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The Accounting, Business, Economics and Finance (ABEF) Department at Muhlenberg College invites applications for a tenure track assistant professor in macroeconomics OR applied microeconomics who would be able to teach courses in both economics and finance. The ABEF Department offers majors in both economics and finance, so candidates will be expected to teach in both programs. The economics courses would primarily be in the candidate’s field of interest which could include intermediate macroeconomics, industrial organization, urban economics, public finance, labor economics, poverty, discrimination, etc., and principles of macroeconomics and/or principles of microeconomics. Possible finance courses could include corporation finance, mergers & acquisitions, and investments and portfolios. The teaching load is 3 courses per semester.

The ABEF department is committed to outstanding teaching that supports and encourages our increasingly diverse student population through innovative and inclusive pedagogies. We are committed to hiring and supporting faculty who can contribute to our development of a culturally diverse community through their teaching, scholarship, and service. We value diversity and seek individuals committed to inclusivity in collaboration and interdisciplinary research.

As part of the College’s sequential approach for the health and safety of our campus community, proof of COVID-19 vaccination is required upon hire (absent an approved medical or religious exemption). Successful completion of background checks, including but not limited to child abuse clearance, education and national criminal background are also required.

Schedule & Benefits: This is a full-time, tenure-track, faculty position. Muhlenberg offers a highly competitive benefits package, including but not limited to, paid time off, paid parental leave, tuition programs at the undergraduate and graduate level, medical, dental and vision coverage, flexible spending plans, short-and long-term disability, life insurance, and retirement.

The College & Surrounding Area: Founded in 1848, Muhlenberg College is a private, four-year residential, liberal arts college committed to preparing students for leadership in an increasingly interdependent world, and affirms the educational benefits of diversity and inclusion. Muhlenberg College is dedicated to shaping creative, compassionate, collaborative leaders through rigorous academic programs in the arts, humanities, business, natural sciences, and social sciences; as well as pre-professional programs in law, health, and theology; and progressive workforce-focused postbaccalaureate certificates and master’s degrees. Faculty have access to a wide range of professional development resources, including but not limited to pedagogical workshops, facilitated interdisciplinary course collaborations, mentoring from the college’s Center for Teaching and Learning, and membership resources from the National Center for Faculty Development & Diversity. As part of eastern Pennsylvania’s scenic Lehigh Valley, Allentown is a diverse city of 125,000, located just 60 miles north of Philadelphia and 90 miles west of New York City. As the third largest city in the state, and along with neighboring Bethlehem and Easton, the region is home to a vibrant arts scene, extensive parks and recreational opportunities, and a rich blend of diverse cuisine.

To receive full consideration, candidates should upload the following as a single PDF to Muhlenberg College’s Workday Career Portal: 1) a letter of application that includes a statement of teaching and research interests; 2) a statement that explains how their teaching and research will contribute to Muhlenberg’s efforts to become a more diverse and inclusive community including working with diverse communities and supporting underrepresented populations; 3) a curriculum vitae; 4) sample teaching materials, including syllabi and assignments, with evidence of excellent teaching; and, 5) names and contact information for three professional references. Candidates submitting materials by November 18, 2022, will be assured full consideration. Please direct any inquiries regarding position responsibilities and requirements to Dr. Lindsey Nagy, Program Director of the Economics and Finance Program, at Questions regarding Muhlenberg’s Workday Career Portal may be directed to

An equal opportunity employer, Muhlenberg College is committed to recruiting and retaining outstanding faculty and staff from racial and ethnic groups that have been traditionally underrepresented in higher education. Please visit our Diversity & Inclusion page for additional information about Muhlenberg’s commitment to supporting a diverse and inclusive community.

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