Economics Professor - St. John's Paris

Primary Responsibilities

The St. John’s Paris Association invites applications for qualified professors to teach Economics of Poverty & Income Inequality in the Department of Economics and Finance for the Office of Global Studies at St. John’s University.

Course Description:

ECO 1320 This course provides an overview of the economic issues of poverty and income inequality as they exist in developed countries. The course will examine the economic, social and political causes of poverty and income inequality, how they are measured, and the role of public policy. The course also examines the cost to individuals and society of persistently high levels of poverty and rising levels of income inequality. (Credit: 3 semester hours)


Required skills:

  • Experience in teaching, particularly in an English-language context
  • European Union citizenship or legal right to work in France
  • Proficiency in English


Required Qualifications: 

  • PhD in Economics or relevant discipline.
  • ABD candidates will be considered.




Work Conditions:

ECO 1320 is offered on an intensive, 5-week, modular basis on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays from 8:30am to 11:10am. Details and exceptions to the academic calendar can be found here. Typically, three consecutive sections of Economics will be offered over the course of each fall and spring semester. The fall semester begins on August 26, 2019 and ends December 12, 2019. The spring semester begins January 20, 2020 and ends on May 7, 2020.


ECO 1320 is an Academic Service-Learning (AS-L) course, requiring students to participate in local community service projects and reflect on their experience within the context of the course.



Please send CV and cover letter in English to