New York City, we are home to multiple New York Semester experiences for our undergraduate students: Wall Street, United Nations, Contemporary Art, Communications and Media, Social Entrepreneurship, and New York Theatre. The University also houses the Charles A. Dana Research Institute for Scientists Emeriti, the Center for Global Education, the Center for Civic Engagement, the Center on Religion, Culture & Conflict, and the United Methodist Archives and History Center. Drew also recently received a multi-year grant to transform teaching and learning in the humanities by incorporating emerging digital technologies, methods, and pedagogies.

To enrich education through diversity, Drew University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In accordance with Department of Homeland Security regulations, successful candidate must be authorized to work in the United States. This position is subject to a background check.