Visiting Assistant Professor of Economics
Title Visiting Assistant Professor of Economics Posting Number F00161JP Department Economics Position Summary
D — Microeconomics
The Department of Economics seeks applicants for one or two one-year visiting assistant professor positions beginning July 1, 2021. We seek candidates who are prepared to teach economic statistics (i.e., introductory econometrics), principles of microeconomics, and one or more electives of their design. Teaching load is two courses each semester. Classes are all smaller than 40 students; many are considerably smaller than that. We prefer that requirements for the PhD are completed at the time of appointment, but advanced ABDs will be considered.
Successful applicants should demonstrate a promise of dedication to equity and inclusion in the undergraduate classroom. Bowdoin is a learning community that warmly welcomes people of all backgrounds. We encourage applications from candidates committed to the instruction and support of a diverse student population and from those who will enrich and contribute to the College’s multifaceted diversity. We especially encourage people from underrepresented groups to apply.
Bowdoin College accepts only electronic submissions. Please submit 1) a cover letter that describes your teaching experience and interests and your scholarly research agenda; 2) a curriculum vitae; 3) evidence of teaching effectiveness; 4) a sample of written work; 5) a diversity statement, and 6) the names and contact information for three references who have agreed to provide a letter on request.
Review of applications will begin on February 15, 2021 and continue until the position is filled.
Founded in 1794 on the Maine coast, Bowdoin is one of the oldest and most selective coeducational, residential liberal arts colleges in the country. Located in Brunswick, a 30-minute drive north of Portland, the College is in an area rich with natural beauty and year-round outdoor activities. Bowdoin’s reputation rests on the excellence of its faculty and students, intimate size, strong sense of community, and commitment to diversity (35.3% students of color, 7.4% international students and approximately 15% first generation college students). Bowdoin College complies with applicable provisions of federal and state laws that prohibit unlawful discrimination in employment, admission, or access to its educational or extracurricular programs, activities, or facilities based on race, color, ethnicity, ancestry and national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, age, marital status, place of birth, genetic predisposition, veteran status, or against qualified individuals with physical or mental disabilities on the basis of disability, or any other legally protected statuses. For further information about the College and our department, please visit our website: http://www.bowdoin.edu.
Posting Date 02/01/2021 Applications Accepted Until Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicants
At the time of application, you will be required to include information for a minimum of three references, including name, title, email address, phone number and how you know the reference.
Once you have provided the required reference information and submitted your application, the reference providers will receive an email which is generated automatically from the application system. The email will provide them a link within which to upload a confidential reference letter on your behalf.
You will not be able to view the reference letters but will be able to see how many have been submitted on your behalf.
Employment Category Full Time Year Round Job Start Date 07/01/2021 Job End Date Job Type Faculty Background Check Package Requirements Faculty/Administrative Applicant Documents
- Resume / Curriculum Vitae
- Cover Letter
- Writing Sample
- Teaching Evaluations
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