Assistant Professor in Economics and Finance

Company:John Cabot University

Location:Italy / Rome

Discipline:Economics and Finance

Employment Type:Temporary


John Cabot University, an accredited American liberal arts university in Rome, Italy, invites applications for an open-rank full-time tenure-track faculty position in Economics and Finance, to begin end of August 2023. The initial appointment is for two years, with the possibility of tenure.

The successful candidate will demonstrate a commitment to excellent teaching in the context of a liberal arts education, scholarly activity, curriculum development, and service to the Department and the University.

We seek candidates with a Ph.D. in Economics or Finance. The area of specialization is open, but preference will be given to applicants with expertise in finance, financial markets, and quantitative methods. The successful candidate will be expected to teach introductory and advanced undergraduate-level courses (e.g., microeconomics, macroeconomics, finance) with a load of three courses per semester as well as to be an active member of the university community. The ideal candidate should have familiarity and experience with the American liberal arts educational tradition. Ability to teach graduate-level courses is an asset. Candidates are expected to be fluent in English, which is the language of instruction of the University, and to have permission to work in the EU.

Applicants should send 1) a cover letter addressing the candidate’s interest and fit for teaching at an American liberal arts college in Rome; 2) a statement describing the candidate’s teaching philosophy, interests and research agenda; 3) an updated curriculum vitae; 4) samples of recent research output; 5) evidence of teaching excellence. Materials should be sent as a single pdf file to Applicants should arrange for three confidential letters of recommendation to be sent separately to the same email address.

The application deadline is January 15, 2023. Applications will be reviewed until the position is filled. Only short-listed candidates will be notified.

Inquiries about the position may be addressed to Prof. Francesco Ruscitti at

John Cabot University, a regionally accredited American university in Rome, Italy, is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. The University prohibits and has a zero-tolerance policy towards discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, ethnic or national origin, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital or parental status, or disability in any of its policies, programs, and services.

Contact Person:Francesco Ruscitti at

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