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Wayne State University Assistant Professor in Detroit, Michigan

Posting Number


Position Title

Assistant Professor

Number of Vacancies



12 - College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Primary Department


Working Conditions

Wayne State University is a premier, public, urban research university located in the heart of Detroit where students from all backgrounds are offered a rich, high quality education. Our deep rooted commitment to excellence, collaboration, integrity, diversity and inclusion creates exceptional educational opportunities preparing students for success in a diverse, global society. WSU encourages applications from women, people of color, and other underrepresented people. Wayne State is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.

Wayne State University requires all students, faculty and staff to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 with limited exceptions. Learn more at:

Essential Functions (Job Duties)

We invite applications for a full time, tenure-track Assistant Professor position in macroeconomics beginning in August 2023. Candidates should show strong potential and interest in both research and teaching. The normal courseload is two courses each semester, at both the undergraduate and graduate (MA and PhD) levels.

Unique Duties


A PhD in Economics or closely related discipline is required by the start of the appointment in August 2023.

Preferred Qualifications

Testing Requirements

Not Applicable

Test Scheduling

Job Type


Job Category

Faculty and Academic Staff

Duration of Posting

Fiscal Year of Job Open Date


Job Open Date

(When job is posted in the system)


Job Close Date

(or until suitable candidate is found)


Is this position reposted?


Reposting Reason:

None (New Posting)

Application Information

Background Check Requirements

University policy requires certain persons who are offered employment to undergo a background check, including a criminal history check, before starting to work. If you are offered employment, the University will inform you if a background check is required.

Instructions for submitting your application:

Applicants must submit a CV, cover letter, writing sample, name and phone numbers of 3 references, Teaching Statement, and Diversity Statement.

The Teaching Statement and Diversity Statement may be uploaded into either the "Publications or Other" files. Attachments may need to be reduced to meet the maximum file size limit.

Represented Position Message

Funding/Salary Information

Salary (Minimum)

(Non-Academic Only)

Salary (Hire Max)

(Non-Academic Only)

Salary (Maximum)

(Non-Academic Only)

Hourly Rate

(Non-Academic Only)

Salary Range

(Academic Only)


Is Position Bump Ineligible?

(Non-Academic, Represented positions only. Select 'No' for Academic. Select N/A if Non-represented.)

**NOTE: If 'Yes' is selected, then this is a Bump Ineligible Position (BIP). The person who bids or hires into this 100% grant funded position has no bumping rights upon grant expiration or in a reduction of force.


Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer including Disabled/Vets