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Assistant or Associate Professor - Economics 

Open Date 11/29/2021  
Classification Faculty  
Department Economics and Business  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Exempt  
System Job Title Assistant or Associate Professor  




POSITION SUMMARY: The Economics and Business department at Moravian University, accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP), invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor of Economics. Candidates specializing in applied microeconomics with two or more specializations in each of the following teaching and research fields are preferred: Econometrics, Industrial Organization, and Labor Economics. A Ph.D. in Economics or a related field is required; advanced ABDs will be considered.


The Economics & Business Department advances the values of the liberal arts and professional education through the traditions of Moravian University. The Department offers programs in accounting, economics, and management. The Economics major includes undergraduate tracks in Economic Theory and Policy and in Finance. Graduate degrees offered within the department include an MBA, MSHRM, MHA, and MS in Data Analytics.

JEL Classifications: C0-C9; D0-D9; J0-J8; L0-L9


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Candidates must exhibit the potential for excellent teaching, an active research agenda, and an openness to serving the department and university. Further, as we prepare each student for a reflective life, fulfilling careers, and transformative leadership in a world of change, candidates must display a strong desire to teach economics in a liberal arts environment where diversity, equity, and inclusion are institutional values. The standard teaching load is 3/3 and may include both in person and online graduate and undergraduate teaching. The successful candidate is expected to be actively engaged in research leading to publication. All faculty in the department are expected to meaningfully contribute to service that enhances the goals of the department and university. Service as an academic advisor in the department is required. Opportunities for summer teaching and research grants are available.


Rolling deadline with preference given to candidates who submit by December 10, 2021.



QUALIFICATIONS: A Ph.D. in Economics or a related field is required; advanced ABDs will be considered.



TO APPLY: Qualified candidates should attach the following to their online application by clicking "Apply Now": (1) a letter of interest; (2) a curriculum vitae; (3) three letters of recommendation; (4) Graduate transcript(s); (5) Evidence of teaching effectiveness; (6) Statement of teaching; statement of research; statement of diversity; and sample research paper. Please attach documents as a single PDF file.



DEI STATEMENT: Moravian University aspires to be a welcoming community that embraces and values the diversity of all members of the campus community. Learn more about the Office for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, and the DEI Action Plan here:


Deep respect for others is fundamental to the Moravian University community. Moravian University does not discriminate against any employee, applicant for employment, student, or applicant for admission on the basis of actual or perceived race, ethnicity, color, sex, religion, age, ancestry, national origin, caste, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, pregnancy, familial status, marital status, citizenship status, veteran/military status, disability status, or any other protected category under applicable local, state, or federal laws.


Concerns regarding all forms of discrimination, including sexual harassment and/or sex discrimination in employment:

Leah M. Naso

Executive Director for Equity & Compliance (Title IX Coordinator)

210 Colonial Hall

Moravian University

1200 Main St.

Bethlehem, Pennsylvania 18018

(610) 861-1529


Concerns regarding gender and equity in athletics: 

Rebecca May

Assistant Athletic Director (Deputy Title IX Coordinator)

108 Johnston Hall

Moravian University

1200 Main St.

Bethlehem, Pennsylvania 18018

(610) 625-7791



Concerns regarding the application of Title IX:

U.S. Department of Education

Office of Civil Rights

100 Penn Square East, Suite 515

Philadelphia, PA 19107-3323

(215) 656-8541


Report sexual harassment/sex discrimination online anytime (can be anonymous) at Grievance procedures can be found in the institutional Equal Opportunity, Harassment, and Non-Discrimination Policy at



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The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those encountered while performing the essential functions of this job.


The individual is routinely exposed to indoor conditions, minimum outdoor weather and temperature extremes, and moderate noise level.



Pursuant to the ADA, Moravian University will provide reasonable services and accommodation(s) to employees with qualified disabilities in order to perform the essential functions of their employment, except when doing so would be unduly disruptive and/or result in undue hardship to the University. Accommodations are determined on a case-by-case basis through documentation review and an interactive interview process that includes the employee's supervisor. Requests for accommodation or questions about this process should be directed to Human Resources at or 610.861.1527. View the standard physical demands for positions at Moravian University. If this position requires additional or different demands, a Human Resources team member will notify you.


The specific statements shown in each section of this description are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements and criteria necessary to successfully perform the job.[1]


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About the Organization Moravian University offers students a private education they will not find anywhere else: personal attention and preparation for life with a record of success longer than our nation's history. Located in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania and offering undergraduate and graduate degrees that blend liberal arts with professional programs, Moravian University has been preparing students for reflective lives, fulfilling careers, and transformative leadership in a world of change since 1742. Moravian University is a member of The New American Colleges and Universities (NAC&U), a national consortium of selective, small to mid-size independent colleges and universities dedicated to the purposeful integration of liberal education, professional studies, and civic engagement. Visit to learn more about how the Moravian University focus on education for all prepares its students for life-long success.  
EOE Statement Moravian University is an equal opportunity employer valuing diversity and encouraging individuals from under-represented populations to apply. EOE  

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