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[C18-013] - Economics Department: Assistant Professor

Position Information

Instructional Faculty


Contact Person:
Dr. Christina Robinson
Phone: 860-832-2727

Job Description

Central Connecticut State University (CCSU) invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level beginning August 2018. Responsibilities include teaching introductory and upper-division courses, engaging in scholarly research leading to refereed publications, serving on departmental and university committees, advising students, and participating in allied professional activities as outlined in the Department’s Promotion and Tenure Guidelines ( Candidates are expected to be committed to multiculturalism and working with a diverse student body. Candidates are also expected to have familiarity/experience with the internship process and to have (or be willing to establish) professional relationships with local businesses and government agencies (those without existing relationships are expected to have a plan for how these relationships will be established).

Required Qualifications:

  • Doctoral degree in Economics or related field, by the time of appointment, with primary specialization in Money and Banking (JEL Code E3, E4, or E5)
  • Commitment to serving culturally, ethnically, and linguistically diverse communities.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • A secondary specialization in Econometrics (with a focus on quantitative methods common to Macroeconomics) or International Economics
  • Evidence of demonstrated effectiveness in teaching as a primary instructor at the undergraduate level, scholarly research, and professional activity commensurate with experience.

The University: CCSU is one of four universities in the Connecticut State Colleges & Universities system. Excellent professors and a wide array of academic programs prepare students for success in whatever field they choose. Our motto welcomes everyone to “See Yourself @ CCSU”. CCSU serves approximately 12,200 students - 9,500 undergraduates, and 2,700 graduates with a richly diverse population: more than 30 percent of students are of traditional minority heritage. Visit our web site at

The Community: CCSU is located in New Britain, a city of some 70,000, within a 10-minute drive to the state capital in Hartford. New Britain is home to the nationally recognized New Britain Museum of American Art and offers a range of cultural opportunities, including the New Britain Symphony Orchestra, two theatres, and an extensive park system. The University is approximately two hours (by car) from both Boston and New York City.

Application and Appointment: For full consideration, applications must be received by November 3, 2017. Salary is commensurate with education and experience. To begin the application process, click on the Apply Now button and electronically submit the following:

  • Letter of application addressing all the qualifications for the position. The letter should specifically detail: why you meet the qualifications for this position, your qualifications as a teacher and a scholar, and your ability to facilitate internship placements
  • Current curriculum vitae
  • Names of three current professional references with mail and email addresses, and telephone numbers
  • Statement of teaching philosophy
  • Teaching evaluations (summary page from all received)
  • A sample of recent research and a research agenda
  • Transcripts (Unofficial copies are acceptable; if selected, official copies will be required).

Please redact any personally identifiable information (i.e., SSN, DOB, marital status) from any documents submitted. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Emailed or mailed copies will not be accepted.

For more information, contact Dr. Christina Robinson at 860-832-2727 or 

Central Connecticut State University is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer.