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Assistant Professor of Economic

Simpson College
Job Location:
Indianola, 50125

Assistant Professor of Economics

Simpson College: Academic Affairs: Division of Business Administration and Multimedia Communication: Business Administration and Economics


Indianola, IA

Open Date
Nov 15, 2023


The Department of Business Administration and Economics at Simpson College is seeking to fill a tenure-track position in Economics. This position will begin in August of 2024. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to:

  • Teach six courses (or a 3-3 load) including one section of Intro to Economics and one of Applied Statistics each semester. For the upper-level courses, we seek candidates who could potentially teach in areas like Advanced Macro, International Trade, Money and Banking, or Data and Business Analytics.
  • Contribute to the Simpson College community and the Business department by advising students, engaging in professional development in an interest area, and campus service.

Simpson is a private, nationally recognized college in the vibrant Des Moines metropolitan area. The college is committed to innovative learning opportunities, individual student attention, and inclusive educational access that prepares our graduates to lead lives of meaning and purpose. A successful candidate will be committed to cultural diversity and inclusive teaching practices. Simpson College’s three-week May Term gives instructors the opportunity to design and lead innovative courses, experiential learning, or travel abroad.


We prefer candidates with a PhD or ABD in Economics, but those with a Master’s in Economics or Finance and extensive experience are welcome to apply.

Application Instructions

Applicants should submit 1) letter of application, 2) current CV, 3) a one-two page teaching statement, 4) a one-two page diversity statement, 5) contact information for three references (phone, email, title) and 6) graduate transcripts (unofficial).

Applicants must be authorized to work for any employer in the U.S. We are unable to sponsor or take over sponsorship of an employment VISA at this time.

Review of candidates will start immediately and continue until the position is filled. Applications received by January 3, 2024 will get priority consideration.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

NOTICE OF NONDISCRIMINATION: Applicants for admission and employment, students, parents of students, employees, sources of referral for admission and employment, and all unions or professional organizations holding collective bargaining or professional agreements with Simpson College are hereby notified that this institution does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, creed, religion, disability, genetic information, veteran or veteran disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other legally protected characteristic in admission, access to, treatment or employment in, its programs and activities. Any persons having inquiries concerning Simpson College’s compliance with the regulations implementing Title VI, Title VII, Title IX – Section 504 or Americans with Disabilities Act are directed to contact Mary Ellen Bartley-Nancarrow, Director of Human Resources, Simpson College, 701 North C Street, Indianola, Iowa 50125-1299, (515) 961-1511. Persons may also contact the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education, regarding the institution’s compliance with the regulations implementing Title VI, Title VII, Title IX – Section 504, or Americans with Disabilities Act.

TITLE IX: Simpson College does not discriminate in its employment practices or in its educational programs or activities on the basis of sex/gender. Simpson College also prohibits retaliation against any person opposing discrimination or participating in any discrimination investigation or complaint process internally or externally. Reports of misconduct, questions regarding Title IX, and concerns about non-compliance should be directed to the Title IX Coordinator. For a complete copy of the policy, more information, or to report an instance of sex or gender-based discrimination, please contact the Title IX Coordinator ( and/or the Assistant Secretary of Education within the Office for Civil Rights (OCR)

The College is committed to providing a safe and productive learning and living community. To achieve that goal, we conduct background investigations for all candidates being considered for employment. Background checks may include but are not limited to criminal history, national sex offender search, and motor vehicle history. Simpson’s annual security compliance document is available on the Simpson Security website. To comply with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, you will be required to, upon being made an offer of employment, produce documents that are specified by the federal government to establish your identity and right to work in the United States. These documents must be produced no later than seventy-two (72) hours after beginning paid employment. Questions? Contact the Human Resources department at


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