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Visiting Assistant Professor of Economics

Rhodes College
Tennessee, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Feb 16, 2023

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Business & Management, Economics
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Job Title:

Visiting Assistant Professor of Economics



Job Description:

The Economics Department at Rhodes College invites applications for a one-year, non-tenure track, full-time Visiting Assistant Professor of Economics to begin Fall 2023.Rhodes College believes that diversity and inclusion are critical to our success as an institution, and we seek to recruit, develop, and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool. Furthermore, Rhodes College is committed to supporting the work-life alignment of its faculty.Candidates must have a PhD in Economics or be ABD. The teaching load is 3-3; most courses will be Principles of Economics, with the opportunity to teach an elective in the spring semester. Applicants should demonstrate a commitment to teaching in an undergraduate liberal arts environment. Teaching experience is required.

Rhodes is a nationally ranked residential college committed to the liberal arts and sciences. Our highest priorities are intellectual engagement, service to others, commitment to diversity and inclusion, and honor among ourselves. Our students live and learn on one of the country's most beautiful campuses, located in the heart of Memphis, an economic, medical, and culturally diverse center, making Rhodes one of a handful of prominent liberal arts colleges in a major metropolitan area.

Rhodes College prides itself on being a diverse, inclusive, and welcoming environment. We are an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and anti-discrimination .

A complete application will include 1) a cover letter that addresses the strengths the candidate will bring as a teacher and scholar to a liberal arts college environment; 2) a curriculum vitae;3) a separate statement that addresses how your experiences with teaching, scholarship, and/or service will contribute to a college community that includes a commitment to diversity and inclusion as one of its core values. Also, you must include the following under Additional Documents: 4) teaching philosophy and 5) evidence of effective teaching.

Review of completed applications will beginMarch 15, 2023,and will continue until the position is filled. Candidates from backgrounds typically underrepresented in higher education are strongly encouraged to apply. All candidates should regularly check their email, as you may be prompted for the names and contact information for three references. Background checks are required before candidates can be brought to campus for interviews.


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