Job Details
Assistant Professor, Economics, Tenure Track, Starting September 1, 2021
Galloway - Main Campus
Social & Behavioral Sciences (240015)
Salary commensurate with experience and is accompanied by an extremely competitive University benefits package.

Stockton University is ranked among the top public universities in the Northeast with more than 160 undergraduate and graduate programs, as well as continuing education opportunities. The University, one hour from Philadelphia and two hours from New York City, offers unique living and learning environments throughout southern New Jersey, including the 1,600 acre Galloway campus in the Pinelands National Reserve and Stockton University Atlantic City, located in the University District, just steps from the beach and the iconic Atlantic City Boardwalk. Additional locations include Hammonton, Manahawkin and Woodbine. As a public university, Stockton provides an environment for excellence to a diverse student body, including those from underrepresented populations, through an interdisciplinary approach to liberal arts, sciences and professional education. Founded in 1969, Stockton held its first classes in 1971. The University’s commitment to cultural diversity and its welcoming and vibrant community makes Stockton a great place to learn and work! Learn more about the many reasons to choose Stockton at

The Economics Program of Stockton University invites applications for a tenure-track position beginning September 1, 2021. The rank will be Assistant Professor for applicants who possess a Ph.D. in economics by September 1, 2021. Advanced ABD candidates will be considered, but the rank is Instructor until the degree is completed.

Stockton offers a B.A. degree in economics as well as a minor in economics. The teaching load is three 4-credit courses per semester. Because the program has heavy service demands to other majors such as Business, Social Work, Political Science, Criminal Justice and Mathematics, the candidate should be prepared to teach both macroeconomics and microeconomics at the introductory level on a regular basis, in addition to an upper-level course in at least one of the following areas Public/Social Welfare Policy [JEL I1 I3] or Economics of the Criminal Justice System [JEL K4] with a focus on issues of racial justice and inequality.

Applicants will be expected to have a research program, perhaps tied to this upper-level field. As reflected in its core curriculum, the program is dedicated to pluralism and diversity in economics, thus heterodox applicants [JEL B5] are encouraged to apply. Applicants are encouraged to discuss how their research incorporates heterodox perspectives. An ideal candidate would also be prepared to rotate through at least one of the following required courses for majors: Political Economy, History of Economic Thought, Intermediate Macroeconomics, or Intermediate Microeconomics. Stockton offers opportunities for interdisciplinary teaching and engagement. In fact, all Stockton faculty are expected to teach 1-to-2 interdisciplinary general studies courses annually as part of one’s regular teaching load. These might include courses for the University’s interdisciplinary minors, including Africana Studies; Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies; Latin American and Caribbean Studies; Global Studies; Gerontology, and others. Faculty also serve as academic advisors for undergraduate students.

  • Offer courses in department and the General Studies curriculum
  • Serve as a preceptor to students
  • Participate in scholarship and/or creative activities as appropriate to the discipline
  • Provide service to the university, community, and profession
  • Perform other duties as designated by the Dean or the Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs
  • Support Stockton University’s diversity commitment and strong student-centered vision and mission

Required Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. in economics by September 1, 2021. Advanced ABD candidates will be considered, but the rank is Instructor until the degree is completed

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with Heterodox Theories and Perspectives in Economics
Curriculum Vitae, Letter of Interest, Teaching Effectiveness Document, Teaching Philosophy Statement, Unofficial Transcripts

Screening of applications begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled.  Applications received by February 28, 2021 will receive full consideration.  

Only electronic documents will be accepted.  Please complete the on-line application in addition to providing the following required documents.  All required documents must be submitted in order for your application to move forward.  You may upload documents using Microsoft Word or PDF.

  1. A letter of interest describing qualifications and accomplishments
  2. A curriculum vitae
  3. Short (1-page) teaching philosophy statement
  4. Documents showing evidence of teaching effectiveness
  5. Unofficial Graduate transcripts
  6. A list of three professional references (included in the application): Name, Organization, Email address and Telephone


Please note:

  • All offers of employment are contingent upon a favorable background check, which may include social intelligence from a consumer reporting agency.
  • Individuals with disabilities desiring accommodations in the application process should contact the Office of Human Resources (Main Campus, J-115) at 609-652-4384, Monday - Friday between 8:00am - 5:00pm.
  • In accordance with the New Jersey First Act P.L. 2011 c.70, effective September 1, 2011, new public employees in certain positions (faculty exempt) are required to obtain New Jersey residency within one (1) year of employment. Applicants must meet the requirements listed.
  • Pursuant to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crimes Statistics Act (Clery Act), prospective employees may access Stockton’s Annual Security and Fire Safety Report (ASFSR) is available at The ASFSR contains the previous three years of reported Clery Act crime statistics, fire safety information and information regarding campus and personal safety. If you would like a paper copy of the report, please visit the Stockton University Police Department, building 71, 101 Vera King Farris Drive, Galloway Township, NJ, or call 609-652-4390, to request that a copy be mailed to you.
  • Stockton University is an equal opportunity institution encouraging a diverse pool of applicants, visit; Additionally, pursuant to Title IX of the Education Amendment of 1972, Stockton University prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex (i.e., which includes but is not limited to the prohibition of sexual misconduct and relationship violence, including sexual assault and harassment) in all of its educational programs and activities.