Canisius Employment Opportunities

Assistant Professor of Economics

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Work type: Faculty
Location: Buffalo
Categories: Faculty


Wehle School of Business

Department of Economics & Finance

Assistant Professor of Economics

The Canisius College Department of Economics & Finance, housed in the AACSB accredited Richard J. Wehle School of Business, is seeking applicants for a tenure track opening at the Assistant Professor level beginning August 2019.  Applicants must possess or soon expect to receive a Ph.D. in Economics.  We are interested in applicants with specializations in Banking, Econometrics, Macroeconomics, Monetary Economics, International Economics, Financial Planning and Risk Management but candidates with specializations in all areas will be considered.  Ability to teach our undergraduate and MBA statistics/business analytics courses is desirable. 

The position requires effective teaching and mentoring at the undergraduate and MBA levels.    Applicants should exhibit potential for publication of scholarly research.  The standard teaching load is 3 courses per semester.  The compensation package is competitive for AACSB accredited institutions.

Canisius College serves approximately 4,000 undergraduate and graduate students.  The Economics & Finance department is comprised of 10 faculty members and serves 300 undergraduate majors as well as an MBA concentration in Finance.  Department representatives will be interviewing candidates at the ASSA conference in Atlanta in January 2019.     

Canisius College, founded 1870, is a Jesuit comprehensive liberal arts college with strong commitments to social justice and to preparing students to be reflective women and men for others. The department is enthusiastic about this mission and committed to faculty diversity. To learn more about the Economics and Finance Department and the Wehle School of Business at Canisius College go to   

Canisius College is located in the Buffalo/Niagara Region of New York State where the cost of housing, excellent school districts, numerous cultural organizations and a wide range of sports, entertainment and dining venues are just a few of the many things that make for an excellent quality of life.  Our four-season climate allows for a myriad of outdoor recreational activities that range from the beach in the summer to the ski slopes in the winter.  Furthermore, we are only 90 minutes away from Toronto, Canada, an additional source of recreational and cultural activity.

Canisius College, a Catholic and Jesuit university, has as its foundation the fundamental values of academic excellence, leadership, faith and social justice. Canisius is committed to educating and preparing men and women to become leaders in their professions and their communities, and in service to humanity. The college is an equal opportunity employer committed to recruiting, supporting, and fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff and students.

The Office of Human Resources at Canisius College utilizes an online recruitment management system.

Individuals who need reasonable accommodations under the ADA in order to participate in the search process should contact the office of human resources at (716) 888-2240.

To apply, go to and click on View Current Employment Opportunities.  Applicants must submit their cover letter (address to Dr. Mark Zaporowski, Chair of the Economics and Finance Department), curriculum vitae, unofficial transcripts, teaching philosophy, and research statement with their online application. Also, please include the names, titles and email addresses of three references. Your references will receive an email from Canisius College requesting they submit their reference letter directly to Canisius College’s Human Resources Department.   


Benefits are available the first of the month after the full-time faculty’s date of hire and include – health, dental and vision insurance, life and long term disability insurance, and retirement plan enrollment is available to full-time faculty with contribution from College after one year. Tuition benefits are also available for full-time faculty and their qualified dependents.





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