Visiting Assistant Professor, Economics

Skidmore College
New York, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
May 12, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Arts, Art History, Business & Management, Economics, Humanities, American Studies, Classics, Social & Behavioral Sciences, Political Science & International Relations
Employment Type
Full Time

The Department of Economics invites applications for a non-tenure track, two-year position at visiting assistant professor rank, beginning in the fall of 2021. Applicants must possess a strong desire to teach and pursue research in a liberal arts environment in a department with a reputation for excellent teaching. The successful candidate will teach both required and elective courses. Highest priority fields are macroeconomics and monetary economics. Preferred secondary fields are international economics and the history of thought. The college offers excellent research support to non-tenure-track faculty. The standard teaching load is 5 courses per year, normally with 2 – 3 preps. 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 teaching and scholarship.

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, humanities, and pre-professional programs and offers more than 60 majors.

The successful applicant must be authorized to lawfully work in the United States at Skidmore College. In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.

Applications due May 31. We will be conducting interviews via Zoom in the June-July period.

Candidates should submit a cover letter explaining their ability to contribute in the areas described above, a curriculum vitae, one research paper, three letters of reference, a research statement, and a teaching statement and/or evidence of teaching capability. To learn more about and apply for this position please visit us online at:

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 race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, national or ethnic origin, physical or mental disability, military or veteran status, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, predisposition or carrier status, domestic violence victim status, familial status, dating violence, or stalking, 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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