Assistant Professor of Economics (Behavioral/Evolutionary)
Tenure Track or Non Tenure Track
Full or Part Time
The Department of Economics invites applications for a tenure track
position at the assistant professor level beginning September 2022,
requiring Ph.D. or degree completed by August 2022. We seek an
economist specializing in behavioral and/or evolutionary economics,
who is committed to excellence in undergraduate teaching and
scholarly research, to join a community of diverse students and
faculty, who come from all socio-economic, racial, ethnic and
religious backgrounds, across the US and internationally. Trinity
is a liberal arts college with 2,200 students located in, and
engaged with, Connecticut’s capital city of Hartford. Teaching
duties include core economics courses and elective field courses in
behavioral and/or evolutionary economics. The teaching load is four
courses per year for the first two years and five courses per year
thereafter, with a one-semester leave every fourth year. In a cover
letter applicants should carefully discuss areas of research
interest. A separate teaching statement should address teaching
philosophy and areas of teaching interest, as well as how the
applicant foresees working with a diverse student body. Completed
applications, including curriculum vitae, three letters of
recommendation, transcript, a writing sample, and official
summaries of teaching evaluations must be received by November 8,
2021 to receive full consideration. Virtual interviews will be
conducted beginning November 15th with on-campus visits taking
place in late January and early February. Trinity College is an
equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Women and minority
candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. CONTACT : Adam
Grossberg, Search Committee Chair, Department of Economics, Trinity
College, Hartford, CT 06106.
Trinity College requires proof of COVID19 vaccination or an
approved exemption prior to beginning employment.
We seek an economist specializing in behavioral and/or evolutionary
economics, who is committed to excellence in undergraduate teaching
and scholarly research, requiring a Ph.D. in economics completed by
Competitive salary and benefits, plus start-up expense fund.
Special Instructions to Applicants
Three letters of reference are required. Applicants will be asked
to list contact information for reference providers, including
email addresses. Once a completed application is submitted,
automatic emails will be generated to each reference provider,
directing each referee to a unique URL where the referee must go to
upload a letter of recommendation. Applicants using Interfolio (or
other dossier service) should provide the appropriate unique
Interfolio email address for each reference letter writer.
Trinity College is an independent, nonsectarian liberal arts
college for men and women, with approximately 2,200 undergraduate
students and 200 faculty members, located in Hartford, Connecticut.
Our Mission is “Engage. Connect. Transform.” As the preeminent
liberal arts college in an urban setting, Trinity College prepares
students to be bold, independent thinkers who lead transformative
lives. Trinity is an actively engaged community of students,
faculty and staff who work together to develop and sustain the
intellectual and creative opportunities central to a first-class
liberal arts education. Hartford, the state capital, provides many
opportunities for cultural and social engagement.
The College is committed to building a representative and diverse
faculty, administrative staff, and student body. Trinity is an
Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Women and minorities
are encouraged to apply. Applicants with disabilities should
request, in advance, any needed accommodation in order to
participate in the application process.
For all faculty positions, completion of the Ph.D. or appropriate
equivalent is expected. Candidates should have a strong commitment
to undergraduate and interdisciplinary teaching in a liberal arts
context, and a well-articulated plan for sustained research.
Trinity is especially interested in candidates who can contribute
to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through
their research, teaching, and service.