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Economics Faculty

The School of Business is accepting applications for a full-time, tenure-track Faculty Position in Economics/Finance beginning July 1, 2023.  This teaching position will serve the undergraduate and graduate business and leadership programs.

Roberts Wesleyan University, located in Rochester NY, is a comprehensive, Christian University of the liberal arts, sciences, and professions serving approximately 1800 traditional and nontraditional students at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The University is committed to integrating a Christian worldview with learning in order to prepare thoughtful, spiritually mature, service-oriented people who will help transform society. Roberts believes that all people are created in the image of God and therefore values and affirms human diversity and is committed to providing a supportive environment that promotes awareness of, sensitivity to, and appreciation of human diversity. In support of the diversity of thought, the school of business houses undergraduate majors in accounting, business administration, marketing, management and social entrepreneurship, and marketing and sports management; as well as graduate programs in strategic leadership, health administration, and public health, and degree completion programs in business management, business marketing, and health administration.

Doctorate in a business-related discipline, economics or related area strongly preferred.  MBA or equivalent required (willingness to complete a doctorate preferred).  Business and higher education teaching experience preferred.  Candidates with previous leadership experience and/or willingness to serve in a leadership capacity are strongly preferred.  Must be willing to support and identify with the University’s Christian mission and demonstrate a strong commitment to the integration of Christian faith, professional practice, and teaching. A successful candidate will also have a global mindset, be able to demonstrate cultural competence, and show strong commitment to the principles of diversity and equity.

Teaching responsibilities will likely include undergraduate and/or graduate courses in financial management and economics.  Specific courses to be determined based on areas of expertise.  Prefer candidates who are willing to teach across programs (undergraduate and graduate), are effective team players, and demonstrate a strong commitment to student success.  Faculty are also expected to develop and revise curriculum; pursue scholarly activities including research and consulting; engage with relevant professional networks, and serve on school and university committees.

Application Process:
Applications will be considered until the position is filled. Interested candidates should send a letter of interest, curriculum vitae,  and a completed Application for RWU Faculty Employment (download at to:

Dr. Laura Falco 
Dean, School of Business
Roberts Wesleyan University
2301 Westside Drive
Rochester, NY  14624-1997

For further information, contact Dean Falco via email ( or call 585.594.6656. Racially or ethnically minoritized candidates are especially encouraged to apply as well as persons from other historically underrepresented groups.

Roberts Wesleyan University complies with all applicable non-discrimination laws and is committed to the enhancement of human dignity and workplace diversity.