Faculty / asst. prof. / lecturer
815 N Broadway
The Department of Economics at Skidmore College invites applications for a tenure track position at open rank, beginning in the fall of 2018. Applicants must possess a strong desire to teach and pursue research in a liberal arts environment with a reputation for excellent teaching. The successful candidate will teach both required and elective courses. Highest priority fields are the economics of gender and public finance. Preferred secondary fields are labor and development. The college offers excellent research support. The standard teaching load is 5 courses per year, normally with 2 – 3 preps. New faculty receive a course release in their first year and are eligible for a pre-tenure sabbatical. Candidates should have a Ph.D. in Economics, although advanced ABDs may be considered. We encourage applications from women and historically under-represented groups as well as individuals who have experience in teaching in a multi-cultural classroom. The college is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through their research, teaching, and/or service.
Skidmore College is a highly selective liberal arts college with a student body of roughly 2,400 located near the foothills of the Adirondack Mountains, in Saratoga Springs, New York. Skidmore College is distinguished by a curriculum balanced in the natural sciences, social sciences and humanities and offers more than 60 majors.
Candidates for this position should submit a cover letter explaining their ability to contribute in the areas described above, a curriculum vitae, one research paper, a research statement, and a teaching statement and/or evidence of teaching capability. Additionally, the application system will prompt you to submit a three email addresses for letters of recommendation. All referee’s will be emailed once you complete the application process.
Applications due November 27. We will be conducting interviews at the January 2018, ASSA meetings in Philadelphia, PA.
To learn more about and apply for this position, please visit us online at: https://careers.skidmore.edu/postings/1222
Skidmore College is committed to being an inclusive campus community and, as an Equal Opportunity Employer, does not discriminate in its hiring or employment practices on the basis of gender, race or ethnicity, color, national origin, religion, age, disability, military or martial status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, domestic violence victim status, predisposing genetic characteristics or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.
Employment at Skidmore College is contingent upon an acceptable background check result.
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