The Business and Economics Department of Salem College, a liberal arts college for women located in Winston Salem, North Carolina, invites applications for a position in Economics effective August 2020. Salem College provides an attractive and collegial academic environment with a strong focus on teaching, service, and community relationships.

The successful candidate will be committed to effective and creative teaching methodologies, will offer a program of scholarly activity having the potential to enrich the intellectual lives of our students, and will engage with the Salem and related communities. Teaching responsibilities will include appropriate combinations of the following courses: Introductory Economics, Macroeconomics, Microeconomics, Econometrics, and other related disciplinary topics. The person selected for this position will also guide independent studies and supervise internships.

Other responsibilities associated with this position include advising students in their academic endeavors and career choices, serving on college governance committees, participating in student recruiting as guided by the Admissions Office, and assisting with the pursuit of funding opportunities as guided by the Institutional Advancement Office. Preference will be given to candidates who have significant work experience in the field as well as experience in current research methods, systems, and software.

The nominal teaching load is 4-3 with some evening and online courses each semester. The Ph.D. in Economics is required for appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor. In some cases, exceptionally well-qualified candidates may be considered for appointment at a higher rank and ABD candidates who will not hold the Ph.D. by the time of appointment may be considered for appointment at the rank of Instructor.

To apply please send your cover letter, teaching philosophy, CV, transcripts, and contact information for three references to Emily Young, Director of Human Resources and Benefits, at The cover letter may be addressed to Dr. Tina Flowers, Chair of the Business and Economics Department. The review of applications begins immediately and continues until the position is filled.

Salem College is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, age, religion, disability status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, pregnancy, or any other characteristic protected by law.