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The Department of Economics invites applications for a visiting assistant professor position starting August 2023. There is a possibility of renewal for a second year. The department will consider applicants from all fields.

Trinity University is one of the nation’s top liberal arts universities. We are located in the heart of San Antonio, a large, vibrant and diverse city where our students learn from and participate in a multicultural urban environment. Trinity University is a prestigious, selective liberal arts institution, with over 11,000 applications, and approximately 650 first-year students in the Class of 2026. Discover more about Trinity University at

Duties And Responsibilities
This position carries an 18 credit hour/year teaching load, which is a 3-2 or 3-3 course load. Outstanding teaching ability and enthusiasm for teaching in a liberal arts environment are essential. Some teaching experience is desirable.

Candidates with a PhD or ABD in economics are welcome to apply.

How To Apply
Submit materials electronically through Trinity University’s Employment Opportunities portal at this link:

Under “Start Your Application” select “Apply Manually.” Only complete fields with a red asterisk (required). Under “Resume/CV” upload the following required application materials, each as a separate pdf file:

1. Cover letter (Include a list of 3 references. We will ask for letters of recommendation for finalists.)
2. CV
3. Diversity statement
4. Evidence of teaching effectiveness

The diversity statement should respond to the following prompt: Trinity University is committed to the value of intentional inclusion. Please provide a brief statement (250-500 words) describing your past efforts as well as your future plans to advance diversity, equity and inclusion in your teaching, research, or other professional activities.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Trinity University is committed to diversity and inclusion and strongly encourages candidates from underrepresented groups to apply. Trinity University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. As such it provides equal opportunity for employment and advancement of all employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, military/veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or any status protected by federal, state, or local laws. Trinity welcomes applications from candidates who share those values and who will harness them on behalf of the University’s mission.

Contact Information
Nels Christiansen, Chair,

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