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Assistant Professor (Tenure Track) Financial Economics

Bard College
New York, United States
Salary Not Specified
Start date
Aug 9, 2023
Bard College, a liberal arts college on the Hudson River, is a private institution working in the public interest.

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The Economics Program of Bard College invites applications for a full-time tenure-track position specializing in Financial Economics. The candidates’ work should complement the department’s existing pluralistic orientation, and we strongly prefer broadly trained candidates who are interested in economic policy and the political economy of financialization.

The successful candidate will teach finance courses (Foundations of Finance and Investment, Corporate Finance), other core economics courses in the Annandale campus, and electives in their specialty. They may also have the opportunity to contribute to the curriculum of the Bard NYC campus in Brooklyn. The candidate will also advise students in our dual BA/BS program in economics and finance. The successful candidate will have a commitment to innovative undergraduate teaching at a liberal arts college; maintaining an active research program; contributing to the general education curriculum; and engaging with the life of the college.

  • Candidates must hold a Ph.D. ABDs with dissertation defense plans before the starting date will be considered.
  • Excellence in teaching at the undergraduate level in the liberal arts tradition and integration of teaching and research are of primary importance.
About Bard College
A highly selective liberal arts college, Bard is committed to innovative teaching and interdisciplinary curricular programs. The Bard campus is the home of the Levy Economics Institute and its innovative M.S. program in Economic Theory and Policy. The Levy Institute, which hosts conferences and seminars and publishes research on matters of economic policy, offers opportunities to faculty and students not typically available at an undergraduate college.

Compensation: $97,000-$103,500 annually
This salary range reflects the College's good faith and reasonable estimate of the compensation for the position at the time of the job posting. Salary decisions are dependent on several factors including but not limited to market and organizational considerations, experience, and qualifications of a selected candidate as well as internal and external equity.

Benefits Overview: We are pleased to offer our full-time employees an excellent benefit package which includes; multiple heath insurance options; TIAA retirement plans ; generous vacation, sick, and personal time; and more. To learn more about employee benefits and eligibility at Bard College, please visit .

To Apply
Please send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, examples of published research and working papers, a statement of research interests, a statement of teaching philosophy, a diversity statement, and evidence of teaching excellence to Interfolio at:

Review of applications will begin on November 1st and continue until the position is filled. For more information on the Economics Program at Bard College, visit or contact Program Director Dimitri Papadimitriou at [email protected] .

About Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at Bard
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) at Bard seeks to materialize our commitment to plurality, dialogue, and rigorous study. We strive to create a learning environment that upholds the College’s mission to meaningfully include the voices, works, and ideas of communities and cultures historically marginalized in liberal arts and sciences education. DEI at Bard aims to work at the systemic as well as the interpersonal level to address the implicit and explicit ways racism, sexism, classism, ableism, homophobia, transphobia, and religious discrimination impact the learning process.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
Bard College is an equal opportunity employer and we welcome applications from those who contribute to our diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, mental, or physical disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, familial status, veteran status, or genetic information.

Bard is committed to providing access, equal opportunity, and reasonable accommodation for all individuals in employment practices, services, programs, and activities.


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