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The University of Rhode Island’s Departments of Economics (⅔) and Africana Studies (⅓) seek candidates for a tenure-track, academic year position at the Assistant Professor level (Fall 2023) focused on the “economics of Black reality.” Candidates will maintain a program of scholarly research and teach undergraduate courses in economics and Africana studies, including courses on the economic issues affecting the African diaspora or the economics of Africa.

Basic Function:

Teach undergraduate courses in economics including courses pertaining to the “economics of Black reality”, maintain a scholarly research program, advise undergraduate students, and participate in departmental and university governance and service.

For complete details, and the application process itself, please visit the URI jobs website at to apply for faculty job posting (F00341).

The search will remain open until the position has been filled. First consideration will be given to applications received by December 1, 2022. Second consideration may be given to applications received by January 15, 2023. Applications received subsequent to second consideration date (January 15, 2023) may not be given full consideration.


The University of Rhode Island is an AA/EEOD employer.
Women, persons of color, protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of other protected groups are encouraged to apply.

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