Three Year Visiting Assistant Professor or Instructor of Economics
Department: Economics Department Posting Removal Date: 05/31/2021 Posting Number: F009P
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About Vassar College Vassar is a highly selective, coeducational liberal arts college of about 2400 undergraduates (no graduate students) located in the beautiful and historic Hudson Valley seventy-five miles north of New York City. The city of Poughkeepsie benefits from rich cultural diversity and from convenient commuter rail access to New York City. Vassar faculty are committed teachers/scholars who bring research and creative discovery to life for students in classrooms, labs, and studios and in individually mentored projects. They teach broadly in the curricula of their departments, advise students, and serve on college-wide and departmental committees. The College maintains a generous leave policy, provides strong support for research, and encourages multidisciplinary approaches to teaching.
Position Introduction The Department of Economics at Vassar College invites applications for one 3 year, full-time Visiting Assistant Professor or Instructor position to begin Fall 2021.
AA Statement Vassar College is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer with a strong commitment to increasing the diversity of the campus community and the curriculum, and promoting an environment of equality, inclusion, and respect for difference. Candidates who can contribute to this goal through their teaching, research, advising, and other activities are encouraged to identify their strengths and experiences in this area. Individuals from groups whose underrepresentation in the American professoriate has been severe and longstanding are particularly encouraged to apply.
Position Description Evidence of excellent teaching potential is essential; PhD by July 2021 desired but individuals nearing completion will be considered. Teaching responsibilities will include courses in introductory and intermediate economics in addition to courses in the successful candidates' specialty.
How to Apply Applications may be submitted at https://www.econjobmarket.org/. They must include a curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching effectiveness, statement of teaching philosophy showing interest in the liberal arts, statement of research interest or scholarship sample, an unofficial graduate transcript, three letters of reference, and a diversity statement highlighting contributions to and/or future plans for promoting diversity and inclusion through teaching, research, or professional activity. Materials that must be submitted in hard copy should be sent to: Search Committee, Department of Economics, Box 708, Vassar College, 124 Raymond Avenue, Poughkeepsie, New York, 12604-0708. Review of applications will begin on March 1 and will continue until the position has been filled.
Founded in 1861, Vassar College is a highly selective, residential, coeducational liberal arts college. Consistently ranked among the top liberal arts colleges in the country, Vassar is renowned for pioneering achievements in education, for its long history of curricular innovation, and for the beauty of its campus.