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
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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