Visiting Assistant Professor of Business & Economics

Allegheny College, a selective national liberal arts college invites applicants for a visiting two-year position in the Department of Business & Economics beginning in August 2023. Ideal candidates will have experience and success teaching classes in introductory and intermediate economics, statistics, and field courses. The department is dedicated to improving diversity in the economics profession and seeks faculty to contribute to those efforts. The teaching load is six courses per year (3-3) or equivalent. All faculty are expected to participate in delivering college-wide first-year/sophomore seminars. A Ph.D. or other terminal degree is preferred, but candidates with an M.B.A. and substantial industry experience will be considered. Opportunities and support for research and scholarly activity are available.

Allegheny College, founded in 1815, is one of the nation’s oldest and most innovative four-year colleges where multidisciplinary learning breaks the conventional mold. It is one of the few colleges in the United States with a unique requirement to choose both a major and minor for graduation, to provide students with a cross-disciplinary path in the sciences and humanities for educational depth and intellectual growth. Located in Meadville, Pennsylvania, Allegheny College is one of 44 colleges featured in Loren Pope’s “Colleges That Change Lives.” In its 2022 rankings, U.S. News & World Report recognized Allegheny College as one of the country’s top 100 national liberal arts colleges — and one of the top 25 best for undergraduate teaching.

Allegheny’s undergraduate residential education prepares students for successful, meaningful lives by promoting students’ intellectual, moral, and social development and encouraging personal and civic responsibility. Allegheny’s faculty and staff combine high academic standards and a commitment to the exchange of knowledge with a supportive approach to learning. Graduates are equipped to think critically and creatively, write clearly, speak persuasively, and meet challenges in a diverse, interconnected world. Allegheny College is deeply committed to creating an inclusive community that actively challenges racism, sexism, heterosexism, religious bigotry, and other forms of bias (see Allegheny College Statement of Community).

Please submit a letter of application, CV, a diversity statement (describing how you have/could incorporate diversity, equity, and inclusion into your teaching, research, and/or service), 3 letters of reference, a graduate school transcript, and a statement with teaching philosophy and evidence of teaching effectiveness. In either your CV or letter of application, list all the relevant courses you are prepared to teach. Review of applications will begin March 10, 2022 and will continue until the positions are filled. to the Office of Human Resources, Allegheny College, 520 N. Main Street, Meadville, PA  16335 or by e-mail to  Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. An offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check.

Allegheny College is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a strong commitment to diversity, inclusion, and equity. Women, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of other underrepresented groups are highly encouraged to apply. Allegheny does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, or national origin.

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